Search Results: "Kimberly Pauley"


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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Still, vampire stories always have readers, and this is pure wish fulfillment—a vampire romance with no biting. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
Another toothless vampire novel. Read full book review >

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FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: May 1, 2010

"For a fresher, unique vampire comedy, teens might try Catherine Jinks's The Reformed Vampire Support Group (2009), but the light romance on offer here will undoubtedly have its fans. (Supernatural comedy. 12 & up)"
A light mystery, plenty of teenspeak and lists delineating the frustrations of protagonist 17-year-old Mina are on offer in this supernatural comedy that features some bright points but is mostly forgettable. Read full book review >

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ASK ME by Kimberly Pauley
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 8, 2014

"A well-written character study and thriller all in one. (Paranormal suspense. 12-16)"
A girl's unwanted oracular powers mean she can't make friends or even go out in public, as she cannot stop herself from answering any question she hears. Read full book review >

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CAT GIRL'S DAY OFF by Kimberly Pauley
Released: April 1, 2012

"A worthwhile adventure and an easy sell for feline fanciers who already know what their pets are saying. (author's note) (Fantasy. 11 & up)"
Natalie Ng, gifted with the Talent of being able to communicate with cats, embarks on an impetuous adventure as a movie riffing off film classic Ferris Bueller's Day Off is filmed at her Chicago-area high school. Read full book review >

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IN THE CHILDREN'S GARDEN by Carole Lexa Schaefer
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1994

"Not essential, but an interesting and well-matched pair of first efforts. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Both author and illustrator make promising picture-book debuts in this lyrical paean to a Seattle children's garden. Read full book review >

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THE MARRIAGE LIE by Kimberly Belle
Released: Dec. 27, 2016

"A compelling adventure."
On the day after Iris and Will's seventh wedding anniversary, they're ready to start trying for a baby. But all is not as it seems. Read full book review >

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THE BODY FINDER by Kimberly Derting
Released: March 1, 2010

"Weak characterizations bring down this promising murder mystery. (Mystery. 14 & up)"
Violet doesn't see dead people, but she does hear, smell and taste them. Read full book review >

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BUYING THE FARM by Kimberly Conn
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Tender characters and exciting plot twists create an enjoyable romp through one girl's newfound Southern roots."
Family secrets give way to family love in this likable portrait of Southerners helping their unexpected kin. Read full book review >

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LEARNING TO READ IS A BALL by Kimberly Scanlon
written and illustrated by Kimberly Scanlon
Released: April 15, 2015

"An amusing, educational book for kids and a helpful resource for parents."
This illustrated, rhyming book for beginning readers helps preschoolers develop language skills. Read full book review >