Search Results: "Kay Hooper"


BOOK REVIEW

KAY DARLING by Laura McDonald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Delightful, funny, and real: The authors have managed to uncover the twisted and often hilarious souls of their characters without a hint of pretense or sentimentality."
A collaborative debut that follows the uneven journey of three young Canadians whose paths cross and join as they attempt to put their lives in some kind of adult order. Read full book review >

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KAY THOMPSON by Sam Irvin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"An extremely entertaining chronicle of one of the most distinctive and absurdly gifted personalities in the history of show business."
Funny-faced girl makes good: the extraordinary career of Kay Thompson (1909-1998). Read full book review >

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HUNTING FEAR by Kay Hooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 17, 2004

"Sluggish action, lukewarm gore, and a very familiar story, studded with what-if dialogue."
Psychics crack a case—in the first in the Fear trilogy, by Hooper (Haunting Rachel, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >

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HAVEN by Kay Hooper
Released: July 31, 2012

"A paranormal thriller that's sure to please both Hooper's fans and those who like the genre."
Hooper's latest in her Bishop/Special Crimes Unit series (Blood Ties, 2010, etc.) takes readers to a small North Carolina mountain town with the operatives of Haven. Read full book review >

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CHILL OF FEAR by Kay Hooper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2005

"The spine occasionally tingles, but if you can't buy the psychic bit . . ."
Psychics converge on a Tennessee Mountain resort where big trouble is a-comin' and dead people are a-lurkin'. Round two in Hooper's Fear trilogy (Hunting Fear, 2004). Read full book review >

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AFTER CAROLINE by Kay Hooper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1996

"Nothing groundbreaking here, but Joanna is a likably quirky heroine, and the suspense is sustained admirably right up to the very end."
Paperback veteran Hooper comes through with thrills, chills, and plenty of romance in her second hardcover (after Amanda, 1995), this time with an energetic—if formulaic—murder mystery with a clever twist. Read full book review >

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AMANDA by Kay Hooper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"A well-traveled path with nary an unpredictable turn. (Literary Guild alternate selection)"
A first hardcover for the popular Hooper provides all the requisite thrills, chills, and hot-blooded romance, but this southern-style mystery, love story, should-be-a-TV-movie-of-the- week somehow lacks soul. Read full book review >

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SLEEPING WITH FEAR by Kay Hooper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 18, 2006

"Pallid thrills."
Just when she most desperately needs her special powers, a psychic FBI agent is unable to draw on them in the final installment of Hooper's latest trilogy (Chill of Fear, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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FINDING LAURA by Kay Hooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Despite the adult sex and good surprise ending: a treacly adolescent affair, just a few steps beyond paper dolls and Barbie."
Hooper's latest paranormal romance (After Caroline, 1996, etc.) tackles reincarnation in a modern southern gothic mode, with lots of coupling in the gazebo. Read full book review >

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KAY BOYLE by Joan Mellen
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1994

"Precise in detail, panoramic in scope, psychologically subtle, more than a literary biography, like Boyle herself, it is social and political history, a film waiting to be produced."
The prolific Mellen (Creative Writing/Film, Temple Univ.) brings a literary talent as well as cinematic eye to the family saga of Kay Boyle (1902-92), an epic life reflecting the great literary and political events of the century. Read full book review >

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HARRY HOOPER by Paul J. Zingg
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Just like its subject: steady, solid, and studied."
Zingg (Dean/St. Read full book review >

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KAY KAY'S ALPHABET SAFARI by Dana Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"Kids will enjoy the silliness, and there's lots of potential for the classroom. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Themed alphabet books are like the Little Engine that Could—they just keep on comin'. Read full book review >