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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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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Released: July 2, 2002

"Pretty distasteful stuff even for readers who don't expect much else. The first in a three-book series."
Three girls in deep Georgia share a dorm room and multiple aversions in MacPhee's (as Jennifer Belle, High Maintenance, 2001, etc.) bimboesque latest contribution to MTV's youth-directed imprint. Read full book review >

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YOU CAN'T TOUCH MY HAIR by Phoebe Robinson
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Up-and-down humor that sometimes gets to the heart of the realities of being black in America."
A black female comedian lays it all out there. 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 >

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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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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 >