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 >

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

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

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 >

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

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

EDGE by M.E. Kerr
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Expertly crafted, with enduring relevance. (Short stories. 12-18)"
Family, honesty, and status emerge as themes in a collection of prolific author Kerr's short stories for teens. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOTTA GET SOME BISH BASH BOSH by M.E. Allen
FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"This is a funny, funny outing, delivering entertainment to young readers on both sides of the pond. (Fiction. YA)"
Another hilarious offering from Britain will keep readers laughing from first page to last. Read full book review >