Books by Lorie Ann Grover

HIT by Lorie Ann Grover
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Forgettable. (Fiction. 14-16)"
A dual-narrator novel explores the concept of forgiveness. Read full book review >
A BIG HUG FOR LITTLE CUB by Lorie Ann Grover
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"As realism is not the object here, these lions are cute, cuddly and toothless, safe for sharing a crib with baby. (Board book. 1-3)"
A day-in-the-life tale of a lion cub and his mother. Read full book review >
FIRSTBORN by Lorie Ann Grover
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 23, 2013

"An engrossing story with welcome depths. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
A fantasy that reads like a lost history tome and deftly examines issues of gender. Read full book review >
HOLD ME TIGHT by Lorie Ann Grover
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"Whether readers will hang on long enough to appreciate the positive ending is an open question. (Fiction. 9-12)"
An unrelenting string of bad experiences related in brief poems, this is another issue-oriented story by Grover. Read full book review >
ON POINTE by Lorie Ann Grover
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: June 1, 2004

"Clare's loving relationship with her grandfather and her ability to cope successfully with the end of her ballerina dreams make her almost too good to be true, but she'll appeal to teens interested in dance. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Acceptance into the City Ballet Company in Washington State is the entire focus of 16-year-old Clare's life; in fact, she moves in with her grandfather over the summer to be near her ballet school. Read full book review >
LOOSE THREADS by Lorie Ann Grover
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"This compelling debut may offend some with its frankness, but many others will take it to heart for its many strengths. (author's note, Web sites, bibliography) (Fiction. 10-13)"
Seventh-grader Kay finds out more than she ever wanted to know about breast cancer in Grover's first effort, a fine entry in the emerging novel-in-verse subgenre. Read full book review >