Search Results: "J.V. Kade"


BOOK REVIEW

BOT WARS by J.V. Kade
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 21, 2013

"Sequels are promised…few will be waiting for them. (Science fiction. 9-12)"
The Bot Wars are over, but the robot menace still exists…or does it? Read full book review >

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FOR THIS LIFE ONLY by Stacey Kade
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Poignant and powerful. (Fiction. 14-18)"
When Jacob's near-death experience fails to live up to his Christian beliefs, he is desperate to find out the truth. The person he turns to in his fear and doubt shocks even him. Read full book review >

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THE HUNT by Stacey Kade
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 22, 2014

"Overcoming a melodramatic start, this page-turner accelerates to a taut climax with full marks for the cliffhanger ending. (Science fiction/romance. 12-18)"
Desperate and on the run from GTX, Ariane needs the secret, emergency cache that Mark, her stepfather, hid for her, but relief at finding it is short-lived when she discovers the letter he left with it. Read full book review >

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A MAN BETRAYED by J.V. Jones
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 1996

"Better than volume one, with some feminist teeth showing; but what a pity that Jones didn't make the effort to render each entry independently intelligible."
Second part of Jones's sprawling, hardworking fantasy (The Baker's Boy, 1995). Read full book review >

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A CAVERN OF BLACK ICE by J.V. Jones
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 30, 1999

"Still, Jones (The Barbed Coil, 1997, etc.) has talent, and it shows."
New doorstopper fantasy (and first of a trilogy entitled Sword of Shadows) set in the same world as Jones's Book of Words trilogy, but otherwise unconnected. Read full book review >

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THE BAKER'S BOY by J.V. Jones
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 1995

"A so-so debut for those with a preference for large doses of hardworking, orthodox fantasy."
First of a trilogymeaning the initial, unresolved, third of a sprawling fantasy debut. Read full book review >

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THE RULES by Stacey Kade
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 23, 2013

"The traditional cliffhanger ending leaves readers hungry for the next course. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
A likable science-fiction romance features strong co-protagonists who know where they come from, but not who they are. Read full book review >

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QUEEN OF THE DEAD by Stacey Kade
FICTION
Released: June 7, 2011

"Ghost and the Goth lovers. (Paranormal. 12 & up)"
Former cheerleader, fashionista and "mean girl supreme" and current spirit guide Alona Dare and social recluse and ghost-talker Will Killian trade their flirtatious banter for a more serious dilemma in this sequel to The Ghost and the Goth (2010). Read full book review >

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THE GHOST & THE GOTH by Stacey Kade
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 6, 2010

"Kade makes this unlikely scenario feel real. (Paranormal romance. YA)"
"God, buses are so ugly when you see them that close up," observes snobby cheerleader Alona Dare just before a school bus runs her over outside of gym class. Read full book review >

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THE BARBED COIL by J.V. Jones
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 8, 1997

"Sparkling ideas embedded in vast swathes of conventionally inflated mediocrity: Fans of the previous trilogy should feel right at home. (Author tour)"
Doorstopper new fantasy from the author of the Book of Words trilogy (Master and Fool, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >