Search Results: "Jeremy Sicile-Kara"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 27, 2012

"A proactive method for raising an adult child with special needs."
For readers already knowledgeable about autism and Asperger's syndrome, a hands-on approach to transitioning into adulthood. Read full book review >

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HAWK MOTHER by Kara  Hagedorn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 17, 2017

"A well-told personal story with a positive environmental message. (author's note, glossary) (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
In this moving true story, zoologist Hagedorn relates the story of her unusual encounter with a wild red-tailed hawk. Read full book review >

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WATER by Kara Dalkey
FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2002

"Once things get going, though, the exhilarating twists and turns carry readers gasping into a stunning cliffhanger that will leave them clamoring for the next installment. (Fiction. 11+)"
An exotic undersea world is given vivid life in this engaging inception to a projected fantasy trilogy. Read full book review >

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THE HEAVENWARD PATH by Kara Dalkey
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1998

Pulled in different directions by her heart and by family duty, a daughter of the noble Fujiwara clan also has an angry ghost to appease in this busy sequel to Little Sister (1996). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 1998

"Her book is a solid study of the birth, growth, and struggles of this computer giant. (Author tour)"
A thorough, thoughtful account of how America Online left its status as a lark to become the much-maligned but presently undisputed king of online services. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNTIL I BREAK by Kara Bietz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Though the ending lets the shooter off rather lightly, it doesn't negate the novel's cautionary message. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Flashbacks explore events leading up to an incidence of school violence. Read full book review >

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THE DARKEST CORNERS by Kara Thomas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 19, 2016

"An unsettling story of loss, lies, and violence lurking in the shadows of a small town. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
Haunted by a decade-old murder, Tessa faces ghosts from the past that threaten her future. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NO GOOD DEED by Kara Connolly
Released: July 18, 2017

"Off target. (Historical fantasy. 12-16)"
A modern-day white teen travels through time and becomes Robin Hood. Read full book review >

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BIJAPUR by Kara Dalkey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1997

"After a dreadful start, all grinding gears and clumsy recaps, Dalkey drops back into an intriguing and tantalizing groove: Fans of the previous volume won't be disappointed."
Continuing the trilogy begun with Goa (1996), Dalkey's agreeably low-key fantasy set in late-16th-century India. Read full book review >

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BHAGAVATI by Kara Dalkey
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 1998

"Atmospheric historical backdrop, above-average characters, rather trite plot developments: a less than fully rousing conclusion."
Final installment of Dalkey's historical fantasy trilogy (Goa, 1996; Bijapur, 1997). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"Engrossing techno-science delivered with gusto and sure to reach a varied audience."
A veteran science reporter examines the many innovative developments of human sensory enhancement. Read full book review >