Search Results: "Davene Fahy"


BOOK REVIEW

ANTHONY BEST by Davene Fahy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"A worthy topic but no more than a discussion starter, as it's too bland to make much of an impression on its own. (afterword, with URLs) (Picture book. 6-8)"
An earnestly lifeless infodump featuring a child with a spectrum disorder who occasionally misbehaves but, mirabile dictu, can play piano like a pro. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SLEEPLESS by Thomas Fahy
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Aug. 11, 2009

"The author never connects readers to the scene or the events, leaving them looking at both characters and story through slowly drooping eyelids. (Horror. YA)"
Emma Montgomery and her classmates went to New Orleans to help people rebuild their shattered home. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE UNSPOKEN by Thomas Fahy
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"For a richer story of teen survival among cultists, stick with Jane Yolen and Bruce Coville's Armageddon Summer (1999). (Fiction. 13-15)"
Allison, one of six children who survived the mass suicide of a cult five years before, returns home when one of the other survivors is found drowned on dry land. Read full book review >