Search Results: "Margaret Kauffman"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Lifelong equestrian Hambleton makes an impressive outing as a first-time author of juvenile fiction, weaving her knowledge and love of horses, horsemanship and the world of competitive racing into a moving narrative that will keep fellow horse-loving readers of any age enthralled."
An outstanding debut novel for young people by retired amateur steeplechase jockey Hambleton, who uses her knowledge of horses and the equestrian world to tell of the tragedies and triumphs that befall a thoroughbred racehorse—from the horse's point of view. Read full book review >

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PULLING THE DRAGON'S TAIL by Kenton Kauffman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 15, 2014

"A strong sci-fi debut from a promising new author."
In Kauffman's intriguing sci-fi novel, his debut, scientifically altered human immortals are being hunted down as the world approaches global catastrophe. Read full book review >

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BLUE HOLLOW FALLS by Donna Kauffman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 27, 2017

"A nice story that, while a bit plodding, is fresh in ideas and scenery."
In the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, a war vet and a horticulturist share the inheritance of an old mill. Read full book review >

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BABYCAKES by Donna Kauffman
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"Despite some flaws, this is a sweet, romantic confection that will have readers rooting for Sugarberry Island and all of its inhabitants but especially for the star-crossed Kit and Morgan, little Lilly and her turtle friends."
Kit and Morgan each come to Sugarberry Island for a fresh start, and despite some major valid reasons as to why they should keep their distance, they simply can't get over the feeling that their new lives go together like frosting on a cupcake. Read full book review >

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THE BIG BAD WOLF TELLS ALL by Donna Kauffman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 3, 2003

"A wisp of a story deftly spun to novel length—with a zippy style to keep it going."
Been-there, done-that babe falls for Mr. Nice Guy, in a first from romancer Kauffman. Read full book review >

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HONEY PIE by Donna Kauffman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 30, 2013

"Expanding her Sugarberry series to include a new character, Kauffman (Babycakes, 2012, etc.) dishes sweet desserts. Though she breaks no new ground, audiences will find the cast of regulars and newcomers easy to like."
An artist moving to a new town meets a man who encourages her to give love a chance. Read full book review >

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PELICAN POINT by Donna Kauffman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"A light romance with a touch of heat, a pinch of intensity and a dash of mysterious small-town magic."
Renowned lighthouse expert Alex MacFarland has come to Blueberry Cove, Maine, to renovate and heal; sexy lighthouse owner Logan McCrae is resistant to change, but the interfering community may be what they both need to find peace—and each other. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2008

"Conservatism deserves a thorough, serious examination of its strengths and weaknesses. This isn't it."
An impassioned plea for conservatism to return to its humble, small-town, isolationist roots. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 2, 2004

"History as page-turner: a fascinating inquest."
Ulysses S. Grant was supposed to be in attendance that fateful night at Ford's Theatre. He managed to be absent. Hmm . . . Read full book review >

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CHARACTERS ON THE LOOSE by Janet Kauffman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1997

"Skilled wordsmithing that's often brilliant, less often moving, and too often dusty in spite of itself."
Fifteen pieces from a veteran writer (The Body in Four Parts, 1993; Obscene Gestures for Women, 1989, etc.) that only sometimes get under the skin or into the heart. Read full book review >