Search Results: "Kat Rosenfield"


BOOK REVIEW

INLAND by Kat Rosenfield
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 12, 2014

"Unfortunately, both haphazard plotting and inadequate articulation of Callie's heritage make understanding the truth of her story difficult. (Fiction. 14-18)"
A move from Wyoming to the Gulf Coast improves Callie's debilitating asthma while also awakening a dark inner voice that lures her toward the open ocean, where her mother drowned years earlier. Read full book review >

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AMELIA ANNE IS DEAD AND GONE by Kat Rosenfield
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 5, 2012

"A perceptive, contrapuntal character study with a light thriller flavor—utterly compelling. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
The lives of two girls on the cusp of something bigger intertwine on a dusty road in a small, dead-end New England town. Read full book review >

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SEALED WITH A LIE by Kat Carlton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Solid action, high stakes and a likable heroine keep the pages turning. (Thriller. 14-18)"
This second installment in a new espionage-action series for girls (Two Lies and a Spy, 2013) provides suspenseful entertainment, although Kari Andrews is no Alex Rider. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"This one goes to the head of the class. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
To the recent crop of strong debuts in an overcrowded literary arena add this series opener, a tale of demonic possession and a centuries-old family trade in exorcism. Read full book review >

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DARK LIFE by Kat Falls
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2010

"A thrilling conversion of the classics to one of our newer frontiers. (Science fiction. 10-12)"
The worldbuilding of countless eco-thrillers serves here as the setting for a classic Western. Read full book review >

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BREAKER by Kat Ellis
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 24, 2016

"Spine-chilling and splendidly gory, with a genre-perfect stormy night denouement: the power cut, the phones out, the corpses revealed by lightning. (Thriller. 12-15)"
A serial killer's son is drawn to the daughter of his dad's final victim. Read full book review >

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THE EMPEROR'S RIDDLE by Kat Zhang
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"An uneven but enjoyable-enough adventure. (Mystery. 8-12)"
When Aunt Lin goes missing in Fuzhou, 11-year-old Mia might be the only one who can find her—and maybe solve a centuries-old mystery along the way. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET LIFE OF SLEEP by Kat Duff
Released: March 18, 2014

"Full of unique insights and surprising facts, this book brings to the fore an entire world that exists behind closed eyes."
An investigation of the many mysteries of sleep, a subject that "opens a Pandora's box of bigger questions of consciousness and unconsciousness, remembering and forgetting, body and soul, and reality itself." Read full book review >

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GREYWALKER by Kat Richardson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 3, 2006

"Well-produced, pleasingly peopled, with a strong narrative and plenty of provocative plot lines: a superb beginning to the series that's unquestionably in the offing."
Contemporary fantasy meets urban noir in Richardson's intriguing debut. Read full book review >

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POLTERGEIST by Kat Richardson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 7, 2007

"A plodding installment, with no significant plot or narrative tension, and little attempt to probe the further mysteries of the paranormal."
Contemporary urban-fantasy noir, the second case (Greywalker, 2006) for Richardson's Seattle-based psychic PI Harper Blaine. Read full book review >

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SWAY by Kat Spears
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"A compelling debut told with swagger and real depth. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Everybody knows Jesse, aka "Sway." For the right price or a later favor, Jesse will get you want you want, but he'll also acquire power over you. Read full book review >