Search Results: "Lindsay Eland"


BOOK REVIEW

A SUMMER OF SUNDAYS by Lindsay  Eland
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 9, 2013

"Still, for many who pick it up, well-developed characters and a mild mystery may not be enough to sustain interest in this overlong effort. (Fiction. 10-14)"
An almost 12-year-old girl tries to distinguish herself from her five boisterous siblings in a very quiet coming-of-age tale. Read full book review >

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FIVE TIMES REVENGE by Lindsay  Eland
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2016

"This big, fast-moving tale of students who unite to take a stand against bullies and find friendship in the process is a keeper. (Fiction. 8-14)"
Five middle school students come together to orchestrate the downfall of a school bully. Read full book review >

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BROBARIANS by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"Good and campy and a fine opportunity for vocabulary building. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Two brothers, two great warriors—two brobarians!—engage in an epic backyard battle, until the "magic that ruled all" (aka mother) calls them in. Read full book review >

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ROSCO VS. THE BABY by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2016

"Call the ref—this bulldog and baby are down for the count. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A French bulldog learns to love the new baby at his house. Read full book review >

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PELLY AND MR. HARRISON VISIT THE  MOON by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"All in all, a light, imaginative romp. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The going-to-bed routine morphs into a fantastic adventure when Pelly notices an unusual fixture attached to her family's bathtub. Read full book review >

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DON'T FORGET DEXTER! by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2018

"Lost and found was never so riotously funny or emotionally draining. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A lost toy goes through an existential crisis. Read full book review >

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SEKRET by Lindsay Smith
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 15, 2014

"A sudden cliffhanger sets up this fast-paced thriller (full of blaring brass and pounding drums) for a sequel. (historical note) (Science fiction. 13-16)"
Cold War espionage smoothly blended with psychic romance. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1998

"All in all, Lindsay has crafted a fun-filled trip full of the unexpected, the slightly unnerving, and joy abounding. (Fiction. 11-13)"
The quiet and offbeat life of teenaged Millicent Moore is the background for some heartwarming, humorous adventures in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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TRAPS by Paul Lindsay
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 8, 2002

"Beneath the expertly handled action-film conventions, Lindsay rings virtuoso changes on the kinds of traps the best and worst men set for each other and themselves."
After the sprawling pleasures of international intrigue (The Führer's Reserve, 2000), Lindsay's back doing what he does best: putting the FBI under the gun. Read full book review >

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DOUBLE DEXTER by Jeff Lindsay
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"Lindsay, who remains less interested in mystery than in the archly virtuoso first-person narration of his appealingly monstrous Human Impersonator, provides another guilty pleasure. Really, really guilty."
Two sociopaths are a crowd, as Miami-Dade forensic tech Dexter Morgan (Dexter is Delicious, 2010, etc.) realizes when he's crowded by a wannabe who seems bent on taking over his gig as the bloody scourge of Miami's worst citizens. Read full book review >

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EAT ONLY WHEN YOU'RE HUNGRY by Lindsay Hunter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"A savage tale of parenthood and squandered hope from an author whose unsparing eye never ceases to subvert the mundane."
A man goes in search of his addict son only to end up lost in his own relentless crises. Read full book review >

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MONTEREY BAY by Lindsay Hatton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 19, 2016

"Along with creating a fully realized, realistic heroine seen across decades, Hatton is a writer of often exceptional prose, sometimes overwrought but always thoughtful."
Margot Fiske is seen at ages 15 and 73 as she variously pursues and recalls her relationship with marine biologist Ed Ricketts and relates how she came to run an aquarium. Read full book review >