Books by Lenore Hart

Lenore Hart grew up in the "old" Florida, a place of unpaved back roads, miles of rolling orange groves, and alligators crossing the backyard at night. But by the time she entered college, Disney World had moved in across the lake from her parents’ house.


BECKY by Lenore Hart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"As characterized here, Becky doesn't earn the equal time she clamors for."
A supporting character in Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer gets her own novel. Read full book review >
THE TREASURE OF SAVAGE ISLAND by Lenore Hart
FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"Too earnest, but absorbing nonetheless. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Hart gives 18th-century life on a sparsely settled Virginia island a decidedly unappealing cast in this melodramatic historical yarn. Read full book review >
ORDINARY SPRINGS by Lenore Hart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2005

"Unerring eye for 1950s detail lifts this soap-operatic story above the ordinary, even if the plot springs are a bit too visible."
Teenager grows up fast in small Florida town—and then the plot really takes off in Hart's second outing (after Waterwoman, 2002). Read full book review >
T-REX AT SWAN LAKE by Lisa Carrier
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2004

"The offbeat story is full of action and humor, but it's Demarest who brings T-Rex to life in his jewel-toned watercolors filled with dancers, musicians, ballet fans, and one super-sized skeleton dancing up a storm. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The combination of dinosaurs and ballet seems an unlikely one, but Carrier and Hart carry it off with both style and heart. Read full book review >
WATERWOMAN by Lenore Hart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"Tries hard but fails to tell a different story of thwarted passions and family obligations."
A first novel breathlessly celebrates an unusual heroine—she works the waters of the Chesapeake Bay—in an unconvincing story of sibling rivalries that have fatal consequences. Read full book review >