Search Results: "Meg Kearney"


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THE GIRL IN THE MIRROR by Meg Kearney
Released: April 15, 2012

"Fans of Helen Frost will admire the attention to both poetics and story. (Poetry. 14 & up)"
Before Lizzie McLane can search for her birth mother, she first needs to find herself. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET OF ME by Meg Kearney
POETRY
Released: Nov. 29, 2005

"Substantive backmatter (afterword, guide to the poetics, reprints of poems Lizzie loves, recommended links and bibliography) makes this a first-rate offering. (Fiction. 12+)"
A sincere, at times poignant, novel-in-verse reads like a memoir and tells the story of a teenager who wishes to explore her identity as an adopted child. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"Thoughtful and brimming with justified teen angst, Kearney's fast-paced tale offers illuminating insights into the perils and rewards of self-discovery. (Verse fiction. 12-18)"
A college-age adoptee searches for her birth mother. Read full book review >

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THE MARK OF RAN by Paul Kearney
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 6, 2005

"Epically told with style and fiery verve."
Action-packed start to a new fantasy trilogy from the author of the Monarchies of God series. Read full book review >

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THE DOG THIEF by Jill Kearney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2013

"A superb collection of stories about the most elemental of bonds."
Decrepit humans rescue desperate canines, cats and the occasional rat in this collection of shaggy but piercing short stories. Read full book review >

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Just Chaaa...  by David Kearney
NON-FICTION
Released: June 29, 2015

"A creative, solution-filled book about restoring rest, health, and vitality to one's life."
This short guide to a healthier, more relaxed, and balanced lifestyle posits strategies that are easy and memorable. Read full book review >

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THEY ONLY COME OUT AT NIGHT by F.M. Kearney
Released: July 23, 2012

"Occasional thrills are often lost in too much description."
A subterranean New York City thriller from debut author Kearney. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Unmeasured nonsense. (abbreviated table of conversions) (Nonfiction. 7-9)"
Introductions to select common units of length, mass/weight, and intensity. Read full book review >

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HOLE IN THE WATER by Robert Kearney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"All told, an assured performance that dims any desire to visit Lake Superior."
Grim first novel, a thriller set on a sunless island on Lake Superior peopled by stunted, duplicitous characters. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"For those curious about the hospice movement, this is a forceful introduction."
Through somber stories, a hospice physician shares his experiences of working with people near death, revealing how the dying process can be a time of personal growth. Read full book review >

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THIS FORSAKEN EARTH by Paul Kearney
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 5, 2006

"Energetic stuff, with the promise of much more to come."
Always-on-the-run Rol Cortishane and his trusty sword Fleam battle an evil empire and backstabbing allies in the rousing Sea Beggars series' second installment. Read full book review >