Search Results: "Molly Cochran"


BOOK REVIEW

POISON by Molly Cochran
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"Whether that's enough to keep fans reading the series remains to be seen. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
When three cowen—nonmagical—girls at the Ainsworth School fall prey to a mysterious illness and Katy takes the blame, it's clear that evil forces have returned to Whitfield (Legacy, 2011). Read full book review >

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SEDUCTION by Molly Cochran
ROMANCE
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"Though not perfect, this is a layered and well-told story with an unlikely and endearing heroine. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
With her boyfriend spending all of his time with his once-estranged uncle, 17-year-old Katy Ainsworth flees to Paris for cooking school and an adventure of her own. Little does she know that a summer abroad will nearly cost her her life. Read full book review >

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LEGACY by Molly Cochran
Released: Dec. 20, 2011

"Add a little romance and a few journeys to the spirit world, and the novel makes for a quick, entertaining read. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
It isn't until 16-year-old Katy Jessavar is shipped off to boarding school 1,500 miles from home that she finally discovers "who—and what—" she really is. Read full book review >

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MOLLY by Nancy J. Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2000

"A pathway of good intentions."
A first-timer enters the let's rewrite Lolita sweepstakes—and, hands down, doesn't win. Read full book review >

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THE BROKEN SWORD by Molly Cochran
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1997

"Preposterous twaddle, what with the phony backdrops, ramshackle characters rushing aimlessly about, and threadbare doings strung together on a whim."
More modern Arthurian galumphing: a sequel to The Forever King (1992). Read full book review >

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WORLD WITHOUT END by Molly Cochran
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 1996

"A yarn that begins engagingly enough but grows increasingly gnarled and absurd, with an ending compounded of equal parts hokum and the saccharine: for die-hard Atlanteans only."
Fantasy involving psychic powers, Atlantis, reincarnation, and sinister conspiracies, from the authors of The Forever King (1992). Read full book review >

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THE FOREVER KING by Molly Cochran
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 1992

"In sum: unmitigated drivel—but it will probably find an audience."
Arthurian-revival yarn from the authors of High Priest (1989), with dismally unpromising ingredients. Read full book review >

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CLARENCE COCHRAN, A HUMAN BOY by William Loizeaux
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"Wilsdorf's black-and-white drawings amplify the humor of the text while highlighting specific action and amusing details. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Clever reimaginings of classics generally rely on awareness of the originals for at least part of their appeal (and most of their humor). Read full book review >

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MOLLY DONNELLY by Jean Thesman
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"Not bad, but far from this storyteller's compelling best. (Fiction. 12-16)"
The author of several well-plotted if melodramatic novels (The Rain Catchers, 1991) uses the straightforward narration of a young Irish-American as a framework for depicting the WW II years in Seattle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 3, 1998

"Mahoney's heart and soul are in suspension—he loves his primate charges, he kills his primate charges; even his gentling kindness doesn't let him off the hook, and he knows it."
The life story, and heartrending ruminations, of Mahoney, a good veterinarian operating in the suspect terrain of medical research on primates. Read full book review >

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WHERE'S MOLLY? by Uli Waas
by Uli Waas, illustrated by Uli Waas, translated by Rosemary Lanning
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Lop-eared Molly's a charmer. (Easy reader. 5-8)"
An engaging story about a Jack Russell terrier that, startled by the fireworks at midnight on New Year's Eve, disappears through an open door. Read full book review >

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Molly Bonamici by James Mulhern
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"A gleefully and wonderfully odd protagonist eases readers into a bare-bones plot."
Mulhern's (Assumptions and Other Stories, 2016, etc.) drama covers years in the life of Molly Bonamici, who's indifferent to death and whose most discernible emotion is emptiness. Read full book review >