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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KEEP HER SAFE by K.A.  Tucker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 23, 2018

"No one is above suspicion in this taut, sizzling romantic mystery."
When Noah Marshall hears a gun fired in his kitchen, he runs out of the shower to his mother's side, but he isn't fast enough to save her. Jackie Marshall, chief of police, shot herself in the head—but why? 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 >