Search Results: "Michele Kleier"


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HOT PROPERTY by Michele  Kleier
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 30, 2011

"Ungaro, Chanel, Nina Ricci, Poggenpohl and Sub-Zero do not great storytelling make."
Billed as a roman à clef, this first novel by the Kleier trio (who star in HGTV's reality show Selling New York) seems more of a recitation of trendy brand names, trendy shops and restaurants and the trendy New York City residential real estate coveted by Big Apple movers-and-shakers. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 21, 2011

"These stories about often-overlooked characters find sharp observations on the indignities of modern life."
Brosky's darkly witty stories describe the major and mundane problems facing ordinary Midwesterners. Read full book review >

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THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD & EVIL by Glenn Kleier
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2011

"If you're willing to imagine that Hieronymus Bosch once peered into Purgatory and painted what he saw and that Ian Baringer could do even better, Kleier's latest thriller is an entertaining read. For others, it may be like passing through Purgatory."
In this religious thriller, Proof of an Afterlife has been found, but powerful forces of Dan Brownian proportions don't want you to know the Truth. Read full book review >

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THE LAST DAY by Glenn Kleier
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 19, 1997

"Deliciously wicked entertainment that combines biotech with theological arcana to mount an effective (and often offensive) assault upon churches militant, affluent, and complacent. (TV rights to Columbia/Tri-Star)"
An impressively imagined debut offers a devilishly cunning speculation on how a sinful world might greet news of a messiah's appearance come the millennium. Read full book review >

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PINKY’S SWEET TOOTH by Michele Malkin
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"A gooey, triumphant follow-up to Alexa Brandenberg's Chop, Simmer, Season (1997), Philemon Sturges's Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza (1999), or other literary main courses. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Thanks to irrepressible optimism, clever publicity, and true love for her line of work, a shopowner turns a failing business around in this child's-eye view of Enterprise At Work. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 20, 2014

"A slim, worthwhile handbook to tackling a new cancer diagnosis."
A cancer survivor offers practical solutions for navigating a diagnosis of malignancy. Read full book review >

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I WANT A NEW LIFE by Michele Poydence
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 7, 2012

"An encouraging light read on the theme of Christian transformation."
Three friends seek out new lives in Poydence's debut religious chick-lit novel. Read full book review >

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ROSEBUSH by Michele Jaffe
FICTION
Released: Dec. 9, 2010

"Cleverly written with a finger on the pulse of the target audience—a winner. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
Fear and anticipation stalk this psychological thriller as popular, pretty Jane tries to recover from a hit-and-run accident while wondering which of her beloved friends is trying to murder her. Read full book review >

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LADY LAZARUS by Michele Lang
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"The World War II setting and supernatural cast are promising, but a great deal of the narrative feels like place-setting for the next installment."
A young Hungarian woman prepares to fend off Hitler (and his army of Nazi werewolves) in this busy supernatural thriller. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"A powerful cultural analysis. (b&w illustrations, not seen)"
Wucker's first book is a richly textured social history of Hispaniola. Read full book review >

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DREADFUL LIES by Michele Bailey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 10, 1996

"And Matilda's love affair with her surly policeman generates a chemical burn quite rare in these politically correct times."
Promising first novel about an Englishwoman living in Brussels by an Englishwoman living in Brussels. Read full book review >