Search Results: "Juliana Neufeld"


BOOK REVIEW

GOD LOVES HAIR by Vivek Shraya
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Running the emotional spectrum from shame to pleasure and acceptance, Shraya offers a refreshing window into the intimate struggles of youth. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
A young boy grapples with his self-image and budding homosexuality. Read full book review >

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HOUSE OF ROBOTS by James Patterson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 24, 2014

"A perfectly acceptable and predictable trifle. (Science fiction. 9-12)"
Sammy is less than thrilled when his genius inventor mother creates a robot brother for him. Read full book review >

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DANGER DOWN THE NILE by James Patterson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"It's hard to imagine the adventure-loving reader who wouldn't be hooked by this series. (Adventure. 8-12)"
Determined to find their missing father and to secure the release of their kidnapped mother, the four Kidd kids travel to Africa seeking King Solomon's Mines and any clues that might help reunite their family. Read full book review >

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TREASURE HUNTERS by James Patterson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 16, 2013

"A high-seas adventure that will entice even the most confirmed of landlubbers. (Adventure. 8-12)"
The disappearance of their parents inspires four children to take over the family business: treasure hunting. Read full book review >

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A.D. by Josh Neufeld
Released: Aug. 18, 2009

"Bristling with attitude and pungent with social awareness."
Graphic artist Neufeld paints an emotive portrait of New Orleans during and after Hurricane Katrina, as seen through the eyes of seven of the city's citizens. Read full book review >

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BOYS LIE by John Neufeld
Released: April 1, 1999

"The story may be issue-heavy, but everyone displays conflicting emotions, and both good judgment and bad. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Despite an obvious agenda, this probing study of an eighth grader's battle with terror and frustration will hit readers close to home. Read full book review >

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BOYS LIKE YOU by Juliana Stone
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 6, 2014

"The as-happy-as-it-could-be-under-the-circumstances ending will definitely satisfy, and Stone writes it with confidence and style. (Romance. 14-18)"
A contemporary romance-with-a-conscience presents three teens who have erred but are worthy of redemption. Read full book review >

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A STRANGE SCOTTISH SHORE by Juliana Gray
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"Readers of A Most Extraordinary Pursuit (2016) may not be satisfied by the abrupt conclusion of the will-they/won't-they plot; those who skipped the series debut may not have sufficient background to invest in this sequel's fantastic doings."
A woman who researches historical anachronisms must travel through time to rescue her love interest. Read full book review >

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THE HANDLE AND THE KEY by John Neufeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Unsettling and memorable. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Dan has been adopted into the Knox family, a time that should be filled with happiness, but the reality is that it's filled with confusion, jealousy, and outright hostility. Read full book review >

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A MOST EXTRAORDINARY PURSUIT by Juliana Gray
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Surprisingly little happens, and even less is explained. The lack of closure doubtless signals the next installment in the series (The Duke of Olympia Meets His Match, 2016)."
Forced to join a search for a noble heir, a secretary with impeccable character refuses to let herself be dragged into dishonor by the man she's meant to assist. Read full book review >

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HOW TO TAME YOUR DUKE by Juliana Gray
ROMANCE
Released: June 4, 2013

"A delightful romance treat."
When her father is assassinated, Princess Emilie flees to England, then goes undercover as Mr. Grimsby, a male tutor to the teenage son of the scarred, war-wounded Duke of Ashland. Read full book review >