Search Results: "Kara Lynn Conyer"


BOOK REVIEW

RESTRICTED WATERS by Kara Lynn Conyer
Released: July 11, 2012

"A seaworthy supernatural voyage."
Government conspiracy drives the danger in this absorbing near-future apocalyptic tale of underwater intrigue. Read full book review >

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HAWK MOTHER by Kara  Hagedorn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 17, 2017

"A well-told personal story with a positive environmental message. (author's note, glossary) (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
In this moving true story, zoologist Hagedorn relates the story of her unusual encounter with a wild red-tailed hawk. Read full book review >

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TRIPPING BACK BLUE by Kara Storti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2016

"An emotional and original debut novel that will hook older teen readers and young adults. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A teen who deals drugs to pay for his twin sister's college tuition is introduced to a mysterious hallucinogen he's never before encountered. Read full book review >

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CAN'T HELP FALLING by Kara Isaac
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Though the romantic sparks never take off, this novel might be worth a try for fans of Narnia and romance."
Isaac (Close to You, 2016) follows up her Tolkien-obsessed debut with a second novel, for fans of C.S. Lewis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WATER by Kara Dalkey
FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2002

"Once things get going, though, the exhilarating twists and turns carry readers gasping into a stunning cliffhanger that will leave them clamoring for the next installment. (Fiction. 11+)"
An exotic undersea world is given vivid life in this engaging inception to a projected fantasy trilogy. Read full book review >

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THE HEAVENWARD PATH by Kara Dalkey
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1998

Pulled in different directions by her heart and by family duty, a daughter of the noble Fujiwara clan also has an angry ghost to appease in this busy sequel to Little Sister (1996). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 1998

"Her book is a solid study of the birth, growth, and struggles of this computer giant. (Author tour)"
A thorough, thoughtful account of how America Online left its status as a lark to become the much-maligned but presently undisputed king of online services. Read full book review >

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WICKED LITTLE SECRETS by Kara Taylor
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 4, 2014

"A solid investigative mystery. (Mystery. 12-16)"
This complicated sequel to Prep School Confidential (2013) continues this series set in yet another hyperexclusive prep school as Anne tries to solve some mysteries left over from the opening installment only to encounter more intrigue. Read full book review >

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PREP SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL by Kara Taylor
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 30, 2013

"Heavy overtones of Nancy Drew combine with a sassy boarding school spin for a fizzy read. (Fiction. 14-18)"
A fast-moving murder mystery with preppy overtones and a determined heroine. Read full book review >

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LITTLE MONSTERS by Kara Thomas
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 25, 2017

"Too bent on keeping readers in the dark to allow for true mystery. (Thriller. 14-18)"
The new girl in town teases apart a web of lies in the wake of her friend's disappearance. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPARKLE LIFE by Kara Lindstrom
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 23, 2006

"A mix of lurid potboiler and classic bildungsroman, the story is occasionally too knowing for its own good, but its prose is fresh and its insights into the aging-hipster-turned-ambitious-careerwoman are both biting and poignant."
Shrewd study of four Sex and the City wannabes. Read full book review >

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GENPEI by Kara Dalkey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Those who can't, won't."
Fantasy set in Japan during the 12th-century Heian period, from the author of the Blood of the Goddess trilogy (concluded with Bhagavati, 1998) and several yarns for younger readers set in the same Japanese historical milieu. Read full book review >