Search Results: "Linda S. Reilly"


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SOME ENCHANTED MURDER by Linda S. Reilly
Released: Feb. 15, 2013

"Reilly's debut uses her expertise in title searches to create a pleasing mystery with some interesting twists. First of a planned series."
A paralegal and her realtor aunt find sleuthing a dangerous hobby. Read full book review >

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WHAT COULD BE BETTER THAN THIS? by Linda Ashman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"While this is an idealized depiction of family life, youngsters will find nothing but comfort in these pages. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Romantic, stylized paintings surrounded by gilt-edged borders illustrate a rhyming fairy tale that details one couple's journey to domesticity. Read full book review >

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ONE RIDDLE, ONE ANSWER by Lauren Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Taken down to its bare bones, the book's marriage plot is as old as the hills, but Aziza's intelligence and the lovely illustrations make it a pleasing example thereof. (Picture book. 6-9)"
A math-loving sultana challenges her suitors to solve a riddle in an original tale that puts an appealingly independent young woman in charge of a traditional fairytale-style "beauty contest." Read full book review >

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MIAMI-NANNY STORIES by Linda Milstein
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Everyone will love Miami-Nanny, with her big, wet kisses, chocolate-chip mandelbread, and shopping bags full of presents and memories. (Fiction/Picture book. 5+)"
Miami-Nanny is more than a grandmother to Joey and his little sister, Sophie. Read full book review >

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TALES ALIVE! by Susan Milord
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 17, 1998

"A collection not to be devoured in one sitting, but savored section by section. (index) (Folklore. 4-8)"
Luminous artwork, activities, and stories from around the world combine for an ethereal collection of avian folklore. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: April 21, 2003

"The swirling texture of the images makes the sensations of the New England scenes nearly tangible. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
This poignant story of the magical gift a girl shares with her grandfather is a gem. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 14, 1991

"Much that is obvious, then, but with enough fresh insights to keep the reader involved."
An exhaustive study of the changes that have occurred in prime-time TV from the mid-1950's to the mid-1980's. Read full book review >

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THE 6 SACRED STONES by Matthew Reilly
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Basically a video game in print. Exhausting."
With the sun's evil twin headed straight for the Earth, our planet's fate is in the balance, but ancient codes and monuments may hold the key for a way out of the seemingly inevitable intra-galactic smashup. Read full book review >

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Hearts and Diners by Joseph Reilly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 2015

"An observant, perceptive, but unevenly written story of difficult love and tantalizing possibility."
A mother and daughter fall for a pair of flashy bad boys in the wake of a family death in this debutnovel. Read full book review >

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MISSING LINKS by Rick Reilly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 8, 1996

"A loving, knowledgeable, laugh-out-loud portrait of the Hardest Sport There Is, as practiced by the blue-collar rakes who compose golf's most devoted fans. (Author tour)"
From Sports Illustrated writer Reilly, easily the wittiest golf novel yet—the Bull Durham of the genre, and the closest thing to Caddyshack on paper we're likely to get. Read full book review >

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TEMPLE by Matthew Reilly
Released: Jan. 19, 2001

"Michael Crichton meets Indiana Jones in a campy, blatantly derivative, nonstop plot-boiler: great, gasping, mindless fun."
Australian thriller writer Reilly follows up his high-tech adventure Ice Station (1999), this time sending a mild-mannered professor on a breathless, hokey, beat-the-bad-guys hunt for an ancient Inca artifact that could blow apart the planet. Read full book review >