Search Results: "Leanna Renee Hieber"


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Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A good romp for those who enjoy the genre, with some effective suspense. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
Fans of Victorian gothics can get another fix with this new twist on The Picture of Dorian Gray. Read full book review >

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THE ETERNA FILES by Leanna Renee Hieber
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Gloomy froth for the teen goth enamored of petticoats and séances."
A corseted heroine and determined detective battle the supernatural and each other to find a formula promising either eternal life or instant death. Read full book review >

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Maestro Satriano by LeAnna DeAngelo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 2016

"An affecting portrait of an artistically gifted family."
DeAngelo's (Germs on Our Mind, 2005) debut historical novel follows the tempestuous life of a brilliant Italian musician.Read full book review >

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J159 by Renee Logan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2017

"A bizarre but utterly appealing fusion of dystopian tale and courtroom drama."
A man isolated from the world in a new jury system slowly learns that the innovation may be criminal in this thriller. Read full book review >

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RONALD REAGAN by Renee Schwartzberg
Released: Dec. 7, 1990

A harsh view of Reagan and his career: Not particularly gifted intellectually, Reagan found success as a Hollywood actor, as a spokesman for GE, and later as a politician—accomplishments seen here as the product of a malleable personality and an excellent memory (which failed him, the author ironically points out, when he testified in the Poindexter trial—as it had 28 years earlier in a Justice Department investigation of his talent agency, MCA). Read full book review >

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THE SILENT JOURNEY OF A SINGLE WOMAN by Renee Harris
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 28, 2014

"A well-meaning but inarticulate self-help book."
Harris offers new approaches to being single in this debut memoir and advice guide. Read full book review >

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BEAUTY SICK by Renee Engeln
NON-FICTION
Released: April 18, 2017

"Thorough research and helpful personal stories effectively relay the dilemma that nearly all women face on a daily basis."
How real women continue to struggle to reach the fictitious goal of having the perfect body. Read full book review >

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UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN by Renee Collins
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"Suspenseful, poignant, and romantic: well worth the read. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
Mystery, romance, time travel, and danger…this one has it all. Read full book review >

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A SECRET HOPE by Renee Yancy
Released: Jan. 24, 2012

"Though overwhelming at times, a worthy tale for readers drawn to strong female protagonists."
A young woman ventures outside of her home and challenges the beliefs of her people in Yancy's debut historical novel set in fifth-century Ireland. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2001

"Still, Askins's work has helped reshape the relationship Americans have with wild creatures."
A moving and affective, if overwrought, tribute to the wild. Read full book review >

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DANGEROUS TO KNOW by Renee Patrick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2017

"A brightly written tale of how Hollywood simmered while Atlanta, or at least David Selznick's simulation of it, burned. Patrick not only provides walk-ons for Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett, Hedy Lamarr, Greta Garbo, Errol Flynn, Dorothy Parker, and Leni Riefenstahl, but actually furnishes something for most of them to do."
The closing days of 1938 bring a second case to failed actress-turned-shopgirl-turned-Hollywood social secretary Lillian Frost. Read full book review >