Search Results: "Paige Rense"


BOOK REVIEW

MANOR HOUSE by Paige Rense
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 14, 1997

"But Architectural Digest editor Rense's first mystery is more likely to whet your appetite for Robert B. Parker's first book on interior decor."
``Are you the editor?'' the hit man asks, and seconds later Beau Paxton, leaving Le Club in West Los Angeles with his roommate and ``uncle'' Norton Birdwell, is the late editor of Manor House, that paean to upscale design and unfettered consumerism. Read full book review >

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STEALING SNOW by Danielle Paige
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Fans of Paige's Oz series hoping for a similar experience will not be disappointed. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
In this series opener, a magical kingdom is cursed with perpetual winter, and its only hope for redemption is…a teenage mental patient. Read full book review >

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DEATH AT DARTMOOR by Robin Paige
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 5, 2002

"A fantasia on themes from The Hound of the Baskervilles whose determined focus on the Sheridans (Death at Epsom Downs, not reviewed, etc.) shows an altogether more lighthearted side of the moors than Doyle ever revealed."
Talk about dedication. Read full book review >

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ANYTHING TO HAVE YOU by Paige Harbison
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"With characters and situations readers will recognize, Harbison scores. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
An insightful examination of a longtime friendship soured by romance and personality conflicts. Read full book review >

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OF BOOKS AND BAGPIPES by Paige Shelton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2017

"This sequel to The Cracked Spine (2016) is rich in Scottish dialect and eccentric characters, including a well-meaning heroine who brings on most of her own troubles."
A murder at a Scottish castle reveals a murky past. Read full book review >

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THE WICKED WILL RISE  by Danielle Paige
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 31, 2015

"Readers who liked Volume 1 will be perfectly happy waiting with this sequel for the series climax. (Dystopian fantasy. 12 & up)"
In Oz, the rebellion begun in Dorothy Must Die (2014) continues as its players regroup.Read full book review >

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YELLOW BRICK WAR by Danielle Paige
Released: March 15, 2016

"L. Frank Baum churned out 14 Oz books (and his successors another 26), but at least each one had a complete story arc, unlike this dreary effort. (Dystopian fantasy. 14 & up)"
Stranded in the Other Place (aka Kansas), Amy Gumm goes searching for Dorothy's silver slippers, reputed to be somewhere in her old high school. Read full book review >

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FIRST TOUCH by Laurelin Paige
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 29, 2015

"Paige is unflinching in her depiction of a complicated relationship, and the results are explosive."
A missing person case leads an actress down a dangerous path of seduction in this raw duology opener from Paige (Find Me, 2015, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE CRACKED SPINE by Paige Shelton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 29, 2016

"Prolific Shelton (If Onions Could Spring Leeks, 2015) kicks off a new series featuring a sleuth who'll delight book lovers, a so-so mystery, and Edinburgh in the starring role."
Taking a leap of faith, an archivist moves to Scotland for an exciting job opportunity. Read full book review >

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THE AWAKENING OF SUNSHINE GIRL by Paige McKenzie
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2016

"A mixed-bag sequel that misplaces what made its predecessor so special. (Paranormal suspense. 12-16)"
Sunshine Griffith develops her paranormal powers under the watchful guidance of her estranged father in this sequel to The Haunting of Sunshine Girl (2015).Read full book review >

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WHAT DO WE DO WITH THE BABY? by Rick Walton
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"And, of course, it all ends with 'I love you!' (Picture book. 3-6)"
Pretty pictures and a bouncy text just skirt the teetering edge of cutesy-poo to offer a chant for family playtime. Read full book review >