Search Results: "Peter Abrahams Echo Falls"


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ECHO by Pam Muñoz Ryan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"A grand narrative that examines the power of music to inspire beauty in a world overrun with fear and intolerance, it's worth every moment of readers' time. (Historical fiction. 9-14)"
A multilayered novel set in turbulent times explores music's healing power. Read full book review >

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ECHO by Alyson Noël
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"An intriguing story, but for confirmed romance fans only. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Far more romance than paranormal, this second installment of the Soul Seekers series finds its supernaturally endowed young couple struggling to gain enough strength to defeat their demonic foe. Read full book review >

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ECHO by Francesca Lia Block
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Intense but not explicit eroticism, the lure of wrong choices, and the ultimate redemption of love at the right time will keep readers mesmerized until the last page. (Fiction. YA)"
The sorceress of iridescent language is back again in a tale a bit sparer and a bit darker than her usual. Read full book review >

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ECHO by Elsie Haversham
Released: Oct. 11, 2014

"Somewhat clichéd but also offers a sober look at the horse world's dark side while appreciating the beautiful bonds that can arise between horse and trainer."
In this YA novel, a teenage equestrienne tries to rehabilitate an unpredictable horse while dealing with his greedy owner and show-ring politics. Read full book review >

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ECHO by Alicia Wright Brewster
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 25, 2013

"This world has depth, mirroring the memorable characters who populate it. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
Proving character-driven science fiction is not an oxymoron, Ashara Vinn pulls readers into her world on page one and never lets go. Read full book review >

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ECHO by Kate Morgenroth
FICTION
Released: Feb. 6, 2007

"An electrifying read. (Fiction. YA)"
What would you do if you had to live one of the worst days of your life over and over again? Read full book review >

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ECHO ECHO by Marilyn Singer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"In all, though, a visual and interpretive feast bringing timeless tales to a young audience. (Picture book/poetry. 8-12)"
Poetic portraits of well-known figures from Greek mythology. Read full book review >

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END OF STORY by Peter Abrahams
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2006

"Truly clever writing about a clever writer turned true detective."
Hip, crisp dialogue and swift prose rife with apt, unflashy literary allusions; a credibly brilliant and likable heroine; an effectively chilling behind-bars mise en scène; and a firecracker plot all add up to a very cool, smart thriller. Read full book review >

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PETER by Kate Walker
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"David, a wiser head, comfortable with his preference, one who can offer physical affection without sexual overtones; and, in Peter, a realistically distressed teenager who is finally able to muster enough perspective to weather his crisis. (Fiction. YA)"
When he finds himself attracted to his older brother's gay friend David, Peter is plunged into the kind of sexual uncertainty many young men feel. Read full book review >

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DELUSION by Peter Abrahams
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2008

"The real prize here is DuPree, a brutish innocent who imagines himself as Job and feverishly plans a memoir called Only a Test. Abrahams succeeds in making this deeply wronged man dangerous, pitiable and scary."
The apparent exoneration of a wrongfully convicted killer long after the fact plays havoc with the people who did the convicting—and with the convict as well. Read full book review >

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GIVING TO THE POOR by Peter Abrahams
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2013

"Still, a fast-paced ride that should appeal to both boys and girls. (Thriller. 10-14)"
Robbie Forester, aided by her magic charm and multicultural band of do-gooders, Tut-Tut, Ashanti and Silas, again battles evil developer Sheldon Gunn and his nefarious underlings (Robbie Forester and the Outlaws of Sherwood Street, 2012). Read full book review >