Search Results: "Heather McElhatton"


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JENNIFER JOHNSON IS SICK OF BEING SINGLE by Heather McElhatton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 5, 2009

"An odd, flawed book with no obvious audience."
The second novel from the author of Pretty Little Mistakes (2007). Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 2007

"Interesting to read for about ten minutes, but some things really are just for kids."
An adult Choose Your Own Adventure from public-radio producer McElhatton. Read full book review >

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JENNIFER JOHNSON IS SICK OF BEING MARRIED by Heather McElhatton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"A cross between chick-lit fare and Bridesmaids."
Bawdy, occasionally lewd and often funny, this follow-up to Jennifer Johnson is Sick of Being Single (2009) returns us to the screwball adventures of a likable screw-up. Read full book review >

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CHOMP! by Heather Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A playful, toothsome choice. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
Animals chew their way into view. Read full book review >

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SOMEWHERE ONLY WE KNOW
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for I'll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios

Cover Story: Motel California
BFF Charm: Goose and Maverick
Swoonworthy Scale:
 10
Talky Talk: She Says, He Remembers
Bonus Factors:
 Semper Fi, Depiction of Poverty, Kitschy Motel
Relationship Status: Take My Breath Away

 

Cover Story: Motel California

Thank you, Henry Holt and Co., for resisting the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

SOULBOUND by Heather Brewer
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"Readers will be swept along as Kaya determinedly takes control of her own future in this predictable if spirited series opener. (Fantasy. 11 & up)"
Seventeen-year-old Kaya is the daughter of two Barrons who were forbidden to marry; they are all in hiding when she's discovered by her country's leaders and forced into training at Shadow Academy, an isolated boarding school. Read full book review >

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SECOND CHANCE by Heather Brewer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Fans will enjoy slaking their thirst for more vampire adventures here. (Horror. 12-16)"
After his failed freelance slaying mission in Bathory (First Kill, 2011), Joss is under the watchful eye of the Slayer Society as he leads the hunt for a serial killer in Manhattan. Read full book review >

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TRIPPING by Heather Waldorf
CLASSICS
Released: April 18, 2009

"Teen readers will eagerly hitch a ride on this cross-country adventure. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A satisfying, entertaining and engaging story about six Canadian teenagers who travel by van from Toronto to Vancouver Island as part of a highly selective "annual, school-sponsored, eight-week study/camping trip." Read full book review >

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MAKING THE RUN by Heather Henson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2002

"With all the bad behavior, it's clear these are innocents at play. (Fiction. YA)"
Despite being emotionally intense and morally vacuous, there is still a soft-focus lens in this recounting of events in the spring of Lulu's senior year. Read full book review >

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LIFE AT THE SPEED OF US by Heather Sappenfield
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 8, 2016

"Readers may not understand what's happening, but they'll probably keep reading. (Fantasy. 16-18)"
Grief and self-discovery combine to change one young woman's life. Read full book review >