Search Results: "Kristi Collier"


BOOK REVIEW

THROWING STONES by Kristi Collier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Literary sports fans will be right at home. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Pete, Andy's eldest brother, died just as WWI ended, and the family hasn't recovered. Read full book review >

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JERICHO WALLS by Kristi Collier
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"It will give youthful readers information on a level deeper than that offered by mere dates and facts and will lend itself to discussion. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Another memorable preacher's child steps on to the stage in this promising debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ROUGH COLLIER by Pat McIntosh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2008

"McIntosh's fifth pairing of medieval detectives Gil and Alys (The Merchant's Mark, 2006, etc.) is another hearty meal stuffed with fascinating period tidbits and a satisfying mystery."
A body in a peat bog, accusations of witchcraft and missing men add up to Middle Aged murder. Read full book review >

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MISS DREAMSVILLE AND THE LOST HEIRESS OF COLLIER COUNTY by Amy Hill  Hearth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Although the book falls short of fulfilling its potential, Hearth delivers a mildly amusing story featuring a wealth of eccentric characters."
Hearth's cast of quirky small-town Southern misfits returns to tackle new challenges in this sequel to her debut novel (Miss Dreamsville and the Collier County Women's Literary Society, 2012). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Fun to read."
Hearth (Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, 1994, etc.) goes hog wild with lighthearted humor as she tackles some heavyweight issues in her debut novel. Read full book review >

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PENGUIN CHA-CHA by Kristi Valiant
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Fans of penguins and fans of dance and movement alike will enjoy this humorous romp. (Picture book, 3-7)"
Julia devises a plan to dance with penguins at the zoo. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CITY OF ANGELS by Kristi Belcamino
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 9, 2017

"With a strong female protagonist who won't stop fighting, this page-turner is a delightful and gripping read. (Historical thriller. 14-18)"
Belcamino sets a coming-of-age mystery against the backdrop of the Rodney King case. Read full book review >

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STRANGE SKIES by Kristi Helvig
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 28, 2015

"A tepid, disappointing sequel. (Science fiction. 13-18)"
After a hasty exodus from a sun-ravaged Earth, a girl finds herself on a beautiful, lush planet only to discover she's still fighting the same old fight. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAVEN by Kristi Cook
FICTION
Released: Feb. 22, 2011

"A final sweeping fight scene provides needed resolutions while opening the door for a sequel. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
What begins as a magic-school story turns into yet another star-crossed romance between vampire and hunter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JOURNEY TO ONE by Kristi Bowman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 16, 2009

"An often powerful, insightful memoir for those seeking healing."
In her debut memoir, Bowman, the founder of the Center for Sacred Movement, details her journey from debilitating depression to healing through therapy, yoga, and spiritual retreats. Read full book review >

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MY 13TH SEASON by Kristi Roberts
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"The conclusion hits just the right note, allowing new happiness and the promise of more. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Fran and her father had a close relationship that revolved around their mutual love of baseball. Read full book review >