Search Results: "Julie Kagawa"


BOOK REVIEW

JULIE by Jean Craighead George
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 30, 1994

"Interesting Eskimo village lore, and more lupine detail, but the unifying theme here—Miyax saving the wolves—is not nearly as arresting as the original. (Fiction. 10+)"
This sequel to 1973 Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves continues the story of Julie Edwards Miyax Kapugen, the girl who traveled across the tundra with her adoptive wolf pack. Read full book review >

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THE IMMORTAL RULES by Julie Kagawa
Released: May 1, 2012

"Allie's a smart, strong and compelling heroine, and readers will gladly join her for this adrenaline-rich ride. (Paranormal/dystopian romance. 14 & up)"
Meet 17-year-old Allie Sekemoto, a reluctant vampire struggling to hold on to her humanity and stave off the demon that lies in wait, thinly veiled beneath the surface of her undead skin. Read full book review >

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THE IRON KING by Julie Kagawa
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Genre fans won't be disappointed, and surely the rest of the series will reveal the truly important answer: Team Ash or Team Robbie? (Paranormal romance. 12-14)"
Paranormal romance in the style of Melissa Marr and Cassandra Clare. Read full book review >

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THE IRON KNIGHT by Julie Kagawa
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"For fans who want complete closure or angsty manly friendships. (Fantasy romance. 12-15)"
The base of any good love triangle is the epic bromance between rivals. Read full book review >

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TALON by Julie Kagawa
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 1, 2014

"Fans of the genre will be happy to overlook this series opener's occasional lapses of style. (Paranormal romance. 14-18)"
Dragons dwell among us in this contemporary romantic fantasy. Read full book review >

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THE FOREVER SONG by Julie Kagawa
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 15, 2014

"A bloody good way to end a trilogy. (discussion questions) (Horror. 14 & up)"
Vampire Allie, one of the genre's toughest heroines, returns with one last chance to save both vampire- and humankind in this conclusion to the Blood of Eden series. Read full book review >

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THE LOST PRINCE by Julie Kagawa
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Kagawa's fans will enjoy this expansion of her world. (Fantasy. 12-15)"
Iron Queen Meghan Chase's baby brother Ethan has grown into a broody bad boy. Read full book review >

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THE ETERNITY CURE by Julie Kagawa
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2012

"With its Tarantino-esque level of violence and gore, this novel is not for the faint of heart. But those who can stomach it will be counting the days to find out what happens next. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Seventeen-year-old Allie Sekemoto is back with a vengeance in the second installment of Kagawa's (The Immortal Rules, 2012) Blood of Eden series. Read full book review >

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THE IRON QUEEN by Julie Kagawa
FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"Finally more than just a love triangle. (Urban fantasy. 12-15)"
Though this third volume doesn't bring the Iron Fey series, which began with The Iron King (2010), to a conclusion, faery-human cross Meghan brings part of her arc to a pleasingly unexpected closure. Read full book review >

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ARTIE AND JULIE by Chih-Yuan Chen
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"A worthy addition to any 'waging peace' list. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Chen follows up a celebration of unlikely siblings in Guji Guji (2004) with an equally captivating look at an unusual friendship. Read full book review >

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JULIE CHRISTIE by Tim Ewbank
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2009

"Christie's significance as an actress and cultural icon await a more perceptive appraisal."
Shallow biography of the renowned film, stage and TV actress. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 2008

"Solid, decent, likable and a bit dull—rather like its subject."
The squeaky-clean story of Hollywood's ultimate nanny. Read full book review >