Search Results: "Patti Callahan Henry"


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THE BOOKSHOP AT WATER'S END by Patti Callahan Henry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"A quiet, atmospheric look at friendship, forgiveness, and second chances."
Two best friends find unexpected healing when they return to the beloved beach town where tragedy occurred. Read full book review >

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AND THEN I FOUND YOU by Patti Callahan Henry
Released: April 9, 2013

"A touching story."
A fictional work based on real-life events in the life of the author's sister. Read full book review >

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COMING UP FOR AIR by Patti Callahan Henry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Romantic storytelling at its simple best."
An affecting Southern tale about second chances and banishing the ghosts of regret. Read full book review >

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PATTI SMITH by Victor Bockris
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"But she and her many fans deserve better than this sometimes sensationalistic, second-hand account of her life."
Lou Reed and Keith Richards biographer Bockris offers the first full-length portrait of —70s rock icon Patti Smith, a woman whose charismatic live shows and uncompromising music earned her the moniker "The High Priestess of Punk." Read full book review >

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Patti Cake by Donielle Ingersoll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2016

"While offering scrumptious recipes, this tale of a baker embracing God's path to true love lacks a convincing plot."
A wistful and talented dessert maven hopes to find the Christian man of her dreams in this debut faith-based romance. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2005

"The atmosphere of unquestioned privilege will be comfortable to girls familiar with other series books, and the whole a pleasant, if predictable, read. (Fiction. 9-12)"
In a 21st-century version of a familiar story pattern, four 12-year-old Callahan cousins spend the summer at their grandmother's rambling New England seaside cottage, messing about in boats. Read full book review >

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KISSING BRENDAN CALLAHAN by Susan Amessé
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"When Sarah turns to her mother for help, they find mutual respect as mother and daughter—and as writers. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Aspiring writers, first kisses and mother-daughter conflicts are standard fare in teen novels. Read full book review >

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PATTI CAKE AND HER NEW DOLL by Patricia Reilly Giff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"Books on moving to a bigger bed abound; this title does little to set itself apart. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Giff's rather wordy text about a little girl moving to a new room and a big bed may fail to keep young readers engaged, but Bryant's watercolor-and-colored-pencil illustrations add a touch of sweet humor. Read full book review >

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KISSING TED CALLAHAN (AND OTHER GUYS) by Amy Spalding
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 14, 2015

"A not-so-fluffy chick-lit offering rife with angst, rock 'n' roll and lots of kissing. (Romance. 13-18)"
So many boys, so little time; what's a rock girl to do? Read full book review >

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HENRY-HENRY, SHADOWS & LIGHT by Steven Stosny
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 30, 2016

"The lead's dual personality gives readers two absorbing characters, regardless of who can or can't see them."
Psychotherapist Stosny's (Soar Above, 2016, etc.) first foray into fiction is a dark thriller following a man who, despite an iffy grasp on reality, hunts sex traffickers. Read full book review >

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HENRY FORD by Vincent Curcio
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2013

"An evenhanded study by an author determined to cover all the bases."
A nuts-and-bolts biography of the great American visionary portrays a character of enormous contrasts. Read full book review >

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JUST HENRY by Michelle Magorian
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Clearly drawn heroes and villains, a wildly engaging cast of young people and older ones and all sorts of fascinating bits about movies, cameras, music and life in postwar England all make up this sparkling tale. (Historical fiction. 10-15)"
Henry lives with his mother, stepfather, Gran and little sister. Read full book review >