Search Results: "Krista Bremer"


BOOK REVIEW

MY ACCIDENTAL JIHAD by Krista Bremer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 22, 2014

"A sweet and rewarding journey of a book."
A moving, lyrical memoir about how an American essayist fell in love with a Libyan-born Muslim man and learned to embrace the life she made with him. Read full book review >

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STARRING ME by Krista McGee
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 10, 2012

"Chad and Kara's outcome is predictable from the start, but their time spent being creative and typical teens in the context of their celebrity status keeps the narration fun for genre fans. (Christian chick-lit. 13 & up)"
Good things come to those who wait—and pray. Read full book review >

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THE ELIOT GIRLS by Krista Bridge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 23, 2015

"A patina of restraint and deeply buried resentment infuses every passage and short, meaning-laden exchange, making this a minutely observed if occasionally claustrophobic portrait of personal awakenings.
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When 15-year-old Audrey, a weak student, enters an ultracompetitive private girls school to please her mother, who's a teacher there, mother and daughter soon discover a culture of repression, gossip and vicious pranks.
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REVOLUTIONARY by Krista McGee
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 15, 2014

"The faith is fervent, but the story is just a mess. (Dystopian romance. 12-18)"
The final installment in the evangelical-dystopian Anomaly trilogy keeps the tension cranked up to 11. Read full book review >

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CHASING THE NIGHTBIRD by Krista Russell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Solid work, featuring a strong-minded protagonist bent on doing the best he can with what he's been given. (afterword, bibliography) (Historical fiction. 11-13)"
Abolitionists square off against slave catchers in this well-crafted debut, complicating the schemes of a stranded young sailor. Read full book review >

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Released: April 7, 2011

"An intriguing, fresh take on the vampire genre, but doesn't quite fulfill its promise."
Everson presents a mermaid/vampire tale set in a coastal California town. Read full book review >

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Regret by Krista Everson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 27, 2013

"A series to watch; obviously an early effort, but with clever character development and high-stakes drama."
Mermaid-vampire Kristella struggles to find a balance between her human and supernatural lives in the face of a wedding, vengeful goblins and a prophecy. Read full book review >

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DON'T VOTE FOR ME by Krista Van Dolzer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"A comic romp that's also an enlightening quest for increased awareness and self-understanding. (Fiction. 11-14)"
An impulsive comment regarding the upcoming election for class president propels 12-year-old David into the candidate's spot. Read full book review >

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WINTER PONY by Krista Ruepp
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Lacking any true direction, however, this marginally interesting tale with unexceptional illustrations seems to find its only appeal in its hints of Nordic mythology and interest for lovers of horse stories. (Picture book. 4-6)"
With the cold months drawing to a close, it's time to take the horses up to the higher pastures, but Anna worries that her favorite pony, Prince, is too young to survive the summer without her. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE COLONEL'S FAMILY by Fredrika Bremer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 1996

The Colonel's Family ($24.95 paperback original; June 10, 1996; 240 pp.; 1-870041-31-3). Read full book review >

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BECOMING WISE by Krista Tippett
NON-FICTION
Released: April 5, 2016

"A hopeful consideration of the human potential for enlightenment."
Five key words serve as guideposts in a search for wisdom. Read full book review >