Search Results: "Poppy Gee"


BOOK REVIEW

BAY OF FIRES by Poppy Gee
Released: March 12, 2013

"Tasmania's culture, flora and fauna are paramount here—the thriller aspect feels extraneous."
A close-knit beachfront community in Tasmania is threatened by a killer who might be one of the neighbors. Read full book review >

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POPPY by Avi
by Avi, illustrated by Brian Floca
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"776, etc.). (Fiction. 9-11)"
An adolescent mouse named Poppy is off on a romantic tryst with her rebel boyfriend when they are attacked by Mr. Ocax, the owl who rules over the area. Read full book review >

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POPPY by Mary Hooper
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"This mildly interesting peek into a historical setting reads like an elderly person's memoir. (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
This British import gives readers a look at one of the ways women served in World War I. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GEE WHIZ! by Susan E. Goodman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Resource list at the nether end. (Nonfiction. 6-9)"
Hoping for a follow-up to The Truth about Poop (2004)? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AVA'S POPPY by Marcus Pfister
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Bury this one. (Picture book. 3-7)"
This trite and simplistic tale of friendship and the life cycle offers little that is new. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLUE POPPY by Skye Kathleen Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 11, 1997

"An author with a lot of potential, but she reads like Jackie Collins on a busy day."
A second outing for tiny Fish and Wildlife troubleshooter Venus Diamond (Rain Dance, 1996) sends her to a lovely salt-spray meadow on the outskirts of Seattle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POPPY PICKLE by Emma Yarlett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Moral of the story: an excess of imagination may get you into trouble, but it's clearly worth it. (Picture book. 4-6)"
The perils of imagination reach their peak when a little girl unleashes an extraordinary ability. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SMOKING POPPY by Graham Joyce
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2002

"Surprisingly moving bits on wounded love and disrespected friendship flesh out a thoroughly frightening and foreign adventure."
Paternal love grapples with opium dreams in a sharp, short, and terrifying adventure: the latest from this four-time winner of the British Fantasy Award (Indigo, 2000, etc.). Read full book review >

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POPPY THE PIRATE DOG by Liz Kessler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"An adequate tale with the pull of pirates and pups, but alas, me hearties, no buried treasure here. (Early reader. 6-8)"
A family takes a seaside vacation with their Dalmatian, Poppy, who knows all about pirates from listening to books read by her young owner, Tim. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POPPY AND RYE by Avi
by Avi, illustrated by Brian Floca
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 1998

"Readers may wonder who to root for in this disappointing follow-up to one of the best animal stories in years. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Still grieving over the loss of her beau Ragweed of Poppy (1995), the intrepid deer mouse decides to bring the sad news to his family in this uneven, heavy-handed sequel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE POPPY FIELD DIARY by Carey Richard
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A highly personal story that mines the psychology of betrayal and forgiveness in an Afghan psyche."
In Richard's poetic, introspective first novel, after an Afghan woman marries for love in a culture of arranged marriages and multiple wives, she begins a lifelong journey of self-discovery filled with betrayal and forgiveness. Read full book review >