Search Results: "Lenore Hart"


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 >

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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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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

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 >

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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 >

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

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 22, 1999

"Falling short as a user-friendly how-to book for nonplayers, Terr's text, with its research summaries and bibliographical notes, seems more aimed at her professional colleagues than at the general reader."
A rambling essay from a clinical child psychiatrist on the significance of play in the lives of adults. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KING OF THE GYPSIES by Lenore Myka
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"While the stories in this collection can be hit or miss, those that succeed are well-imagined and richly textured."
Myka's fiction debut is a collection of short stories set in Romania about the complications that arise—in suburban homes and in brothels, among families, friends, and lovers—when Romanian and Western cultures collide. Read full book review >