Search Results: "Chloe Catan"


BOOK REVIEW

WHITE FLOWER by Victor Montejo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Especially attractive for Latino and First Nations collections. (source note) (Folktale. 8-12)"
Scholar Montejo recounts the tale of a prince so devastated by the loss of his family and people that he forgets his name. Read full book review >

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RAPUNZEL  by Chloe Perkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 21, 2017

"Adults wishing to expand the worldviews of their young charges beyond Eurocentric interpretations will find plenty of visual delights in this one, though they'll wish it were bigger. (Board book. 3-5)"
A retelling of the classic fairy tale with India as its setting. Read full book review >

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WINTERHOUSE by Ben Guterson
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"Clever and captivating. (Mystery/fantasy. 8-12)"
Young Elizabeth Somers' predilection for puzzles is put to the test when she spends a Christmas break alone at the enormous Winterhouse Hotel. Read full book review >

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THE PERFECT TREE by Chloe Bonfield
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"A gorgeous reminder that the natural world is perfect and worthy of notice. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In a natural-world version of Leo Tolstoy's short story "The Three Questions," a boy goes in search of the perfect tree to chop for firewood and finds much more. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ASUNDER by Chloe Aridjis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"Dark and peculiar, simultaneously sinister and playful, Aridjis' modern gothic vision will charm those prepared to linger in her cabinet of curiosities."
A self-effacing life devoted to obsessive minutiae is cracked open in this oblique, disturbing, yet oddly compelling tale. Read full book review >

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TALL MAN by Chloe Hooper
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2009

"Alternately poignant, powerful and ponderous—a worthwhile glimpse into a battered culture."
Australian novelist Hooper (A Child's Book of True Crime, 2002) investigates the 2004 death of an Aboriginal man and the subsequent trial of the police sergeant charged with his killing. Read full book review >

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BOOK OF CLOUDS by Chloe Aridjis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2009

"A brief, introverted story."
A debut novel concerning a young Mexican woman's lonely sojourn in Berlin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BLOSSOM by Isabel Chloe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"A fast-paced, tangled mystery with an eerie sci-fi twist."
Crime drama meets sci-fi mayhem in Chloe's (No Last Tattoo, 2013, etc.) haunting alien thriller. Read full book review >

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HOUSE RULES by Chloe Neill
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"As Willow of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (a series at least partly responsible for kick-starting this genre) says, 'Bored now.'"
Merit, Sentinel of one of Chicago's vampire enclaves, Cadogan House, and her boyfriend, Ethan, co-Master of that House, face murder, dastardly politicking and romantic discord in the seventh Chicagoland Vampires (Biting Cold, 2012, etc.) novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOOKED by Chloe Shantz-Hilkes
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 1, 2013

"The accounts are varied and honest enough that readers with addiction in their own families will likely find plenty to relate to, but a bit more context would have been helpful. (list of resources) (Nonfiction. 12-18)"
A collection of personal accounts from young people whose family members have struggled with a variety of addictions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CINDERELLA by Chloe Perkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A nice but not requisite purchase. (Board book/fairy tale. 3-5)"
A retelling of the classic fairy tale in board-book format and with a Mexican setting. Read full book review >

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SEW ZOEY by Chloe Taylor
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 4, 2013

"This book will appeal to a middle-grade crowd that isn't into vampires and dystopias, as well as to those who create art with their hands. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Most novels about fashion end up being more about little divas than about the clothing; this is an exception. Read full book review >