Search Results: "Lindsay Smith"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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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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SKANDAL by Lindsay Smith
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 7, 2015

"Well-paced action and mystery for an appealing heroine, complete with Cold War attitudes. (Science fiction. 12-15)"
In 1964, a psychic Russian teen works with the CIA to prevent war with the Soviet Union. Read full book review >

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A DARKLY BEATING HEART by Lindsay Smith
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"Grounded in Japanese culture and Edo period history, a breezy yet layered read. (Fantasy/thriller. 14-18)"
Two worlds collide in this dark tale of time travel. Read full book review >

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WHEN BLUE MET EGG by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 2, 2012

"A bittersweet tribute to New York City, tinged with deep loneliness and self-delusion. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Egg is a snowball that was inadvertently lobbed into Blue's wintery nest by a bundled-up child in Central Park. But Blue doesn't know that. Read full book review >

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING 3 by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"Cute but unconvincing. (Picture book. 3-6)"
"All the best things / come in three" burbles the twin-ponytailed Asian-American 3-year-old who narrates the rhyme. Read full book review >

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THE MURDER COMPLEX by Lindsay Cummings
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 10, 2014

"Those in need of more dystopian fiction (is there anyone in this glut?) could do worse, but it's not a first purchase. (Dystopian romance. 14-17)"
In a world where no one can die, murder is the only way out. 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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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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HOUR OF THE BEES by Lindsay Eagar
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"A poignant intergenerational story about finding and honoring your roots. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A 12-year-old Mexican-American girl moves in with her estranged grandfather, who tells her fantastic tales she thinks might be true. 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 >