Search Results: "Emily Sutton"


BOOK REVIEW

TINY CREATURES by Nicola Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Very little information is available for this age group about these microscopic creatures, making this an especially welcome introduction. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Invisible to the human eye, some of the tiniest creatures are known do some of the biggest jobs on Earth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MANY by Nicola Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"A sobering message presented gloriously. (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
Writer and zoologist Davies celebrates the "big, beautiful, complicated pattern" that is life on Earth. Read full book review >

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THE CHRISTMAS EVE TREE by Delia Huddy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Attractive illustrations fail to save an ultimately unsatisfying story. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A small, crooked fir tree becomes a Christmas tree for a homeless boy and then grows into a huge and healthy tree in a park. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: July 26, 2012

"Not every reader will share Clara's strong affinity for fashion, but there's no denying the beauty of the showcased. (iPad storybook app. 4-12)"
What begins as a simple story about a girl trying to restore her grandmother's torn hat becomes an unexpectedly detailed look at fashion treasures from a famous British museum. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GARDENIA by Kelsey Sutton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"Ivy's investigation is suspenseful, but the narrative also offers unexpected emotional and philosophical depths that emerge from her musings about the nature of life, death, and personal legacy. (Thriller. 14-18)"
With only a month to live, high school senior Ivy investigates her best friend's murder. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2005

"Conveys the emotional toll exacted by years of cleaning up after human misdeeds, but lacks the crisp narrative and grit of the truly satisfying police story."
Twenty-five-year veteran Sutton proves that there's little glamour in police work. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COLORADO BOULEVARD by Phoef Sutton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 12, 2017

"A smart, noirish mystery loaded with clever dialogue and vivid characters. The Crush series is as good as it gets."
Teenage Caleb Rush crawls out of a brontosaurus's butt in the latest of the crime series including Crush (2015) and Heart Attack and Vine (2016). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2016

"A painstakingly meticulous introduction to a labyrinthine sector of business law."
A concise but comprehensive overview of legal strategies to manage a business and protect one's assets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KIDS’ STUFF by Henry Sutton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"A disturbing, raw tale of masculine rage and family dysfunction, bluntly told."
A self-absorbed petty thief's life is turned upside down when he is reunited with his estranged 13-year-old daughter. Read full book review >

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TEA TO SEE
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for The Leaf Reader by Emily Arsenault

Cover Story: Drink Me
BFF Charm: Maybe
Swoonworthy Scale: 2
Talky Talk: Straight Up With A Twist
Bonus Factor: Tasseomancy
Relationship Status: Not Seeing A Future

Cover Story: Drink Me

I like this cover well enough—the shattered teacup is a little on the nose, but the painting-like quality and dark tones ...


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BOOK REVIEW

WHERE SILENCE GATHERS by Kelsey Sutton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 8, 2014

"The only emotion that will sit with readers this time around is Disappointment. (Paranormal romance. 14-17)"
In the follow-up companion to her daring debut (Some Quiet Place, 2013), Sutton offers readers the same formula: Teenage girl falls in love with a personified emotion she can see but never touch. Read full book review >

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All Means All, If You Believe by Gwen Sutton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2013

"Readers of faith may revel in these characters, their mistakes and their triumphs, but others might be turned off by the heavy-handed plot."
Strong Christian faith rescues friends and family from an onslaught of personal tragedies. Read full book review >