Search Results: "Leanna Renee Hieber"


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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STONES FOR GRANDPA by Renee Londner
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"This is a book that celebrates a life, full of Boy Scout knots and costume parties, and that's more than enough. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Writing a picture book about grief is a difficult job; Londner accomplishes it by writing about something else: life. Read full book review >

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THE MOUNTAIN WHO WANTED TO LIVE IN A HOUSE by Maurice Shadbolt
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Although the author may be famous in the adult literary world, this story is not a success. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A well-known New Zealand writer for adults offers children a tale about an inanimate object who wants to live like a person. Read full book review >