Search Results: "Priscille Sibley"


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THE PROMISE OF STARDUST by Priscille Sibley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A literate and incandescent Nicholas Sparks-like love story complicated by intense moral and ethical questions."
Personal tragedy becomes an ethical and legal quandary in Sibley's debut literary fiction. Read full book review >

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SPIDER IN THE SINK by Celestine Sibley
Released: Nov. 12, 1997

"Highlights of Kate's fifth (A Plague of Kinfolks, 1995, etc.) include a round of Christmas visits and regional meals (along with a cameo by Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter), lightly spiced with mystery—all utterly typical of the series: Uncle Wiggily for adults."
Atlanta Searchlight reporter Kate Mulcay feeds bird and squirrels, and saves spiders in her sink instead of crushing them, but this time her attachment for God's helpless creatures may have gotten out of control. Read full book review >

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A PLAGUE OF KINFOLKS by Celestine Sibley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1995

"Warm and unpretentious, then, but not for robust tastes."
A bucolic fourth adventure for widowed Atlanta reporter Kate Mulcay (Dire Happenings at Scratch Ankle, 1993, etc.), who still lives in the log cabin once shared with policeman husband Benjy. Read full book review >

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AH, SWEET MYSTERY by Celestine Sibley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 17, 1991

"Kate's further adventures are anticipated with pleasure."
Kate Mulcay is a youngish widow, reporter on an Atlanta newspaper, still living in the rural log cabin she and her husband had lovingly restored. Read full book review >

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DIRE HAPPENINGS AT SCRATCH ANKLE by Celestine Sibley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 30, 1993

"Motivation and culprit are briskly disposed of in the last pages of this Nancy Drew meets Sheena, Jungle Queen episode— frisky, amiable, and weightless."
Another chapter in the adventurous life of young widow Kate Mulcay, reporter-sleuth for an Atlanta newspaper (Straight as an Arrow, etc.). Read full book review >

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STRAIGHT AS AN ARROW by Celestine Sibley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 26, 1992

"Add a plus for nature lovers."
Atlanta reporter Kate Mulcay (Ah, Sweet Mystery, etc.) hurries to Ila, a barrier island off Florida's coast, in response to a call for help from Nora Noble, who, with husband Phil, lives there year- round. Read full book review >

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I'M NEW HERE by Anne Sibley O'Brien
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Whether readers are new themselves or meeting those who are new, there are lessons to be learned here about perseverance, bravery, and inclusion, and O'Brien's lessons are heartfelt and poetically rendered. (Picture book. 5-10)"
Readers walk in the shoes of three students struggling after immigrating to the United States. Read full book review >

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A PATH OF STARS by Anne Sibley O'Brien
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"The Cambodian particulars are intriguing, but the satisfaction that a child can also help a grieving adult is what readers will take away from this sympathetic story. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Because of her close relationship with her grandmother, young Dara is the one who can comfort her when her only surviving brother dies in Cambodia. Read full book review >

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THE PRINCESS AND THE BEGGAR by Anne Sibley O'Brien
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: April 1, 1993

"A felicitous setting for a lovely tale. (Folklore/Picture book. 4+)"
A sixth-century tale that could have been beloved only by a people of unusual wisdom and generosity. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"Appealing reading for those interested in memoirs about the Camino de Santiago and other epic modern-day treks."
A journalist chronicles his month-long, 500-mile trek with his grown son along one of the world's most famous pilgrim routes. Read full book review >

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Dare Ya! by Rhonda Wilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 6, 2016

"An energetic, but sometimes-feckless action potboiler about a wacky dotcom."
Two Special Forces veterans and ex-cons strike it rich with a gonzo social media website and then battle a vengeful conspiracy in this debut thriller. Read full book review >

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Goodbye, Miss Emily by Martha Sibley George
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 16, 2014

"A close look into a bygone society and one man's difficult life, well-suited for fans of the forgotten South."
A man struggles to rebuild his life after the untimely death of his young wife in George's debut historical novel. Read full book review >