Search Results: "Katy Grant"


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HIDE AND SEEK by Katy Grant
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"A good, solid adventure. (Mystery. 8-12)"
First-rate suspense with an original premise and an appealing theme support this story about a boy who stumbles upon two kidnapped children and endangers his own life in trying to help them. Read full book review >

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TOO MANY CARROTS by Katy Hudson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2016

"Superficially appealing; much less so upon closer examination. (Picture book. 6-8)"
When Rabbit's unbridled mania for collecting carrots leaves him unable to sleep in his cozy burrow, other animals offer to put him up. Read full book review >

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KNOCKING ON HEAVEN'S DOOR by Katy Butler
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Honest and compassionate thoughts on helping the elderly through the process of dying."
A forthright memoir on illness and investigation of how to improve end-of-life scenarios. Read full book review >

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BEAR AND DUCK by Katy Hudson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"A charming story of friendship and acceptance, distinguished by humorous and affectionate illustrations. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Fed up and frustrated with the indignities of life as a bear, Bear joins a family of ducks only to end up realizing that being a bear has its own compensations. Read full book review >

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THE RUNAWAY EGG by Katy Hudson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"Being an older sibling has never been this harrowing—and hilarious. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Taking care of a younger sibling is a challenge for Chick, especially when the sibling is still in his egg. Read full book review >

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BY PROXY by Katy Regnery
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"For those focused on lasting emotional connections reached through good conversation, this book is a winner."
A wholesome contemporary romance set in small-town Montana. Read full book review >

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HILLWALKING by Katy Ridnouer
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"A story as observant and thoughtful as the lives of Irish monks; rewarding for contemplative readers."
Ridnouer's debut novel relates the gentle spiritual journey undertaken by three American women living in Dublin. Read full book review >

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BLOODLINE by Katy Moran
ADVENTURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"This impressive debut kicks off a trilogy. (Historical fantasy. YA)"
A bleak tale from a harsh time, told with elegance and graceful mystical overtones. Read full book review >

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THE IT GIRL by Katy Birchall
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2016

"Funny and frothy. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A zany British trifle about middle school popularity. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 6, 2002

"Robinson vividly describes contrasts between cultures as she realistically details a quest inevitably complicated by the contradictions and contrariness of human nature."
Luminously written, sensitively nuanced memoir by Idaho-based journalist Robinson about the rediscovery of her Korean family. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"Not just a book on elephants and their surprisingly active verbal lives, but an informed discussion on the policies and future of man and beast in Africa."
In an account that is finally a philosophical and political meditation on wildlife, a biologist studies the long-distance, nearly imperceptible rumblings of elephants and ponders the fate of Africa's elephant herds. Read full book review >

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POKER FACE by Katy Lederer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"Compact and well-executed."
Elliptical memoir depicting a girlhood of deception and gradually receding naïveté. Read full book review >