Search Results: "Jennifer Grant"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 4, 2011

"Less a memoir than a hagiography—and a dull one at that."
Cary Grant was a wonderful father. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE BIRD'S BAD WORD by Jacob Grant
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 21, 2015

"A charming, tender, and ever pertinent life lesson. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Little Bird loves to learn new words, especially when they are "big bird" words. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

WHEN HISTORY IS BURIED ALONGSIDE THE BODIES
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham

Cover Story: Big Face Split Screen
BFF Charm: Yay
Swoonworthy Scale: 1
Talky Talk: She Said, He Said
Bonus Factors: Awesome Grownups
Relationship Status: So This Is Love

Cover Story: Big Face Split Screen

As a rule, I generally don’t like Big Face covers, and as with all rules, there are exceptions ...


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BOOK REVIEW

BZRK APOCALYPSE by Michael Grant
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Like reading an action movie. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
In this trilogy finale, the BZRK "death or madness" catchphrase has never been more applicable. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HALF LIVES by Sara Grant
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 9, 2013

"Though a bit uneven, the pressure builds at a breakneck pace, making for a fast, addictive read. (author's note) (Post-apocalyptic adventure. 13 & up)"
A thought-provoking futuristic drama examines different generations affected by a bioterrorist attack. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE KEY by Michael Grant
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"Action, adventure, fantasy, humor and a glimpse of a potential budding romance are all here, making this a great end-of-summer read. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
As in the previous titles (The Call, 2010, and The Trap, 2011), this third installment in the Magnificent 12 series speeds forward with the help of over-the-top action sequences and rapid, clever dialogue. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"Even if too many improbable coincidences drive the plot, and the conclusion is an obvious setup for the sequel, it is unlikely that fans of medieval adventure will mind. (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
The allure of glorious lost causes inspires a tale set in 1242 amid the doomed heresy-fueled Occitan resistance to the French monarchy and the Church. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AN AFFAIR WITH GOD (A Suburban Noir Novel) by Cathryn Grant
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 31, 2015

"Astutely detailed if a tad unwoven."
From Grant (Beloved Ghosts, 2015, etc.) comes a novel about a minister's wife in desperate need of her husband's attention. Read full book review >