Search Results: "Miranda July"


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NO ONE BELONGS HERE MORE THAN YOU by Miranda July
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2007

"A smart, original collection."
An accomplished debut collection of 16 stories, simultaneously bizarre and achingly familiar. Read full book review >

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THE FIRST BAD MAN by Miranda July
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"A sometimes-funny, sometimes-upsetting, surprisingly absorbing novel that lives up to the expectations created by July's earlier work and demonstrates her ability to carry the qualities of her short fiction into the thickly fleshed-out world of a novel."
In a bizarrely touching first novel, July (It Chooses You, 2011, etc.) brings the characteristic humor, frankness and emotional ruthlessness of her previous work in film, prose and performance to a larger canvas.Read full book review >

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THE DUKE OF DARK DESIRES by Miranda Neville
ROMANCE
Released: Dec. 30, 2014

"The main characters' appreciation of art adds color to the story, which is otherwise an entertaining but unsurprising tale about falling in love with the enemy."
Years after the French Revolution, the only surviving daughter of a marquis travels to England to avenge herself on her family's betrayer. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1992

"Stiff goods that didn't export well."
Bahia, Brazil's colonial capital until the mid-1700s, is the setting for Brazilian first-novelist Miranda's historical tome- -which spins itself around the central action of a murderous power play by one political faction against a more enlightened one. Read full book review >

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LADY WINDERMERE'S LOVER by Miranda Neville
ROMANCE
Released: June 24, 2014

"A smart, witty and emotionally dense love story that explores friendship and trust along its passionate and compelling journey."
A year after marrying his wife—a commoner—to regain an estate he gambled away, Damian, Earl of Windermere, is surprised to find himself drawn to the accomplished beauty he married. Read full book review >

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FRACTURE by Megan Miranda
FANTASY
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"An occasionally thrilling paranormal romance with enough spellbinding incidents to overcome the clichéd components. (Paranormal romantic thriller. 11 & up)"
Eleven full minutes pass before 17-year-old Delaney's best friend Decker pulls her from beneath the ice of a northern Maine lake. Can she recover from the bizarre results of her long period without oxygen? Read full book review >

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THE SAFEST LIES by Megan Miranda
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 24, 2016

"Positively movie-ready. (Thriller. 12-18)"
Kelsey has lived her entire 17 years with her mother in a house set up like a fortress. When her agoraphobic mom disappears, Kelsey finds herself in real danger. Read full book review >

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BREATHE, ANNIE, BREATHE by Miranda Kenneally
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 1, 2014

"Despite the racing theme, a pleasingly deliberate look at grief and healing. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Running the marathon that her boyfriend can't will change Annie's life—and not just for 26 miles. Read full book review >

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STEALING PARKER by Miranda Kenneally
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 4, 2012

"With characters this nuanced, many teens won't mind all the issues flying fast and furious. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Readers of this teen novel will appreciate its realistic and witty dialogue as they navigate its tightly packed plot. Read full book review >

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COMING UP FOR AIR by Miranda Kenneally
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 4, 2017

"The frank depiction of female teenage sexuality elevates this series entry. (Romance. 16-18)"
An Olympic-caliber swimmer seeks gold in romance in the latest of Kenneally's interconnected Hundred Oaks series. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 24, 1999

Where not to go on your summer vacation. Read full book review >