Search Results: "Lorna Barrett"


BOOK REVIEW

MURDER ON THE HALF SHELF by Lorna Barrett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 3, 2012

"Barrett's sixth Booktown mystery features a quirky collection of characters, a mystery that keeps you guessing and some appealing appended recipes."
When a mystery bookstore owner and her ambitious cookbook-writer sister accept a free pre-opening night room at the Sheer Comfort Inn, they walk right into murder. Read full book review >

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A FATAL CHAPTER by Lorna Barrett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 2, 2015

"Fans of the series (Book Clubbed, 2014, etc.) will welcome this tenth installment, which fleshes out its weak mystery by continuing to develop the many returning characters."
A fire may have closed Tricia Miles' New Hampshire mystery bookstore, but it can't stop Tricia from her amateur sleuthing. Read full book review >

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BOOK CLUBBED by Lorna Barrett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2014

"But the gossipy personal revelations about the locals will delight fans."
A New Hampshire bookstore owner who specializes in mysteries finds yet another one outside the pages. Read full book review >

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NOT THE KILLING TYPE by Lorna Barrett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 2, 2013

"Barrett continues her winning ways with another mystery chock full of interesting suspects and a surprising denouement."
A New Hampshire mystery bookstore owner uses all the knowledge she has gained from reading her wares to help solve a murder. Read full book review >

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A JUST CLAUSE by Lorna Barrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2017

"Though Barrett's character-driven series never provides very memorable mysteries, fans who are invested in the lives of the two sisters will welcome this angst-filled installment."
Which would you prefer, a murder investigation or a family crisis? Barrett gives her sister heroines both. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AIDS by Lorna Greenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1992

"Glossary; bibliography; resources; index. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
A new ``First Book,'' graced with large print, well-explicated color photos, and comprehensible scientific explanations. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 24, 2009

"Generous and gutsy. The author convincingly demonstrates how psychotherapy has made a huge difference in her life, while acknowledging that it may not be for everyone."
Glasgow-based journalist Martin charms in her debut memoir of a year in psychotherapy; the book is an expansion of her Grazia magazine column, "Conversations With My Therapist." Read full book review >

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THE GHOST OF GREENWICH VILLAGE by Lorna Graham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 28, 2011

"Delightful coming-of-age story with a sweet reverence for the art and romance of old Gotham."
A young woman who flees the Midwest to begin a new life in New York discovers that her cool little apartment already has a long-term tenant. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 11, 2008

"A tender, thoughtful portrait of four generations, prompting hopes that the author's first full-length prose work won't be her last."
Prizewinning poet Goodison (English/Univ. of Michigan; Goldengrove, 2006, etc.) pays tribute to her Jamaican heritage. Read full book review >

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THE VIEW FROM MOUNT JOY by Lorna Landvik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Warmhearted (if a bit uneven) tale of a sensitive man's journey through life."
A pleasing character study following the life of Joe Andreson, from his misadventures in high school to reflective middle age. Read full book review >

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GOOD GOOD FATHER by Chris Tomlin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"The lofty symbolism of this allegorical tale may be above the comprehension level of literal-minded children. (authors' note) (Picture book/religion. 4-8)"
This Christian allegory presents a little bear who asks an all-powerful lion king for his help in solving the problems of other bear cubs. Read full book review >

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MY HUMONGOUS HAMSTER GOES TO SCHOOL by Lorna Freytag
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 23, 2015

"Visit Mulberry Street instead of this sequel (My Humongous Hamster, 2014). (Picture book. 4-7)"
"Bring your pet to school" day isn't exciting enough for one young hamster owner with a big imagination…or did he imagine it? Read full book review >