Search Results: "Andrew Seewald"


BOOK REVIEW

THE THIRD EYE by Andrew Seewald
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 21, 2013

"Veteran Seewald (Death Legacy, 2012, etc.) is joined by her son Andrew for this weak mystery that nevertheless presents some interesting characters and historical tidbits about the Pine Barrens, its real star."
A young man does his level best to prevent his mother from being arrested for murder. Read full book review >

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DEATH LEGACY by Jacqueline Seewald
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 11, 2012

"Veteran Seewald, who's written a number of mysteries and thrillers (The Truth Sleuth, 2011, etc.), this time offers plenty of sex and not much else."
A consultant and a psychiatrist are involved in a matter of life or death. Read full book review >

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THE INHERITANCE by Jacqueline Seewald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2016

"The fantasy of inheriting an old Victorian and $2 million has its appeal. It's a shame readers can't vicariously enjoy it through the eyes of a more interesting heroine."
A young widow and a handsome cop have a chance to rekindle a fledgling romance from their high school years—as long as their pride doesn't get in the way. Read full book review >

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THE TRUTH SLEUTH by Jacqueline Seewald
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 18, 2011

"Shelving this sudser with the mysteries would be only the first mistake for any librarian who added Seewald's third to her acquisitions list."
A psychic librarian finds romance and dead bodies while working in a public high school. Read full book review >

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A BOY, A BIRD, A BOMB, A BOAT
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith

Cover Story: Could Be Better
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale:
 0
Talky Talk: Carry These Stories
Bonus Factors:
 Culture Shock, Summer Camp, Weird Science
Relationship Status: Taking the Leap

 

Cover Story: Could Be Better

This cover isn't bad, but I've just been spoiled ...


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BOOK REVIEW

EDMUND UNRAVELS by Andrew Kolb
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"This long extended metaphor filled with laugh-worthy wordplay will comfort children and parents alike. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Edmund, a ball of teal yarn, explores the world but returns to his family. Read full book review >

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BORIS GETS A LIZARD by Andrew Joyner
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"A fun romp with an anthropomorphized swine will leave beginning readers 'hog wild' at their accomplishments. (Early reader. 5-7)"
Boris, an ugly but somehow truly winsome warthog, is back for another outing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOUNTAIN MEN by Andrew  Glass
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 12, 2001

Dedicated to Samuel Clemens, who "promised never to let dull facts get in the way of telling a true story," this rousing mix of fact and fancy fleshes out the lives and adventures of several half-legendary harbingers of the Westward Expansion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BAD GUYS by Andrew  Glass
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"The zesty telling makes the eight figures as fascinating as their mythology; the illustrations are as rough-hewn as the stories are polished, with characters and caricatures melding into portraits of the colorful folk who remain part of the cultural fabric. (Picture book/biography. 8-12)"
In a book subtitled "True Stories of Legendary Gunslingers, Sidewinders, Fourflushers, Drygulchers, Bushwhackers, Freebooters, and Downright Bad Guys and Gals of the Wild West," Glass (The Sweetwater Run, 1996, etc.) endeavors to set the record straight concerning the doings of Jesse James, Black Bart, and other desperados who had their sorry reputations burnished by an Eastern press anxious for bold stories from the Wild West. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PINK HAT by Andrew Joyner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 26, 2017

"This pink hat's tale won't inform young feminists in great detail, but its light take on a social movement could spark conversation. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Pink hats emerged as a cultural phenomenon in early 2017, as the Women's March on Washington and in locations nationwide drew widespread attention. Read full book review >

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MAKING UP HISTORY (BUT MAKING IT FEEL REAL)
by Claiborne Smith

When debut authors talk about their struggles to get published, their stories usually boil down to a dramatic tale of numbers, despite the literary context: X number of writing workshops they attended, X number of years spent working on the debut, X number of rejections from agents or publishers. Andrew Hilleman, whose electric, compelling debut novel, World, Chase Me Down ...


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TIME IS AN ILLUSION
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for 100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith

Cover Story: Equine-tastic
BFF Charm: Heck Yes! (And Bonus LOVE)
Swoonworthy Scale:
 5
Talky Talk: Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
Bonus Factors:
 Fake Book, Blended Family, Road Trip
Relationship Status: Infinite Miles

 

Cover Story: Equine-tastic

Good news, everyone: I've finally solved the mystery of the terrible YA ...


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