Search Results: "Belinda Vasquez Garcia"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 16, 2014

"A fun middle-grade story that will appeal most to kids who already love computers."
A modern, middle-grade take on the Lewis Carroll classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland that combines puns and wordplay with video games and computer terminology.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 24, 2012

"A fabulous story packed with detail that explores both the positive and damning effects of extreme faith in a way that feels both fresh and authentic."
In Garcia's debut, the lives of two young girls in early 20th-century Madrid, N.M., are threatened when the combative powers of witchcraft and Catholic mysticism fight for supremacy with devastating consequences. Read full book review >

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MR. HOOLIGAN by Ian Vasquez
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 7, 2010

"Written with authority and dry humor, Vasquez's third (Lonesome Point, 2009, etc.) is another gritty thrill ride set in his native Belize."
A drug runner in Belize has big dreams, but bigger troubles with local criminal kingpins. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LONESOME POINT by Ian Vasquez
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 9, 2009

"The plot stalls at times, but Vasquez (In the Heat, 2008, etc.) writes with a winning combination of grit and heart."
Blackmail and buried secrets pit two brothers against each other. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAUTY IN THE STORM by Ivette Vasquez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 27, 2016

"An emotional and difficult remembrance that ultimately acts as a reinforcement of Christian readers' faith."
A writer struggles to hold her family and faith together in the aftermath of a devastating car accident in this debut memoir. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE HEAT by Ian Vasquez
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 12, 2008

"A promising debut with believable characters, steamy tropical settings and enough action to keep you reading."
An-over-the hill boxer takes on a job of detection with dangerous consequences. Read full book review >

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BOOK REPORT for Unbreakable (Legion #1) by Kami Garcia

Cover Story: Grunge Big Face Meets Gothic Big Letter

BFF Charm: Yay

Swoonworthy Scale: 7

Talky Talk: Grimoire for Dummies

Bonus Factors: Supernatural

Anti-bonus Factors: Love Triangle, Cliffhanger

Relationship Status: Hunting Buddies

 

Cover Story: Grunge Big Face meets Gothic Big Letter

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BOOK REVIEW

LIPS UNSEALED by Belinda Carlisle
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2010

"Despite its psychologically thin veneer, the book is a harrowing cautionary tale of the perilous freedoms that rock stardom brings."
Go-Go's singer and popular solo songstress reflects on her struggles with identity, drugs and the pitfalls of pop stardom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NONFICTION
Released: Jan. 31, 2001

"Words with Wings will soar year round—not just during Black History month. (Picture book/poetry. All ages)"
Compiler Rochelle (Jewels, 1998, etc.) envisioned this project as a way to help youngsters release their "own creative energy" even as they confront the "work, pain, love, anger, regret" endemic to the human experience. Read full book review >