Search Results: "Lenore Hart"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

T-REX AT SWAN LAKE by Lisa Carrier
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2004

"The offbeat story is full of action and humor, but it's Demarest who brings T-Rex to life in his jewel-toned watercolors filled with dancers, musicians, ballet fans, and one super-sized skeleton dancing up a storm. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The combination of dinosaurs and ballet seems an unlikely one, but Carrier and Hart carry it off with both style and heart. Read full book review >

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: June 23, 2009

"Another triumph for Alvin Ho. (Fiction. 7-10)"
The second installment in this series about an effervescent but nerve-wracked second grader will please its fans and appeal to new readers as well. Read full book review >

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A SOUND OF LEAVES by Lenore Blegvad
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1996

"The understated message, however, that prejudice is seldom solely the province of the hateful, is well worth the effort. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 8-11)"
A moody, bittersweet novella about the difficulties of Sylvie's family in their first outing away from the city, to a cousin's vacant house at the beach. Read full book review >