Search Results: "Laura Wilson"


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TELLING LIES TO ALICE by Laura Wilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2004

"Exquisitely grisly. Few can raise psychological goosebumps better than Wilson (My Best Friend, 2002, etc.), and her unrelenting exploration of violence and despair recalls John Fowles's The Collector."
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AN EMPTY DEATH by Laura Wilson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 15, 2011

"The author offers vivid depictions of wartime London and Capgras Syndrome (a delusional disorder), not to mention a death that will leave you weeping."
Was it death by enemy doodlebug or something more personal? Read full book review >

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MY BEST FRIEND by Laura Wilson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 7, 2002

"Gripping, with an icy dovetailing of past and present—though the children's-book excerpts could have been given a miss."
Psychological suspense writer Wilson's hardcover debut introduces decidedly oddball English loner Gerald Haxton. Read full book review >

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THE INNOCENT SPY by Laura Wilson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 7, 2009

MI-5 and the CID protect London—think anti-Semitism, elitism and pithy verbal snapshots of blackout raids and chicanery in the War Office—during the blitz. Read full book review >

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LAURA MCNEAL
by Poornima Apte

It was in 2002 when Laura McNeal was writing a magazine article about the evolution of home economics classes, that she walked up a stone staircase to a peculiar cottage called the Practice House in Fallbrook, California. “It had been built during the Depression because parents and teachers feared—incredibly—that high school girls weren’t learning the Home Arts,” McNeal recalls ...


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DINOS ON THE GO! by Karma Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Drive on by unless desperate for another dinosaur fix. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Dinosaurs driving racecars, dinosaurs riding bicycles—even a whole Tyrannosaurus Rex family tucked into the sleeper car of a passenger train. Read full book review >

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DINOS IN THE SNOW by Karma Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Dinosaur fans will sit through one reading, but that might be it. (Picture book. 4-7)"
What happens when dinosaurs decide to spend the day in the snow? Read full book review >

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2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FOR SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR FANS (PART 1)
by John DeNardo

The holidays are approaching, which means it's time for family & friends, egg nog, and the annual panic of deciding what gifts to buy. But fear not! I'm here to offer up a tempting selection of gift ideas for the science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans on your gift list. 

For fans who are avid fiction readers ...


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LAURA SHAPIRO
by Megan Labrise

Culinary historian Laura Shapiro hungers for the delectable details of people’s lives—no matter their competence in the kitchen.

“I have always felt very strongly that you don’t have to be a food person—that is to say, an instinctive wonderful cook—to have a relationship with food,” says Shapiro, author of What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That ...


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CAT DAD, KING OF THE GOBLINS by Britt Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"This high-wattage debut is a little rough around the edges, but there's nary a dull moment. (afterword) (Graphic fantasy. 7-9)"
A pair of sisters and a froggy sidekick go up against a horde of fungal jungle dwellers in this frantically paced Canadian import. Read full book review >

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OUR HEROES by Janet Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"An admirable effort to engage today's youth. (websites) (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
In this third offering about young activists, Wilson takes a look at true stories of children who are giving and helping worldwide. Read full book review >