Search Results: "Kody Keplinger"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"Teen readers will see both themselves and their friends in Bianca's layered, hostile world. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Downing Cherry Cokes and watching her two best friends hoof it out on the dance floor of the local teen club doesn't make 17-year-old Bianca Piper feel good about herself. Read full book review >

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LYING OUT LOUD by Kody Keplinger
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 28, 2015

"Fierce, fresh, total fun. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Keplinger breathes new life into what it means to LOL. Read full book review >

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THE SWIFT BOYS & ME by Kody Keplinger
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 27, 2014

"A fine, honest and heartfelt coming-of-age tale. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Nola has been best friends her entire life with her next-door neighbors, the three Swift brothers. Now, in response to their father's desertion, the brothers have changed. Read full book review >

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A MIDSUMMER'S NIGHTMARE by Kody Keplinger
Released: June 5, 2012

"With her third novel, this young author continues to evolve; a talent to watch. (Fiction. 15 & up)"
Family breakups are the pits; six months into hers, Whitley Johnson is a one-girl disaster—partying more and loving it less. Coping isn't her strong suit. Read full book review >

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RUN by Kody Keplinger
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 28, 2016

"An ambitiously structured road-trip novel stumbles a bit but gets a lot right. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Two small-town Kentucky high school girls run away together. Read full book review >

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SHUT OUT by Kody Keplinger
FICTION
Released: Sept. 5, 2011

"Enjoyable as a conversation-starter, but let's hope real-life conversations take a more critical approach to gender politics. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A modern-day Lysistrata retelling that reinforces as many stereotypes as it overturns. Read full book review >

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Train off the Rails with Kody and Dot by Robert Von Goeben

"An excellent rhyming story that shows how seeing more of the world can help individuals realize their own importance."
Two colleagues find a new appreciation for their delivery jobs in this illustrated children's tale of teddy bears and trains by a writer and toy company founder. Read full book review >

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MONSTER by Kody Scott
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 28, 1993

"Anyone who wants to know why L.A. burned will find the chilling answer here. (First printing of 65,000; first serial rights to Esquire)"
LÇon Bing's study of L.A. gangs, Do or Die (1991) featured on its cover an awesomely muscular African-American male, naked to the waist, wearing sunglasses and wielding an automatic weapon. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"A different take on married life, of broader interest because of the issue of same-sex marriage and Mitt Romney's membership in the LDS."
A behind-the-scenes look at the life of a celebrity polygamist family. Read full book review >