Search Results: "Annabel Pitcher"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"Realistic, gritty and uplifting. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Jamie lives in a bizarre world, where a sister can die in a bombing, and the only way to bring Mum and Dad together is by auditioning for Britain's Biggest Talent Show. Read full book review >

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SILENCE IS GOLDFISH by Annabel Pitcher
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 17, 2016

"An unflinchingly honest portrayal of anguish. (Fiction. 12-17)"
Unable to face a devastating secret, 15-year-old Tess tries unsuccessfully to run away to London. Read full book review >

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CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF REDEMPTION
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher

 

Cover Story: Truth in Advertising
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale: 7
Talky Talk: Heartbreaking Epistolary Hilarity
Bonus Factors: Message in a Bottle, Sisters, Library
Anti-Bonus Factor: Bickering Parents
Relationship Status: It’s Complicated

Cover Story: Truth in Advertising

Why, yes—those do look like condiment cumulonimbus. And the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST FAERIE QUEEN by Chelsea Pitcher
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 8, 2015

"An enjoyable-enough read for high-fantasy fans and readers with a substantial tolerance for blood. (Fantasy. 14-18)"
In this sequel to The Last Changeling (2014), set entirely in Faerie, faerie princess and revolutionary Elora, supported by Taylor and a handful of other human stalwarts, continues her mission to free the faerie underclass as conflict between Bright and Dark intensifies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST CHANGELING by Chelsea Pitcher
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 8, 2014

"A series opener with appeal for fantasy fans, especially those at home with faerie conventions (think Seelie and Unseelie courts). (Fantasy. 13-18)"
A faerie princess on a quest falls for an appealing teen who's grieving a recent loss. Read full book review >

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DOUBLE DIGIT by Annabel Monaghan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Sadly, readers won't get double the pleasure in this second installment. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
Mathematics genius Digit is back, although her adventures this time aren't quite as much fun as in A Girl Named Digit (2012). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU CAN'T CATCH ME! by Annabel Collis
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1993

"The art is a bit busy- -the children's activity is upstaged by their own imaginary world; still, a lively and attractive debut. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A Londoner illustrates imaginative play with three- dimensional collages of corrugated board, string, and paper. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 2000

"The beautiful illustrations are full of the laps and curves of the ocean, the brilliant colors of sea and sky, and the gorgeous reds and dusky browns of fabric, interiors, skin tones, and shells. (Picture book/folklore. 4-8)"
A resonant, evocative tale about a lonely woman and the child of the sea who becomes her dearest companion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SWEET GIRL by Annabel Lyon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2013

"A provocative tale that undoes any romantic delusions a reader might hold about ancient Greek society and thought."
Aristotle's daughter receives some harsh lessons in sexism and the limits of philosophy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A GIRL NAMED DIGIT by Annabel Monaghan
Released: June 5, 2012

"Check your mind at the door and enjoy this novel of two young adults caught up in a world of danger, adventure and, possibly, true love. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
An engaging heroine is at the center of this slim spy thriller from debut novelist Monaghan. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DOGS WHO CAME TO STAY by George Pitcher
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 1995

"With a touch of Cleveland Armory and Peter Gethers, this work, charmingly illustrated by Tom George, surely deserves its own place in the pet literature spotlight. (photos, not seen)"
A four-hankie story about two Princeton University bachelor professors and the dogs who adopt them. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IF MY DAD WERE A DOG by Annabel Tellis
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

"But kids may love it. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Though the invisible young narrator seems to enjoy fantasizing that his father is a dog, adult readers may find the premise somewhat nightmarish. Read full book review >