Search Results: "Tori Carrington"


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FOUL PLAY by Tori Carrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2007

"Though Sofie's adventurous life in the Greek community makes for pleasant reading, she's still a pale shadow of Stephanie Plum."
Fueled by Greek coffee, Sofie Metropolis investigates lost pets and cheating husbands. Read full book review >

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SOFIE METROPOLIS by Tori Carrington
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 7, 2005

"Slapdash and derivative."
Greek 20-something turns gumshoe after her Big Fat Wedding goes bust. Read full book review >

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LOVE BITES by Tori Carrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"But neither makes for compelling reading, unless you're really into Queens."
A Greek-American p.i. fits in a couple of clients while trying to straighten out her love life. Read full book review >

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DIRTY LAUNDRY by Tori Carrington
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 2, 2006

"If the author(s), aka Lori and Tony Karayianni, insist on dropping in on Sophie's antics every two months, we're in for a long year."
More frappé-fueled fun in Astoria, Queens, with the Hellenic wannabe hellcat. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A bold argument based mostly on experiences and observations rather than statistical support."
In her debut memoir, filmmaker and activist Hogan examines the problems with international aid efforts in Africa. Read full book review >

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Journey Home by Tori Meyer
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Gentle handling of a difficult but important subject."
Lyrical text and soaring imagery give school-age children a taste of war, peace, freedom, and military service. Read full book review >

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EVERY BITTER THING SWEET by Roslyn Carrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2001

"Too neatly affirming, but the details of life and landscape are fair compensation."
Second novel from the Trinidadian journalist (A Thirst For Rain, 1999, not reviewed), a richly textured love story with a gritty setting—a gambling den/bordello—about a bargirl and a would-be boxing champ wising up to life and love. Read full book review >

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The Lost Gold by Tori Warner Shepard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"A historically and culturally informative tale of the tragic fall of a proud man."
In this prequel to Now Silence (2011), Shepard tells the story of a Mexican-American family that believes that a hidden fortune will enable them to buy back land taken by the U.S. government in 1848. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 7, 2009

"An inspirational story of losing pride, embracing humanity and accepting love."
One woman's rebellion against powerlessness places her in perhaps the most powerless situation of all—crossing the Atlantic Ocean alone in a 23-foot rowboat. Read full book review >