Search Results: "Heather McElhatton"


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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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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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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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THE VIEW FROM WHO I WAS by Heather Sappenfield
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 8, 2015

"Beautifully written—but after such polished, elegant storytelling, the end feels like a betrayal. (Fiction. 13-16)"
She's beautiful, popular, athletic, brilliant, rich and in love—yet Oona Antunes feels herself divide into two selves at the Winter Formal on the night she takes her own life. Read full book review >

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EXQUISITE CAPTIVE by Heather Demetrios
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Readers will wish they had a jinni to grant them the next book in the series. (Fantasy. 15 & up)"
Nalia lives in a mansion in the Hollywood Hills, a glittering world of parties and fast cars. She can have anything she wants—except her freedom. Read full book review >

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HALFLINGS by Heather Burch
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"In the end, readers will be left scratching their heads wondering what actually happened and, worse, whether they even care. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
If this novel were a holiday, it would undoubtedly be New Year's Eve—full of the promise of fun and romance, but a whopping disappointment in the end. Read full book review >

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FALLEN ANGEL by Heather Terrell
ROMANCE
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"An abrupt ending with unanswered questions leaves room for a sequel. (Supernatural romance. YA)"
Ellspeth Faneuil has been hiding her flying dreams and the "flashes" of people's inner thoughts she receives when she touches them. Read full book review >

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ENTWINED by Heather Dixon
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2011

"This charming, romantic story, told with a light touch, will appeal to older preteens on up. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
This retelling of "The 12 Dancing Princesses" includes all the familiar elements of the Grimms' fairy tale while adding detail and exciting events—with consummate panache. Read full book review >

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THE FISH IN ROOM 11 by Heather Dyer
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2004

"Readers will enjoy meeting these clear-cut characters, all of whom get just what they deserve—or better. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Dyer debuts with an amiable rags-to-riches tale featuring a foundling lad who makes unusual friends on the way to winkling out his past. Read full book review >

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AURELIE by Heather Tomlinson
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Vivid descriptions and intricate plot twists convey that most traditional element of all faerie stories—the misunderstandings between humans and the Fae despite the best intentions. (Fantasy. YA)"
Princess Aurelie and her two closest friends, Garin and Netta, grew up playing with Loic, a river drac, and have the gift of being able to see the Fae, on the condition that no one should ever know. Read full book review >

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THE SWAN MAIDEN by Heather Tomlinson
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Seekers of nitty-gritty magical details should look elsewhere, but the atmosphere and gratifying last chapter will please fans of romance and ambience. (Fantasy. YA)"
Doucette, a meek and envious youngest sister, progresses from sour to distant trying to find herself. Read full book review >