Search Results: "J.A. Souders"


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REBELLION by J.A. Souders
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 12, 2016

"Invested readers may well feel terribly cheated; uninvested readers shouldn't bother. (Dystopian romance. 14-18)"
Back in Elysium, former Daughter of the People Evie and her Surface Dweller sweetie, Gavin, plot revolution. Read full book review >

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RENEGADE by J.A. Souders
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"As the bodies pile up, readers should join Evie in her dawning horror at what Mother has wrought; instead, those who have stuck with her will just be dying to escape. (Dystopian romance. 12-16)"
In yet another grim, dystopian near-future, another pair of star-crossed lovers resists a megalomaniacal overlord. Read full book review >

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DEAD POSSUMS ARE FAIR GAME by Taryn Souders
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"Diverting and frequently funny. (Fiction. 8-11)"
A opossum in rigor mortis "catches" a dodgeball and inspires a fifth-grade math project. Read full book review >

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24/7 by J.A. Rock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2016

"Rock's happily-ever-after is bittersweet, beautiful, and deeply satisfying."
As Gould uses kink to mourn his ex-boyfriend Hal's death at the hands of a negligent dom, he has to decide what he wants from his relationships with Kel and Greg, the married owners of Riddle, the club where Hal died. Read full book review >

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COLD BETRAYAL by J.A. Jance
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 10, 2015

"The two unrelated plotlines give the impression that Jance (Moving Target, 2014, etc.) didn't have enough of either for a complete story. Yet Ali's good heart and sense of justice combine with well-paced suspense to create a satisfying whole greater than the sum of its parts."
Ali Reynolds and her friend Sister Anselm are back, this time to rescue an elderly widow and a runaway teen. Read full book review >

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DEADLY STAKES by J.A. Jance
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Prolific Jance melds elements of the thriller and police procedural with a touch of romance to carry readers swiftly to an unexpected conclusion."
Agreeing to look into a murder case for an acquaintance becomes a very dangerous game for an Arizona crime expert. Read full book review >

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EARTH BOUND by J.A. Taylor
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 18, 2011

"A romp through mystery, science fiction and popular culture that will please readers looking for a smarter breed of fantasy."
A witty, fast-paced novel about a hack journalist and an unbelievable headline come to life. Read full book review >

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CRUEL INTENT by J.A. Jance
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 2, 2008

"Jance's good guys can be maddeningly virtuous, her villains double-dyed, her prose no more polished than See Spot Run, but none of that matters to her fan base because this veteran of 37 novels has the knack."
Can an ex-TV anchorwoman find happiness rehabbing her fixer-upper while a serial killer stalks the premises? Read full book review >

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BIRDS OF PREY by J.A. Jance
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2001

"Still, something—maybe those beguiling arctic breezes—has produced her hardboiled homicide dick's most sentimental outing yet."
As long as he's between assignments and relationships, retired Seattle homicide detective J.P. Beaumont elects to go on a honeymoon cruise to Alaska with Grandma Beaumont, 86, and her 87-year-old bridegroom. Read full book review >

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FAILURE TO APPEAR by J.A. Jance
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 19, 1993

"Best assets: Beau and Fraymore coming to terms with their former loves."
Seattle cop J.P. "Beau" Beaumont's runaway daughter Kelly- -pregnant and about to married—is a member of the Ashland (Oregon) theater festival community and now living at Oak Farm, run by crusty Marjorie Connors. Read full book review >

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HALF MY FACEBOOK FRIENDS ARE FERRETS by J.A. Buckle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"An exercise in reading frustration. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Sixteen-year-old metal head Josh Walker whines his way through life. Read full book review >