Search Results: "Deb Caletti"


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THE LAST FOREVER by Deb Caletti
ROMANCE
Released: April 1, 2014

"A story that proves there can, indeed, be life after death. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
A despairing father and his 17-year-old daughter take an emotional journey together that brings redemption, hope and healing. Read full book review >

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HE'S GONE by Deb Caletti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 7, 2013

"Well-written, strongly characterized and emotionally complex fiction."
YA veteran and National Book Award finalist Caletti (The Story of Us, 2012, etc.) makes a striking adult debut with this tale of a husband's mysterious disappearance. Read full book review >

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THE STORY OF US by Deb Caletti
Released: April 24, 2012

"Still, Caletti's exceptional insight into and compassion for her characters more than compensate. Adrift in a world where only impermanence is permanent, they remain hopeful, loving what they know can't last. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Cricket accepts that life is transient and change is inevitable; she just needs a survival guide for getting through it. Read full book review >

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STAY by Deb Caletti
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 19, 2011

"While her story's not particularly new, Calletti knows her audience and tells it well. (Fiction. 12-15)"
A dissection of an unhealthy, obsessive relationship as seen in its aftermath. Read full book review >

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THE SIX RULES OF MAYBE by Deb Caletti
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 16, 2010

"Overall, because of her lack of focus and sense of self, readers may have a hard time sympathizing with her. (Fiction. YA)"
Analyzing other people's emotions and motivations is Scarlet Ellis's greatest talent. Read full book review >

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HONEY, BABY, SWEETHEART by Deb Caletti
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2004

"Lovely. (Fiction. 12+)"
Tender and poetic, Caletti's tale of the multifaceted effects of the many kinds of love tells the story of Ruby, who, in an effort to break out of her quiet-girl persona, begins dating an exciting but amoral rich boy. Read full book review >

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THE NATURE OF JADE by Deb Caletti
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 27, 2007

"All in all, a pleasure. (Fiction. YA)"
For Jade, prone to panic attacks that consume her, watching the elephant cam from the nearby zoo offers peace. Read full book review >

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THE QUEEN OF EVERYTHING by Deb Caletti
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Cosmic comedy. (Fiction. YA)"
Alternating between pithy humor and ominous foreboding, high-school junior Jordan MacKenzie's voice describes her life, family, and friends in this gothic with an edge. Read full book review >

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ESSENTIAL MAPS FOR THE LOST by Deb Caletti
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 5, 2016

"A cleareyed story about love and loss, mental illness, and taking charge of one's own fate. (Fiction. 15-19)"
Two teens meet under unusual and sorrowful circumstances, and together they learn that life is full of both joy and despair. Read full book review >

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WHAT'S BECOME OF HER by Deb Caletti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2017

"A darkly enchanting romance sinks into a thrilling cat-and-mouse game."
When charismatic, brooding aspiring poet and Edgar Allan Poe aficionado Henry North arrives on Parrish Island, Isabelle Austen is smitten. But Henry comes bearing secrets that may spell Isabelle's death. Read full book review >

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THE FORTUNES OF INDIGO SKYE by Deb Caletti
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 25, 2008

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THE SECRET LIFE OF PRINCE CHARMING by Deb Caletti
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 7, 2009

"The author excels at getting to the heart of her protagonists' mixed-up emotions, and her fans will not be disappointed. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Caletti traverses familiar narrative terrain—emotionally wounded women search for Mr. Right amongst an overabundance of Mr. Wrongs—and adds a road trip as the vehicle for finding truth. Read full book review >