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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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BABY DAYS by Belinda Downes
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"A cute gift for a baby shower. (Picture book. 1-3)"
As a quilt warms a newborn, so this quilt of rhymes warms the new relationship between parent and child. Read full book review >

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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 >

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EVERY LITTLE ANGEL'S HANDBOOK by Belinda Downes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"It may sound precious, but Downes's humor, her orderliness and sense of detail will attract readers, who will pore over the gilded stitchery, selecting their favorite angel accessories. (Picture book. 5-10)"
Dressing up angels is a lot like dressing up dolls, and kids who love choosing outfits will love this book. Read full book review >