Search Results: "Kasie West"


BOOK REVIEW

PIVOT POINT by Kasie West
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"West's debut showcases riveting storytelling. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
Clairvoyant Addison Coleman must choose between two futures and two love interests. Read full book review >

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SPLIT SECOND by Kasie West
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"A fast, smart thriller populated by lively characters. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
Best friends Addie and Laila uncover secrets about their community and the development of supernatural abilities. Read full book review >

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THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US by Kasie West
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 2, 2013

"An antidote to dystopian and post-apocalyptic fiction, this Cinderella story is sweet and hopeful. (Fiction. 12-17)"
Caymen is 17 and on the cusp of college when she meets Xander and discovers there's more to a guy than his bank-account balance. Read full book review >

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BY YOUR SIDE by Kasie West
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"A simmering romance that gives weight to mental health and hard choices. (Fiction. 13-18)"
After a weekend trapped in a library together, two teens from different social stratospheres are drawn to one another. Read full book review >

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P.S. I LIKE YOU by Kasie West
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 26, 2016

"Readers after an enjoyable beach romance won't go wrong with this. (Romance. 12-16)"
What happens when your intriguing pen pal and the thorn in your side are the same person? Read full book review >

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LUCKY IN LOVE by Kasie West
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 25, 2017

"There's a wealth of profoundly topical, thematic territory to explore in lottery wins; this iteration, with its cast of culturally and economically diverse characters, is especially resonant. (Fiction. 12-16)"
A teen discovers that winning the lottery has an inescapable downside. Read full book review >

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HAVE YOU GOT MY PURR? by Judy West
Released: May 1, 2000

"The colors are video-clear, the animals anthropomorphized to a fare-thee-well, and the whole, though charming, just misses being saccharine. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A serviceable picture book in the tradition of animal noises and childhood seek-and-find. Read full book review >

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THE MEDICI DAGGER by Cameron West
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 11, 2001

"Bodies galore. For ages 12-14."
An amateurish James Bond-style shoot-'em-up that would leave even Ian Fleming running for cover. Read full book review >

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STONEFISH by Charles West
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"First in a planned series starring the much put-upon Paul."
Nightclub comic Barney Crook needs his son Paul's help: When a friend died and left him his business, a detective agency, Barney was also lumbered with the company's debts—so would Paul take over now and sort things out? Read full book review >

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LOVE'S MANSION by Paul West
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"A pity, too, because much here is very good."
A new angle on an old subject from West (The Women of Whitechapel and Jack the Ripper, 1991, etc.), who here makes the familiar horrors of WW I the heart of a son's story of beloved parents. Read full book review >

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VANISHING POINT by Morris West
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1996

"Amazing cultural grasp from a writer who seems to have been born knowing everything. (International author tour)"
Octogenarian West (The Lovers, 1993, etc.) shows that his veins still run with fictive silver as he returns to the problems of manic-depression he limned in his 1983 novel about Jung, The World is Made of Glass. Read full book review >