Search Results: "Teresa McWhirter"


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SOME GIRLS DO by Teresa McWhirter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Mostly sad stories about club kids, Canadian style. Wasted lives, a waste of time."
Linked sketches skim the surface of a group of twentysomethings down and out in Vancouver. Read full book review >

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SKANK by Teresa McWhirter
CLASSICS
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

This stark, convincing portrait of a girl struggling to live in a tough neighborhood should appeal to teens looking for realism. Read full book review >

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THE CRIMSON SHARD by Teresa Flavin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"A gripping continuation. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
In the sequel to The Blackhope Enigma (2011), a villain abducts Sunni and Blaise to discover the secrets they learned while inside magical artist Fausto Corvo's painting. Read full book review >

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ONE PASSION by Teresa Matvejs
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"A flimsy narrative and excessive scatology."
In Matvejs' novel, a performer with a traveling circus in the Australian Outback tries to keep her family together in the face of intimidating difficulties. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Engaging characters, a tight, well-drawn plot that is complex and captivating, and an overall tone that manages to be both lighthearted and emotionally lush make this a sweet, fun and satisfying read."
After his fiancee abandons him at the altar to marry his brother, Max Burke flees London for the isolation of a ramshackle, reputedly haunted castle in Cornwall, where he'll contend with a surly, secretive staff, a mesmerizing portrait of a woman-turned-ghost and a housekeeper he's tempted to strangle—or seduce. Read full book review >

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THE OTHER MOTHER by Teresa Bruce
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Pleasant and sympathetic, even in its darker moments—of particular interest to readers schooled at the barre."
Affecting memoir of intergenerational friendship. Read full book review >

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RIDING THE WHITE HORSE HOME by Teresa Jordan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1993

"A sensitive, colorful series of contemplations, ultimately more impressionistic than cohesive but still a valuable rendering of family life and ranching in the American West. (Ten pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
A heartfelt tribute to the Wyoming family ranch on which Jordan (Cowgirls, 1982) was raised, and to the hardy people who chose that difficult way of life. Read full book review >

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MIKEY AND ME by Teresa Sullivan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 27, 2017

"An honest, intense look at a family's experience with severe disability."
A matter-of-fact, revealing debut memoir by the sister of a severely disabled woman. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 5, 2011

"An unsettling reminder of the cruelty and hatred that can lie beneath the surface of a nation formally committed to equal justice for all, but also a monument to the suffering and perseverance of a people at last determined to demand rights promised but too long denied."
Masterly examination of the widespread outbreak of racially motivated mob violence in the summer of 1919. Read full book review >