Search Results: "Alexis C. Vega"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 6, 2011

"An informative, readable primer on the rules—and ruses—of the road."
Take heart, California scofflaws, from this wily treatise on the art of beating traffic tickets. Read full book review >

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SO, HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN NATIVE? by Alexis C. Bunten
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2015

"This 'Tour Guide Confidential' just doesn't have quite the same zest as other memoirs of this nature."
A memoir about working as a cultural tour guide in rural Alaska. Read full book review >

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ACCESS DENIED by Denise Vega
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"However, Erin's ups and downs are humanizing, entertaining and real. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Ever funny and clever, Erin tackles eighth grade. Read full book review >

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SURVIVE THE NIGHT by Danielle Vega
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 7, 2015

"Both scary and gory, tailor-made for fans of the genre. (Horror. 12-18)"
A girl gets out of rehab but can't stop herself from hanging with her wild friend. Read full book review >

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FACT OF LIFE #31 by Denise Vega
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 13, 2008

"Told in Kat's passionate voice, this coming-of-age novel, with its romantic subplot, snappy dialogue and strong secondary characters, will appeal to fans of Sarah Dessen. (Fiction. YA)"
High-school junior Kat Flynn loves working after school at her mother's birthing center where her kindness and compassion make her popular with the expectant mothers. Read full book review >

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THE EXORCISM OF SOFIA FLORES by Danielle Vega
Released: July 5, 2016

"A departure from the Mean Girls aesthetic of the first book but a sequel still meant for only the most unflinching of readers. (Horror. 14 & up)"
Sofia Flores returns, this time to save her own soul, as a relentless demon, Catholic dogma, and a sinfully attractive classmate threaten to tear her apart in Vega's gruesome sequel to Merciless (2014). Read full book review >

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PARADE by Alexis Braud
by Alexis Braud, illustrated by Alexis Braud
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"More Louisiana details in illustration or tale would have made this more valuable, but it's a passable paean to parading if such is needed. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A mouse in the mood for a parade gathers quite a krewe. Read full book review >

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REBECCA HOROWITZ, PUERTO RICAN SEX FREAK by Edgardo Vega Yunqué
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2008

"Too slack for satire."
An attempt at parody in the form of a memoir, from Puerto Rico native Yunqué (Blood Fugues, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE MERCILESS by Danielle Vega
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 12, 2014

"It'll take a sturdy reader not to keep flinching—or put this exercise in sensation down altogether. (Horror. 16-18)"
Mean Girls with an occult twist. Read full book review >

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LOVE AND OTHER THEORIES by Alexis Bass
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 31, 2014

"Careful, subtle and aching. (Fiction. 14-18)"
A system for avoiding heartbreak falls apart in an unexpectedly insightful tale of friendship and loyalty. Read full book review >