Search Results: "Molly Cochran"


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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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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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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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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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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 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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NEW YORK by Josh Cochran
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"All in all, very much fun, although one might have trouble deciding whether to shelve it, hang it or reverse it. (Picture book. 4-10)"
It's a book! It's a poster! It's a toy! Hours of enjoyment! Read full book review >

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ROUGHNECKS by Thomas Cochran
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Despite the unevenness, this is a promising debut: thematically complex, strongly written. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Cochran's first novel puts a fresh angle on a familiar story: Rival high-school football teams square off for the state championship. Read full book review >

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WHEN SOPHIE'S FEELINGS ARE REALLY, REALLY HURT by Molly Bang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"Bang's trademark striking colors and bold outlines enhance this welcome new book that's as much about the creative process as it is about emotion. (Picture book. 5-7)"
From the author/illustrator of Caldecott Honor book When Sophie Gets Angry—Really, Really Angry (1999) comes another book about coping with emotional upheaval.Read full book review >

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IN MY HEART by Molly Bang
Kirkus Star
by Molly Bang, illustrated by Molly Bang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Happy and heartwarming. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Heartfelt verbal and visual images strongly validate the invisible, invincible ties binding parent and child in this upbeat affirmation. Read full book review >

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WHEN SOPHIE GETS ANGRY--REALLY, REALLY ANGRY . . . by Molly Bang
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1999

When Sophie has to surrender one toy to her sister, stumbles over another toy, and gets no sympathy from her mother, she runs furiously out into the woods, first to cry, and then sit in a huge old beech, watching the ocean until the tempest abates. Read full book review >

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CHATTANOOGA SLUDGE by Molly Bang
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1996

"It all adds up to a favorable omen for the future of the Chattanooga. (Picture book/nonfiction. 8-12)"
Bang (One Fall Day, 1994, etc.) salutes one man's efforts to clean up "the most polluted waterway in the southeastern United States." Read full book review >