Search Results: "Lesley Hauge"


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NOMANSLAND by Lesley Hauge
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2010

"Nevertheless, secrets revealed make for a compelling emotional journey for Keller in this possible series opener, despite the incongruous obsession with 21st-century mores. (Dystopian science fiction. 11-13)"
Long after the destruction of society, a tribe of Amazons lives an ascetic life. Read full book review >

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JEREMY STONE by Lesley Choyce
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 15, 2014

"Despite a disappointing ending, an intricate story that opens up the universe of troubled silence. (Verse/fiction. 14-18)"
Just like a geode, Jeremy Stone appears unremarkable on the outside, while his inner life shimmers with the complexity of glittering crystals. Read full book review >

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DESCENDANT by Lesley Livingston
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Those who've been awaiting this sequel should be pleased. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Livingston delivers a significantly stronger story—and heroine—in this sequel to Starling (2012). Read full book review >

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STARLING by Lesley Livingston
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"The cliffhanger ending may convince insatiable paranormal-romance readers to give the next book in this series a try. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
A less-than-impressive addition to the plethora of mythology-based YA romances. Read full book review >

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RIVER SONG by Craig Lesley
Released: June 9, 1989

Lesley continues the story of Danny Kachiah (Winterkill, 1984), a former rodeo rider and a Nez Perce Indian. Read full book review >

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CLOSING DOWN HEAVEN by Lesley Choyce
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 7, 2017

"A sincere, skillfully told exploration of choices, consequences, near-death experiences, heaven, and the meaning of life. (Verse fiction. 14-18)"
A 16-year-old boy struggles to navigate his way through heaven and back to Earth after a serious mountain-biking accident. Read full book review >

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THE SKY FISHERMAN by Craig Lesley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 22, 1995

"Earnest, a little too nice, but ultimately persuasive: This is being touted as Lesley's breakthrough bookand it may go far. (Author tour)"
A small-screen epic novel of the outdoor life in the Pacific Northwest: overly melodramatic but authentic in its details of male exploits, small-town intrigues, and a fatherless teenage boy's search for a path in life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2004

"Sure to kick up some biblical dust: a graphic, instructional story unlikely to receive the Church's imprimatur."
A knowledgeable journalist profiles history's most renowned Jewish mother, tracing a life barely touched upon in the gospels. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 13, 2004

"Well-told story of a life dedicated to scholarship, with great adventures and derring-do an unexpected bonus."
A surprisingly action-packed biography of the soldier, adventurer, athlete, scholar, and diplomat whose exploits in deciphering cuneiform scripts literally forced a revelation of the originality and depth of ancient Mesopotamian cultures onto a skeptical Western world. Read full book review >

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HONOUR THY FATHER by Lesley Glaister
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1991

"Decay and devastation in an evil father's house: a chilly first novel in which a lumbering horror plot is handled with skill and restraint."
A dank, dark gothic tale with none of the stylistic excesses of the genre: in fact, Glaister's narrator, an elderly woman living with three sisters in a houseful of nasty secrets, tells their story with an English country-woman's open-faced simplicity—which gives the horrid events a poignant backdrop. Read full book review >