Search Results: "Jennifer H. Lyne"


BOOK REVIEW

CATCH RIDER by Jennifer H. Lyne
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 4, 2013

"A standout. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Powerful writing propels a well-plotted horse story in Lyne's impressive debut. Read full book review >

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HEALING RUBY by Jennifer H. Westall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"A fast-paced story that will leave readers wondering what's next for Ruby Graves."
In Westall's (Love's Providence, 2012) first installment of a planned series, a young girl from rural Alabama struggles to stay true to her Christian faith and do what's right, regardless of the consequences. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 13, 2017

"An important book about a major scientific advance but not for the faint of heart. Readers not up to speed on high school biology should prepare themselves with a good popular primer on DNA, such as Matthew Cobb's Life's Greatest Secret (2015)."
A pair of biochemists offer a fresh examination of the "newest and arguably most effective genetic-engineering tool." Read full book review >

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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

THANKSGIVING DAY ALPHABET by Beverly Barras Vidrine
ABC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"While the illustrations are lovely, they are not enough to raise this title above the marginal purchase. (Picture book. 4-8)"
America, games, harvest, feast, king of England, Indians, Lincoln, orange pumpkins, Pilgrims, November—all are among the eclectic choices for this ho-hum alphabetical look at the Thanksgiving Day of the past. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE THE BLANKIE by Jennifer Sattler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2016

"Why couldn't Doris have just kept Frankie as her beloved blankie? (Picture book. 3-5)"
Doris the gorilla tries to make others respect her attachment to her blankie. Read full book review >

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5 MORE SCIENCE FICTION BOOKS JUMPING ON THE HOLLYWOOD ADAPTATION TRAIN
by John DeNardo

One of the great thrills of being a book lover is seeing your favorite book getting adapted for television and film. Hollywood routinely mines the pages of books for story ideas with increasing frequency. As well they should! The pages of science fiction books contain some of the most well-thought-out ideas of storytelling. Check out these books, which might be ...


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BOOK REVIEW

PAINT by Jennifer Dance
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2015

"Next time, Dance should focus on a single agenda or, better yet, tell a single story. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
A paint horse spends her life with several different owners on the Great Plains of the late 1800s. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAID OF WONDER by Jennifer McGowan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"For readers who like their historical romance with a touch of second sight. (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
It is the turn of shy Sophia to tell her story in the third of a series about the Maids of Honor, a privileged cadre of five young women assigned to spy for Elizabeth I. Read full book review >