Search Results: "Caroline Taylor"


BOOK REVIEW

JEWELRY FROM A GRAVE by Caroline Taylor
Released: March 20, 2013

"Disjointed writing makes it hard to follow, and harder to care about, P.J.'s current shenanigans."
When a former skip tracer's roommate goes missing, it turns out she may have had a secret life, or she may have been investigating too many of someone else's secrets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHAT ARE FRIENDS FOR? by Caroline Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 16, 2011

"The format is standard, but Taylor's bright debut throws in enough laughs to please a wide audience."
A wannabe filmmaker tests her best friend's detective skills, and her patience. Read full book review >

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NO ONE REMEMBERS YOUR NAME, WHEN YOU’RE STRANGE
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) (ISBN13: 978-0-316-34168-4) by Laini Taylor

Cover Story: Sparklemoth Split
BFF Charm: Yay x2
Swoonworthy Scale: 7
Talky Talk: Dreams of Libraries and Godspawn
Bonus Factors: Librarians, Tasty Business
Relationship Status: Missing My Other Half

Cover Story: Sparklemoth Split

Although I’m not crazy about the font, this is such a pretty ...


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CHARLES TAYLOR

Reliant as they were on call girls, cars, corpses, and Kris Kristofferson, the B-movies of the 1970s may not qualify as high art, according to cultural critic Charles Taylor, but at least they took American audiences seriously.

“For me, the staying power of these movies has to do with the way they stand in opposition to the current juvenile state ...


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BOOK REVIEW

A NIGHT ON THE TOWN by Caroline Merola
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 10, 2010

"A good addition to large collections. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Pickles McPhee longs for adventure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ERIC THE MATH BEAR by Caroline Glicksman
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 12, 2003

"It just doesn't add up. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Eric, a red glow-in-the-dark bear who works in a bank, foils a robbery in Glicksman's debut picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROSE AND THE WISH THING by Caroline Magerl
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"This quirky, sidelong look at a common childhood experience will be just the thing for readers and listeners who enjoy a touch of whimsy and mystery (and who won't mind not finding out what the wish thing actually is—or exactly what happens next). (Picture book. 3-6)"
A lonely young girl makes a wish that eventually comes true in both magical and pragmatic ways. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STORY STARTS HERE! by Caroline Merola
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"Nifty concept; imperfect execution. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A contrarian wolf insists on starting his story from back to front. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PRINCESS AND THE CASTLE by Caroline Binch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"It's a common situation, certainly—but readers may be drawn more strongly into such warmer, more developed episodes as Mavis Jukes's Like Jake and Me (1984), illustrated by Lloyd Bloom, or Cari Best's Getting Used To Harry (1996), illustrated by Diane Palmisciano. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A young child gets over her fear of the water and her fear of the new man in her mother's life in this detached import. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREGORY COOL by Caroline Binch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Upbeat and authentic. (Picture book. 4-10)"
The widely praised illustrator of Mary Hoffman's award- winning Amazing Grace (1991) and Rita Phillips Mitchell's Hue Boy (1993) depicts an American boy's first visit to his grandparents in Tobago. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEFORE MY EYES by Caroline Bock
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Gripping, disturbing and nuanced. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
The final moments before a disturbed young man sprays bullets into a crowd at a political event form the opening of this grim but intelligent novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TERROR OF THE SOUTHLANDS by Caroline Carlson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Bland pirate burlesque with plenty of standard-issue buckling of swash—but dead in the water with regard to story arc, in just its second volume. (map) (Fantasy. 10-13)"
Fledgling pirate captain Hilary bravely engages in nonpiratical behavior to rescue kidnapped friends and expose chicanery in high places. Read full book review >