Search Results: "Patrice Lyle"


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LETHALLY BLONDE by Patrice Lyle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 1, 2012

"Like cotton candy, this is fun even if it isn't filling. (Paranormal chick lit. 14 & up)"
A pact with the Devil leads to trouble for one teenage demon. Read full book review >

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A DEADLY TAIL by Dixie Lyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"This fourth outing for Whiskey, Tango, and Foxtrot (Marked Fur Murder, 2015, etc.) isn't much of a mystery, but it's a witty, zany story whose delightful animals are vastly entertaining."
Scene-stealing animals are the stars of this ghostly mystery. Read full book review >

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CHAZZONOS by Lyle Rockler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 20, 2011

"A thoughtful, entertaining look at the ties—music, community, family—that bind."
In this novel, a middle-aged Jewish cantor's life changes after an unexpected inheritance gives him new freedom. Read full book review >

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On A Fool's Errand by Lyle Wammer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 25, 2016

"An unforgiving story about abuse in a fractured and ruined family."
A young girl struggles through life with an alcohol-swilling mother and a violent stepfather in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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Terminal Justice by Lyle Howard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 21, 2015

"A taut suspense tale energized by a unique premise, dastardly criminals, and a resilient hero."
In Howard's (It's About Time, 2016, etc.) thriller, a longtime police investigator fights criminals by using hopeless cancer patients as suicide bombers. Read full book review >

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A SCHOOL FOR BRIDES by Patrice Kindl
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 14, 2015

"This airy soufflé of a tale, garnished with quirky charm, is an unmitigated delight from start to finish. (author's note) (Historical fiction. 12-18)"
Several years after the events of Keeping the Castle (2012), the Winthrop Hopkins Female Academy has opened in the rainy hamlet of Lesser Hoo. The school's mission: to ready eight young ladies, ages 12 to 19, for the marriage market. Read full book review >

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OWL IN LOVE by Patrice Kindl
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"The tidying up at the end is a little overneat and abbreviated; otherwise, an unusually strong and original first novel. (Fiction. 10+)"
Owl, 14, is charmingly offbeat; she hangs out at night in a tree near the home of her one love—science teacher Mr. Lindstrom. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2007

"May appeal to patient students and scholars."
Blistering examination of American nationalism's dark side. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 23, 2014

"A colorful keepsake album about angels all around us."
An illustrated guidebook to supernatural beings in what the author calls "Hidden Realms." Read full book review >

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POETRY
Released: April 1, 2004

"Extensive comments, biographies, and reading lists from each poet round out this first-choice anthology for today's teens. (Nonfiction. 12 )"
The editor of engaging poetry anthologies for young adults, Vecchione has produced an accessible, stimulating, and timely collection. Read full book review >

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THE COLONEL AND HUG by Steve Steinberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2015

"A top-notch sports biography."
Many baseball fans think it was Babe Ruth who elevated the fledgling (and flagging) New York Yankees team. In this authoritative new work, Steinberg and Spatz (1921: The Yankees, the Giants, and the Battle for Baseball Supremacy in New York, 2010) shine a light on the indispensable contributions of two behind-the-scenes magicians.Read full book review >