Search Results: "Geoffrey Huntington"


BOOK REVIEW

FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"More of a carnival thrill ride than a novel; still, Huntington is so obviously having fun that it's easy to just sit back and enjoy the trip. (Fiction. 12+)"
Yet another orphaned teen uncovers his magical heritage, in the debut of a cheerfully derivative horror series. Read full book review >

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ONE MONDAY by Amy Huntington
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"A wonderful first effort by Huntington that will have readers waiting breathlessly for the next Monday. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An especially strong wind wreaks fanciful havoc on a small farm. Read full book review >

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THE DUST OF EARTH by Dylan Huntington
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 19, 2015

"Sci-fi enthusiasts should prepare to be lured in by this series entry that's sturdier and more assertive than the first."
Huntington's (The Rings of Elpída, 2013) sci-fi series continues, as the inhabitants of a dying Earth train youngsters to acclimate to another planet—and its mind-invading alien species. Read full book review >

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MORNING GLORY WOMAN by Sheila Huntington
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 14, 2013

"An often engaging romantic thriller."
Huntington (Jade, 2013, etc.) pits two CIA agents against an international smuggling cartel in this romantic thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALWAYS HOLD THE RIBBON by Sheila Huntington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2013

"A thrilling, moving story of finding happiness after suffering abuse and loss."
In Huntington's (Jade, 2013) novel, Jo Claire Monahey faces danger from her past after moving in with her parents to recover from a terrible loss. Read full book review >

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The Rings of Elpída by Dylan Huntington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 13, 2013

"Steers clear of the traditional visually rich sci-fi style, but is so strong in concept that it's bound to linger in readers' minds."
In the author's debut sci-fi novel, inhabiting another planet with intelligent life may be the solution for saving humanity, if a small group of university students can survive. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEAGULL SAM by Katie Clark
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2007

"Nonetheless, excepting local audiences, this isn't really a necessary purchase. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A younger brother gives his siblings their comeuppance when he learns to fly like the seagulls in this imaginative latest from Clark and Huntington. Read full book review >

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GRANDMA DROVE THE GARBAGE TRUCK by Katie Clarke
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"Off-target and maybe even offensive to those with older loved ones. (Picture book. 4-6)"
When her three sons call in sick on the day of the big Fourth of July parade, Billy's spunky Grandma takes on their job of driving the family garbage truck. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRESH-PICKED POETRY by Michelle Schaub
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"Sprightly illustrations and engaging rhymes will leave readers eager to sample market bounty. (Picture book/poetry. 4-8)"
A collection of poems celebrates farmers markets. Read full book review >