Search Results: "Mary Kay McComas"


BOOK REVIEW

WHAT HAPPENED TO HANNAH by Mary Kay McComas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"McComas has written a pleasing fairy tale that will satisfy many readers. But those looking for a more nuanced handling of the repercussions of childhood trauma should look elsewhere."
She left her hometown 20 years ago, and no one has heard from her since. Is she even still alive? What could have been so horrific as to not only drive her away but also keep her away for so long? Read full book review >

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MIRROR, MIRROR by J.D. Robb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Clever, winsome and fun fairy-tale fare."
Five new romantic takes on classic fairy-tale themes by five romance authors. Read full book review >

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SOMETHING ABOUT SOPHIE by Mary Kay McComas
Released: March 26, 2013

"The novel is similar in plot and structure to episodes of the television series Cold Case, whose fans will find its peregrinations most intriguing."
A romance and a mystery told in tandem. Read full book review >

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SAVANNAH BREEZE by Mary Kay Andrews
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2006

"A successful combination of romance and action make this sunny novel a beach-ready treat."
Andrews brings back characters from Savannah Blues (2002) for a new set of misadventures. Read full book review >

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BEACH TOWN by Mary Kay Andrews
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 19, 2015

"A perfect fit for the romance lover's beach bag."
Bestseller Andrews introduces Greer Hennessy, a third-generation worker in the film industry, whose difficult background and current job trigger a flood of problems. Read full book review >

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INSIDE BIOSPHERE 2 by Mary Kay Carson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"For middle and high school readers, an encouraging example of earth scientists working to understand and deal with climate change in new and amazing ways. (glossary, resources, index) (Nonfiction. 12-15)"
A 1990s science experiment aimed at space exploration finds a new purpose in the 21st century. Read full book review >

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MISSION TO PLUTO by Mary Kay Carson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"A worthy companion to Catherine Thimmesh's Team Moon (2006) with similar appeal. (glossary, web resources, sources, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
A team effort sends a space probe to the edge of our solar system. Read full book review >

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HISSY FIT by Mary Kay Andrews
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Competently written, but not at all sure what it wants to be."
Southern belle raises a ruckus. Read full book review >

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VANITY INSANITY by Mary Kay Leatherman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A realistic, captivating portrayal of a man's life in full."
Leatherman (co-author Sharing the Faith With Your Child, 2006) writes the fictional life story of Benjamin Howard Keller, a Nebraska native who learns about life and death as he interacts with friends, neighbors and clients. Read full book review >

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SAVE THE DATE by Mary Kay Andrews
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 3, 2014

"A deft mixture of romance and humor in a story featuring a likable protagonist and cute critters: It's a date Andrews fans won't want to miss."
Andrews (Christmas Bliss, 2013, etc.) produces another happily-ever-after with the usual complications; her heroine this time is a Savannah florist trying to gain a foothold in the bridal industry. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"Escaping our solar system is not easy, as Voyager has shown, but this is a useful path for budding space scientists. (glossary, resources, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Science writer Carson goes beyond the planets she described in Exploring the Solar System (2006) to survey the history of stargazing from antiquity to near-present day. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"A valuable account, closing with a moving précis of the fate of the Pearl's people and their descendants."
Readable re-creation of a little-known episode in the long struggle to abolish slavery in America. Read full book review >