Search Results: "Hannah L. Clark"


BOOK REVIEW

COBBOGOTH by Hannah L. Clark
Released: Nov. 10, 2011

"While the fantasy worldbuilding often goes heavy on magical argot, this series kickoff makes a decent foundation for forthcoming mystic crystal revelations."
After her archaeologist uncle and his associate are slain by mystery fiends, Boston teenager Norah goes on the run; she is both hunted and protected by more-than-human warriors in this young adult novel. Read full book review >

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WOLVES IN THE WALLS
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Of Scars and Stardust by Andrea Hannah

Cover Story: Sisterly Flub

BFF Charm: Nope

Swoonworthy Scale: 5

Talky Talk: Where Is My Mind?

Bonus Factors: Unreliable Narrator

Relationship Status: Visiting Privileges

 

Cover Story:  Sisterly Flub

These (brunette, not blonde) girls are in a snowy forest, not a cornfield. Why they are holding each other (and ...


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LIFE IN THE BIG EASY
by David Rapp

Novelists love New Orleans. Its hot, humid summers, dazzling architecture, unique gastronomical delights, and diverse culture have proven irresistible, providing the colorful backdrop for a wide range of fiction—from literary classics, such as John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces and Walker Percy’s The Moviegoer, to such popular genre outings as Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles series and John Grisham’s ...


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GOOSEBUMPS
by Leila Roy

When sleep finally comes, I sink into a murky world of shadows. There is a tunnel before me, with bright light in the distance. The ground rumbles. White fog surrounds me. My heart is pounding. Something is coming, but I do not know what, and only feel its presence, a terrible shadow that slithers along the ground, leaving a trail ...

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BOOK REVIEW

S IS FOR SALMON by Hannah Viano
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Urchins and volcanoes and whales, oh my! This eye-catching alphabet book affectionately showcases the Northwest's bountiful beauty. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Anemone, blackberry, crab, Douglas fir, eagle…this elegant alphabet book mirrors the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ESCAPE by Hannah Jayne
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 7, 2015

"Hollow. (Mystery. 12-16)"
A hiking trip turns into a crime scene, and a small town is thrown into turmoil. Read full book review >

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SEE JANE RUN by Hannah Jayne
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Nevertheless, a quick, mostly entertaining read. (Thriller. 13 & up)"
The teen years are a time of self-discovery and exploration. For Riley Spencer, this is harder than for most, because she's no longer sure of anything…even her name. Read full book review >

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THE DARE by Hannah Jayne
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 1, 2014

"Brynna's guilt-induced psychosis makes for a page-turner in the spirit of Lois Duncan's classic I Know What You Did Last Summer; it will undoubtedly please the thriller-loving crowd. (Thriller. 13-15)"
After the death of her best friend, a high school girl is haunted by something: Whether it's conscience, ghost or merely human demons is unclear. Read full book review >

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TRULY, MADLY, DEADLY by Hannah Jayne
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 2, 2013

"An engaging balance of atmosphere and action. (Suspense. 14-18)"
In a fast-paced thriller, a teen whose boyfriend died in a drunken driving accident finds that a killer is targeting her enemies. Read full book review >

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INVINCIBLE SUMMER by Hannah Moskowitz
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 19, 2011

"Moskowitz's second novel is more sand-in-shorts-irritating than engaging beach-blanket read, a sad follow-up to her powerful debut, Break (2009). (Fiction. YA)"
Every summer, Chase knows what to expect: time in the sand with his siblings, the company of the girls next door and the occasional fights between his parents. Read full book review >

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HORUS AND THE CURSE OF EVERLASTING REGRET by Hannah Voskuil
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"A very nice historical mystery with a sweet dose of the paranormal. (Paranormal suspense. 8-12)"
A boy and girl try to rescue a kidnapped heiress for the reward money, aided by a boy mummy who suffers from a curse inflicted on him thousands of years ago. Read full book review >