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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >