Search Results: "Charlie Price"


BOOK REVIEW

THE REMARKABLE JOURNEY OF CHARLIE PRICE by Jennifer Maschari
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"The therapeutic message overwhelms this well-meant debut. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
A fantasy exploration of grief so overwhelming that it threatens to engulf its sufferer. Read full book review >

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DEAD CONNECTION by Charlie Price
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2006

"Though the story ends in an unusual and slightly awkward fashion, the realistic complexities explored are ripe for discussion. (Fiction. 12-14)"
A spectral mystery starts strong but ends differently. Read full book review >

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DESERT ANGEL by Charlie Price
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"Relentless, heart-stopping suspense. (Thriller. 12 & up)"
A taut thriller about Angel, a 14-year-old who is pursued by a man who has a deadly need to silence her. Read full book review >

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LIZARD PEOPLE by Charlie Price
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"With wild, manic pacing, readers are pulled alongside Ben to discover what is real—and what is not—building to an unsettling conclusion that is sure to leave them talking about this psychological thriller long after the final page is turned. (Fiction. YA)"
Seventeen-year-old Ben Mander has a particularly tumultuous life: His mother, a paranoid schizophrenic, refuses to take her medication and when under duress, spins outrageous tales of Lizard People; Ben's father, divorced from his mother and estranged from his current girlfriend, spends most of his days haunting sleazy bars and crashing in cheap motels. Read full book review >

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DEAD INVESTIGATION by Charlie Price
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Better as a mystery than a coming-of-age tale but not even fully successful as that. (Paranormal mystery. 15-18)"
A psychic 17-year-old learns to talk to the living, while an adult detective catches a serial killer in this sequel to Dead Connection (2006).Read full book review >

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DEAD GIRL MOON by Charlie Price
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"A paltry few good guys try to balance cunning and pervasive evil in this disturbing mystery. (Mystery. 14-18)"
Three teens, variously abandoned and abused, become involved in a small-town murder that exposes their own exploitation in revealing ways. Read full book review >

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THE INTERROGATION OF GABRIEL JAMES by Charlie Price
FICTION
Released: Aug. 17, 2010

"Top notch. (Thriller. YA)"
Suspense and mystery dominate this exciting double-layered story of a misfit high-school boy giving evidence to the police after a multiple shooting. Read full book review >

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VINCENT PRICE by Victoria Price
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"These are the things readers want to know about in detail, not the run-down on the cast of Laura. (32 pages b&w photos)"
Although she gives a thoughtful and detailed recounting of Vincent Price's career, his daughter sticks too closely to the facts to make this biography anything special—a disappointment, considering the potential. Read full book review >

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CHARLIE OPERA by Charlie Stella
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2003

"Violent, brutal at times, but the pace never slows, and you'll like tough, tenderhearted Charlie a lot."
Stella's Goodfellas (Jimmy Bench-Press, 2002, etc.) do their wild and crazy thing once more. Read full book review >

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CHARLIE BUILDS by Bob Bianchini
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Father/son construction projects have never been more tender. (Board book. 2-4)"
Charlie and his dad build sand castles, bridges, towers, and more together. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 30, 2010

"Multilayered, provocative and highly accessible, this will appeal to Chan fans, scholars and general readers."
China-born poet and critic Huang (English/Univ. of California, Santa Barbara/Transpacific Imaginations: History, Literature, Counterpoetics, 2008, etc.) recounts the making of an American folk hero. Read full book review >