Search Results: "Kit Grindstaff"


BOOK REVIEW

THE FLAME IN THE MIST by Kit Grindstaff
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 9, 2013

"Debut missteps shouldn't bother young readers though, and the frequent flashes of charm and originality scattered throughout bode well for future ventures. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Jemma's always been out of step with her family. She dreads Mord-days, when the Agromonds make Offerings to demonic entities, and she resents the sentient Mist that keeps the sun from Anglavia. On the eve of her 13th birthday, she learns those feelings are well-founded. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LULU'S PARTY by Kit Chase
by Kit Chase, illustrated by Kit Chase
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"Adorable. (Picture book. 2-5)"
What's the best thing to do on a rainy day? Read full book review >

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OLIVER'S TREE by Kit Chase
Kirkus Star
by Kit Chase, illustrated by Kit Chase
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 20, 2014

"As gentle and unassuming as Oliver, this story thoroughly charms. (Picture book. 2-5)"
It's no fun for anyone when someone is left out! Read full book review >

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CHARLIE'S BOAT by Kit Chase
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"A pleasant tale with realistic and lovable characters successfully delivers subtle lessons couched in warmth and playfulness. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Everyone needs a little help from their friends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LIGHTS GO ON AGAIN by Kit Pearson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1994

A third book about an English brother and sister evacuated to Canada in 1940. Read full book review >

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J. EDEN by Kit Reed
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 1996

"Terrific takes on time's rush, with a touch of that personal enlightenment offered to a certain generation of moviegoers by The Big Chill—but less glib."
Reedian thoughts about life, marriage, middle age, and children when three couples, their kids, and a close friend spend the summer lumped together in a New England farmhouse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEAD COPY by Kit Frazier
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2007

"Gratingly cute, with a wisecrack or metaphor in every other sentence and a good-looking guy in every chapter."
A sassy obit writer smart-mouths her way into trouble. Read full book review >

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COLD BURN by Kit Ehrman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"While gallant Steve isn't always believable, he's increasingly irresistible in Ehrman's best yet."
Foul play among the thoroughbreds brings Ehrman's young Lochinvar riding to the rescue once more. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DREAMFIRE by Kit Alloway
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"A dark and exciting paranormal adventure that will keep patient genre fans up late. (Paranormal romance. 13-18)"
Joshlyn is expert at entering and resolving others' nightmares, but there's a new and forceful evil plaguing the Dream world that even she can't beat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AWAKE AND DREAMING by Kit Pearson
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: April 1, 1997

"Pearson (The Lights Go On Again, 1994, etc.) has some lovely notions about the relationship between dreams and reality, the value of friends and family (however flawed its members), and the acts of reading and writing as talismans of hope. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Theo, nine, has not had a gentle life. Read full book review >

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DREAMFEVER by Kit Alloway
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"Readers are left blinking and anticipating the next volume of this nightmarish saga. (Paranormal adventure. 15-18)"
In this sequel to Dreamfire (2015), Joshlyn grapples with her new Dream Walker status and her own nightmares.Read full book review >

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DREAM FOREVER by Kit Alloway
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 28, 2017

"A sweeping, jumbled conclusion to this sci-fi trilogy that imagines the merging of soul with mind, good with evil, and life with death. (Paranormal romance. 13-18) "
This conclusion to the Dream Walker trilogy brings Joshlyn full circle as she continues her struggle to save the three universes. Read full book review >