Search Results: "Norah Lofts"


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IN TOO DEEP by Norah McClintock
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2013

"Another solid Robyn Hunter outing. (Mystery. 12-16)"
This nifty detective-style mystery series continues with a trip to a resort town and an investigation into a school for troubled boys. Read full book review >

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SHE SAID/SHE SAW by Norah McClintock
CLASSICS
Released: March 1, 2011

"Mysterious and haunting, packed with hard truths about adolescence. (Mystery. 15 & up)"
McClintock, the author of the Ellis Award-winning Chloe & Levesque crime series for teen readers, returns with a slim and shocking stand-alone. Read full book review >

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CLASSICS
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Patient readers will pull for this resilient teen determined to rise above a tough life. (Mystery. YA)"
Ryan Dooley returns (Dooley Takes the Fall, 2008), trying to figure out a mystery very close to home: the suspicious death of his estranged mother from an apparent overdose. Read full book review >

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LET THE DARK FLOWER BLOSSOM by Norah Labiner
Released: May 14, 2013

"Dark and intriguing."
A story about storytelling from Minnesota-based author Labiner. Read full book review >

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TWISTED FATE by Norah Olson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"A goose-bump-raising psychological thriller that will engross even the most jaded mystery enthusiast. (Thriller. 14-18)"
In this bracing tale of modern teenhood, the lives of estranged sisters Ally and Syd become re-entwined through an obsession with a mercurial boy. Read full book review >

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MY LIFE BEFORE ME by Norah McClintock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"This entry in the Secrets series embeds a tragic past within an engrossing mystery—masterfully. (Historical mystery. 11-18) "
In the summer of 1964, 16-year-old Cady Andrews is unexpectedly sent out into the world from the Canadian orphanage where she grew up, determined to become a reporter. Read full book review >

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FROM THE DEAD by Norah McClintock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"An intriguing mystery that fails to deliver on its promise. (Mystery. 10-14)"
When David McLean dies, leaving behind a notebook filled with code, a dozen different passports and a trail of mysterious clues, his seven grandsons follow seven different paths to try and figure out exactly who their grandfather was. Read full book review >

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LAST CHANCE by Norah McClintock
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 1, 2012

"Great for dog lovers and young mystery fans. (Mystery. 12-16)"
How does a girl who's terrified of dogs wind up working at an animal shelter? Read full book review >

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OUR SOMETIME SISTER by Norah Labiner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1998

"A novel of promise, undone by ambition."
A perhaps overly clever debut, rich in literary allusions, that just doesn't come to enough. Read full book review >

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ABOUT THAT NIGHT by Norah McClintock
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"A classic whodunit. (Mystery. 13 & up)"
The discovery of two bodies yields numerous suspects. Read full book review >

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CLOSE TO THE HEEL by Norah McClintock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2012

"A neat, suspenseful mystery tailor-made for young readers. (Mystery. 10-14)"
This exciting mystery-suspense novel takes readers to faraway Iceland. Read full book review >

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THE YOUNG OXFORD BOOK OF ARCHAEOLOGY by Norah Moloney
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 5, 1998

"Despite the lack of a bibliography or reading list, this is a fine reference for reports on particular excavations or on archaeology in general. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 9-13)"
A thorough and intelligent survey of the field of archaeology, lavishly illustrated with photographs, maps, and drawings, and containing both the quality and quantity of information one would expect from an introductory college course. Read full book review >