Search Results: "Tracey Garvis Graves"


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COVET by Tracey Garvis Graves
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"A realistic, engaging portrayal of one woman's marriage in crisis and the choices she makes for the sake of love and self."
A lonely housewife befriends a lonely policeman, and the two begin a platonic but emotionally charged relationship. Read full book review >

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UNDER THE SEA
by Leila Roy

So after a few moments, the thin, twiggy creature from the rocks went carefully toward land. It stayed in the shallows extracting breath from the water, and it began to remember.
            First it thought: There was a plan.
            Then: There was a girl who had stopped it.
            And last: There is always another way.

Rise of ...


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UNCLE BLUBBAFINK’S SERIOUSLY RIDICULOUS STORIES by Keith Graves
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"But it's hard to imagine an adult able to bear reading it to them. (Picture book. 7-10)"
"OK, so I'm Uncle Blubbafink. Hello already. Read full book review >

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SECOND BANANA by Keith Graves
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Take this off the shelf to share with primary-grade students who are navigating the ever changing landscape of friendship. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Under the big top, the show must go on, but the relationship between a spotlight-grabbing monkey and the amiable gorilla that assists him is ripe for a change. Read full book review >

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THE ORPHAN OF AWKWARD FALLS by Keith Graves
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Unfortunate Events galore, served with relish. (finished illustrations not seen) (Melodrama. 11-13)"
The creator of such picture books as Frank Was a Monster Who Wanted to Dance (1999) and Three Nasty Gnarlies (2003) dishes up a first novel seasoned with the same delightfully twisted, ghoulish sensibility. Read full book review >

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CHICKEN BIG by Keith Graves
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"For all kids who know they are really smarter than the grown-ups. (Picture book. 5-8)"
"On a teeny little farm, in an itty-bitty coop, a very small hen laid a big, humongous egg"—and, of course, out of that egg hatches a big, humongous chick. Read full book review >

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WITCH EYES by Scott Tracey
Released: Oct. 8, 2011

"Tracey's promising debut neither panders nor patronizes, trusting readers to solve Belle Dam's complex mysteries alongside a capable, self-assured hero. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
A bewitching blend of paranormal romance and intrigue. Read full book review >

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ANGEL’S GRACE by Tracey Baptiste
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"A nice read. (Fiction. 11+)"
Thirteen-year-old Grace has always known that somehow she doesn't fit in with the rest of her family. Read full book review >

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THE FALLEN STAR by Tracey Hecht
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Fresh and fun: the brigade delights as it explores another forest mystery. (Fantasy. 7-12)"
The Noctural Brigade returns in the third installment in the eponymous series. Read full book review >

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JOCKEY DAUGHTER by Tracey Cooper
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 7, 2016

"Readers may want more explanations, but even the gaps in this well-written, engrossing book about an abusive mother are revealing."
This debut memoir offers a glimpse into the world of horse racing and a detailed account of abuse. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 2, 2008

"A sincere memoir of grief and hope that honors Irish folklore while giving modern medicine its due."
Irish-American journalist Tracey explores the perplexing disease that has plagued at least four generations of his family. Read full book review >