Search Results: "Ingrid Paulson"


BOOK REVIEW

VALKYRIE RISING by Ingrid Paulson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"A good idea that needs better delivery. (Paranormal romance. 12-16)"
This debut introduces readers to Norse mythology, apparently still operating in modern times. Read full book review >

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DEAD UPON A TIME by Elizabeth Paulson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Fairy-tale retellings grow like briar hedges; there's no reason to read this one when so many better efforts exist. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
A mishmash of fairy-tale influences and images underlies this debut. Read full book review >

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Quiet Desperation by Thomas Paulson
Released: April 6, 2012

"A promising but flawed Grisham-Camus-Sedaris mash-up that struggles to deliver."
A compelling mix—part legal thriller, part chilly moral shocker, with doses of comedy. Read full book review >

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This Too Shall Pass by Thomas Paulson
Released: Jan. 28, 2013

"A readable, if disjointed, suspense novel."
As a massive asteroid bears down on Earth, amateur astronomer Floyd Dunbar is on his own collision course with a dangerous criminal in Paulson's (Quiet Desperation, 2012) latest novel. Read full book review >

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THE FABULOUS FLYING FANDINIS by Ingrid Slyder
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Generous good fun, enriched by Slyder's enthusiastic, extraordinarily detailed artwork. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The Fabulous Flying Fandinis move in down the street from Bobby. Read full book review >

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THIEF GIRL by Ingrid Lee
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"A brisk tale with an important message. (Fiction. 10-15)"
"Bad choice, good choice always come back—like ghosts." Read full book review >

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TERRAPIN COVE by Ingrid Lynch
Released: Oct. 27, 2012

"More a collection of stories than a novel, but admirable characters and an ample supply of spine-tingling moments leave an indelible impression."
A historical thriller from debut author Lynch about a vicious murder that serves as the catalyst for a decadeslong family curse. Read full book review >

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URSULA, UNDER by Ingrid Hill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 11, 2004

"Wildly uneven, awesomely ambitious: a mess, in fact, but you can't help but be impressed by the author's commitment and boldness."
Hill (Dixie Church Interstate Blues, stories, not reviewed) lards 2,500 years of history and misery onto the 17-hours-and-27-minutes-long drama of a little girl's rescue from a mineshaft. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 23, 1998

"But for the more casual reader, this story awaits a better teller."
An unusual perspective on the grinding routines of the pro golf circuit: A rookie player recalls his road to the PGA Tour and his first years' experience playing with the big boys. Read full book review >

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DOG LOST by Ingrid Lee
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Based on a true story, this moving, fast-paced tale will appeal to fans of Shiloh. (Fiction. 9-12)"
In her first novel published in the United States, Canadian author Lee takes on negative attitudes toward pit bulls with this tender story about a boy and his dog. Read full book review >

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NEPTUNE PRINCESS by Ingrid Tomey
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 1992

"An unusually promising debut. (Fiction. 7-10)"
A predictable first novel that's redeemed by a fresh, believable third-person voice. Read full book review >