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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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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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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ANATOMY OF A SCANDAL by Sarah Vaughan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 5, 2017

"Former political correspondent Vaughan makes an impressive debut with this savvy, propulsive courtroom drama."
A handsome British politician—also the prime minister's oldest, closest friend—finds himself on trial for rape. Read full book review >

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LIGHT OF HOPE by Robert Vaughan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"Uninspiring story with a not-so-hidden agenda."
Have yourself a conservative little Christmas. Read full book review >

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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 >

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Released: June 14, 2012

"A bleak, often heart-wrenching account of two children who made their own way during a difficult time with difficult people."
Vaughan's debut memoir recalls her and her brother's childhoods. Read full book review >