Search Results: "Lisa Unger"


BOOK REVIEW

BEAUTIFUL LIES by Lisa Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2006

"Cleverly handled suspense for chick-lit readers."
A cozy, personable debut about a young New York City journalist who inadvertently begins to unravel her own identity. Read full book review >

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DARKNESS, MY OLD FRIEND by Lisa Unger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"Sure to be another hit with Unger fans."
Unger (Fragile, 2010, etc) resurrects characters from a previous novel and continues their journeys in this latest angsty thriller. Read full book review >

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FRAGILE by Lisa Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2010

"Cleverly plotted and emotionally engaging."
Several decades of small-town misdeeds come to light in Unger's latest thriller (Die for You, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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CRAZY LOVE YOU by Lisa Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Classic Unger and a surefire hit with her followers."
Unger takes her loyal readers back to The Hollows, a creepy town about 100 miles from New York City, in this tale of love gone awry. Read full book review >

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INK AND BONE by Lisa Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2016

"Unger's beloved characters (Crazy Love You, 2015, etc.) continue a deftly balanced story that's supernatural without a creepy aftertaste."
A girl with the gift of seeing the spirit world tries to harness her ability while working with a private detective who isn't a believer. Read full book review >

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SLIVER OF TRUTH by Lisa Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2007

"Ridley is a character still in search of herself, and this effort offers appealing moments of first-person honesty, but could lose readers unfamiliar with Unger's first."
More identity crisis for New York City journalist Ridley Jones in this murky follow-up to Unger's debut (Beautiful Lies, 2006). Read full book review >

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HEARTBROKEN by Lisa Unger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 26, 2012

"Unger knows how to write a taut thriller, but one improbable character keeps this book from being extraordinary."
Unger's latest offers a triumvirate of strong women pitted against a shared past and dangerous future. Read full book review >

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THE RED HUNTER by Lisa Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2017

"All twisty and turny and the things this genre should be, but the ending's entirely predictable."
Two women whose lives are connected by a deadly old house embark on a collision course in Unger's latest thriller. Read full book review >

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IN THE BLOOD by Lisa Unger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Another scary winner from an accomplished pro."
The Hollows is once again a poor choice for someone trying to keep a secret in this latest thriller from best-selling author Unger (Heartbroken, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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LISA CAREY
by Megan Labrise

The Stolen Child may be set on a fairy-filled Irish island, but it is “Magical realism of the best kind, utterly devoid of whimsy,” according to Kirkus’ starred review.

“My friends loved that quote, ‘utterly devoid of whimsy,’ ” says author Lisa Carey, who was recently abroad in Turkey, where we reached her by phone. “They said that ...


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LISA BUNKER
by Megan Labrise

Some of the best advice Lisa Bunker received for writing a book had nothing to do with writing a book.

“The best advice I ever got for naming a child was ‘use all the names you love,’ ” says Bunker, author of Felix Yz. “By the time the next kid comes along, you’ll love different names—don’t hold one for ...


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FOR VALENTINE’S WEEK, A HAPPY READING SIGH
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

I’ve been waiting to read Lisa Kleypas’ Devil in Spring since I heard it was coming. Combining her current Ravenel series with the Wallflowers is a stroke of brilliance—and since one of my all-time favorite romance couples is Sebastian and Evie – and this one matches their son Gabriel with the quirky entrepreneur Pandora Ravenel – I simply ...


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