Search Results: "Paige Rawl"


BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Readers will come away feeling inspired by Rawl's work as an HIV/AIDS speaker and anti-bullying advocate. (author's note, further resources) (Nonfiction. 12-16)"
Rawl's journey from secrecy to acceptance thanks to her friends and family makes for a compelling memoir. Read full book review >

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STINKY CECIL IN OPERATION POND RESCUE by Paige Braddock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Bufo buffoonery for fans of the Holms' Squish series and like early graphics. (Graphic fantasy. 6-8)"
Stopping a highway project that threatens his pond is going to take more than Cecil the toad's ability to "toot." Read full book review >

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BUYING BRAZIL by Arthur J. Rawl
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2017

"A high-finance novel that bogs down in deals, meals, and spinning its wheels."
In this Brazil-set financial thriller, a British merchant banker tries to broker a delicate telecom deal. Read full book review >

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STEALING SNOW by Danielle Paige
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Fans of Paige's Oz series hoping for a similar experience will not be disappointed. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
In this series opener, a magical kingdom is cursed with perpetual winter, and its only hope for redemption is…a teenage mental patient. Read full book review >

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DEATH AT DARTMOOR by Robin Paige
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 5, 2002

"A fantasia on themes from The Hound of the Baskervilles whose determined focus on the Sheridans (Death at Epsom Downs, not reviewed, etc.) shows an altogether more lighthearted side of the moors than Doyle ever revealed."
Talk about dedication. Read full book review >

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DOROTHY MUST DIE by Danielle Paige
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2014

"In the end, it's just another violent dystopian series opener for all its yellow-brick veneer, but it's a whole lot more fun than many of its ilk. (Dystopian fantasy. 14 & up)"
When a cyclone deposits a 21st-century Kansas teen in Oz, she and readers discover there've been some changes made. Read full book review >

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CHEWY MOON by Paige Shelton
Released: Aug. 22, 2007

"A compelling contemporary fantasy entwined in historical context that offers a positive message filled with hope."
Through an unlikely relationship, a lonely and emotionally scarred little girl discovers her own strength and a sense of freedom as she learns to shed fear and enjoy life. Read full book review >

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Queer Rock Love by Paige Schilt
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 13, 2015

"A well-balanced, soul-searching family memoir with broad appeal."
In this LGBTQ memoir, a teacher and activist relates the changes, challenges, and joys of her marriage to a trans-identified psychotherapist/rock 'n' roller. Read full book review >

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DEATH AT GLAMIS CASTLE by Robin Paige
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2003

"And if you don't fall in love with Glamis Castle, you haven't a wee dram o' romance in your soul."
What if dissolute Prince Eddy, heir to the British throne, didn't really die of undisclosed causes in 1892, but was shunted off for his profligate ways and general unsuitability to Glamis Castle in Scotland, where he's been under a genteel form of house arrest for a good ten years under the watchful eyes of Hilda, a housemaid, and her daughter Fiona, who know him only as Lord Osborne? Read full book review >

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BOSS by Jennifer Paige
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Harsh, gritty, and realistically character-driven, this detailed look at project life should gratify anyone who loves a well-told, convincing urban tale."
In Paige's intense debut novel, the loves, ambitions, and treacheries of assorted characters play out against the backdrop of life in New York's projects. Read full book review >

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THE AWAKENING OF SUNSHINE GIRL by Paige McKenzie
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2016

"A mixed-bag sequel that misplaces what made its predecessor so special. (Paranormal suspense. 12-16)"
Sunshine Griffith develops her paranormal powers under the watchful guidance of her estranged father in this sequel to The Haunting of Sunshine Girl (2015).Read full book review >

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ANYTHING TO HAVE YOU by Paige Harbison
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"With characters and situations readers will recognize, Harbison scores. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
An insightful examination of a longtime friendship soured by romance and personality conflicts. Read full book review >