Search Results: "Kiki Thorpe"


BOOK REVIEW

KIKI by Kyla May
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"A good choice for girls who love sparkles. (Fiction. 6-8)"
"I am Kiki, World-Famous Style Star!" Read full book review >

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IN A BLINK by Kiki Thorpe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Fairy-crazy girls will embrace this series. Others will see it for what it is: a lightweight offspring of other watered-down Peter Pan stories. (Fantasy. 6-10)"
Four friends become lost girls when they land in Never Land. Read full book review >

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JIM THORPE by Joseph Bruchac
BIOGRAPHY
Released: July 1, 2006

"Not just a sports-hero tale, this delves into such important issues as the line between amateur and professional sports, the effect of big-time money on sports, racism and the relationship of Native Americans to a dominant society. (Fiction. 10+)"
Jim Thorpe was a modern American Indian hero. Read full book review >

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KIKI KOKÍ by Ed Rodríguez
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"Previously self-published, this tale ably uses a modern artistic approach to tell an age-old tale of virtue and its rewards. (Spanish picture book. 5-8)"
An insolent Taíno boy learns a valuable lesson in cooperative behavior when he is magically transformed into a tree frog in this Spanish-language retelling of a Puerto Rican folk tale. Read full book review >

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KIKI AND JACQUES by Susan Ross
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2015

"A well-meaning novel that aims high but misses. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Soccer becomes a cultural bridge for a Franco-American boy and a newly arrived Somali family in a Maine mill town. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Seven Year King by Kiki Hamilton
Released: May 7, 2013

"A solid YA fantasy with moments of brilliance."
Hamilton (The Torn Wing, 2012, etc.) revisits the fantasy world of Faeriein the third book of her young-adult series. Read full book review >

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THE TORN WING by Kiki Hamilton
Released: Aug. 9, 2012

"Lovers of fairy tales and Victorian England aren't the only readers who will be charmed by this story of self-discovery."
Book Two in the Faerie Ring series picks up where the previous book ended and continues the tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DOLLS by Kiki Sullivan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Only the most ardent fans of paranormal/romantic thrillers will be enthralled by this one and its inevitable sequels. (Supernatural thriller. 12-18)"
A variation on an increasingly familiar formula involving a Louisiana setting, voodoo or related magic, a star-crossed romance, and a protagonist conflicted about or unaware of her tremendous inherited powers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Getting Some by Kiki Terrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 31, 2013

"A bit shallow but always enjoyable."
Three girlfriends across the pond navigate the roller coaster of sex, love and life in this entertaining chick-lit debut. Read full book review >

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MIDNIGHT DOLLS by Kiki Sullivan
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Fans of The Dolls will be quite satisfied with this installment and eager to see what's next. (Supernatural thriller. 12 & up) "
Sullivan's sequel to The Dolls (2014) finds fledgling voodoo queen Eveny Cheval fighting to save the lives of those she loves. Read full book review >

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THE FAERIE QUEEN by Kiki Hamilton
Released: Sept. 19, 2014

"A strong finale to a dark, compelling series."
The dramatic conclusion to the faerie fantasy series by Hamilton (The Seven Year King, 2013 etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INCOMPETENCE by Will Thorpe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2015

"A short, resonant novel of masculinity and fatherhood."
Thorpe's novel tells the story of a man in crisis on a pilgrimage to Hemingway's grave. Read full book review >