Search Results: "Dawn Miller"


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FICTION
Released: May 1, 2010

"Still, the combination of vivid cinematic detail, gritty adolescent angst and spectacular supernatural kickassery should prove irresistible. (Horror. YA)"
An apocalyptic series with an evangelical subtext kicks off with this high-octane thrill ride. Read full book review >

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THE JOURNAL OF CALLIE WADE by Dawn Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1996

"Could find its niche, perhaps, most naturally as a YA."
An old-fashioned debut novel told in a series of journal entries and letters written in the unpretentious, homespun language one would expect of an 18-year-old Missouri farm girl recording her experiences on a wagon train in 1859. Read full book review >

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OUT OF THE BASEMENT by Dawn L.C. Miller
Released: Nov. 7, 2012

"Bright, contemplative poems that will illuminate the soul.
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Miller's debut collection of short, contemplative poems. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"A likable tale that gently encourages would-be night owls to roost for the evening. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Best buddies Blossom and Boo decide to explore the mysteries of the nighttime forest. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT, SLEEP TIGHT, LITTLE BUNNIES by Dawn Apperley
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"A sweet tale to serenade small fry to sleep. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The emergence of the moon and stars heralds sleepy time for babies of all types. Read full book review >

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ANNE & HENRY by Dawn Ius
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Clever and compelling storytelling from a promising writer. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn are reimagined as private school hooligans (of course). Read full book review >

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GETTING IN THE GAME by Dawn Fitzgerald
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"Joanna's relatable, feisty and stands up for herself. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Seventh-grader Joanna Giordano is great at hockey, but the only way she can play in her school is on the boys' team, a fact that doesn't sit well with everyone. Read full book review >

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LUMINOUS by Dawn Metcalf
FANTASY
Released: June 30, 2011

"And there's little to Consuela's would-be romance with V. Only extreme fans of Melissa Marr, Cassandra Clare and the like will find anything to enjoy here. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
A confusing and at times just plain weird paranormal debut. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 15, 2016

"What better way to make natural history slide down easily? (index) (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
Cusick floats a slick, select gallery of nature's spitters, nose-pickers, oozers, and slimers—most but not all nonhuman—atop nourishing globs of scientific information. Read full book review >

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AND THE TREES CREPT IN by Dawn Kurtagich
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Frightening and compelling, this gothic will easily sweep fans up into its creeping sense of hysteria. (Horror. 13 & up)"
An emotional and chilling tale of loss, love, and personal demons. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS THAT MAKE ME SAY LOOK OUT! by Dawn Cusick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Average visuals compared to other entries in the series and a formula that is plainly wearing thin. (index, glossary) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
The author of Animals That Make Me Say Ouch! (2014), …Wow! (2014), and …Ewww! (2016) offers a fresh set of stock nature photographs on the general theme of animal defensive behaviors and features. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"A winner for sure, but less blindly battered and pain-ridden than Art Linson's arias in A Pound of Flesh (reviewed above)."
Hypnotically frank, though not for the ages, the memoirs of movie producer Steel; or, Horatio Alger Walks through Lions in Darkest Hollywood—and gets killed but not eaten. Read full book review >