Search Results: "Natalie C. Anderson"


BOOK REVIEW

CITY OF SAINTS & THIEVES by Natalie C. Anderson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"A story full of twists and turns, proving nothing is ever as black and white as it may seem. (glossary) (Thriller. 12-16)"
Anderson's debut mystery novel features a Congolese teenager bent on revenge. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

MY HEART IS BROKEN, BUT MY RESOLVE IS NOT
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson

Cover Story: Obscured Big Face
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale:
 2 - Eleventy Billion
Talky Talk: Switcheroo
Bonus Factor:
 Untold Stories
Relationship Status: Actually, Could You Introduce Me to Your (Nonfiction) Friend?

Cover Story: Obscured Big Face

As stunning – and familiar – as this is ...


Read the full post >

BOOK REVIEW

BEWARE THE WILD by Natalie C. Parker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"Whiffs of the paranormal and Southern Gothic traditions imbue this mystery, and the ending has genuine emotional resonance too: This engaging debut should enjoy a wide audience. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
A small Southern town harbors a haunted swamp that has the power to steal people and memories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEHOLD THE BONES by Natalie C. Parker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"Shines with spooky Southern charm. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
Following Beware the Wild (2014), Candy and the supernatural swamp have unfinished business.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THREE SIDES OF A HEART by Natalie C. Parker
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 19, 2017

"Not every story is game-changing, but even readers who think they dislike love triangles will find something to enjoy here. (Short stories. 14-adult)"
Some may think the time of the love triangle has gone by, but a contingent of young-adult authors has teamed up to reimagine the trope. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Joey and the Magic Map by Tory C. Anderson
Released: Nov. 26, 2013

"Exciting adventure and honest, insightful characterization—a winner."
In this YA novel, a mysterious caretaker, a friendly ghost, and a magic map lead to adventure for a 12-year-boy still grieving his father's death. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1995

"Common-sense talk in a debate characterized by demagoguery."
A tonic exploration of the notorious Willie Horton case and the ``politics of fear'' that has hindered American justice. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ORDINARY SPACEMAN by Clayton C. Anderson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2015

"A spaceman delivers an overlong chronicle of his adventures that may prove engaging to ardent space fans."
An astronaut's memoir from "a small-town boy from Nebraska—nothing special, just an ordinary American." Read full book review >

BLOG POST

BACK IN THE U.S.S.R.
by Sarah Pitre

 

 

BOOK REPORT for The Boy on the Bridge by Natalie Standiford

Cover Story: From Russia With Frostbite?
BFF Charm: Roger Murtaugh?
Swoonworthy Scale: 5?
Talky Talk: Let's Get Personal
Bonus Factors: Study Abroad, Leningrad
Relationship Status: Foreign Fling

Cover Story: From Russia With Frostbite

Because you know what really enhances the glorious architecture of Russia? PDA. Also ...


Read the full post >

BLOG POST

MUCH ADO ABOUT NERDOM
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You by Lily Anderson

Cover Story: Comic Love

BFF Charm: Make it Rain

Swoonworthy Scale: 8

Talky Talk: Bard Meets Buffy

Bonus Factors: Shakespeare, Diversity, Awesome Grownups

Factor: Pop Culture Overload

Relationship Status: Kindred Spirits

Cover Story: Comic Love

Purely judging this book by the cover, I’d figure the story ...


Read the full post >

BOOK REVIEW

MONSTER, BE GOOD! by Natalie Marshall
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"'If a monster is tired and grumpy, send it to bed and say, ‘GO TO SLEEP!' ' Like that would work. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A blatantly psychotherapeutic variation on Where the Wild Things Are and like empowerment fare.Read full book review >