Search Results: "Lindsey Barraclough"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MARK OF CAIN by Lindsey Barraclough
Released: May 10, 2016

"Literary, scary, and made to read with all the lights on. (Historical fantasy/horror. 12 & up)"
Cora, Mimi, and Roger are back—back at Bryers Guerdon and in for another dose of mysterious, creeping horror in Barraclough's follow-up to Long Lankin (2012). Read full book review >

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LONG LANKIN by Lindsey Barraclough
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 10, 2012

"A good, old-fashioned literary horror tale for sophisticated readers. (Historical fantasy. 10-14)"
A thoroughly terrifying, centuries-old monster stalks two children sent from London to stay with their great-aunt in the country. Read full book review >

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LINDSEY LOST by Suzanne Marie Phillips
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 13, 2012

"Readers looking for a twisty, satisfying mystery should look elsewhere. (Mystery. 12-15)"
Life, death and suspicion in the pressure cooker of high-stakes teen athletics. Read full book review >

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RIDING WITH MISS LINDSEY by Jim Alexander
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2006

"A touching read for anyone, but especially poignant for parents raising children with similar conditions."
A father remembers a special daughter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST DAY OF EMILY LINDSEY by Nic Joseph
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Joseph (Boy, 9, Missing, 2016) employs a lot of twists to get to her denouement, watering down some of its impact, and while the story requires some suspension of disbelief, Joseph's prose is smooth enough to keep the pages turning."
Lots of blood but no body kicks off a thriller in which nothing is what it seems. Read full book review >

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FAMILIAR ACTS by June Barraclough
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 22, 1994

"Their romance, too dependent on ridiculous intrigue, is unconvincing, and in the end, the book is just as statically beholden to genre conventions as Hester's father is to Victorian ones."
Barraclough (Kindred Spirits, 1989, etc.) makes a big deal of a morass of lies and sexual misalliances beneath the strictly moralistic faáade of a Victorian English family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUN AND MOON by Lindsey Yankey
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"A lovely tale to share, day or night. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Luminous, intricate illustrations light up this tale of a lonely Moon, who yearns to trade places with the wise Sun. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE THIRD NERO by Lindsey Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"The Roman sleuth's fifth case rambles in its opening chapters, running mostly on the charm of its heroine, until the plot settles into a murder probe."
While tending her injured husband, tireless Roman "informer" Flavia Albia (The Graveyard of the Hesperides, 2016, etc.) comes to the emperor's aid in exposing a pretender to the throne. Or is he? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LOST DAUGHTER COLLECTIVE by Lindsey Drager
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"A fleet and eerie novel, like the last strand of dream before waking."
Drager's (The Sorrow Proper, 2015) spare, ethereal second novel is equal parts dark fairy tale, philosophical exploration of time and schema, and academic satire. Read full book review >

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THE GRAVEYARD OF THE HESPERIDES by Lindsey Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"Davis' fourth case for her heroine (Deadly Election, 2015, etc.) is long on drollery, unpacking its tricky murder puzzle piecemeal."
An ancient Roman sleuth balances a tricky murder investigation with the new challenges of her approaching nuptials. Read full book review >

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THE CHAPEL WARS by Lindsey Leavitt
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 6, 2014

"Leavitt's latest doesn't rise above the pack. (Fiction. 14-18)"
A teen struggles with loss and love in Las Vegas. Read full book review >