Search Results: "Kami Garcia"


BOOK REVIEW

GARCIA by Blair Jackson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 16, 1999

"Fine reading on a most curious American life. (Author tour)"
Veteran music writer Blair has fashioned a moving and insightful biography of Grateful Dead leader Jerry Garcia by focusing on the most important and enduring part of his legacy: his music. Read full book review >

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UNBREAKABLE by Kami Garcia
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"This vivid, thoroughly imagined paranormal world will draw readers into its icy realm. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
In a fast-paced series opener, Kennedy Waters encounters a ghost, loses her mother and meets a love interest—all in the first few pages. Read full book review >

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THE LOVELY RECKLESS by Kami Garcia
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A wild and enjoyable ride. (Romance. 14-18)"
Garcia switches gears smoothly from paranormal into contemporary teen fiction in this fast-paced story of trauma, loss, new love, and high-speed cars. Read full book review >

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UNMARKED by Kami Garcia
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Fans hungry for more Legion tales will be left waiting breathlessly for Garcia's next installment. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
In this much-anticipated sequel to Unbreakable (2013), Legion members seek to contain a demon unleashed on an unsuspecting world. Read full book review >

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BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS by Kami Garcia
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"Nevertheless, readers eager to revisit Ethan and Lena's romantic tension and learn more about the Caster world and the Ravenwood family legacy will find satisfaction here. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
This second volume in the trilogy that started with Beautiful Creatures (2009) opens in the aftermath of magic Caster Lena Duchannes's climactic 16th birthday. Read full book review >

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DANGEROUS CREATURES by Kami Garcia
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 20, 2014

"Prickly yet endearing Ridley makes a sturdy anchor for this expansion of the Caster world; fans will be pleased. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
This spinoff/continuation of the supernatural Beautiful Creatures (2009) world focuses on bad-girl Siren Ridley Duchannes. Read full book review >

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BEAUTIFUL CREATURES by Kami Garcia
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Ethan's wry narrative voice will resonate with readers of John Green as well as the hordes of supernatural-romance fans looking for the next book to sink their teeth into. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
This smart, textured and romantic Southern Gothic takes place in Gatlin, S.C., where cheerleaders and the basketball team run the high school and the Daughters of the American Revolution and Civil War re-enactors run the town. Read full book review >

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KAMI AND THE YAKS by Andrea Stenn Stryer
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2007

A deaf Sherpa lad braves lightning and hail to search for his family's missing yaks in this handsomely packaged, original tale. Read full book review >

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GARCIA & COLETTE GO EXPLORING by Hannah Barnaby
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 20, 2017

"Telling one story well is enough of a challenge, but this book perfectly balances two stories and the characters within them, adding up to more than the sum. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A rabbit and a fox who are close friends decide to take trips to space and under the sea, separated by distance but in perfect harmony. Read full book review >

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Good Morning Diego Garcia by Susan Joyce
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"An intriguing, if oddly drifting, travel/marital drama."
The author recounts her 1975 sail across the Indian Ocean, a turning point in her strange marriage, in this second installment of her memoir series. Read full book review >

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THE WALLS OF PEDRO GARCIA by Kevin McColley
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1993

"Still, a thoughtful story, crafted with ingenuity—a promising first. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Pedro, 12, prides himself on being a man who's worked on Se§or de Lupe's estate beside his grandfather, Miguel, for six years. Read full book review >

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HOW THE GARCIA GIRLS LOST THEIR ACCENTS by Julia Alvarez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1991

"Alvarez manages to bring to attention many of the issues-serious and light-that immigrant families face, portraying them with sensitivity and, at times, an enjoyable, mischievous sense."
Told through the points of view of the four Garcia sisters- Carla, Sandi, Yolanda and Sofia-this perceptive first novel by poet Alvarez tells of a wealthy family exiled from the Dominican Republic after a failed coup, and how the daughters come of age, weathering the cultural and class transitions from privileged Dominicans to New York Hispanic immigrants. Read full book review >