Search Results: "Aimée Carter"


BOOK REVIEW

CAPTIVE by Aimée Carter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 25, 2014

"With this second installment, Carter has hit her stride. (Dystopian romance. 14-18)"
This second installment in the Blackcoat Rebellion series dives further into the book's dystopia, rounding out the imaginative future America outlined in Pawn (2013). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GODDESS INTERRUPTED by Aimée Carter
Released: April 1, 2012

"A good bet for readers mostly interested in the romance. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Fasten your seatbelts, lower your expectations, then sit back and enjoy the modest pleasures of this mostly smooth sequel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GODDESS INHERITANCE by Aimée Carter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2013

"Strictly for dedicated category-romance fans. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
This ill-begotten series conclusion offers ample proof (evidently some is needed) that genocide and category romance don't mix. Read full book review >

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THE GODDESS TEST by Aimée Carter
FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2011

"Better takes on this familiar paradigm abound. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
Propelled by its high concept—ancient Greek deities, reality TV plot—this romance-series debut starts promisingly but soon sinks into a queasy blend of genres with cardboard characters and interchangeable deities. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SIMON THORN AND THE VIPER'S PIT by Aimée Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A fan-pleasing sequel that will have readers anticipating the next installment. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Simon Thorn and his friends return to face new challenges at school and in the Animalgam world. Read full book review >

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SIMON THORN AND THE WOLF'S DEN by Aimée Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"A thrill from start to finish, the book will have readers eager to return to the magical world of Simon Thorn. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Simon Thorn enters a supernatural world as the unlikely hero of Carter's middle-grade novel. Read full book review >

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DYSTOPIA DÉJÀ VU
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for Pawn (The Blackcoat Rebellion Book 1) by Aimée Carter

 

Cover Story: Standard Issue Dystopia Emblem… Or Is It?!
BFF Charm: Maybe
Swoonworthy Scale: 3
Talky Talk: Greatest Hits Compilation
Bonus Factors: Identity Theft, Evil Matriarch
(Anti-?) Bonus Factor: Dystopia
Relationship Status: Friends with Benefits

Cover Story: Standard Issue Dystopia Emblem… Or Is It?!

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BOOK REVIEW

NORTH WOODS GIRL by Aimée Bissonette
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"A celebration of both family and nature with exemplary illustrations. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In this picture book, a young girl from the city periodically visits her grandmother who lives in the north woods. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHANGING WOMAN by Aimée Thurlo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2001

"It's the busy, uninspired plotting and the forgettable supporting cast that lies there well intentioned but inert."
In the fifth of this sober, trudging series, Special Investigator Ella Clah of the Navajo Tribal Police (Enemy Way, 2000, etc.) confronts a changing woman in the bosom of her own family: her mother. Read full book review >

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DEATH WALKER by Aimée Thurlo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1996

"Busy, ambitious, and dense, but without the kinds of dramatic and psychological contouring that would make it all memorable."
Someone seems to be mounting a full frontal assault on the elders and sages on Ella Clah's Navajo reservation. Read full book review >

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BAD MEDICINE by Aimée Thurlo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Like Ella's two previous cases (Death Walker, 1996, etc.), this one is too much of a good thing; trying to sort out the suspects and subplots is like wandering for hours and hours in a museum filled with fascinating exhibits."
En route to a homicide scene—Navajo rights activist Stanley Bitah has been clubbed to death—tribal police officer Ella Clah stops to check out a report of a drunk driver, only to find that Angelina Yellowhair isn't drunk but that she'd been fatally poisoned even before her car crashes. Read full book review >