Search Results: "Eve Marie Mont"


BOOK REVIEW

A PHANTOM ENCHANTMENT by Eve Marie Mont
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 25, 2014

"Keep expectations in check, sit back and enjoy Paris (the most memorable character) vicariously. (author's note) (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Lightweight but amusing, the Unbound Trilogy's conclusion takes on Gaston Leroux's 1910 novel, The Phantom of the Opera, and its myriad variations. Read full book review >

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A TOUCH OF SCARLET by Eve Marie Mont
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 26, 2013

"It's Emma's identity—less crisis than quest—that matters. With help from her fictional role model Hester, it's an illuminating journey. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
Emma's adventures in literature continue in this smart, funny follow-up to A Breath of Eyre (2012) that will have readers hauling out their battered school copies of The Scarlet Letter for a second look. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 1, 2012

"A smart and rewarding ode to literature. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
This richly satisfying tale of first and last love transcends its genre—not another breathless, fan-fiction take on a literary classic but an intertextual love letter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Let Scholarships Pay the Way by Eve-Marie Andrews
Released: Aug. 12, 2014

"Thorough, informative guide to managing finances in college and finding financial support for higher education."
In this detailed handbook for financing higher education, Andrews (The Search for Scholarships, 2007) guides readers through a step-by-step process for locating, obtaining, and making use of scholarships and other forms of financial aid. Read full book review >

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MAKING MISCHIEF
by Julie Danielson

One of my favorite pieces of writing in children’s literature, which began life as a lecture at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, is Patricia Lee Gauch’s “The Picture Book as an Act of Mischief,” which can be read here at the Horn Book’s site. Gauch starts out by paying loving tribute to children as mischief-makers—“Someone who ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE ROBOT BIRTHDAY by Marie DeJohn
Released: April 17, 1980

"Otherwise, pretty flat."
Mom makes the robot as a birthday gift for twins Pam and Kerry shortly after she's divorced and they've moved to a new house. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NANCY, THE LITTLE GOSLING by Eve Tharlet
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"Upbeat and mildly entertaining, but without dramatic tension, providing the reader with a resolution that is more pat than satisfying. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Tharlet's illustrations outshine her text in this gentle but rather flat story of an unconventional gosling who pursues her own dream. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE VOYAGE OF THE <i>SEA WOLF</i> by Eve Bunting
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"'Listen now, ye belly-whackers,' pirate fans are sure to savor this seafaring adventure and crave another in the series. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
Ahoy ye mateys! Clamber on board the Sea Wolf for a salty adventure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PIRATE CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER by Eve Bunting
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"A salty tang pervades this fast-paced pirate yarn, which provides a sometimes swashbuckling—but more often believably disgusting—perilous cruise across the high seas. (Historical fiction. 11-15)"
After her mother's death, 15-year-old Catherine's pirate-captain father allows her to cut her hair and pretend to be his son in order to join the crew of his ship. Read full book review >