Search Results: "Emily Carroll"


BOOK REVIEW

THROUGH THE WOODS by Emily Carroll
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: July 15, 2014

"A sure winner for any reader with a yen to become permanently terrified. Brilliant. (Graphic horror. 13-18)"
A print and Web comics artist offers five creep-out chillers (four new) with folk-tale motifs and thoroughly disquieting art. Read full book review >

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BABA YAGA'S ASSISTANT by Marika McCoola
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"A magnificently magical must-read for all fairy-tale fans. (Graphic fantasy. 9-14)"
After her long-distant father remarries, a young woman leaves home to be the assistant to the famous witch Baba Yaga in this clever reinvention. 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

Released: June 1, 2012

"Readers beguiled with the Super Human trilogy can plunge immediately into the Quantum Prophecy trilogy, to which this has been a prequel. They will be glad they don't have to wait. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
The third in the Super Human series continues to deliver a high-octane blend of concept and action. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GIRL IN BETWEEN by Sarah Carroll
Released: June 20, 2017

"The blend of dark and lovely will appeal to David Almond fans. (Fiction. 13-adult)"
A skillful debut presents a nuanced view of homelessness. Read full book review >

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SECRET FATHER by James Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2003

"Fine period thriller."
It's 1961, and three high-school friends cut class to attend the May Day rally in East Berlin in the last tense days before the wall goes up. Read full book review >

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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 >

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FROM THE TEETH OF ANGELS by Jonathan Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 9, 1994

"But, although a bit thin, this is Carroll's fearless best since going mainstream."
While heaven must be stormed and knowledge wrested from Death or torn from the teeth of angels, the living are terribly scarred in this guided dream, a novel less grounded than the author's After Silence (1993). Read full book review >

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Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside by Quincy Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"A short, insightful reflection on the expatriate experience."
Carroll's debut novel, a character study of two Americans teaching English in rural China, gracefully contrasts idealism and cynicism. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SHAPE STEALER by Lee Carroll
Released: March 5, 2013

"More and more scattershot, as memories of the firmly grounded, tightly knit, charming series opener recede into the murk."
Third entry in Carroll's urban fantasy series, following the somnambulistic The Watchtower (2011). Read full book review >

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DOWN CITY by Leah Carroll
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 7, 2017

"An honest and probing memoir of coming to terms with family."
A debut memoirist tells the story of her mother's brutal murder and her difficult relationship with her father, who followed his wife to the grave 14 years later. Read full book review >