Search Results: "Lili St. Crow"


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NAMELESS by Lili St. Crow
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 4, 2013

"A delicious treat for fairy-tale fans. (Urban fantasy. 12 & up)"
A "Snow White" retelling set in a relatively modern world bursts at the seams with magic and supernatural creatures. Read full book review >

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STRANGE ANGELS by Lili St. Crow
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: June 11, 2009

"The first in a series, it will be all too hard to wait for the next. (Supernatural. 12 & up)"
Dru Anderson may be 16, but she doesn't live an ordinary teenage life. Read full book review >

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DANCING WITH THE TIGER by Lili Wright
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"Well written but seriously undisciplined."
An unwieldy cast of bad characters scrambles across Mexico after Montezuma's funerary mask in a thriller with pretensions by memoirist Wright (Learning to Float, 2002). Read full book review >

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LOVE-SHY by Lili Wilkinson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"Readers will root for these appealing, realistically flawed characters to find their respective happy futures. (Fiction. 14-17)"
A timely exploration of the line between idiosyncrasies and mental illness featuring two Australian teenagers. Read full book review >

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THIS SIDE OF JEALOUSY by Lili  Peloquin
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 18, 2013

"No one will read these books for the mystery, which is so glacially developed it's easy to forget, what with all the sex, drugs and misery. (Chick-lit/mystery. 14 & up)"
One and a half volumes into her series, Peloquin's central mystery plot finally begins to come together. Read full book review >

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THE INNOCENTS by Lili  Peloquin
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"This Side of Jealousy is scheduled for summer 2013; here's hoping the characters develop some substance between now and then. (Chick lit/mystery. 12-16) "
It's dangerous when a novel references The Great Gatsby; it only begs unfortunate comparisons. Read full book review >

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PINK by Lili Wilkinson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"Readers will enjoy the ride. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
Frustrated at being penned in by her counterculture parents, 17-year-old Ava shifts away from her unconventional school and a longstanding relationship with her beautiful but sometimes chilly girlfriend in this funny and poignant Australian import. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 11, 2002

"Another well-written but tiresomely narcissistic voyage of self-discovery."
Finding it difficult to commit, a journalist in her 30s spends a summer driving down the East Coast while she recalls past loves and ponders present options. Read full book review >

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DARK ROOMS by Lili Anolik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 3, 2015

"Wholly absorbing and emotionally rich, this novel dodges Law & Order: Special Victims Unit clichés to deliver something deeply satisfying."
A young woman becomes obsessed with finding the truth behind her sister's death in Anolik's thrilling debut. Read full book review >

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NO WAY BACK by Michael Crow
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2005

"Overfamiliar characters, underimagined story."
So-so thriller about a Baltimore cop who goes from suspended scapegoat to short-term spook. Read full book review >

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2014

"Readers will feel as clever and brave as Jack as they outwit and outrun the giant in this engaging, entertaining app. (iPad storybook app. 5-8)"
Nosy Crow's design cleverly weaves games and adventure into this favorite folk tale. Read full book review >