Search Results: "Mary Kay McComas"


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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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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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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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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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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"A useful addition to the earth-science section. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Forty projects and experiments about weather for young science students explore air pressure, sun and seasons, clouds and rain, wind, and weather forecasting. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Devotees of Rush Limbaugh will almost certainly dismiss this as yet another liberal rant, but like-minded readers ought to find much to applaud in Blakely's arguments."
An exhortation, at once serious and lighthearted, for Americans to stop being bystanders as the country careens toward disaster. Read full book review >

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THE FREQUENCY OF SOULS by Mary Kay Zuravleff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1996

"Thumbs most of the way up."
Polished first novel toying with the possibility that dead souls are all around us, ``broadcasting'' at weak radio frequencies. Read full book review >

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SPRING FEVER by Mary Kay Andrews
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 5, 2012

"Andrews delivers a satisfying read that will leave a taste as tangy, delicious and sweet as an ice-cold bottle of Quixie soda."
Andrews' latest romance serves up a tale about love, duplicity and second chances in this entertaining novel set in the Deep South. 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 >