Search Results: "Lenore Appelhans"


BOOK REVIEW

CHASING BEFORE by Lenore Appelhans
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Fans will not lose interest. (Paranormal suspense. 12-18)"
This second book in the Memory Chronicles series continues the story of a girl in the afterlife trying to fight evil angels as she desperately seeks her own stolen memories. Read full book review >

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MEMORY OF AFTER by Lenore Appelhans
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"An absorbing, sensitive read. (Paranormal suspense. 12-16)"
This imaginative debut brings conflict to the afterlife, focusing on a war between humans and angels. Read full book review >

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LENORE FINDS A FRIEND by Jon Katz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Bedlam Farm seems an idyllic spot with a natural appeal to children, who are likely to ask for more about Lenore. (author's note) (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lenore the black Lab befriends a cranky ram named Brutus in another entry in the popular streak of recent stories focusing on unlikely animal pals. Read full book review >

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THE TREASURE OF SAVAGE ISLAND by Lenore Hart
FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"Too earnest, but absorbing nonetheless. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Hart gives 18th-century life on a sparsely settled Virginia island a decidedly unappealing cast in this melodramatic historical yarn. Read full book review >

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SPARKY! by Jenny Offill
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2014

"A serene, funny addition to the new-pet genre. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Quietly dry humor marks this story about a most unusual pet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 16, 1994

"First-rate medical detection that lights up a corner of the human mind."
Artfully told stories of the often-astonishing discovery of memories of traumatic childhood events. Read full book review >

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A GREYHOUND, A GROUNDHOG by Emily Jenkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"This delightful story is a feast for the eyes and ears, and it will hold up well to repeated demands from eager young listeners. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Friendship blossoms between canine and rodent in this paean to the sheer joy of being alive. Read full book review >

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BECKY by Lenore Hart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"As characterized here, Becky doesn't earn the equal time she clamors for."
A supporting character in Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer gets her own novel. Read full book review >

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ORDINARY SPRINGS by Lenore Hart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2005

"Unerring eye for 1950s detail lifts this soap-operatic story above the ordinary, even if the plot springs are a bit too visible."
Teenager grows up fast in small Florida town—and then the plot really takes off in Hart's second outing (after Waterwoman, 2002). Read full book review >

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WATERWOMAN by Lenore Hart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"Tries hard but fails to tell a different story of thwarted passions and family obligations."
A first novel breathlessly celebrates an unusual heroine—she works the waters of the Chesapeake Bay—in an unconvincing story of sibling rivalries that have fatal consequences. Read full book review >