Search Results: "Rachel Caine"


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PRINCE OF SHADOWS by Rachel Caine
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Simply superb. (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Should a successful author of vampire novels (Black Dawn, 2012, etc.) attempt to write an alternative Shakespeare? Thankfully this one did, as the results are delicious. Read full book review >

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BLACK DAWN by Rachel Caine
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2012

"Plenty of fun. (Paranormal suspense. 12 & up)"
The 12th episode in the Morganville Vampires series finds the town besieged by the terrifying draug, water beings that feed on vampires. Read full book review >

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CHICKS KICK BUTT by Rachel Caine
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2011

"Generally flat, possibly reflecting overly narrow editorial requirements."
Chicks are awesome, declares editor Caine in her introduction to this anthology of 13 original stories in the supernatural/urban fantasy mode. Read full book review >

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ASH AND QUILL  by Rachel Caine
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 7, 2017

"A strong ensemble adventure, grim, gritty, and genuinely enjoyable. (Fantasy. 14-adult)"
Smuggler's son Jess Brightwell and his band of troublemaking Scholars face danger again in this third installment (Paper and Fire, 2016, etc.). Read full book review >

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LAST BREATH by Rachel Caine
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A gripping, original take on vampires. (Paranormal adventure. 12 & up)"
Absorbing suspense dominates this chick-lit vampire story. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 17, 2009

"A refreshingly open and clearheaded account of the dirty side of law enforcement."
Infiltrator-for-hire Caine writes with disarming candor about going undercover everywhere from Newfoundland to Hong Kong. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL CAINE'S MOVING PICTURE SHOW by Michael Caine
Released: June 12, 1989

Superstar Caine donates a short introduction to each of the ten groupings of mostly tired film trivia here ("Leading Ladies," "Tough Guys," "Never Work with Animals or Children," etc.), but the hundreds of nicely packaged tidbits could have been compiled and written up by anyone. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 15, 2004

"Psychology buffs will make of this what they will. Either way, it's an absorbing story and ought to make a chilling movie."
A collaborative record of illness and recovery by an Englishwoman who suffered from severe depression and the psychotherapist who helped her get to the root of her distress. Read full book review >

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THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE by Rachel Isadora
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

Continuing her career through the classic fairy tales, Isadora turns to the familiar story of overweening greed for her latest adaptation. Read full book review >

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NICK PLAYS BASEBALL by Rachel Isadora
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"A gentle introduction to the National Pastime. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Nick and his teammates on the Little League Rockets prepare for a big game. Read full book review >

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PEEKABOO MORNING by Rachel Isadora
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"Toddlers will delight in the play-along potential of this beautiful story. (Picture book. 2-5)"
With eyelids fluttering open, an adorable African-American toddler wakes to play a game of peekaboo with everyone. Read full book review >

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LISTEN TO THE CITY by Rachel Isadora
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2000

"City kids will revel, and all kids will delight in the colors, shapes, and sounds of this pulsating tour de force. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Using the Pop Art style she displayed to such terrific effect in ABC Pop! (1999) Isadora makes another vibrant series of images with just enough words to get those toddlers jumping. Read full book review >