Search Results: "Ken Jordan"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 1, 2001

"An unusual exploration of a quiet revolution that changed the world."
A comprehensive and ambitious anthology chronicling the history of "the multimedia revolution." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOPE by Amanda Berry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 27, 2015

"A nuanced testament to the complexity of the human spirit."
On May 6, 2013, electrifying headlines revealed news of the escape of three young women who had been missing for more than 10 years and presumed dead but were in fact held captive by Ariel Castro, a depraved Cleveland school bus driver. Read full book review >

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I DIDN’T WANT TO GO TO YOUR PARTY ANYWAY
by Mandy Curtis

 

BOOK REPORT for Uninvited (Uninvited #1) by Sophie Jordan

 

Cover Story: Wingardium Leviosa

BFF Charm: Natalie Imbruglia

Swoonworthy Scale: 8

Talky Talk: Near-Realism

Bonus Factors: Familiar Territory, Mysterious Loner Dude

Anti-Bonus Factors: Discrimination, Uncertain Time Period

Relationship Status: Sympathetic Non-Carrier

 

Cover Story: Wingardium Leviosa

The good part: I like what’s going on with her hair. The hints ...


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BOOK REVIEW

UNLEASHED by Sophie Jordan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"Only for romance fans. (Dystopian romance. 14-18)"
Davy's escaped from the government camp of Uninvited (2014), but she's on the run and still far from safe.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 2012

"Still, Peter is a likable narrator for a satisfying story with heart. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
When Peter Friedman injures his arm the summer before starting high school, and the doctors tell him he will never pitch again, his life is turned upside down. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIME OF THE EAGLE by Sherryl Jordan
FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2007

"As Avala would say, 'a high lot beautiful.' (Fantasy. YA)"
A compassionate, heartfelt fantasy fulfills the promise of Secret Sacrament (2001). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIME OF THE EAGLE by Sherryl Jordan
FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2007

"As Avala would say, 'a high lot beautiful.' (Fantasy. YA)"
A compassionate, heartfelt fantasy fulfills the promise of Secret Sacrament (2001). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DRAGON’S PEARL by Devin Jordan
ADVENTURE
Released: July 7, 2009

"Readers who want a quest for a lost father set in a magical ancient China should be directed to Cindy Pon's Silver Phoenix (2009) instead; save this one for a slow day. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
When 16-year-old Marco Polo's father vanishes, Marco and his friends set off on a rescue mission that takes them from the everyday world to the magical "wild and untamed" Unknown Lands beyond the Insurmountable Mountains. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HUNTING OF THE LAST DRAGON by Sherryl Jordan
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2002

"Jordan creates an appealing and sedate romance in an unusual place and time for younger readers than her usual, more complex work. (Fiction. 9-12)"
In a well-realized medieval world, Jordan (The Secret Sacrament, 2001, etc.) introduces one small element of fantasy: the last dragon left on earth. Read full book review >