Search Results: "Kevin Vaughan"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"A cautionary tale about the true danger of extreme mountaineering."
The tragic saga of a mountain climb gone awry. Read full book review >

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THE ABILITY by M.M. Vaughan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 23, 2013

"Chris' unresolved home life and an equally open-ended, anticlimactic ending suggest a sequel; readers not yet burned out on paranormal boarding schools may look forward to it. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Recruited to MI18, a top-secret British agency that employs children to gather intelligence, six preteens use their minds over high-tech gadgets to fight crime in this imported debut. Read full book review >

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ADDICTS & BASEMENTS by Robert Vaughan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2014

"A fascinating study of human attachment and loss."
A fast-moving fusion of microfiction and free verse that peers into the places where people keep things most deeply hidden. Read full book review >

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SIX by M.M. Vaughan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"Inventive, entertaining and thought-provoking. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Three kids, a pet pig and a helpful chauffeur must unravel a mystery of cosmic proportions. Read full book review >

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Lord Souffle by Vaughan Wiles
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2015

"A wistful, brightly imagined tale of a young man on the make."
A young graduate moves from South Africa to England to kick-start his career in Wiles' debut novel. Read full book review >

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MINDSCAPE by M.M. Vaughan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2014

"For readers who enjoy magical 'science.' (Fantasy. 9-13)"
The mental escapades continue in this sequel to The Ability (2013). Read full book review >

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FUNHOUSE by Robert Vaughan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 29, 2016

"This work remains a striking world unto itself; a highly entertaining and thought-provoking read."
An author rolls several compact books into one. Read full book review >

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SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY by Hal Vaughan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"A sorry story of war-time collaboration, exacerbated by the lack of reckoning during her lifetime."
Tenacious digging into secret wartime records reveals a worsening case for the legendary French designer. Read full book review >

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POWER SHIFT by Vaughan Lyon
Released: Jan. 3, 2013

"A blueprint for political reform that can serve as a resource for Canadians; also suitable for a broader audience interested in the dynamics of representative government."
A concrete proposal to improve Canadian democracy through constituency representation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"While having special interest for parents-to-be—it would make a great gift for them—this should appeal to anyone with a speck of curiosity about how he or she came to be. (25 b&w line drawings, not seen)"
A ``little peep at the hidden world of life in the womb'' is how its author modestly describes this delightful, informative work. Read full book review >