Search Results: "Coert Voorhees"


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ON THE FREE by Coert Voorhees
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"Danger is within and without for teens backpacking through the wilderness. (Adventure. 13-16)"
Seeking to avoid jail time, 16-year-old Santi Rivas agrees to a backpacking trip with a wilderness-therapy program in the mountains of Colorado. Read full book review >

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IN TOO DEEP by Coert Voorhees
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 9, 2013

"X definitely does not mark the spot. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
A community-service trip to Mexico lands four teens in the middle of an expedition that could lead either to the discovery of priceless treasure or toward certain death. Read full book review >

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THE BROTHERS TORRES by Coert Voorhees
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 29, 2008

"Striving for rich layers in both character and story, Voorhees creates a muddled mess. (Fiction. YA)"
In this debut novel, 16-year-old Francisco "Frankie" Torres finds himself at odds with his older brother Steve and Steve's concept of family honor and manhood. Read full book review >

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LUCKY FOOLS by Coert Voorhees
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 10, 2012

"The One-Percent setting, low physical and emotional stakes and too-tidy ending ensure that this is a must-read for only a select set of pretty white teens with problems. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
A rich kid fears he won't realize his college dream in this sedate, bloodless drama. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 27, 2013

"A wide-reaching collection of tidbits about work of all sorts."
A whimsical, alphabetical guide to occupations both obscure and familiar, some long-forgotten, others still being carried out by today's workforce. Read full book review >

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THE LUMIÈRE AFFAIR by Sara Voorhees
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2007

"Movie lovers will enjoy Voorhees's gentle satire of the business of film as high art. Unfortunately, the human drama that unfurls is less winning."
Film critic Voorhees's fiction debut about a young American journalist searching for information about her dead mother while attending the Cannes Film Festival. Read full book review >

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SHOOTING GENJI by Richard Voorhees
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 6, 2014

"Delightful fun with a surprisingly warm heart."
In this comic novel, a front-runner for gangsters leaves New York for Hollywood, where he becomes involved in filming a 1,000-year-old Japanese book. Read full book review >