Search Results: "Kiersten White"


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PERFECT LIES by Kiersten White
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 18, 2014

"If the narrative (it's less a sequel than Mind Games' second half) doesn't explore new territory, there's plenty in its template to hold readers fast. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
Fia's freed her sister, Annie, from the sinister Keane organization but at a high price: severing contact between them to maintain the fiction that Annie's dead (Mind Games, 2013). Read full book review >

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THE CHAOS OF STARS by Kiersten White
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 9, 2013

"This novel won't gain the Egyptian gods many new worshippers. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
The relationship between a teen and her parents is complicated—especially if that family is full of Egyptian gods. Despite the promising premise, this latest from White achieves only demigod status at best. Read full book review >

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SUPERNATURALLY by Kiersten White
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 26, 2011

"A tasty bonbon for those who like their romance mixed with supernatural adventures. (Paranormal romance. 10-16)"
Having escaped from the International Paranormal Containment Agency in Paranormalcy (2010), Evie finds that her unusual powers, history and, in particular, a shape-shifter boyfriend make being a normal girl utterly impossible. Read full book review >

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ILLUSIONS OF FATE by Kiersten White
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Not really enough substance to make a satisfying read even for paranormal addicts. (Paranormal romance. 12-17) "
Jessamin Olea has been sent away from her native island of Melei to attend school in the dull and sinister Albion, a country that bears a vague resemblance to Victorian England. Read full book review >

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MIND GAMES by Kiersten White
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"An effective paranormal thriller, even in this crowded market. (Paranormal thriller. 12 & up)"
In this series opener from the author of the Paranormalcy trilogy, two strong-willed sisters struggle to free themselves from a sinister organization that grooms girls with paranormal abilities to serve twisted, illegal ends. Read full book review >

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IN THE SHADOWS by Kiersten White
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 29, 2014

"Ambitious but a failure both as a whole and in its parts. (Graphic/fantasy hybrid. 12-14)"
Teens square off against sinister immortals in an overstuffed muddle presented, Hugo Cabret-style, through an alternating mix of prose and wordless visuals. Read full book review >

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NOW I RISE by Kiersten White
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 27, 2017

"Absolutely devastating in the best way. (dramatis personae, glossary, author's note, acknowledgments) (Historical fiction. 15-adult)"
The Dracul siblings experience power's price in this middle volume of a trilogy that imagines a female Vlad the Impaler. Read full book review >

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ENDLESSLY by Kiersten White
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 24, 2012

"Modestly inventive but a bit of a letdown. (Paranormal romance. 10 & up)"
Fashion-conscious Evie continues her fight for paranormal creatures' freedom and rights (Paranormalcy, 2010, etc.). Read full book review >

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AND I DARKEN by Kiersten White
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 28, 2016

"Addictive intrigue that will send readers to history books as a balm while waiting for the sequel. (dramatis personae, glossary, author's note; not seen) (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
A historical reimagining that asks: what if Vlad the Impaler had been a woman? Read full book review >

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PARANORMALCY by Kiersten White
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Good, romantic—and a little weird—entertainment. (Paranormal romance. 10 & up)"
Evie wants a normal teenage life, but at the IPCA Center (International Paranormal Containment Agency) life is decidedly not normal. Read full book review >

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BEANSTALKER AND OTHER HILARIOUS SCARYTALES by Kiersten White
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 25, 2017

"Disturbingly delightful. (Fractured fairy tales. 8-12)"
Zombies and vampires and Grimm, oh my! Read full book review >