Search Results: "Lorna Byrne"


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A MESSAGE OF HOPE FROM THE ANGELS by Lorna Byrne
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"Heavenly bliss for believers; hokum for skeptics."
An Irish mystic shares her transcendent ability to communicate with angels. Read full book review >

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THIS BOOK IS OUT OF CONTROL! by Richard Byrne
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"It's finally OK for kids to press buttons! This interactive story will empower, educate, and entertain young readers who are on the path to independent reading. (Picture book. 3-8)"
The act of reading a picture book has never gotten so out of control. Read full book review >

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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: 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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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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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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ME AND MY SHADOWS by Lorna Luft
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 7, 1998

"Confessional yet affectionate, this grants weight and closure to an overdiscussed film family. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Literary Guild selection; author tour; TV satellite tour; ABC-TV miniseries)"
Breathless writing, tight structure, and an endless A-list of stars make this memoir by the younger Garland daughter a movie fan's parfait. Read full book review >

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THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF REBECCA WEST by Lorna Gibb
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 13, 2014

"A generous, mostly gratifying life, but a question remains: What drove this deeply committed author?"
Scottish chronicler Gibb (Lady Hester: Queen of the East, 2005) presents Rebecca West (1892-1983) in all her contradictory melodrama, unflinching political vision and trailblazing feminism. 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 >