Search Results: "Lauren Kunze"


BOOK REVIEW

SECRETS  by Lauren Kunze
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2011

"Chick lit for highly educated chicks. (Fiction. 16 & up)"
Callie and her friends are trying to survive their freshman year at Harvard while juggling studies with romance and, in Callie's case, blackmail. Read full book review >

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THE IVY by Lauren Kunze
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Readers still in high school are sure to be intrigued by college politics and romances, not so dissimilar from their own but with much higher stakes. (Fiction. YA)"
For Callie, getting into Harvard was easy, but fitting in is hard. Read full book review >

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RIVALS by Lauren Kunze
Released: March 1, 2012

"Smoothly continuing intrigues from earlier novels, this installment tantalizes with tension and drama. (Fiction. 16 & up)"
Callie may be established in Harvard's culture and social scene, but can she keep it up? Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 29, 1990

An insider's candid and informative report on the investment professionals who run big risks, in hopes of realizing megabuck rewards, by bankrolling start-up companies. Read full book review >

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NANA IN THE CITY by Lauren Castillo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A sweet story for country-mouse readers. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A child learns to appreciate Nana's urban environs. Read full book review >

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BUT EXCUSE ME THAT IS MY BOOK by Lauren Child
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Adding a melancholy but realistic touch to a familiar interchange, there is no sign of a librarian (or other adult) among the shelves of generic books in this natural follow-up to Marc Brown's D.W.'s Library Card (2001) and similar exploratory visits. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Charlie and his relentlessly verbal little sister Lola, now licensed TV characters, take a trip to the library in this script-based episode, illustrated with stills from the show done in Child's distinctive photo-and-cartoon collage style. Read full book review >

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THE TROUBLE WITH DESTINY by Lauren Morrill
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"Slapstick and romance make for a cotton-candy read. (Romance. 12-18)"
Liza and her school marching band enter a contest on a cruise ship, but only drum-major Liza knows that they will fall to school budget cuts unless they can win the $25,000 first prize. Read full book review >

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YOLO by Lauren Myracle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Funny, deceptively smart and just in time for those going off to college. (Fiction. 14-20)"
Instant-messaging champs Maddie, Angela and Zoe return to hash out their first year away at respective colleges in this fourth installment of Myracle's popular series that began with ttyl (2004). Read full book review >

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SUBLIME by Christina Lauren
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"For die-hard fans of Bella and Edward only—pun very much intended. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
An orphaned adrenaline junkie falls for a dead girl, and the doomed, love-struck couple learns they can only truly "be together" (cough) in the realm between the living and the dead. Read full book review >

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AWESOME BLOSSOM by Lauren Myracle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"A solid, if not outstanding, entry in the Flower Power series. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Secrets rock the flower friends in the fourth entry in Myracle's Flower Power series (Oopsy Daisy, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE INFINITE MOMENT OF US by Lauren Myracle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"Summer love has never been so good. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A sweet and sizzling love story from Myracle. Read full book review >