Search Results: "Megan Lindholm"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GYPSY by Steven Brust
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 1992

"Often absorbing and impressive, then, with outstanding characters; would that the authors had restrained their impulses toward self-indulgent ethnic embroidery."
Odd, flavorsome, sometimes irksomely nebulous hybrid of mystical fantasy and urban police thriller, from Brust (The Phoenix Guards (Brust) and Lindholm (Cloven Hooves). Read full book review >

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THE INHERITANCE & OTHER STORIES by Robin Hobb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 13, 2011

"You don't have to be a fan of either of the author's identities to enjoy this collection—but you may become one."
Author Margaret Lindholm Ogden, better known as Megan Lindholm and as Robin Hobb, contributes new and old work from both her pen names to a single anthology. Read full book review >

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MEGAN MEADE’S GUIDE TO THE MCGOWAN BOYS by Kate Brian
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Nonetheless, fans of books like Alex Bradley's 24 Girls in 7 Days (p. 117) will enjoy the escapism—if they can overlook the rather formulaic characterization. (Fiction. YA)"
Sixteen-year-old army brat Megan is sent to live with the McGowans when her parents are transferred overseas. Read full book review >

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STEEL WOMBS by R.C. Lindholm
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2017

"An uneven but often enjoyable thriller."
In this debut novel, an American geologist spends part of his retirement investigating a strange science project in Mexico. Read full book review >

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IS AMERICA BREAKING APART? by John A. Hall
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1999

"A slim but very thoughtful volume that is well worth reading."
Amid the clamor of multiculturalism and "difference" politics, Americans wonder if their country can remain a cohesive whole. Read full book review >

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SHOW DOG by Megan McCarthy
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Ed and the Hubbles will delight young readers, particularly 'Henry and Mudge' fans. (Picture book. 6-8)"
What makes a dog a Champion? Read full book review >

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THE GOOD PATIENT by Kristin Waterfield Duisberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2003

"Mercifully light on the psychobabble: a sharp and unsentimental glimpse of emotional collapse and recovery, narrated with compassion and a welcome sense of humor."
An intense and moving debut about a young woman's nervous breakdown and slow recovery. Read full book review >

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3 PANDAS PLANTING by Megan Halsey
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1994

"The serious message is delivered with an admirably light touch; and it's a good counting book, too. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The title says it all: from ``12 crocodiles...carpooling'' (unequally divided among three cars for extra arithmetic practice) to ``2 whales...watching for polluters'' and ``1 elephant...enjoying the earth,'' sensible suggestions for protecting the environment are dramatized in humorous spreads featuring animal characters—tigers turning off faucets, turtles taking cans home from the beach, rhinos using rechargeable batteries. Read full book review >

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GETTING OFF ON FRANK SINATRA by Megan  Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2017

"Despite an ill-timed and easily guessed solution, Copper's debut has enough pizzazz to make readers want to try just one more roll of the dice."
A would-be reporter probes a socialite's death. Read full book review >

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GROUNDED by Megan Morrison
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 28, 2015

"Readers will be eager for more episodes of the intrepid team of Rapunzel and Jack. (map) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
"Stop calling her that witch. She's Witch," Rapunzel insists; she enjoys her easy life in a tower—and Witch's frequent, apparently loving, visits—until Jack Beanstalker tricks Rapunzel into leaving. Read full book review >

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THE FEVER by Megan Abbott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 2014

"Nothing should be taken at face value in this jealousy- and hormone-soaked world except that Abbott is certainly our very best guide."
The lives of teenage girls are dangerous, beautiful things in Abbott's (Dare Me, 2012, etc.) stunning seventh novel. Read full book review >

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THE UP SIDE OF DOWN by Megan McArdle
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Sage counsel on how to learn from failure with humor and grace."
An illuminating look at the psychology behind rebounding from defeat. Read full book review >