Search Results: "Erin Vaganos"


BOOK REVIEW

I DO NOT LIKE AL'S HAT by Erin McGill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"Fans of quirky humor and hard-core rabbit lovers won't mind the arbitrariness of the ending, and the art is charming. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A magician's rabbit decides he's had his ears pulled one too many times. Read full book review >

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SECRETS OF THE BOOK by Erin Fry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Fry breaks no new ground, but she does provide undemanding entertainment for fantasy fans and history buffs. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
This mildly engaging fantasy features a magical book, famous figures from the past and a decidedly unheroic narrator who nevertheless manages (with some help) to save the world. Read full book review >

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OLLIE AND THE SCIENCE OF TREASURE HUNTING by Erin Dionne
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 10, 2014

"A well-choreographed romp starring an engaging protagonist who richly deserves his turn in the spotlight. (Thriller. 10-15)"
Former sidekick Ollie, whose legendary geocaching skills helped Moxie locate some stolen paintings in Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking (2013), takes center stage in this (literally) breathless thriller set in a Wilderness Scout camp on the Boston Harbor islands. Read full book review >

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GRACE AND THE GUILTLESS by Erin Johnson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"Lots of action, blood and death argue eloquently against those telling Grace to forgive and move on. Only the sequel will reveal her choice. (Western. 14-18)"
After the Guiltless Gang murders her family and burns their cabin, Grace is determined to bring the evildoers to justice. Read full book review >

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TAKEN by Erin Bowman
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 16, 2013

"In spite of a few flaws, readers will eagerly await the next installment. (Dystopian adventure. 12-18)"
Debut author Bowman takes readers on a suspenseful trek through a dystopian landscape. Read full book review >

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THE GIRLS OF NO RETURN by Erin Saldin
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A smashing debut. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Lonely, angry and acting out, Lida is sent by her father and stepmother to a school for problem girls in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area. Read full book review >

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THE SWAN RIDERS by Erin Bow
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"Brilliant and compelling: don't miss this. (Science fiction. 13 & up)"
A girl, remade, might just remake the world. Read full book review >

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THE FRIENDSHIP EXPERIMENT by Erin Teagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Highly enjoyable for aspiring scientists, budding artists, and regular kids. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A middle schooler who wants more homework might sound unusual, but Maddie is not your average sixth-grader. Read full book review >

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THE TRAITOR'S KISS  by Erin  Beaty
Released: May 9, 2017

"Both epic and intimate, a semi-old-fashioned alternative to the wave of inexplicably lethal superheroines and their smoldering love triangles. (Adventure. 14-adult)"
Marital and martial matters collide when brides and spies become ensnared in a treasonous plot. Read full book review >

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THE SEAMSTRESS OF HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD by Erin McGraw
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"A workshoppy affair in which not much happens. Sewing buffs, however, may learn a thing or two."
Or, Coco Chanel goes to Kansas, and gets the heck out. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"A must-read for anyone seeking to understand how cults operate and view themselves in relation to the world."
Page-turning account of growing up at the heart of a fringe religion. Read full book review >