Search Results: "Mariah Fredericks"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GIRL IN THE PARK by Mariah Fredericks
Released: April 12, 2012

"A satisfying whodunit with enough clues and red herrings to keep mystery fans happy. (Mystery. 14 & up)"
"If Wendy could, she'd scream her killer's name so the whole world heard her… But she can't. Her killer took her voice away. So I have to use mine." Read full book review >

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THE TRUE MEANING OF CLEAVAGE by Mariah Fredericks
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2003

"A bright new voice to note. (Fiction. 12+)"
Friendship conquers all in this ninth-grade slice-of-life as two teenage girls, one hot, one not, make it through their first rocky year of high school. Read full book review >

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LIFE by Mariah Fredericks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2008

"Authentic and pragmatic with a touch of idealism and romance. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Best friends Syd, Anna and Eve return in this third outing, which centers on the serious side of family problems. Read full book review >

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CRUNCH TIME by Mariah Fredericks
FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"College-bound readers will find this page-turner immediately absorbing; it might amuse all high schoolers who are about to or have already participated in this American rite of passage. (Fiction. 12+)"
Four juniors, who attend the same Manhattan private high school, find themselves in an SAT review class and, at the sight of a flaky instructor, decide to skip out to form their own study group. Read full book review >

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FAME by Mariah Fredericks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"Eve's personal growth will be telling and uplifting to readers as the climatic conclusion and final curtain call bring the book to its satisfying ending. (Fiction. 10-13)"
In this sequel to Love (2006), Eve, star-struck and determined to be a theatrical megastar, agrees to Anna's tarot-card readings. Read full book review >

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IN THE CARDS by Mariah Fredericks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 26, 2006

"Very apropos for today's middle-school crowd. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Young people and tarot cards make an intriguing combination—especially when the first reading indicates love. Read full book review >

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HEAD GAMES by Mariah Fredericks
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Fredericks has a gift for replicating teen vernacular; the end of her story leaves readers with the same wistful feeling as 'Game Over.' (Fiction. YA)"
Fredericks's story opens with Judith Ellis defending herself from a psycho killer: an opponent in The Game. 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

THE CHESAPEAKE BRIDE by Mariah Stewart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Stewart's (Last Chance Matinee, 2017, etc.) latest is an endearing beachside romance."
A charming world traveler sets his sights on an intelligent architect who has no time for courtship. Read full book review >

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ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU by Mariah Carey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"An unsuccessful adaptation. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Carey's zillion-selling Christmas song is paired with pictures that put a slightly different spin on the original's romantic yearning. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RUNNING NORTH by Ann Mariah Cook
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 23, 1998

"That very real accomplishment is not quite enough to fuel this book, which lacks the punch of other recent adventure-travel titles set in the north country. (Book-of-the-Month Club/Quality Paperback Book Club selection)"
Another entry in the vast how-I-survived-an-Alaskan-winter literature. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 8, 1998

"Starts out strong, but wavers to a weak finish. (Author tour)"
A former professional basketball player who loves to compete struggles to persuade women how rewarding competition can be when done in the right way. Read full book review >