Search Results: "Ron MacLean"


BOOK REVIEW

Headlong by Ron MacLean
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"A post-baby-boomer thriller ripped from the headlines, with a minimum of liberal hand-wringing; bonus points for cops without stereotypical accents."
A low-key tale of street-level radicalism that melds contemporary social consciousness with middle-age introspection. Read full book review >

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THE ROGUE NOT TAKEN by Sarah MacLean
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2016

"MacLean's latest shines with the intensity, wit, and emotion for which she's celebrated."
After Sophie Talbot creates a scandal, she tries to escape aristocratic society by stowing away in the Marquess of Eversley's carriage—but she winds up in even more trouble. Read full book review >

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THE SEASON by Sarah MacLean
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2009

"MacLean's lively characters, however improbable, provide a fun and unrestrained take on a buttoned-up era, and readers who choose to give themselves up to the tale will enjoy it. (Mystery/historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Jane Austen meets Trixie Belden. Read full book review >

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THE NINE LIVES OF TRAVIS KEATING by Jill MacLean
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2008

"Not a complicated tale, but not heavy-handed either. (Fiction. 10-12)"
A grieving middle-grader suffers repeated encounters with a vicious bully while finding both solace and allies in efforts to rescue a group of feral cats. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 4, 1993

"It's not always easy, traveling with this Occidental tourist through the Eastern bloc, but, ultimately, the trip is a memorable souvenir of postwar Europe."
As the Soviet Union collapses, young Briton MacLean accompanies his German Aunt Zita on a rueful trip through Mitteleuropa. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"At moments heart-wrenching, at moments comedic, at all times entertaining and satisfying, this book deserves a read if you're a romance fan."
When Lady Philippa Marbury realizes she is headed into marriage and marital intimacy without the appropriate knowledge, she does what any proper woman of science should do—research; and who better to approach as a resource than Mr. Cross, the most notorious rake in London? Read full book review >

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REVEALING ANGEL by Julia MacLean
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 1991

"A few psychological implausibilities aside, this is a well- made little thriller that probes the emotionally empty center of celebrity and is to sexy pop fiction what Frederick's of Hollywood is to lingerie."
A headily scented billet-doux from a Canadian TV writer making her fiction debut: when opened, it tells the provocative story of two look-alike sisters who never met but whose lives describe opposing responses to the same psychological dilemma- -love starvation. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 13, 2017

"An unsettling exposé of the depth and breadth of the libertarian agenda."
How American democracy is being destroyed by powerful libertarians. Read full book review >

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RON POWERS
by Megan Labrise

When Kelly Rindfleisch wrote the words, “No one cares about crazy people,” she never dreamed Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times-bestselling author Ron Powers would read them. 

“I cannot describe to you the emotion, the shockwave, that hit me when I read that quote,” says Powers, author of No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NIX MINUS ONE by Jill MacLean
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 1, 2013

"Well-crafted and intense, an engrossing family drama in which both young and old learn what it means to grow up. (Verse novel. 12 & up)"
Writing in free verse from the perspective of 15-year-old Nixon "Nix" Humboldt, acclaimed Canadian author MacLean (Home Truths, 2010, etc.) presents an intriguing coming-of-age story set in rural Newfoundland and centered on the love-hate relationship between siblings. Read full book review >