Search Results: "Kelle Groom"


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I WORE THE OCEAN IN THE SHAPE OF A GIRL by Kelle Groom
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 7, 2011

"A visceral, darkly lyrical narrative that reads with the immediacy and rawness of an open wound."
A critically acclaimed poet's account of her anguished descent into alcoholism and self-destruction. Read full book review >

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BRIDE & GROOM by Susan Conant
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 3, 2004

"The plot's not as well-behaved as the dogs, but there's not a cat-writer around with Conant's wit and breezy sophistication."
All those in favor of Holly and Steve's wedding wag your tails and woof. Read full book review >

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GROOM LAKE by Bryan O
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A dynamic work of fringe culture that will entertain and intrigue readers if not convert them to the UFO religion."
An experimental fantasy about government secrets, UFOs and the looming threat of America's military-industrial complex. Read full book review >

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INSERT GROOM HERE by K.M.  Jackson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 27, 2016

"A fun concept with an unconvincing romance, this might have made a better women's fiction outing."
A contestant on a dating show falls for the producer, but does either know what they are getting into? Read full book review >

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THE BRIDLED GROOM by J.S. Borthwick
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 15, 1994

"No joy, except for dedicated horse-lovers."
Nice but nosy English teacher Sarah Deane (Dude on Arrival, etc.), newly married to Dr. Alex McKenzie, is embroiled in the problems of her neighbors in Union, Maine. Read full book review >

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THE GROOM TO HAVE BEEN by Saher Alam
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2008

"A novel of considerable interest, steeped in Old-World traditions and New-World realities."
Love—both thwarted and realized—is the main theme of this first novel set in the subculture of Indian Muslims. Read full book review >

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A GROOM WITH A VIEW by Jill Churchill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 5, 1999

"Lots of subplots that go nowhere, but the cheerful flow of incidents and girl-talk makes Jane's 11th outing as fun and forgettable as all the others."
Chicago's feisty Jane Jeffrey (The Merchant of Menace, 1998, etc.) will take on almost any challenge. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A BRIDE AND GROOM by Allan J. Emerson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 20, 2015

"Emerson's kickoff to the Honeymoon Falls series is both surfeit and famine, providing altogether too many characters with allegedly charming quirks and not nearly enough development of people or plot."
In a place marketing itself as a honeymoon paradise, a murder staged as a wedding makes citizens fear for the town's reputation and their own livelihoods. Read full book review >

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SMILE FOR THE CAMERA by Kelle James
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"Compelling and fascinating—a striking debut. (Memoir. 14 & up)"
This completely absorbing memoir follows the author from age 16, when she escaped from an abusive home in the late 1970s to become a model in New York City. Read full book review >

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BLOOM by Kelle Hampton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 3, 2012

"Sunny and inspiring."
A mother's optimistic account of the first year of life with her daughter, Nella, who was born with Down syndrome. Read full book review >

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GUMP & CO. by Winston Groom
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Guess which Oscar-winning actor Gump runs into at Elaine's? (Film rights to Paramount; author tour)"
An infrequently funny sequel to 1986's wildly successful (via movie) Forrest Gump. Read full book review >