Search Results: "K.A. Nuzum"


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THE LEANIN’ DOG by K.A. Nuzum
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Gritty and engaging. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A motherless girl, a stray dog and a heart-tugging plot—sound familiar? Read full book review >

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A SMALL WHITE SCAR by K.A. Nuzum
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2006

"In Will she has created a multilayered character who searches for truth and right, and is not afraid to admit his flaws. (Fiction. 10-16)"
Fifteen-year-old Will believes his abilities are wasted on his father's Colorado ranch, because his main responsibility is caring for his twin brother Denny, who is a source of grief, heartache and anger. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"An elegiac testament to friendship, love and survival."
An original, deeply moving memoir about how a man's quest to understand the supernatural led him to confront his own haunted past. Read full book review >

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CHARLOTTE CUTS IT OUT by K.A. Barson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 5, 2016

"An engaging if somewhat heavy-handed exploration of the need for a personal makeover on all levels. (Fiction. 12-18)"
A controlling teen grows up. Read full book review >

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FORGET ME by K.A. Harrington
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 7, 2014

"The teen's likable, tenacious character and the story's Hollywood-like ending keep this debut on the lighter side, making it just right for late-summer beach reading. (Thriller. 13-18)"
Her boyfriend was supposed to be dead. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 20, 2007

"Chatty, breezy and often hilarious: an enjoyable reminder that it's best not to take things like the 'blood-sucking undead' too seriously."
NPR contributor Nuzum (Parental Advisory: Music Censorship in America, 2001) humorously sinks his teeth into the elusive, enshrouded world of vampirism. Read full book review >

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HOUSE ARREST by K.A.  Holt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Easy to read and strong on sibling devotion, with frustratingly mixed messages about personal responsibility. (Verse fiction. 9-13)"
A boy works desperately to keep his sick little brother safe. Read full book review >

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45 POUNDS (MORE OR LESS) by K.A. Barson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 11, 2013

"While lessons are offered, they are deliciously coated in readable prose and a compelling plot. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Ann has a weight problem and a mother problem—and the two issues are likely connected. Read full book review >

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ONE TINY LIE by K.A.  Tucker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"Likable characters, steamy liaisons and surprising plot twists add up to a satisfying romance. Readers will be eager for the next installment."
After a toga party with far too many Jell-O shooters (gleefully procured by older sister Kasey, who turns out to be a terrible chaperone), perfectionist Livie has acquired her first kiss, first hangover and first tattoo, not to mention a lust compass aimed at Ashton Henley, the hunky captain of the crew team. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 13, 2009

"An inventive, exciting, funny ride with surprising emotional resonance-a bloody good time."
High school drama, heartbreak and zombies. Read full book review >

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RED MOON RISING by K.A.  Holt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"Satisfying if tropetastic coming-of-age, utterly spoiled by the appalling 'noble savage' narrative. (Science fiction. 11-14)"
A space Western stars a frustrated would-be girl engineer taken by native raiders. Read full book review >