Search Results: "Kara Taylor"


BOOK REVIEW

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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THE WHEELS ON THE BUS by Kara Kenna
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"For Play-Doh lovers and little ones who can't get enough of their favorite songs. (Board book. 2-4)"
A favorite kids' song with a Play-Doh twist. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"A solid, thoroughly readable guide. (Nonfiction. 12-18)"
Just about anything teens would want to know about money and finance but didn't know enough to ask. Read full book review >

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LITTLE SISTER by Kara Dalkey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A readable, engagingly semiserious adventure. (glossary) (Fiction. 11-13)"
Searching for the wandering soul of her beloved sister, Mitsuko enlists the aid of a host of supernatural friends in this colorful fantasy, set in 12th-century Japan. Read full book review >

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THE WOMAN WHO WOULD BE KING by Kara Cooney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Of course, there are still questions ('Certainty plays little role in the history of Hatshepsut'), but Cooney's detective work finally brings out the story of a great woman's reign."
Cooney (Egyptian Art and Architecture/UCLA) re-creates the life of "the first woman to exercise long-term rule over Egypt as a king." 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 >

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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 >

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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 >