Search Results: "Lisa Unger"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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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BOOK REVIEW

LIFE IN THE DAMN TROPICS by David Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"With echoes of Mordecai Richler's antiheroic tales of urban Jewish life, Unger's downbeat exploration suggests that though success at the price of collaboration with evil is no success, when you meet the love of your life, you might as well live."
Despairing debut about the Jewish experience in 20th-century Central America that, though enlivened by innocent eroticism and comic absurdity, finds little to love in a sunny fool's paradise. Read full book review >