Search Results: "Candis Terry"


BOOK REVIEW

TANGLED UP IN TINSEL by Candis Terry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"Hotter than hot cocoa and just as sweet, it's a good read for getting into the holiday spirit."
A Christmas wedding leads to a high-heat, food-filled romance in the third volume (Perfect for You, 2017, etc.) of the Sunshine Creek Vineyard series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SOMETHING SWEETER by Candis Terry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2014

"Not as dramatic or heart-wrenching as it intends to be but still a warmhearted and romantic read."
Allison Lane swings into Sweet, Texas, when her father gets engaged to a woman he's just met; she doesn't expect to find a family who embraces her as their own or a man who might make her believe in love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PERFECT FOR YOU by Candis Terry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"Brooke must be diligent to get her boss to play with her—and the heart-melting ending is well worth the effort."
The Sunshine Creek Vineyard series continues with a fun-filled road trip that is definitely not safe for work. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SWEET SURPRISE by Candis Terry
ROMANCE
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"A smooth, sweet, romantic read if you don't consider the details too closely."
When single mom Fiona Wilder moves to Sweet, Texas, to be closer to her daughter's family, she wishes she weren't quite so interested in her ex-husband's best friend, firefighter Mike Halsey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALL THINGS HIDDEN by Judy Candis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"The derivative plot is enlivened by Candis's energetic prose. What truly distinguishes this debut, however, is the infusion of Jesus into every facet of the story and every aspect of the heroine's life."
The deep religious faith of a Florida homicide detective helps her bust up a white supremacist group and survive a personal crisis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOMBAT & FOX by Terry Denton
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Fans of Dav Pilkey who are ready for something different will chuckle at the wild antics of this jolly band of animal friends. (Fantasy. 6-10)"
This Australian buddy book featuring the titular Wombat and Fox as well as Croc, millionaire Bandicoot, the Hippo Sisters and the naughty, naughty Five Monkeys is sure to please new readers with a wacky sense of humor. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RHINO’S HORNS by Michael Terry
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2001

"Extreme close-ups of rhino and baboon, lushly drawn flowers, fruit, and accompanying insects and birds, and the silly arrangements wrapped around the horns help to enhance what is still an age-old theme. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Another take on the hoary conflict of how one who is different and dolorous about it comes to accept the beauty of his own special qualities. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CUPCAKE! by Terry Border
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"Preschoolers will be delighted with the visual mayhem, although parents may cringe at the quantity of junk food depicted. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Using similar photographic treatment and subject matter developed in his earlier picture book, Peanut Butter and Cupcake (2014), Border follows the journey of the eponymous heroine in her search for the perfectly themed birthday party. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRAVEYARD SHAKES by Laura  Terry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"Affirming girl power and the importance of staying true to yourself, this story will resonate with readers who, like Katia, build relationships on their own terms. (Graphic fantasy. 8-12)"
A tale about a ghost who fears other ghosts and two sisters who find more welcome in a graveyard than in school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SHEPHERD'S CROWN by Terry Pratchett
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"This is the late Pratchett's last book; even not-quite-perfect Pratchett is something to treasure and can proudly take its place in one heck of a literary legacy. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
"Cry ‘Crivens!' and let loose the clan Mac Feegle!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EITHER THE BEGINNING OR THE END OF THE WORLD by Terry Farish
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Readers willing to take their time will enjoy this earnest cross-cultural meditation on love and family. (Fiction. 13-17)"
In New Hampshire, a 17-year-old Cambodian-American girl falls for a mysterious military medic in this poetically rendered novel by the author of The Good Braider (2012). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHATTERED by Teri Terry
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2014

"Though this series started strong, it ends with a whimper. (Dystopian romance. 12-18)"
A girl with many names adds even more in this final book in the Slated trilogy, set in a dystopian future England controlled by the Law and Order Party. Read full book review >