Search Results: "Meg Kearney"


BOOK REVIEW

MEG by Steve Alten
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1997

"Weightless characters on a choppy sea—but hellishly riveting. (First printing of 250,000; film rights to Disney; Literary Guild main selection)"
As Jaws meets Jurassic Park, Meg (short for megladon) brings us a 60-foot, 20-ton prehistoric shark with a nine-foot-wide mouth that is likely to gobble up bestseller lists, as well as reappear in 1998 as a summer blockbuster. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL IN THE MIRROR by Meg Kearney
Released: April 15, 2012

"Fans of Helen Frost will admire the attention to both poetics and story. (Poetry. 14 & up)"
Before Lizzie McLane can search for her birth mother, she first needs to find herself. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET OF ME by Meg Kearney
POETRY
Released: Nov. 29, 2005

"Substantive backmatter (afterword, guide to the poetics, reprints of poems Lizzie loves, recommended links and bibliography) makes this a first-rate offering. (Fiction. 12+)"
A sincere, at times poignant, novel-in-verse reads like a memoir and tells the story of a teenager who wishes to explore her identity as an adopted child. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"Thoughtful and brimming with justified teen angst, Kearney's fast-paced tale offers illuminating insights into the perils and rewards of self-discovery. (Verse fiction. 12-18)"
A college-age adoptee searches for her birth mother. Read full book review >

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LOVE, MEG by C. Leigh Purtill
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2007

"Flat characters and a plot that seems to meander aimlessly at times keep this from reaching its full potential. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Meg (16) is moving again, following her sister's whims as she pursues first a string of jobs and then a new boyfriend around the country. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2013

"Perhaps it's time to chime in on her rallying cry: 'Boycott dinosaur lunch boxes! No more dinosaur books at story time!' As if—but she makes a strong case. (iPad informational app. 6-8)"
For children (and grown-ups) who are sick of dinos, dinos, dinos 24/7, here's a plea from "Meg Atherium" to remember the giant prehistoric mammals. Read full book review >

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MISCHIEVOUS MEG by Gerry Bothmer
Released: April 1, 1962

"The delicious goodness in 'bad' little girls comes rollicking through, thanks to the wit and charm of these gleeful episodes."
Mayhem and merriment combine in equal doses and descend on the quiet little village of June Hill, Sweden, whenever mischievous Meg and her devoted follower, baby-sister-Betsy, decide to exercise their potent imaginations. Read full book review >

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MEG GOLDBERG ON PARADE by Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Readers in search of an upbeat slice of New York City life will find it here. (glossary, author's note) (Picture book. 4-7)"
An eager spectator happily becomes an enthusiastic participant in a New York City parade. Read full book review >

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THE MARK OF RAN by Paul Kearney
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 6, 2005

"Epically told with style and fiery verve."
Action-packed start to a new fantasy trilogy from the author of the Monarchies of God series. Read full book review >

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Just Chaaa...  by David Kearney
NON-FICTION
Released: June 29, 2015

"A creative, solution-filled book about restoring rest, health, and vitality to one's life."
This short guide to a healthier, more relaxed, and balanced lifestyle posits strategies that are easy and memorable. Read full book review >

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THEY ONLY COME OUT AT NIGHT by F.M. Kearney
Released: July 23, 2012

"Occasional thrills are often lost in too much description."
A subterranean New York City thriller from debut author Kearney. Read full book review >