Search Results: "Michelle Gagnon"


BOOK REVIEW

DON'T LET GO by Michelle Gagnon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Not to be read without its predecessors but not to be missed, either. (Thriller.12-16)"
Can hackers Noa and Peter survive long enough to take down evil pharmaceutical magnate Charles Pike? Read full book review >

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STRANGELETS by Michelle Gagnon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 9, 2013

"Takes some suspension of disbelief (especially for science lovers) but a fun ride. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Three very different teens on the edge of death get firsthand experience of the Many-Worlds Interpretation of quantum mechanics. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Girl with the Dragon Tattoo for preteens and teens, a surefire hit. (Thriller. 12-16)"
Teenage hackers Noa and Peter band together for vengeance and discover an inconceivable conspiracy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DON'T LOOK NOW by Michelle Gagnon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Worth it to get fans from here to there; not of much interest as a stand-alone. (Thriller. 12-16)"
Hackers Noa and Peter step up their undercover battles against pharmaceutical giant Pike & Dolan as danger escalates for them both (Don't Turn Around, 2012). Read full book review >

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UNEARTHLY THINGS by Michelle Gagnon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 11, 2017

"Jane Eyre has inspired retellings from literary gems to pallid retreads; Gagnon's version stands up to the competition, slyly toying with readers' expectation to surprising, entertaining effect. (Suspense. 12-16)"
Newly orphaned Janie Mason moves from the Hawaii she loves to a chilly mansion in San Francisco, home of the strangers her parents named as her legal guardians: the Rochesters. Read full book review >

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#FAMOUS by Jilly Gagnon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"A missed opportunity. (Fiction. 12-16)"
A viral photo throws two teenagers' lives into chaos. Read full book review >

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THE EYE OF THE FALCON by Michelle Paver
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 22, 2015

"A lush and riveting journey. (Historical fantasy. 8-12)"
The epic Bronze Age adventure begun in Gods and Warriors (2012) continues in this third volume as two heroes must face terrible obstacles in their quest to find their loved ones. Read full book review >

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EVERY LAST DROP by Michelle Mulder
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Informative, attractive and alarming—readers will think twice before leaving the water running as they brush their teeth. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
You turn a tap. The water flows: clean and, if not abundantly, at least steadily. You are the lucky one in two humans. Read full book review >

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PEDAL IT! by Michelle Mulder
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"A smart, tangy history of our two-wheeled friend. (Nonfiction. 8-14)"
A bike's design is to get you from A to B, concedes Mulder, but it can also mix a smoothie, spin a centrifuge, grind grain and even change the world. Read full book review >

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FIFTEENTH SUMMER by Michelle Dalton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 7, 2013

"It's just good writing, and good writing always works. (Romance. 12 & up)"
This sweet, realistic tale of a girl's first love proves that young romance fans don't need vampires, werewolves or other assorted immortals to enjoy a book about love in their age group. Read full book review >

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THE PRINCESS OF TRELIAN by Michelle Knudsen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Nonetheless, the likable characters and brisk narrative will undoubtedly lure readers into eagerly anticipating future installments. Next time, though—more Jakl, please! (Fantasy. 11-16)"
An engaging fantasy sequel marred by middle-book syndrome. Read full book review >