Search Results: "Lindsey Scheibe"


BOOK REVIEW

RIPTIDE by Lindsey Scheibe
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 8, 2013

"Solid. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
This debut about a surfer girl delves into hidden child abuse and scores with strong characterizations. Read full book review >

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A FIREPROOF HOME FOR THE BRIDE by Amy Scheibe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2015

"A good coming-of-age story lies buried underneath a ridiculously overdetermined and didactic plot."
Scheibe (What Do You Do All Day?, 2006) chronicles a Minnesota girl's journey toward independence in a story set in 1958 with pointed contemporary parallels.Read full book review >

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EVIDENCE OF THINGS NOT SEEN by Lindsey Lane
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Still, readers interested in physics or drawn to character-driven stories may find something here to like, even though Tommy and his fate remain ciphers. (Fiction. 14-18)"
When a high school boy obsessed with quantum physics suddenly disappears, friends and neighbors reveal details of their lives as they speculate on his whereabouts. Read full book review >

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THE BROKEN WORLD by Lindsey Klingele
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"A popcorn fantasy. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
Liv must rescue her brother in the alternate world Caelum and face the consequences the portals pose for Los Angeles in this sequel. Read full book review >

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THE VIEW FROM BELOW by Lindsey Crittenden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 1999

"Pretty thin gruel: well-crafted and meticulous, but not much of a meal—nor our idea of a feast."
Nine stories by a San Francisco writer, most depicting the sadnesses of domestic life. Read full book review >

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THE RULES OF SILENCE by David Lindsey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 23, 2003

"Thin characterization and serviceable prose, but the nimbly executed set piece at the close is worth the wait."
The specter of terrorism adds a twist to an otherwise standard blackmail plot. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"Entertaining and sensitive."
How six resourceful women faced the perils of being married to King Henry VIII and managed to play an active role in the man's world of early 16th century England. Read full book review >

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ALEXANDRIA by Lindsey Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 12, 2009

"Like watching a slideshow of vacation photos narrated by your most pompous relative—predictable, condescending and clichéd."
The 19th adventure of Marcus Didius Falco, the Roman imperial agent and informer (Saturnalia, 2007, etc.), takes him to Alexandria in 77 CE. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 4, 2012

"A fitting, clear-eyed send-off to an infamous dictator."
A nearly incredible, fantastical tale of the rise and fall of the "mad dog" of Libya. Read full book review >

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RUSSIA IN THE AGE OF PETER THE GREAT by Lindsey Hughes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A remarkable work of scholarship that will open for English-speakers the full scope of Petrine Russia. (28 illustrations)"
Hughes's thorough and scholarly account is certain to become the leading study of one of Russia's most fascinating and significant periods. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOVE ME FOREVER by Johanna Lindsey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Predictable Lindsey, though not as much fun as some of its Fabio-covered forebears. (First printing of 300,000; author tour)"
After 30 enormously successful paperbacks, Lindsey debuts in hardcover with a typical historical romance: love in 19th-century England between a feisty, intelligent heroine and a devastatingly brawny Highlander. Read full book review >

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THE JUPITER MYTH by Lindsey Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2003

"Primitive Londinium's mean streets provide a salutatory new venue for Davis, even for readers who may not dote on Falco's extended family as much as his author does."
Roman auditor Marcus Didius Falco (A Body in the Bathhouse, 2002, etc.) visits the bustling metropolis of London in its ancient version: muddy, provincial Londinium, a.d. 75. Read full book review >