Search Results: "L.S. Matthews"


BOOK REVIEW

THE OUTCASTS by L.S. Matthews
FANTASY
Released: Nov. 13, 2007

"This uneven but enjoyable magical tale brings its outcast characters together: a magical version of The Breakfast Club in the English countryside. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
A class trip brings a collection of misfits into a dangerous magical world. Read full book review >

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FISH by L.S. Matthews
FICTION
Released: June 6, 2004

"Well intentioned, but flawed. (Fiction. 12+)"
In an unnamed time and place a war has reduced the population to starvation levels. Read full book review >

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LEXI by L.S. Matthews
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 11, 2008

"Fans may welcome this new effort, but after the author's other, excellent works, this one may disappoint. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Just as in A Dog for Life (2006), Matthews combines elements of fantasy with a sometimes rather grim reality. Read full book review >

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A DOG FOR LIFE by L.S. Matthews
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 10, 2006

"Episodic enough to be read aloud, this should have wide appeal. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Because of his brother's critical illness, John Hawkins's mother says the family dog must go. Read full book review >

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A Foundation of Lies by L.S. Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2015

"A competent crime thriller."
Miller (Nectar of the Gods, 2015, etc.) returns with a novel about a builder who becomes embroiled in the dangerous, duplicitous world of organized crime. Read full book review >

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Wanted by L.S. Clucas
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Inspiring, actionable advice to 'participate as your best self' in relationships."
A couples counselor shares her own story and outlines the key qualities of mature, enduring relationships in this debut self-help guide. Read full book review >

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ESCAPE BY SEA by L.S.  Lawrence
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2009

"Although the end is abrupt, it will also give readers cause to hope for a sequel. (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
The sheltered daughter of a wealthy merchant flees Roman forces and strikes out on her own in this invigorating historical adventure. Read full book review >

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Never Feel Remorse by L.S. Miller
MYSTERY THRILLER

"A bloody and entertaining installment in a developing crime series."
Miller (A Foundation of Lies, 2015, etc.) revisits the tumultuous life of homebuilder Max Dietrich in this new crime novel.Read full book review >

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DOMINA by L.S. Hilton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"This is a series of vignettes, not a novel, poorly strung together by a litany of fine clothing and even finer art and punctuated by uncomfortably sticky sexual encounters."
A woman with a murderous past reinvents herself as an art dealer in Venice only to have everything she thought she left behind come roaring back. Read full book review >