Search Results: "Lesley Meirovitz Waite"


BOOK REVIEW

WALKING ON TRAIN TRACKS by Lesley Meirovitz Waite
Released: May 16, 2013

"A well-meaning effort that squanders a chance to tell a cohesive story about an ebbing youth culture."
Waite's debut YA novel tells the story of teenage girl embarking on an unforgettable road trip during the tumultuous summer of 1978. Read full book review >

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PRINCESS VALIANT
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for The Valiant (The Valiant #1) by Lesley Livingston

Cover Story: Can’t Unsee
BFF Charm: Yay
Swoonworthy Scale: 7
Talky Talk: Modern History
Bonus Factors: Female Gladiators, Cleopatra
Relationship Status: Swords Drawn

Cover Story: Can’t Unsee

At first, I was going to talk about how the young woman on this cover looks like a gladiator, which is ...


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BOOK REVIEW

TRICK OF THE MIND by Judy Waite
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Magic itself becomes a character as neither Matt nor Erin explains the secrets behind the tricks that continuously emphasize the untrustworthiness of reality. (Fiction. YA)"
Illusion battles truth as two teen narrators take turns describing events in a contemporary British import. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BEAUTIFUL, TERRIBLE THING by Jen  Waite
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 11, 2017

"A frank and visceral dual timeline shows the romance and failure of a woman's marriage to a psychopath."
A woman discovers her husband is not whom she thought he was. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SOMETIMES THE WOLF by Urban Waite
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"A tale of greed and violence and loyalty and of fathers and sons who communicate in silences, 'fearful of what response might come, of what truths might be revealed.'"
Wild things haunt the Northern Cascades' evergreen slopes and valleys in Waite's (The Carrion Birds, 2013, etc.) third novel. Those most feral walk on two legs.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHOPAHOLIC by Judy Waite
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2003

"Although this largely gloomy story ends on an optimistic note for the protagonist, an all-pervasive sense of gray keeps the material flat and it fails to generate the emotional wallop that it should. (Fiction. 12-14)"
To win over a glamorous but unscrupulous girl, an unhappy youngster uses the household money and her mother's credit card to buy her new chum the latest fashions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TERMINAL VALUE by Thomas Waite
Released: March 1, 2012

"A Silicon Valley murder mystery that, despite a few bugs, will have readers logged in until the end."
Waite's debut thriller features a technological genius, corporate espionage and murder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TERROR OF LIVING by Urban Waite
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 7, 2011

"Parts of the book are somewhat obvious. But the meticulously calibrated prose, rushing narrative and sympathetic protagonists mark Waite as a rewarding, promising writer."
After a drug drop goes awry, ex-cons, drug lords, a psychopath and law officers play seek and maim in the Pacific Northwest in this debut thriller. Read full book review >

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

SONG OF BE by Lesley Beake
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Author's note on the setting. (Fiction. 12+)"
A Scottish-born South African who ``has received many awards'' looks deep into the mind and heart of a young Ju/'hoan Bushman caught in Namibia's new independence and her people's uneasily evolving ties to the modern world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THIN PLACES by Lesley Choyce
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"Poignant at times but ultimately a frustrating read. (Verse fiction. 14-18)"
Feeling increasingly isolated from the world, 16-year-old Declan Lynch falls for a girl whose voice he hears in his mind. Read full book review >