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 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

THE RULES OF PERSPECTIVE by Adam Thorpe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2006

"Thorpe's exploration of these polarities occasionally feels manipulative. But his novel's conceptual power and insistent celebration of art's power to endure make it a moving and rewarding reading experience."
Civilization's survival in a climate of devastation is the theme of the British (now French resident) author's sixth novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FAERIE RING by Kiki Hamilton
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"An entertaining magical-historical adventure. (Historical fantasy. 12 & up)"
In 1871 London, a ragged girl pickpocket steals a ring that enforces a truce between the British Crown and the Faery world, setting off a struggle between the realms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COAL MINER’S HOLIDAY by Kiki DeLancey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"The dilemmas are engaging and edgy enough, but in general characters are diminished by seeming to be cast all from the same imperfect mold."
Out of the Great Appalachian Coal Basin comes a debut collection of eighteen hard-bitten stories (seven published previously) from DeLancey, an ex-coal industry exec of mining stock who gives a gritty, real, and sexually charged rendering of life in hardscrabble towns all along the Ohio River. 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >