Search Results: "Robin Mayhall"


BOOK REVIEW

HE LOVES ME, HE LOVES ME NOT by Robin Mayhall
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2013

"Some chemistry (of the romantic sort), but the suspense is contrived and perfunctory. (Graphic paranormal romance. 12-14)"
This weak entry in a generally well-founded series puts a high schooler between two hunky guys who turn out to be the same hunky guy. Read full book review >

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THE LAST SICARIUS by Van R. Mayhall Jr.
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 6, 2014

"An exhilarating companion piece to the first in the series."
Ancient languages professor Dr. Cloe Lejeune returns to stop an evil organization from locating a cave of oil jars crucial to the survival of Christianity in Mayhall's (Judas the Apostle, 2013) latest religious thriller. Read full book review >

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Judas the Apostle by Van R. Mayhall Jr.
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 3, 2012

"A solid thriller with an invigorating religious theme."
A linguistics professor's inherited relic sets an arms dealer on her trail in Mayhall's debut religious thriller. Read full book review >

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TONIGHT AND TOMORROW by Robin Ballard
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: March 31, 2000

"Gently reassuring, this sympathetic bedtime tale will help young readers keep their own nighttime fears at bay. (Picture book. 4-6)"
As he falls asleep, a small boy considers the various objects in his room and how they fit into his day. Read full book review >

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MY DAY, YOUR DAY by Robin Ballard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2001

"Hear, hear. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Ten parents and their preschoolers experience parallel days, from their good-byes in the morning to their hellos in the afternoon. Read full book review >

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BADGER’S NEW HOUSE by Robin Muller
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2001

"Lots of charming detail and square footage used as it was meant to be. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A mix of common sense and generosity puts everyone in their rightful space. Read full book review >

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TWO IN A POCKET by Robin Ravilious
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1991

"A sweet, old-fashioned story. (Picture book. 4- 8)"
Snippet the dormouse falls asleep in a field but wakes in a barn. Read full book review >

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PLEASE PICK ME UP, MAMA! by Robin Luebs
ANIMALS
Released: March 24, 2009

From the moment she wakes until bedtime, a young raccoon alternates between seeking her mother's attention and voicing her yearning for independence. Read full book review >

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MARMALADE AND THE MAGIC BIRDS by Robin Harris
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2001

"No magic here. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An intrepid orange cat and a larcenous magician are the protagonists of this offbeat tale. Read full book review >

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HEAR by Robin Epstein
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 19, 2015

"A promising premise is scuttled by telling instead of showing. (Paranormal mystery. 14-18)"
Hotheaded Kassandra is drawn into a web of lies and murders during a summer research program for teens with extrasensory perception. Read full book review >

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LIES WE TELL OURSELVES by Robin Talley
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"As the young women gain confidence and independence, they arrive at a hopeful ending with a future that's inclusive in more ways than one. (author's note) (Historical fiction. 13-18)"
A coming-of-age story about desegregation that also tackles sexual identity. Read full book review >

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MORTAL HEART by Robin LaFevers
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Although much of this book's gravity and richness is carried forward from the first two, devotees of His Fair Assassin will be gratified to receive this closure, especially on the political front. (Historical fantasy. 14 & up)"
The glorious series about convent-trained assassins concludes, reframing a main character in ways that shift the meaning of the whole series. Read full book review >