Search Results: "Nancy Rue"


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SO NOT OKAY by Nancy Rue
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"Spiritually centered and practically minded; it's the first in a trilogy, so look for other perspectives in subsequent volumes. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Sixth-grader Tori Taylor knows firsthand what it feels like to be the target of bullying, but when the class bully sets her sights on the awkward new girl, Tori must decide whether to intervene or to lie low and save herself. Read full book review >

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THE WHOLE GUY THING by Nancy Rue
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"A safe, readable book on a challenging topic that offers conservative, prayerful advice for young teens. (Nonfiction. 11-15)"
Rue, who maintains a Christian teen blog, has gathered questions from female preteens and young teens on a variety of topics related to interactions with boys, and here she expands that into an advice resource. Read full book review >

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LIMOS, LATTES & MY LIFE ON THE FRINGE by Nancy Rue
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2011

"Overall, an interesting and entertaining-enough school story. (Christian fiction. 12 & up)"
This high-school drama with a strong evangelical subplot may appeal to Christian readers. Read full book review >

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TOURNAMENTS, COCOA & ONE WRONG MOVE by Nancy Rue
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Her hypercompetitive father, truculent brother, once-distant-now-supportive mother and saintly physical therapist stretch believability, but Cassidy's likable enough that readers will probably stick with her anyway. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Cassidy is a gifted basketball player, so when she lands wrong and blows out her ACL in a key game, it doesn't just foul up the season, it jeopardizes her ability to win a college scholarship, and MRIs, surgery and physical therapy don't come cheap. Read full book review >

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MOTORCYCLES, SUSHI & ONE STRANGE BOOK by Nancy Rue
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2010

"Here's hoping the next entry in this new series lives up to the standard set here. (author's note, scriptural guide) (Fiction. 12 & up)"
When Jessie's long-lost father calls her out of the blue one day, she'd just as soon he vanish again, but she finds herself stuck with him anyway when her bipolar mother attempts suicide. Read full book review >

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NANCY MACLEAN
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It seems inevitable the phrase “vast right-wing conspiracy” will pop into your head while reading Duke University historian Nancy MacLean’s disquieting Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America. After all, the phrase made famous by Hillary Clinton in the 1990s popped into MacLean’s head a few times while she researched and wrote her ...


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ROCK 'N' ROLL REBEL by Ginger Rue
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"An unsuccessful attempt to inspire girls to rebel against conformity. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Determined to prove that girls can play the drums, Tig forms an all-girl rock band. Read full book review >

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SEA OF TROUBLES by William Rue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2017

"An emotionally wrenching story of teenage survival, despite its flaws."
A young man weathers grisly traumas and tries to climb out of depression while attending an elite boarding school in this novel. Read full book review >

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Finally My Favorite by Rue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2015

"A triumphant chapter centered on two sisters and their unbreakable bond."
From author Rue (My Favorite Second Chance, 2015, etc.) comes the third book in a series about the lives of the Hutchinson sisters.Read full book review >

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ALECA ZAMM IS A WONDER by Ginger Rue
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 6, 2017

"A fast, fun origin story with appealing wish fulfillment. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
On her 10th birthday, Aleca Zamm discovers she can stop time. Read full book review >

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You'll Like Linton by Rue L. Cromwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 31, 2015

"Meticulous and candid, this slow-moving volume about small-town life should attract aficionados of American history."
An isolated farm boy discovers the wonderful—and war-torn—world outside his fence. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 19, 2010

"A fascinating, well-rooted theory of being human, with guideposts to increasing awareness."
Cromwell explores "notions of the infrastructure of human functioning"—via the building blocks of constructs—that result in who we are. Read full book review >