Search Results: "Katy S. Duffield"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Caveat emptor. (bibliography, websites, index [not seen]) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
The title says it all, almost, about "The Golden State," from early history to the near-present. Read full book review >

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ALIENS GET THE SNIFFLES TOO! AHHH-CHOO! by Katy S.  Duffield
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"Kids who are ill here on Earth may be entertained by this look at one alien's cold and his family's attempts to make him feel better. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Think you have a bad cold? How much worse would it be if your anatomy included two throats, three noses, and five ears?! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHARLIE AND THE GRANDMOTHERS by Katy  Towell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Snicket-lite without the clever wordplay, it's a ghoulish though not gross thriller. (Horror. 8-11)"
Is it really paranoia if the monsters turn out to be real? Read full book review >

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GINGERBREAD MOUSE by Katy Bratun
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Includes a recipe for gingerbread cookies. (Picture book. 5-7)"
What kind of house would be best for a mouse? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A LOUD WINTER'S NAP  by Katy Hudson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Combine this with a nonfiction look at hibernation to round out a winter storytime. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The forest creatures from Too Many Carrots (2016) who were so put out by Rabbit's foodstuff this time are vexing to Tortoise, who is trying to hibernate. Read full book review >

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TOO MANY CARROTS by Katy Hudson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2016

"Superficially appealing; much less so upon closer examination. (Picture book. 6-8)"
When Rabbit's unbridled mania for collecting carrots leaves him unable to sleep in his cozy burrow, other animals offer to put him up. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLOODLINE RISING by Katy Moran
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"Grim, lyrical and unforgettable. (Historical fantasy. 12 & up)"
A boy becomes entangled in his family's mysterious past in this stand-alone sequel to Bloodline (2009). Read full book review >

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TEAM AWKWARD by Katy Birchall
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"Frothy, funny klutziness. (Fiction. 9-13)"
A viral video makes Anna famous for falling into a potted plant in this sequel to The It Girl (2016). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANGEL OF DARKNESS by Katy Munger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2012

"Munger's third Dead Detective case (Angel Interrupted, 2010, etc.) is a police procedural with a twist. Kevin's latest attempt at redemption is filled with anger and anguish right up to the exciting climax."
The lost soul of an unsuccessful police officer roams a Delaware town seeking redemption. Read full book review >

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LUCY ROSE: BIG ON PLANS by Katy Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2005

"Continuing what she started in Lucy Rose: Here's the Thing About Me (2004), Kelly offers rollicking fun with genuine heartache, preparation for the real world. (Fiction. 8-9)"
Armed with a journal as red as her yippee-yi-yo cowgirl boots, loquacious Lucy Rose's number one plan is to write about her never boring life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FAKER by Katy Gardner
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2009

"Gardner (The Mermaid's Purse, 2004, etc.) unfolds this riveting tale in flashbacks that keep you guessing all the way."
A haunting tale of love, tragedy and obsession. Read full book review >