Search Results: "M.E. Patterson"


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 >

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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 >

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

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 >

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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

WHAT BECAME OF HER by M.E. Kerr
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2000

In her uniquely urbane, savage, savagely funny way, Kerr ("Hello," I Lied, 1998, etc.) sends a trio of teenagers into the terra incognita between "Like" and "Love," as past sins come home to roost in a small Pennsylvania town. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Bess's Magical Garden by M.E. Hembroff
Released: Oct. 21, 2015

"While it may not challenge young readers, this pleasant story provides an enjoyable country town and friendly characters."
A girl discovers a mystery to solve when clues appear in her garden in this middle-grade historical fiction tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Funny moments, smooth writing, trivial concept."
Young Adult author Fredericks moves up to join the hollow-eyed adult crowd on the edges of the red carpet rolled out for the awards ceremony (you know, the one for those copyrighted awards). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DREAMING BACK by M.E. Hirsh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 1993

"Smaller in scale than Kabul (1986) but just as resonant: an unusually personal approach to Tony Hillerman territory."
The Chama, New Mexico, police are satisfied that jewelry designer Leigh Haring's adventurous older sister Leni, a doctoral student of mind-altering drugs, was strangled by her half-Hopi lover Ben Naya. Read full book review >

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SOMEONE LIKE SUMMER by M.E. Kerr
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2007

"A masterful story from a critically acclaimed author. (Fiction. YA)"
From her first sidelong glance down the soccer field, Annabel Brown knows that Esteban Santiago is the boy for her. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SOMEONE LIKE SUMMER by M.E. Kerr
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2007

"A masterful story from a critically acclaimed author. (Fiction. YA)"
From her first sidelong glance down the soccer field, Annabel Brown knows that Esteban Santiago is the boy for her. Read full book review >