Search Results: "Meg Jay"


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SUPERNORMAL by Meg Jay
Released: Nov. 14, 2017

"A well-researched, abundantly documented, readable work of social science."
Probing the nature of resilience through the stories behind the people who thrive in adversity. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 17, 2012

"A cogent argument for growing up and a handy guidebook on how to get there."
A clinical psychologist issues a four-alarm call for the 50 million 20-somethings in America, "most of whom are living with a staggering, unprecedented amount of uncertainty." Read full book review >

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'AWAKEN' ME UP BEFORE YOU GO-GO
by Mandy Wan

 

 

BOOK REPORT for Awaken (Abandon Book 3) by Meg Cabot

Cover Story: At Least It Matches?

BFF Charm: Yay

Swoonworthy Scale: 5

Talky Talk: Straight Up with a Twist

Bonus Factors: Scoobies, The Real World

Relationship Status: An Amicable Post-Graduation Breakup

 

Cover Story: At Least It Matches?

I'm not a huge fan of the previous covers ...


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WRITING TO REACH YOU
by Sarah Pitre

 

BOOK REPORT for Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer

Cover Story: Montell Jordan
BFF Charm: Eventually
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: Stark & Stirring
Bonus Factors: Sylvia Plath, English Class, Mysterious Loner Dude
Relationship Status: Serious

 

Cover Story: Montell Jordan

Given that Meg Wolitzer is an author of adult fiction, it makes sense that her first foray into YA comes ...


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EDWARD JAY EPSTEIN
by Clayton Moore

Getting the attention of investigative journalist Edward Jay Epstein (The JFK Assassination Diary, 2013, etc.) is no small feat. Having profiled everyone from Lee Harvey Oswald to CIA chief James Jesus Angleton, Epstein has had a front row seat to the spy game for more than 40 years. So in May, 2013, when NSA contractor Edward Snowden disclosed mass surveillance ...


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FAVORITES OF 2016 - PART ONE
by Leila Roy

The end of the year approacheth, and I have so very great books to share with you!

This year, I’m picking my favorite book of each month—my favorite book that I read in each month, not necessarily published in that month (or even in 2016!)—as well as mentioning a few other bonus books here and there.

Let’s dive right ...


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7 RECENT TIME TRAVEL NOVELS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
by John DeNardo

Time travel is one of my favorite science fiction sub-genres. It's a longtime mainstay of science fiction literature, but it also seems to be making a resurgence in television as well. Timeless is a TV show in which a team of travelers attempt to stop a supposed terrorist from changing history by changing the outcome of famous historical events ...


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11 CAN'T-MISS SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY BOOKS COMING OUT IN MARCH
by John DeNardo

March is filled with fascinating and imaginative stories to satisfy your reading hunger. Just check out this hand-picked selection of science fiction and fantasy books hitting shelves this month, where you'll find stories about soul-searching astronauts, shapeshifting werewolves, alien abductions, a flooded New York City, sentient war machines, and airship pirates…

 

Phantom Pains by Mishell Baker

WHAT IT ...


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DIGGING DEEP
by Julie Danielson

Picture books are a greatly underestimated art form, too often dismissed, in the words of Maurice Sendak, as trifles for the kiddies. I’m about to teach a Summer graduate course, all about picture books, for the University of Tennessee, and I plan to kick it off with the usual request of my students: please try to go beyond merely “cute” ...


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BOOK REVIEW

RABBIT MAGIC by Meg McLaren
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"A study in leporine whimsy with lingering poignance. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A magic show turns upside down in McLaren's delightful backstage romp. Read full book review >

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PAPER HEARTS by Meg Wiviott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"An incredible story, told with respect and love, this deserves a wide readership. Just have the tissue box handy. (glossary, historical note, bibliography) (Historical fiction/verse. 12 & up)"
The Holocaust: a time of unimaginable horror, with moments of incandescence. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 12, 2013

"Far more than just a problem novel, this book sheds light on a serious issue without ever losing sight of its craft. (Fiction. 13-18)"
A nuanced, heart-wrenching and ultimately empowering story about bullying. Read full book review >