Search Results: "Robert Cabot"


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THAT SWEETEST WINE by Robert Cabot
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 29, 1999

"For all its extraordinary lack of specificity, Cabot's incantatory prose memorably captures the dramatic tragedy of living, and the precious, endangered whimper of redemption."
In his first fiction in nearly 30 years, Cabot (The Joshua Tree, 1970) offers an exemplary trio of novellas, each occupied with the theme of reconciliation to oneself and one's losses, presented in often stunning prose. Read full book review >

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FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF A MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCESS by Meg Cabot
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 19, 2015

"A sweet fantasy, both funny and highly satisfying. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Olivia's middle school worries get a lot easier when she gets the surprise of a lifetime. Read full book review >

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PANTS ON FIRE by Meg Cabot
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2007

"But it's Cabot, so it won't matter—buy in bulk. (Fiction. YA)"
The summer before senior year, Katie Sullivan's on top of the world, especially with Seth, the football team's kicker as her boyfriend, a ranking at the top of her class and a place in her school's popular clique. Read full book review >

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EVERY BOY’S GOT ONE by Meg Cabot
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2005

"Chick lit sinks to a new low."

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HAUNTED by Meg Cabot
FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Although Cabot's heroine speaks in a voice that is funny, flippant, and pure teen, Suze's repetitious obsessing gives the material a padded feel, and the perfunctory plot barely hangs together. (Fiction. 12+)"
Heroine Suze Simon copes with a homicidal ghost and juggles two love interests in the fifth installment of Cabot's Mediator series, written under the name Jenny Carroll. Read full book review >

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ALL-AMERICAN GIRL by Meg Cabot
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Great fun. (Fiction. 12-15)"
The bestselling author of the Princess Diaries series turns to a different head of state in a comedy about a privileged but disaffected adolescent girl whose life undergoes a radical transformation when she instinctively jumps on a gunman, foiling his plan to assassinate the president. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"Cabot's fresh, fast-paced voice catches the new reader up with the important details so that having missed the first three episodes doesn't get in the way of enjoying this one. (Fiction. 11-16)"
The latest in the Princess Diaries (Princess in Love, 2002, etc.) is as hilarious and enjoyable as its predecessors. Read full book review >

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HOW TO BE POPULAR by Meg Cabot
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Despite featuring upperclassmen, Steph's aboveboard actions and mostly pure thoughts make this a fun and light text suitable for a younger audience wanting to read about older teens. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Armed with a plan, Steph Landry starts junior year determined to shake her place as the butt of her town's saying, "Don't pull a Steph Landry." Read full book review >

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REMEMBRANCE by Meg Cabot
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"A fun and satisfying grown-up update on Suze's life."
Suze Simon faces a curse and an angry ghost in the first adult installment of Cabot's Mediator series (Twilight, 2004, etc.).Read full book review >

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AWAKEN by Meg Cabot
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 2, 2013

"Though unlikely to win new fans to the trilogy, this closer offers its enthusiasts some moments to enjoy. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
The third in Cabot's kinda-sorta reimagining of the Persephone myth takes the trilogy to an appropriately Sturm-und-Drang conclusion. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Cabot's skillful use of text messaging, slang and humor strike a breezy tone that makes this a quick, easy read. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
The conclusion of the Princess Diaries saga. Read full book review >