Search Results: "Amy Plum"


BOOK REVIEW

AMY by Mary Hooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"But the near-universal obsession with chat will nevertheless make this an easy sell, and readers will enjoy this vicarious brush with danger. (Fiction. 11-15)"
A cautionary tale from Britain about love on the Internet demonstrates the influence of online chat on teenage girls on both sides of the Atlantic. Read full book review >

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IF I SHOULD DIE by Amy Plum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 7, 2013

"Formulaic but fun, which makes all the difference. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
The Die for Me series about an American teenager involved with undead revenants in Paris concludes. Read full book review >

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AFTER THE END by Amy Plum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 6, 2014

"Attractive characters and the fresh, present-day setting should hook genre fans. (Paranormal suspense. 12-18)"
Plum serves up another paranormal-suspense series opener. Read full book review >

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UNTIL I DIE by Amy Plum
Released: May 8, 2012

"Good thrills and intrigue. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
Another human-undead romance produces some good entertainment in this second of a trilogy involving "revenants" in Paris. Read full book review >

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DIE FOR ME by Amy Plum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 10, 2011

"Those obsessed with paranormals won't dislike anything here, but everyone else should give it a miss. (Paranormal romance. 12-14)"
Boy meets Girl. Boy turns out to have a deep—nay, otherworldly—connection to Girl despite being the loneliest member of a family of immortal, sexy, good-hearted monsters. Read full book review >

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DREAMFALL by Amy Plum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 2, 2017

"In this case, as each chapter is predictable, the sequel will be more of the same. (Science fiction. 14-18)"
Jaime Salvator, a top pre-med student at Yale, witnesses an unprecedented sleep experiment involving teenagers who suffer from insomnia—and how it goes dreadfully wrong. Read full book review >

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UNTIL THE BEGINNING by Amy Plum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 5, 2015

"Different enough from all the rest to keep genre fans reading. (Paranormal suspense. 12-18)"
Picking up right where it left off, the story that started with After the End (2014) continues.Read full book review >

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LITTLE PLUM by Ed Young
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 28, 1994

"A trickster tale rich with meaning and handsomely set. (Folklore/Picture book. 4-10)"
Drawing on two Chinese-language versions of a traditional tale about a boy even smaller than Tom Thumb, Young portrays a hero who's sure to endear himself to listeners and storytellers alike. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PLUM SPOOKY by Janet Evanovich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2009

Trenton's most adorable bounty hunter (Plum Lucky, 2008, etc.) goes up against the most fearsome antagonist in a series not notable for the fear factor. Read full book review >

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PLUM WINE by Angela Davis-Gardner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2006

"After telling Barbara a sad story, Seiji introduces her to the concept of awaré—'graceful sorrow.' It's an apt description for the feeling that suffuses this elegant, moving novel."
A story of love and secrets in postwar Japan. Read full book review >

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PLUM ISLAND by Nelson DeMille
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 23, 1997

"Heavy wisecracking keeps the fun flowing as DeMille cranks up a thrilling, entertaining plot. ($500,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
Since The Charm School (1988), DeMille's page-turning skills have only improved, peaking with The Gold Coast (1990), faltering on Spencerville (1994), and returning to form with this trip back to the Long Island venue of The Gold Coast. Read full book review >