Search Results: "Lesley Livingston"


BOOK REVIEW

DARKLIGHT by Lesley Livingston
FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Urban Faerie genre. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Urban faerie killers, star-crossed lovers, rival courts and a spot of Shakespeare vie for center stage in this sequel to Wondrous Strange (2009). Read full book review >

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THE VALIANT by Lesley Livingston
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"A familiar-feeling historical adventure elevated by use of setting. (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
A Celtic princess is abducted, enslaved, and sent to a gladiatrix school in Julius Caesar's Rome. 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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TEMPESTUOUS by Lesley Livingston
FANTASY
Released: Dec. 21, 2010

The third and final entry in the series that began with Wondrous Strange (2008), this ends the story just right. Read full book review >

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WONDROUS STRANGE by Lesley Livingston
FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Lots of telling rather than showing, lots of Shakespeare quotes and pop-culture references, but even the Central Park carousel exploding into the Wild Hunt can't save this one. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
An overwrought, overwritten first-novel fantasy. Read full book review >

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TRANSCENDENT by Lesley Livingston
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"Fans may come away with questions but should be satisfied on the whole. (Paranormal romance. 14-18)"
An action-packed conclusion to the Starling trilogy. Read full book review >

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BRAVO, LIVINGSTON MOUSE! by Pamela Duncan Edwards
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"And a-one, and a-two, keep that rhythm Livingstone. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Livingstone Mouse (1996) returns to the scene in a musically themed adventure. Read full book review >

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DEATH IN A DISTANT LAND by Nancy Livingston
Released: March 31, 1989

Here, the author's unlikely duo—quiet, retired widower G.D.H. Pringle and his buxom, lively companion Mavis Bignell (Incident at Parga, etc.)—are travelling across Australia on a trip paid for by Mavis big Derby win. Read full book review >

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MAYHEM IN PARVA by Nancy Livingston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"Mavis (never as endearing as Pringle and the author find her) is in at the finish of a story that starts well but loses its way in a jumble of fussy overplotting."
Some surprises await retired tax inspector G.D.H. Pringle (Murder in Close-up, etc.) when he decides to explore his roots in the village of Wuffinge Parva, fueled by the vague notion of moving out of London with his down-to-earth mistress Mavis Bignell. Read full book review >

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B. BEAR AND LOLLY by A.A. Livingston
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 23, 2015

"The mix of fairy tales is fun, but though things work out for the three friends in the end, Lolly may seem too vengeful for many readers, adult or child. (Picture book. 4-8)"
B. Bear and Lolly are back in a tale about owning up to mistakes…and maybe about anger and vengeance too (B. Bear and Lolly: Off to School, 2014). Read full book review >