Search Results: "Jennifer Hillier"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BUTCHER by Jennifer Hillier
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 2014

"The secrets of the past refuse to keep quiet in this disquieting, taut thriller."
Thirty years ago, Seattle Police Capt. Edward Shank put down a serial killer dubbed the Butcher. Edward's bullet ended Rufus Wedge's sorry life. But did the killings end? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FREAK by Jennifer Hillier
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Taut and fraught with surprise twists, Hillier's thriller is addictive."
"Free Abby Maddox, 2/10." Carved into the back of a murdered prostitute, these words resurrect a violent story that everyone thought had ended. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG BETJEMAN by Bevis Hillier
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Another nicely flowing entry in the big biography stream, as British as Eric Blore. (32 pp. b&w photos)"
Sizable first installment of an authorized three-volume biography deals with the poet's origins, education, and larking about with Britain's Bright Young Things between the world wars. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JOHN BETJEMAN by Bevis Hillier
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2007

"An exemplary biography evoking, in classic form, lives and times just gone."
The reigning authority on all things Betjemaniac squeezes his assiduous three-volume biography about the late poet laureate into one really big paperback. 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 ...


Read the full post >

BOOK REVIEW

BAH! SAID THE BABY by Jennifer Plecas
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"A nifty romp that doubles as a guessing game (with some phonics tied in), this has appeal for large read-aloud crowds as well as siblings who seek a lighter new-baby tale. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A baby's first word sends mother, brother and sister rushing around to figure out what it means. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIG KAHUNA by Jennifer Sattler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"Together words and pictures create an utterly engaging picture-book experience—eye-catching, thought-provoking and just plain fun. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Surfer pigs rise above aphorisms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES by Jennifer Niven
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Many teen novels touch on similar themes, but few do it so memorably. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Two struggling teens develop an unlikely relationship in a moving exploration of grief, suicide and young love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PERFECT COUPLE by Jennifer Echols
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"It adds up to fairly typical adolescent angst with a bit of insight on top. (Romance. 12-16)"
Harper, the official yearbook photographer, has a boyfriend but secretly crushes on Brody, the drop-dead-handsome football star. What happens when a silly student poll teams them up as the "Perfect Couple That Never Was"? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RIVER RUNS DEEP by Jennifer Bradbury
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 21, 2015

"A solid look at a fascinating historical side note. (Historical fiction. 8-14)"
A tubercular boy is sent to live in a cave that might heal him. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SHADOW GIRL by Jennifer Archer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 9, 2013

"Promising start, disappointing conclusion (Science fiction. 13 & up)"
An 18-year-old and her imaginary friend investigate her parents' dark secrets. Read full book review >