Search Results: "Angie Bennett"


BOOK REVIEW

NARCISSISTIC PRAISE-JUNKIES by Angie Bennett
Released: Jan. 18, 2012

"This gritty novel about the pain others can inflict provides an unexpected sense of hope."
A wry teacher creates controlled chaos in her high school classroom in this tragicomic novel set in Texas. Read full book review >

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EVERLASTING by Angie Frazier
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2010

"However, Camille is a nicely realized character—vulnerable yet determined—and the supernatural elements wrapped up in her background are a pleasantly chilling touch. (Historical fantasy. 12-18)"
In 1855, the daughter of a well-to-do San Francisco merchant embarks on one final sea voyage with her father before she is to be married. Read full book review >

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SOLEDAD by Angie Cruz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 18, 2001

"Not even a last-minute death and the tension of ambiguities—what is Flaca's real name? who is Soledad's real father?—are enough to redeem this unambitious first effort."
A choppy debut from young activist and teacher Cruz attempts to record the Dominican experience in New York City. Read full book review >

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SANDRIDER by Angie Sage
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A fully satisfying—some might say ExtraOrdinary—sequel. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Alice TodHunter Moon, Apprentice to the ExtraOrdinary Wizard Septimus Heap, will need both her Magykal and PathFinding abilities to retrieve a lost Orm Egg from the evil sorcerer Oraton-Marr before it hatches.Read full book review >

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MEMENTO NORA by Angie Smibert
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"Not bad for reluctant readers, but Cory Doctorow's Little Brother (2008) tells a similar story so much better. (Dystopia. YA)"
"I'm about to forget everything I'm going to tell you," declares preppy 15-year-old Nora James in her opening therapeutic statement at the local Detention Center. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WAKING IN TIME by Angie Stanton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2017

"Without sparks to sustain it, the story fizzles. (Science fiction. 14-16)"
She's going back in time; he's going forward; they meet in 1961. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WAY TO SOMEWHERE by Angie Day
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2002

"Less a coming-of-ager than a wandering tale that somehow misses its mark."
A likable, though conventional, first novel traces the growing pains of a tall girl from Texas. Read full book review >

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THE MASTERMIND PLOT by Angie Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"Fans of Suzanna Snow's first mystery will cheer her latest adventure. (Historical mystery. 8-12)"
After assisting her uncle, Detective Bruce Snow, solve a mystery at the Rosemount Hotel in The Midnight Tunnel (2011), aspiring sleuth Suzanna Snow visits her paternal grandmother in Boston, where she's immediately immersed in a perplexing case of arson and art theft. Read full book review >

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THE MIDNIGHT TUNNEL by Angie Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"What Zanna lacks in grace and composure, she makes up for in pluck, persistence and cleverness, emerging a likely and likable Edwardian Nancy Drew. (Historical mystery. 8-12)"
The mysterious disappearance of a little girl from the ritzy Rosemount Hotel in Loch Harbor, New Brunswick, during the summer of 1904 triggers 11-year-old Suzanna Snow's budding sleuthing skills. Read full book review >