Search Results: "M.E. Castle"


BOOK REVIEW

CLONEWARD BOUND by M.E.  Castle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"A successful balance of fizz and substance. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Fisher Bas and his clone, Two, are back for more action-packed fun. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GAME OF CLONES by M.E.  Castle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Once again, this Clone Chronicles novel strikes just the right balance between over-the-top adventure and real-life middle school drama. A character-driven, action-packed success. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
It's a clone-apalooza in Palo Alto as Fisher Bas and his much cooler clone, Two, return to life at Wampalog Middle School (Cloneward Bound, 2013). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POPULAR CLONE by M.E.  Castle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"An inventive new take on the traditional bully story. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
What happens when you take one lovable-but-nerdy sixth grader and add a little mad scientist and a smattering of tween James Bond? You get Fisher Bas, a 12-year-old genius who's seen the inside of one too many toilet bowls thanks to the Vikings, Wampalog Middle School's infamous band of bullies. Read full book review >

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STARCROSSED IN <i>ROMEO AND JULIET</i> by M.E.  Castle
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 23, 2017

"While the concept of introducing children to Shakespeare is one with a long history, this volume's plot, language, and setting are so far removed from the source material that it utterly fails in that aim. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Books are capable of transporting readers to other worlds in more than the metaphorical sense in this entry in the new Fakespeare series from Castle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DARKWOOD by M.E. Breen
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2009

"Both grounded and wondrous. (Fantasy. 9-13)"
This unique tale shines with utterly believable strangeness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Gospels of Hadar by M.E. Murphy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 30, 2014

"An impassioned allegory with a thin narrative."
A collection of short stories about unity, cooperation, and the sanctity of the natural world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEVIL’S HAND by M.E. Patterson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 25, 2011

"A fast-paced fight against demonic forces that will appeal to lovers of supernatural thrillers."
A down-on-his-luck gambler gets more than he bargained for in this supernatural thriller from Patterson. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STAR SHACK by Lila Castle
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2010

"A starry-eyed, beachy, light romance. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
The rainy beach town of Gingerbread is Pete and Annabelle's summer home. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BEGINNING OF AFTER by Jennifer Castle
FICTION
Released: Sept. 6, 2011

"An honest look at grief that is both achingly real and powerfully hopeful. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
SAT prep and prom dreams consume 16-year-old Laurel's life, but all that changes the night her brother and parents are killed in a car accident. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER BY MISRULE by Anna Castle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 8, 2014

"A laugh-out-loud mystery that will delight fans of the genre."
Lawyer, scientist and original Renaissance man Francis Bacon enlists four high-spirited law students to help solve a murder and secure his return to Queen Elizabeth's favor. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Ice Dance by Kent Castle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 9, 2013

"An enjoyable romance on ice."
Passions flare both on and off the ice in this first installment of a planned romance series by Castle, a former NASA engineer and "figure skating insider." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Unjust "Justice" by Edward Castle
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 21, 2011

"Despite its literary shortcomings, this volume could add to the ongoing discussion about the treatment of the mentally ill by the justice system."
A debut book examines the case of a young man imprisoned for a crime committed while in the grip of mental illness. Read full book review >