Search Results: "Kimberly Sabatini"


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TOUCHING THE SURFACE by Kimberly Sabatini
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"Like the wayward souls in the book, some of the plotlines seem to unfortunately get lost in the fray. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
This ambitious take on the afterlife doesn't quite deliver. Read full book review >

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THE BOY NEXT DOOR by Irene Sabatini
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"Sabatini is an effective miniaturist but fumbles the big picture."
An interracial relationship plays out against Zimbabwe's slow disintegration in this elliptical first novel. Read full book review >

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SCARAMOUCHE by Rafael Sabatini
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 2001

"All in all, this 'sheer knight-errantcy' is a marvelous entertainment."
The Italian-born Sabatini (1875-1950), who first published this swashbuckler in 1921, always received more popular acclaim than critical praise, and it's easy to see why. 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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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 LAST ECHO by Kimberly Derting
Released: April 17, 2012

"With another sequel set up, this intriguing series continues to provide great entertainment for suspense fans. (Paranormal suspense. 12 & up)"
Seventeen-year-old Violet returns in the third installment of the Body Finder series, this time working for a secret agency that specializes in using paranormal powers to fight crime. Read full book review >

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THE PLEDGE by Kimberly Derting
FANTASY
Released: Nov. 15, 2011

"More great suspense from a prolific new writer with a vibrant imagination. (Dystopian fantasy. 12 & up)"
A girl reluctantly faces her destiny in this gripping dystopian fantasy. 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 >