Search Results: "Kathleen Kern"


BOOK REVIEW

BECAUSE THE ANGELS by Kathleen Kern
Released: June 29, 2011

"Despite the religious thread that runs throughout and the interesting use of anime as a coping mechanism, Kern keeps her storytelling balanced and on track."
An interesting approach to Christianity and self-discovery through fiction and anime. Read full book review >

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I LOVE YOU WITH ALL MY HEART by Noris Kern
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1998

"A sweet-tempered story. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Kern neatly skirts the I-love-you-more-than school of competitive affection by putting maternal love into properly absolute terms. Read full book review >

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LITTLE PEACH by Peggy Kern
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 10, 2015

"Despite clear good intentions, the book's focus on victimization is ultimately distancing, creating a likable-but-alienating protagonist. (Fiction. 14-18)"
A 14-year-old flees a terrible home situation only to land in child prostitution. Read full book review >

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The Test by Peggy Kern
Released: Dec. 15, 2010

"An engaging combination of romance and drama that credibly conveys an important social message for teens while providing adults with insight into the social and emotional pressures facing today's youth."
In this new entry of the Bluford Series, a collection of novels for teens in fifth to 10th grade, Liselle Mason narrates a personal account of teen pregnancy and its impact on the inner-city students of fictional Bluford High School. Read full book review >

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MERCY GOODHUE by Elizabeth Kern
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A winning novel of ordinary people in an extraordinary new world."
A historical novel about a strong-willed Puritan woman (based on real-life Anne Needham Hett) present at the founding of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Read full book review >

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Wandering Boy by Ronni Kern
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2013

"A funny, endearing tale anchored by an impeccably drawn narrator."
Kern tells the story of country music through the eyes of an unlikely producer in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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A SCHOOL FOR UNUSUAL GIRLS by Kathleen Baldwin
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 19, 2015

"Baldwin's tale lacks the fizzy pop of Sarah Zettel's Palace of Spies series, but romance readers who prize both brains and valor in a heroine will be pleased to make Georgie's acquaintance. (Mystery/historical fiction. 12-18)"
A romantic adventure set amid the chaos of the Napoleonic era. Read full book review >

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THORNHILL  by Kathleen Peacock
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 9, 2013

"A semi-climactic confrontation leaves characters poised for Book 3; only series devotees will be as well. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
The plot wallows as Mackenzie struggles to reunite with her werewolf boyfriend, Kyle, in this sequel to Hemlock (2012). Read full book review >