Search Results: "Phoebe North"


BOOK REVIEW

STARBREAK by Phoebe North
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 8, 2014

"While the refugee issues are deep and Terra's solutions, inventive and wise, this is really for fans of destiny romance. (Science fiction/romance. 12-16)"
A teen's predestined true love is an alien plant-boy, and her refugee spaceship needs to land on his hostile planet. Read full book review >

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STARGLASS by Phoebe North
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 23, 2013

"For nail-biting suspense aboard a generation ship, see Beth Revis' Across the Universe (2011); but for Jewishness and gay characters in space, a poignantly lovely frame story about leaving Earth and a lonely kid seeking something to invest in, this is it. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
On a generation ship that left Earth 500 years ago, a teenager grapples with disillusionment and emotional isolation as her society nears the planet it intends to land on. Read full book review >

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WHAT NIGHT DO ANGELS WANDER? by Phoebe Stone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Stone weaves a generous spell; it will be hard for children not to smile along with the final, glorious spreads. (Picture book. 4-8)"
How do angels celebrate Christmas Eve? Read full book review >

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MAKING ROOM by Phoebe Koehler
ANIMALS
Released: March 31, 1993

"An attractive slant on an old story. (Picture book. 2-7)"
A dog's point of view on an expanding family: first it's a woman, then a cat and a baby. Read full book review >

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BACKYARD FAIRIES by Phoebe Wahl
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 6, 2018

"This gently magical outing will appeal not only to longtime lovers of European folklore, but also to fans of the popular 'fairy door' phenomenon. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this gentle picture book, a sturdy, redheaded, rosy-cheeked girl searches for fairies in her backyard—and invites readers to come along. Read full book review >

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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SOPHIE STARK by Anna North
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 19, 2015

"An engaging exploration of what it takes to make art and, more importantly, what it takes to love those who make it."
When love and art collide in Sophie Stark's life, art always wins. Read full book review >

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VIOLATION by Darian North
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Until then, however, we get three very likable people to worry about a lot."
Once again, North (Thief of Souls, 1997, etc.) creates suspense fiction out of hurt people caught in untenable situations, this time netting her best score yet. Read full book review >

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BONE DEEP by Darian North
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 1995

"Sprawling, taxing (of time, patience, and belief), and finally exhausting, like a train that stops at every village between New York and Guatemala City. (First printing of 50,000; Literary Guild selection)"
North turns from hayseed legal intrigue (Criminal Seduction, 1993) to a push-those-buttons mystery that pits her young heroine against demons that seem to go back through her family tree practically to the dawn of time. Read full book review >

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GLIMMER by Phoebe Kitanidis
Released: April 17, 2012

"Touches on it all—sex, ghosts, magic and dystopia—but masters none of it. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
Two teens from opposite ends of the high-school caste system investigate their own identities and learn a hellishly perfect town's provenance. Read full book review >

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DEEP DOWN POPULAR by Phoebe Stone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Sweet and winning. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Negotiating her way in and out of the popularity contest that is sixth grade, Jessie finds herself and some true friends. Read full book review >

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PARIS FOR TWO by Phoebe Stone
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2016

"A poetically told story with a fairy-tale feel. (Fiction. 10-14)"
During her father's one-year sabbatical, 12-year-old Petunia Beanly moves to Paris with her parents and beautiful older sister. Read full book review >

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LUCIAN FREUD by Phoebe Hoban
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 2014

"A first step toward a biographical understanding of a provocative, complex artist."
A breezy biography of the celebrated British painter. Read full book review >