Search Results: "Carter Phipps"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2012

"Thoughtful and provocative."
Debut author Phipps offers a challenging reexamination of the connection between the "evolutionary dynamics of the universe and the very being of the divine." Read full book review >

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THE COMPANY OF HEAVEN by Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Brilliantly evocative contemporary stories about Haiti told by a personable native."
Life in Haiti, before the recent earthquake but no less steeped in hardship and spiritual overcoming, is captured in interconnected stories by a gifted Haitian American. The book won the 2010 Iowa Short Fiction Award. Read full book review >

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WE FORGOT BROCK! by Carter Goodrich
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Forget Brock. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Phillip and Brock are best friends. They spend all their time goofing around together. The only problem is his parents can see Phillip but not Brock. Read full book review >

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HEAVEN’S ALL-STAR JAZZ BAND by Don Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2002

"Short biographies of each of the musicians are included at the end. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Grandpa Jack is a bit shy when he first arrives in Heaven, which, appropriately for a jazz fan like himself, takes the form of a Cotton Club peopled with jazz legends whose music Grandpa loved so much in life. Read full book review >

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MY BEST FRIEND, MAYBE by Caela Carter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 3, 2014

"Vivid descriptions of the unusual landscape of Santorini will fascinate readers looking for a good travelogue, and the perceptive and heartfelt relationship dynamics will only add to the appeal. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Two former best friends raised by families with markedly different values take a trip to Greece in this poignant story that is centered around themes of sexuality, acceptance and belonging. Read full book review >

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CAPTIVE by Aimée Carter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 25, 2014

"With this second installment, Carter has hit her stride. (Dystopian romance. 14-18)"
This second installment in the Blackcoat Rebellion series dives further into the book's dystopia, rounding out the imaginative future America outlined in Pawn (2013). Read full book review >

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GET OVER IT by Nikki Carter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 28, 2013

"Wholesome, down-to-earth fun. (Fiction. 12-18)"
This sixth installment brings levelheaded songwriter and pop star Sunday Tolliver's career and romantic life to a comfortable—if not definitive—conclusion. Read full book review >

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GODDESS INTERRUPTED by Aimée Carter
Released: April 1, 2012

"A good bet for readers mostly interested in the romance. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Fasten your seatbelts, lower your expectations, then sit back and enjoy the modest pleasures of this mostly smooth sequel. Read full book review >

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THE HUNTED by Peter Carter
FICTION
Released: May 1, 1994

"Despite a tense climax, this reads most clearly on its symbolic level; thus, readers may find Zuccotti's Italians and the Holocaust (1987), a history Carter recommends, a more absorbing account of this little-known episode. (Fiction. YA)"
When Italy surrendered to the Allies in 1943, Italian troops in France retreated with a number of Jewish refugees—an act that Carter (Borderlands, 1990) commemorates with this heroic but loosely knit story. Read full book review >