Search Results: "Lindsay Ribar"


BOOK REVIEW

THE FOURTH WISH by Lindsay Ribar
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 31, 2014

"Despite its fantastic drapery, the truths this novel reveals are so real it may even make readers a bit uncomfortable—that's quite an achievement. (Paranormal romance. 12-16)"
In The Art of Wishing (2013), Margo found genie Oliver and fell in love—and saved him from oblivion by using her last wish. Read full book review >

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THE ART OF WISHING by Lindsay Ribar
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 21, 2013

"Though about as substantive as magical smoke, it makes for a pleasant afternoon read. (Paranormal romance. 12-16)"
The craze for paranormal romance has encompassed vampires, warlocks and werewolves, and now it moves on to a genie like no other. Read full book review >

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ROCKS FALL EVERYONE DIES by Lindsay Ribar
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 7, 2016

"A fresh and substantive story about family, love, and deciding who you want to be in the world. (Paranormal suspense. 12-18)"
A teenage boy learns that the power to steal people's innermost feelings is both a blessing and curse. Read full book review >

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ROCKY PATHS
by Ana Grilo

I walked into this book wholly unprepared for what I was going to find. It starts like a YA romance: with a seventeen old boy called Aspen eating out with his best friend Theo and his girlfriend Brandy. Aspen has been secretly in love with Brandy for a while, and he is hopeful that Theo and Brandy will break up ...


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BOOK REVIEW

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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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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DREAMSTRIDER by Lindsay Smith
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Tense action and rich worldbuilding make for thrilling reading. (Fantasy. 14-18)"
Livia, a girl from the poor tunnels beneath the Barstadt Empire, is hired to work as a government spy because of her valuable ability to possess people through their dreams. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHY? by Lindsay Camp
Released: June 1, 1999

"Lily's questioning saves the day, but it's no joke; the urge to understand, for her and children like her, is a survival instinct. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In a spirited book, Camp grabs the notion of a child's endless inquisitiveness and takes it for a quick spin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PIG & ME by Lindsay Frucci
Released: July 7, 2011

"A quick-witted, engrossing read, Frucci's memoir bubbles with can-do, feminist moxie and the simple tenet that a great idea will never fail you."
A plucky woman's charming story about her crash course in the small-business world as she builds a food company from the ground up. Read full book review >

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THE BREADMAKER’S CARNIVAL by Andrew Lindsay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 12, 2000

"Though the early going is guaranteed to whet your appetite, be warned: Lindsay makes you pay for every thrill of lust and grace."
Only once every 213 years does Easter coincide with April Fool's Day. And when it does, watch out—especially if you're living in the Italian village of Bacheretto. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WINGNUT by Lindsay Baker
Released: Feb. 24, 2011

"An entertaining tale of misadventure that enjoyably captures a young boy's voice."
Two young boys find friendship, adventure and an inventive way to take on a pair of bullies in first-time author Baker's engaging novel based on his memories of growing up in Christchurch, New Zealand. Read full book review >