Search Results: "Alethea Eason"


BOOK REVIEW

HUNGRY by Alethea Eason
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"The mixing of fantasy with reality doesn't quite gel and produces a weird, sometimes gruesome sci-fi adventure that may have some devouring the story ane others just nibbling. (Fiction. 10-12)"
A superior alien species has exhausted its own food supply and is about to invade earth to feed on the human population. Read full book review >

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ALETHEA by Jesse Arnold
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A deeply disturbing look at one girl's battle with an assortment of demons."
In this action-oriented debut thriller, a teenage girl suffers grievous injuries only to later discover that she has superpowers. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"An often engaging and intimate remembrance."
A woman explores how her hair has shaped her identity in this memoir. Read full book review >

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DEAREST by Alethea Kontis
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Perhaps not the best in the series; but it's hard to resist the Woodcutters' fluffy, eager-to-please charm. Monday's story next, please? (Fantasy. 11 & up)"
The Woodcutter sister with "a heart as big as the moon" meets her destiny in the third of the frothy fairy-tale series (Hero, 2013, etc.).Read full book review >

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HERO by Alethea Kontis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Whether Kontis tells the tales of other Woodcutter children or not, readers will await her next with joyful anticipation. (Fantasy. 11-18)"
The cover is terribly wrong—again—but Kontis' return to the Woodcutter family is still mightily entertaining. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 8, 2012

"Absolutely delectable; if it has more fripperies and furbelows than are strictly speaking necessary, it makes up for that in the wizardly grace of its storytelling. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
Readers who get past the generic title and an off-puttingly generic cover will discover a fabulous fairy-tale mashup that deserves hordes of avid readers. Read full book review >

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If You Could Be...The Critter You See by Kirk Eason
Released: April 17, 2014

"An accessible, smart book that finds an impressive balance between education and enjoyment."
In Eason's engaging debut, young readers can discover interesting facts about the wide variety of animals in the world. Read full book review >

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I KNEW YOU'D BE LOVELY by Alethea Black
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2011

"Well-balanced collection filled with low-key charm and notable talent."
Characters struggle to overcome their fears and fulfill their desires in a cautiously upbeat set of stories. Read full book review >

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Naapiikoan Winter by Alethea Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 9, 2016

"An involving, richly atmospheric historical novel about the clash of cultures in frontier America."
The lives of two strangers converge in a 19th-century Native American encampment in this historical novel from Williams (Walls for the Wind, 2015, etc.).Read full book review >

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WILLOW VALE by Alethea Williams
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"A poignant story of loss, love and family."
Two people broken by World War I look to start over and take refuge in each other in this unique historical romance. Read full book review >

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ALPHAOOPS! by Alethea Kontis
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"A must for preschool and elementary classrooms. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A hysterical take on what might happen if the letters of the alphabet mixed things up a bit. Read full book review >