Search Results: "Brigid Kemmerer"


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SPARK by Brigid Kemmerer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"For more discerning fans of the genre and those who enjoyed the previous title. (Paranormal romance. 11-15)"
Enjoyable and as illogical as is dictated by paranormal-romance conventions, round two of The Elemental Series is set apart by its focus on the viewpoint of the guy. Read full book review >

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STORM by Brigid Kemmerer
Released: May 1, 2012

"Read fast and keep that heart rate up. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
A refreshingly human paranormal romance. Read full book review >

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SECRET by Brigid Kemmerer
ROMANCE
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"As with previous titles, the heart of the story is the human condition, and the paranormal aspect is the side note—a pleasing balance. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
In this fourth full-length title in the Elementals series, multiple secrets come to a boil. Read full book review >

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THICKER THAN WATER by Brigid Kemmerer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 29, 2015

"An engrossing page-turner that bites off a bit more than it can chew. (Paranormal thriller. 14-18)"
A lonely teen is the only suspect in his mother's murder. Read full book review >

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SPIRIT by Brigid Kemmerer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 1, 2013

"For dedicated series fans only. (Paranormal romance. 12-18)"
The third in the Elemental series largely turns from the charismatic Merricks to the problems of Hunter, a spirit elemental who was introduced in the first title, Storm (2012). Read full book review >

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LETTERS TO THE LOST by Brigid Kemmerer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 4, 2017

"Lacks any real substance. (Fiction. 13-17)"
Kemmerer's dual-narrative romance ponders the path of fate versus blazing one's own trail. Read full book review >

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GUITAR HIGHWAY ROSE by Brigid Lowry
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 15, 2003

"Lowry's Australian lingo, lyrical descriptions, likable characters, and creative format are sure to be an instant hit with teens. (Fiction. YA)"
Multiple narrators and diverse narrative forms, including stream of consciousness, lists, and excerpts from Living with Teenagers, all tell the engaging story of Australian 15-year-olds Rosie and Asher. Read full book review >

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THE SUN AND OTHER STARS by Brigid Pasulka
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Pasulka scores a refreshing success with her affectionate portrait of a small-town community and her fresh angle on an aching heart."
On the Italian Riviera, a wounded young man rediscovers his appetite for life through the intervention of a fugitive soccer celebrity, in the heartwarming second novel from award-winning writer Pasulka. Read full book review >

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FOLLOW THE BLUE by Brigid Lowry
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2004

"A fun read from down under. (Fiction. 12+)"
Struggling under an eccentric mother and a father suffering from a mental breakdown, Bec assumes that her 15th summer will be more of the same. Read full book review >

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PACKING UP by Brigid Keenan
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Intimate, funny and keenly observed."
A British memoirist continues the engaging story she began in her best-selling book, Diplomatic Baggage (2005), about her late-midlife experiences as the wife of a career diplomat. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 2010

"Though the author doesn't do enough to exhort young writers to be readers, she offers a healthy sampling of writing ideas useful to motivated students and their teachers. (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
Lowry offers both inspiration and technical help in this upbeat guide for young writers. Read full book review >

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FULL MARKS FOR TRYING by Brigid Keenan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Keenan understands how much the world has changed and hopes her story will resonate with reflective readers who will appreciate her brief but warm glance back in time."
A memoir about "what it was like to grow up…in the 1940s, '50s, and '60s in a family that was, like Britain itself, facing and adapting to the enormous changes taking place around us with gathering speed." Read full book review >