Search Results: "Derek the Ghost"


BOOK REVIEW

THE NORTHERN FRIGHTS by Derek the Ghost
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 25, 2013

"Another lightweight creature feature, with a teeming supporting cast of ookie-spookies. (Comic horror. 8-11)"
Six more-or-less-human Scary School students try their luck at frozen, all-monster Scream Academy ("Be judicious or be delicious") as part of an exchange program. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CASEY AND DEREK ON THE ICE by Marty Sederman
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Pullen's oil paintings aptly complement the larger-than-life plot, the characters' earnest faces canvasses for their emotions as they give the game their all. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A "Casey at the Bat" for the hockey fan. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEREK JETER PRESENTS NIGHT AT THE STADIUM by Phil Bildner
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2016

"A direct riff on Night at the Museum. Also, by now younger readers will barely remember Jeter as a player, so the lionization may need some explanation. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A young New York Yankees fan gets some unexpected help in his quest for an autograph from his favorite (ex) player. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Ghost Chronicles by Marlo Berliner
Released: Nov. 4, 2015

"Some of the story covers familiar terrain, but bonus dramatic and paranormal elements give this winsome tale flavor."
In this YA supernatural debut, a teen's death renders him a ghost, who finds romance, confronts demons, and wonders why his soul, unlike so many others, hasn't moved on. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

QUEEN OF THE DEAD by Stacey Kade
FICTION
Released: June 7, 2011

"Ghost and the Goth lovers. (Paranormal. 12 & up)"
Former cheerleader, fashionista and "mean girl supreme" and current spirit guide Alona Dare and social recluse and ghost-talker Will Killian trade their flirtatious banter for a more serious dilemma in this sequel to The Ghost and the Goth (2010). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GHOST by Robert Harris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 23, 2007

"Very slick, rather tense, sophisticated and amusing."
Big money lures a professional ghostwriter into a rush job—rewriting the memoirs of the former British prime minister in a month. By the way, the last guy on the job may have been murdered. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GHOST by Marc Olden
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1999

"Plenty gritty: Olden's masterful theft of cop lingo is practically felonious."
A murderously bad cop enshrines a beautiful woman in his weird heart, Ö la the 1941 film I Wake Up Screaming, in the latest from Olden (Fear's Justice, 1996, etc.) Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GHOST by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 1997

"Despite the usual Steelian menu of love, pain, and compassion, most fans will figure out the ending long before they get to it—and could probably supply the cadences as well."
In her 41st novel (Special Delivery, p. 751, etc.), Steel weaves touches of the paranormal into a historical romance. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GHOST & THE GOTH by Stacey Kade
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 6, 2010

"Kade makes this unlikely scenario feel real. (Paranormal romance. YA)"
"God, buses are so ugly when you see them that close up," observes snobby cheerleader Alona Dare just before a school bus runs her over outside of gym class. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GHOST SHIFT by John Gapper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"An insider's peek into hidden Chinese culture with a complex storyline, Gapper's novel works on every level."
Gapper (A Fatal Debt, 2012, etc.) sweeps readers inside today's China in his latest thriller.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GHOST IN LOVE by Jonathan Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Love conquers all, as if there were any doubt."
A strain of syrupy romance undermines the novelist's surrealistic strengths. Read full book review >