Search Results: "Meg Meeker"


BOOK REVIEW

STRONG MOTHERS, STRONG SONS by Meg Meeker
NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 2014

"Solid, practical advice for women on how to properly nurture their sons."
How women can raise boys to become good men. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 8, 2011

"A compassionate discussion of the joys of parenthood and the 'gritty' nature of love, which calls upon parents to protect and guide their children while recognizing that ultimately it is they who must chart their own paths."
Pediatrician and mother Meeker (Boys Should Be Boys: 7 Secrets to Raising Healthy Sons, 2008, etc.) addresses the stress of modern motherhood. Read full book review >

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FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF A MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCESS by Meg Cabot
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 19, 2015

"A sweet fantasy, both funny and highly satisfying. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Olivia's middle school worries get a lot easier when she gets the surprise of a lifetime. Read full book review >

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PAPERWEIGHT by Meg Haston
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 7, 2015

"A diligent problem novel if not a gripping one. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Struggles with self-image and grief fill this novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BELOW by Meg McKinlay
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"A quietly intriguing meditation on history and truth. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A 12-year-old girl discovers a town secret hidden under thousands of gallons of water in this earnest, thematically rich exploration of the relationship between history and truth. Read full book review >

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THERE IS NO DOG by Meg Rosoff
Released: Jan. 24, 2012

"Irreverent and funny, this book is sure to put off those concerned about blasphemous ideas showing up in teen literature, but it earns its place among the sharpest-witted tours de force of recent memory. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Bad luck for Earth that the job of the Almighty went to a horny, indolent teenager named Bob whose mother, Mona, won it in a poker game. Read full book review >

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PANTS ON FIRE by Meg Cabot
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2007

"But it's Cabot, so it won't matter—buy in bulk. (Fiction. YA)"
The summer before senior year, Katie Sullivan's on top of the world, especially with Seth, the football team's kicker as her boyfriend, a ranking at the top of her class and a place in her school's popular clique. Read full book review >

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THE FINGERTIPS OF DUNCAN DORFMAN by Meg Wolitzer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2011

"Word wizards aren't the only ones who will enjoy this readable rumination on ethics, competition and identity. (Fiction. 9-14)"
Wolitzer turns to writing for young readers with an ever-so-slightly magical tale of friendship and what it takes to be a winner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MILAGROS by Meg Medina
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"The novel's colorful imagery cannot rescue it from its lack of a strong fantasy structure. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Can magic manta rays protect Milagros and send her all the way north from her Caribbean home to the coast of Maine? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1998

"As her husband said to the pricey arborist, 'We'll get back to you on that.'"
The education of a gardener, ultimately about as interesting as watching grass grow, from freelancer DesCamp. 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 >