Search Results: "Kasie West"


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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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GO TELL IT TO THE TOUCAN by Colin West
Released: Nov. 12, 1990

Rollicking, repetitive verse tells how Jumbo the elephant asks various of his friends to get the toucan to announce his—Jumbo's—birthday, with the satisfying surprise that the friends gather together with one another before they find the messenger. Read full book review >

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Released: March 20, 1989

British readers' appetite for fresh slants on Soviet penetration of UK security services is apparently insatiable. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Not a definitive biography, but rather an endearingly personal one that opens up a window on the soul of a writer who experienced firsthand much of what was vital in his time. (8 pages illustrations, not seen)"
Charming urbanity and a keen historical imagination characterize this biography of the writer who not only helped invent the novel, but did much to shape the modern newspaper and the modern political campaign. Read full book review >

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THE THIRD MESSIAH by Christopher West
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"The ending's a bit ragged, but West (Death of a Blue Lantern, not reviewed) makes everyday Beijing a believable place and honorable, amiable Detective Wang a sturdy protagonist."
In modern China, where computers are as common as rickshaws once were, Anzuang Wang finds that being a good policeman is a complex matter. Read full book review >

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OK by Paul West
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2000

"West's enduring curiosity, energy, and 'chutzpah' make him one of the most consistently interesting novelists at work today—and OK is one of his most interesting books."
The mythology of the American West has once again begun to take hold of some of our best writers' imaginations—notably so in this sharply imagined 18th novel by the versatile stylist whose widely ranging fiction includes, most recently, Life With Swan (1999). Read full book review >

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THE LOVERS by Morris West
Released: Sept. 30, 1993

"It's an old song, but West (The Masterclass, 1991, etc. etc.) sure knows the words and has a great voice. (First printing of 125,000)"
Killing time before starting his civilian life, an Aussie sailor signs on with the crew of an American yacht and promptly falls in love with the owner's gorgeous, young fiancÇe—in a clever romance by a master entertainer. Read full book review >