Search Results: "Nora Price"


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ZOE LETTING GO by Nora Price
Released: June 28, 2012

"Well plotted, skillfully written. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Why is Zoe trapped in what appears to be some kind of mental facility? Read full book review >

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SWANS & KLONS by Nora Olsen
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 14, 2013

"Although aimed at LGBT readers and despite its unevenness, philosophical dystopia fans of all orientations will find much to appreciate in this story that tackles big ideas. (Dystopian adventure. 13-17)"
In an idyllic all-female future, Rubric and Salmon Jo's luxurious life is disrupted by their Utopia's dark side. Read full book review >

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A PERFECT SNOW by Nora Martin
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"Well-meaning but ultimately obvious. (Fiction. YA)"
A Montana teen flirts with involvement with a white-supremacist movement, and then fights to keep his brother out of it. Read full book review >

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MAMA ROCKS THE EMPTY CRADLE by Nora DeLoach
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 1998

"Apart from ancient family secrets and low-octane detection, fans will be treated to a third constant: mouthwatering soul food on both sides of the tracks."
James Covington's Labrador retriever, Midnight, likes to wander. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"An assortment of repulsive yet funny chapters makes for a quick and enjoyable read."
A clever collection of stories and comics by debut author Thompson. Read full book review >

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SURVIVOR IN DEATH by Nora Roberts
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 27, 2005

"Tough-talking thriller with a matchless pace."
One witness, two killers, five murders. Eve Dallas investigates. Read full book review >

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I REMEMBER NOTHING by Nora Ephron
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 9, 2010

"Only occasionally reaches emotional depth—seems like a tardy attempt to capitalize on the success of I Feel Bad About My Neck."
Bland, often rambling anecdotes from the acclaimed director and screenwriter. Read full book review >

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MAMA STALKS THE PAST by Nora DeLoach
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 5, 1997

"Guileless Mama, a veteran of two paperback mysteries, doesn't seem quite ready for hardcover—or prime time."
When Simone Covington's job as a paralegal in Atlanta gets too hectic, she can always retreat to Mama's house in quiet Otis, South Carolina, where the pace is slower, everybody knows everything about everybody else, and the only thing that keeps on coming at you soul food by the platter. Read full book review >

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PRIVATE SCANDALS by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1993

"A sexy hero whose no-nonsense presence cuts through the vapors and cattiness of the womenfolk and a convincing behind-the-scenes look at TV—both help make up for the weak humor, implausible plot, and trite glitz of this predictable novel."
A scheming rival and an obsessive fan convince a TV star that she's a long way from Kansas—in more sudsy romantic suspense from Roberts (Honest Illusions, 1992). Read full book review >

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ORIGIN IN DEATH by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 9, 2005

"While other series of this duration seem to be running out of gas, this one is just hitting its stride."
Who killed the beloved old plastic surgeon, and why is Eve Dallas so skeptical of the good doctor's sterling reputation? Read full book review >

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THE REEF by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Clunky denouement aside, Roberts's legion of fans will swarm to this."
With her happy balance of love, sex, and the supernatural, Roberts has become the fairy godmother of escapists and the queen of formula romance. Read full book review >

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CHASING FIRE by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2011

"Popular, prolific Roberts (The Search, 2010, etc.) delivers hair-raising smoke-jumping sequences along with the obligatory thrills, sex and a mystery even the greenest armchair sleuths will be able to solve."
A smoke jumper who puts her life on the line every fire season has more to fear this year than fire. Read full book review >