Search Results: "Liana Cano"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Moms searching for mind and body improvement will enjoy the colorful inspiration."
A disheveled Canadian mom befriends a sexy Colombian, and the end result is a lively account of self-discovery and life balance in Waring and Cano's memoir. Read full book review >

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SMOKE OVER BIRKENAU by Liana Millu
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

As its survivors die, so too will the stream of Holocaust testimony. Read full book review >

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Reckless Little 15 by Liana Resles
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 24, 2012

"A graphic, violent and rather shallow novel about a highly sexualized girl; decidedly inappropriate for teens."
This cautionarynovel for mature audiences, the first in an anticipated series, looks at teenage desires and vulnerabilities gone haywire. Read full book review >

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SHADOW GIRL by Liana Liu
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 19, 2017

"A breezy thriller with brief forays into matters of race, class, and the paranormal. (Suspense. 12-18)"
When an 18-year-old girl lands a high-paying summer job as academic tutor for the well-behaved Ella Morison, she can't believe her luck. But all is not quite as it seems. Read full book review >

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THE JOURNEY OF WOMEN AFTER 40 by Liana Kallierou-Xylas
Released: Oct. 27, 2011

"This guide shoots for comprehensive but just hits superficial; it makes claims of optimism but can't shake off the prevailing cultural negativity about aging."
An ambitious and undisciplined exploration of female aging. Read full book review >

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THE MEMORY KEY by Liana Liu
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 3, 2015

"A fascinating spin on the memory-loss trope weighed down by a wooden lead. (Thriller. 13-18)"
Mysteries abound as one girl struggles to uncover the truth behind her mother's death while grappling with a malfunctioning memory device and the monolithic company behind it. Read full book review >

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SHIFTING LOYALTIES by Daniel Cano
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Well-meaning, but too much like an overlong political tract to gain power as fiction."
An earnest, plodding, and disjointed second novel from the author of Pepe R°os (1991, not reviewed). Read full book review >

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MISS SCARLET'S SCHOOL OF PATTERNLESS SEWING by Kathy Cano-Murillo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2011

"Veers dangerously into Mary Engelbreit territory."
Would-be seamstresses achieve self-realization through free-form couture, in the second of Cano-Murillo's Crafty Chica series (Waking Up in the Land of Glitter, 2010). Read full book review >

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BONJOUR CAMILLE by Felipe Cano
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Active and artistic young girls are not unknown in picture books, but Camille certainly makes herself heard among the others in the pantheon. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A free-spirited girl celebrates the morning in so many ways. Read full book review >