Search Results: "Linda D. Coker"


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LARENTINA by Linda D. Coker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 11, 2011

"An entertaining epic with a twist of empowerment."
A righteous, feminist demi-goddess rocks ancient Greece like a hurricane in this boisterous fantasy adventure. Read full book review >

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Molly and the Cat Who Stole Her Tongue by Lucy Bell

"An often delightful, unexpected coming-of-age tale that unlocks the story behind a youngster's silence."
A debut children's tale of a traumatized girl's journey to discover her own special gifts. Read full book review >

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TATTERSALL by Laurie Coker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 2012

"An expansive, ambitious collection of stories that boldly shows Americans at their best and worst."
Coker's (School Daze, 2013) collection of stories meditates on America's history and the men and women who make the country so diverse. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"A feel-good story for both heart and soul. (Christian fiction. 12-18)"
Teen author Coker's blend of inspirational romance and historical fiction results in a predictable yet mostly satisfying debut. Read full book review >

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CHASING JUPITER by Rachel Coker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 26, 2012

"Christian teen readers may enjoy this average effort by one of their own, in spite of its flaws. (Historical fiction. 11-16)"
Scarlett, 16, will need faith to guide her through a series of tribulations. Read full book review >

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APPEARANCE OF EVIL by Carolyn Coker
Released: May 17, 1993

"Sluggish and disappointing after Balmoral."
Upscale San Marino, California, is perfectly safe, of course- -as everyone rushes to assure visiting art-restorer Andrea Perkins (The Balmoral Nude, 1990)—and surely the dead body of the naked alcoholic found on the premises of the Huntington museum was not the work of a resident. Read full book review >

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The Simulacrum by Brad D. Seggie
MYSTERY THRILLER

"Fans of hard science might be irritated with the book's central concept, but this thriller still delivers."
A fast-paced thriller with an intriguing scientific mystery. Read full book review >

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SAY HELLO! by Linda Davick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"An upbeat if not essential celebration of a common courtesy. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A cheerful crew demonstrates some of the ways we can greet each other. Read full book review >

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WHAT'S IN MY TRUCK? by Linda Bleck
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"This convoy is sure to please the toddler set and beyond. (Board book. 2-4)"
Readers can explore the cargoes of five different trucks by lifting 30-plus flaps. Read full book review >

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I LOVE YOU, NOSE! I LOVE YOU, TOES! by Linda Davick
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 2, 2013

"Sharing this jolly, cheeky ode with little ones will produce some giggles while helping to instill an appreciation for the wondrous human body and all its necessary parts. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A bubbly celebration of the human body. Read full book review >