Search Results: "Katy Munger"


BOOK REVIEW

ANGEL OF DARKNESS by Katy Munger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2012

"Munger's third Dead Detective case (Angel Interrupted, 2010, etc.) is a police procedural with a twist. Kevin's latest attempt at redemption is filled with anger and anguish right up to the exciting climax."
The lost soul of an unsuccessful police officer roams a Delaware town seeking redemption. Read full book review >

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ANGEL AMONG US by Katy Munger
Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"Another solid police procedural for the Dead Detective set apart by a touch of mysticism."
A ghostly police officer and the comrades he left very much alive take on a difficult case rife with political complications. 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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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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LUCY ROSE: BIG ON PLANS by Katy Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2005

"Continuing what she started in Lucy Rose: Here's the Thing About Me (2004), Kelly offers rollicking fun with genuine heartache, preparation for the real world. (Fiction. 8-9)"
Armed with a journal as red as her yippee-yi-yo cowgirl boots, loquacious Lucy Rose's number one plan is to write about her never boring life. Read full book review >

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FAKER by Katy Gardner
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2009

"Gardner (The Mermaid's Purse, 2004, etc.) unfolds this riveting tale in flashbacks that keep you guessing all the way."
A haunting tale of love, tragedy and obsession. Read full book review >

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LOSING GEMMA by Katy Gardner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 23, 2002

"A tragic thriller about curdled friendships and the dangerous thrills of the unknown, saddled with an ending that readers will see coming about 40 pages away."
Two young Brits go backpacking in India, but only one comes back. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Caveat emptor. (bibliography, websites, index [not seen]) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
The title says it all, almost, about "The Golden State," from early history to the near-present. Read full book review >

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LUCY ROSE by Katy Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 11, 2007

"D-double-D-licious'-sounding recipes for 'Lucy Roses' cupcakes and 'Sweet Joniques' cookies appended in the same fun-loving style for kids to follow. (Fiction. 9-12)"
The dynamic, self-assured Lucy Rose continues her fourth-grade diary entries following the Christmas break to the end of the school year. Read full book review >

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THE STORY OF LAND AND SEA by Katy Simpson Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A bleak, unsentimental but ultimately static evocation of early American lives."
An unvarnished tale of seafaring, slavery and new beginnings set in post-Revolutionary North Carolina. Read full book review >

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SKARY CHILDRIN AND THE CAROUSEL OF SORROW by Katy  Towell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"A little talky toward the end, but a tasty chiller-thriller for all fans of macabre twists and Unfortunate Events. (Melodrama. 10-13)"
Delectably horrific doings in a cursed small town make reluctant allies of four bullied children. Read full book review >