Search Results: "Cyn Balog"


BOOK REVIEW

STARSTRUCK by Cyn Balog
FANTASY
Released: July 12, 2011

"Skip this one, and try Charles Butler's The Fetch of Mardy Watt (2004) instead, a far superior fantasy about a self-loathing fat heroine and her male best friend. Readers who are looking for high-school pettiness should go for Nico Medina's Fat Hoochie Prom Queen (2008). (Paranormal romance. 12-16)"
It takes dark magic to make attractive people love fat girls. Read full book review >

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FAIRY TALE by Cyn Balog
FANTASY
Released: June 23, 2009

"The fairy world has got to be better than being in Morgan's orbit. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
In most high schools, the psychic girl would be the weird supernatural student, but Morgan's precognitive powers just aren't the strangest thing around. Read full book review >

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SLEEPLESS by Cyn Balog
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: July 13, 2010

In this sweet supernatural romance, Balog resurrects a childhood fantasy: the sandman, who puts us to sleep at night. Read full book review >

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UNNATURAL DEEDS by Cyn Balog
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"A page-turner that will keep readers riveted, this is a treat for mystery fans and will keep readers guessing right up until the end. (Thriller. 14-18)"
Like a PG-13 version of Gone Girl (2012), Balog's (Dead River, 2013, etc.) latest tells the tense and tragic story of three teens mixed up in a world of murder, obsession, and mental illness. Read full book review >

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DEAD RIVER by Cyn Balog
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 9, 2013

"Not the refreshing plunge it would like to be. (Paranormal thriller. 12 & up)"
While most people who visit the Dead River hear the white noise of rushing water, 17-year-old Kiandra Levesque hears the voices of people the river has claimed. Read full book review >

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TOUCHED by Cyn Balog
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"In the end, it is a frustratingly ho-hum read that could have been much, much more. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Every thought, every action has a consequence, and one unscripted moment can change everything. Read full book review >

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JAMES BALOG'S ANIMALS A TO Z by James Balog
ABC BOOKS
Released: June 1, 1996

"Though a few of the critters look cut-and-pasted, this board-book bestiary is fairly breathtaking. (Picture book. 1-4)"
James Balog's Animals A To Z ($7.95; June 1996; 26 pp.; 0-8118- 1339-8): In the striking, tack-sharp photographs of this animal ABC, creatures look out from the pages as if wishing to commune with readers. Read full book review >