Search Results: "Mary G. Thompson"


BOOK REVIEW

EVIL FAIRIES LOVE HAIR by Mary G. Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Possibly unpalatable for general magical-adventure fans but appealing to readers who relish all things icky. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Evil fairies sure do love hair. To eat. Read full book review >

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FLICKER AND MIST by Mary G. Thompson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"This tale of mixed heritage and divided loyalties with an engaging heroine will appeal to fans of character-driven fantasy. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
Myra has inherited her Leftie mother's Ability to become invisible, called flickering, but using it would endanger her high-profile, mixed-blood family. Read full book review >

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AMY CHELSEA STACIE DEE by Mary G. Thompson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"An intelligent, tense psychological drama. (Fiction. 13-18)"
A kidnapped girl returns home after six years. Read full book review >

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ESCAPE FROM THE PIPE MEN! by Mary G. Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2013

"Follow the title's advice—escape from the Pipe Men and avoid this unfunny mess. (Science fiction. 9-12)"
In this uneven space adventure, two children defy their alien overlords to go on an intergalactic search for a cure for their dying father. Read full book review >

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WUFTOOM by Mary G. Thompson
Released: May 8, 2012

"Squash this worm. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
In this unfulfilling fable, a young boy transforms into a worm and is thrust into a war against his will. Read full book review >

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STANDING UNDER THE WRONG RAINBOW by G. Deon Thompson
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 12, 2014

"A conservative Christian denunciation of gay marriage that many may believe is on the wrong side of history."
A passionate, detailed argument against the legalization of gay marriage. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 2012

"Nerve-wracking with painful twists, but you won't want to escape."
Thompson's mystery-thriller follows an ex-FBI agent on his torturous mission to discover his lover's killer. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 12, 2016

"A breezy, informative profile on foreign service that serves as an inviting primer for prospective diplomats and their admirers."
A career diplomat uses embassy cables to describe the complex lives of foreign service officers. Read full book review >

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Released: March 9, 2013

"With a steady command of biblical passages and an assortment of tailored activities and reflective questions, Patton expertly helps victims transform into survivors."
Bible verses inspire this guide to healing from emotional trauma. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RIVER OF SORROWS by Libertad Demitropulos
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 30, 2000

"Argumentative and underimagined."
This 1984 Argentinean novel is both a hymn to the women who support and nourish men who go to war and a tripartite remembrance of the life of 16th-century explorer and revolutionary warrior María Muratore, a Latin American Joan of Arc. Read full book review >

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DOCTORS AFIELD by Mary G. McCrea Curnen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"A diverting glimpse into some unusually creative minds. (40 b&w and 8 color illus.)"
A quirky, intriguing collection of portraits of an extraordinary group of physicians—21 men, 6 women—whose leisure time is spent immersed in creative pursuits. Read full book review >

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SURPRISE SOUP by Mary Ann Rodman
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"Functions better as a story for picked-on little brothers than for new siblings. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Rodman does surprise readers by introducing a big subject (Mom's coming home with a new baby) and switching a bit abruptly to the subject of, well, soup. Read full book review >