Search Results: "Rosemary Clement-Moore"


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THE SPLENDOR FALLS by Rosemary Clement-Moore
FICTION
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"Long, satisfying and just chilling enough, this will please a wide audience and leave readers hoping for more. (author's note) (Fantasy/mystery. 13 & up)"
Clement-Moore forsakes her Maggie Quinn series to craft a stand-alone Southern Gothic with a Celtic flair—and leading man. Read full book review >

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FANTASY
Released: Aug. 26, 2008

"Maggie's snarky humor and quirky personality keeps this novel's first half light, but the second takes a dark, page-turning twist as Maggie is forced to figure out and destroy the ancient source of the sisters' power. (Horror. YA)"
Supernaturally perceptive teen Maggie Quinn battles evil again in this sequel (Prom Dates from Hell, 2007), which fast forwards to her first semester at Bedivere University (BU), where, to Maggie's surprise, she finds herself rushing campus sororities. Read full book review >

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SPIRIT AND DUST by Rosemary Clement-Moore
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 14, 2013

"Another smart Goodnight caper. (Paranormal mystery. 13 & up)"
A ghost-whispering 17-year-old is roped into a cinematic showdown between the FBI and the mob. Read full book review >

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PROM DATES FROM HELL by Rosemary Clement-Moore
FANTASY
Released: March 13, 2007

"Fun, but with gaps. (Fiction. YA)"
When geeky Stanley Dozer asks Maggie Quinn to the senior prom, she isn't thrilled, and things only get worse when, as she rejects him, a group of popular students dubbed the "Jocks and Jessicas" begin bullying him. Read full book review >

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TEXAS GOTHIC by Rosemary Clement-Moore
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 12, 2011

"This engaging mystery has plenty of both paranormal and romance, spiced with loving families and satisfyingly packed with self-sufficient, competent girls. (Paranormal mystery. 12-15)"
A pragmatic heroine must confront her magical side to save the day, find the ghost, win the boy and corral the goats. Read full book review >

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TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by XIMAD
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 8, 2011

"For nostalgic and literary purposes this app fits the bill, but beyond that there's nothing that warrants labeling it a 'must-read.' (iPad storybook app. 3-8)"
A handsomely illustrated, moderately interactive portrayal of the famous poem. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"This note concludes with the questionable statement that 'almost all the children in the world have read this poem.' (Picture book. 3-6)"
Those who seek a large-format, traditional interpretation of this Christmas classic will enjoy this pleasant though not exceptional effort. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement Clarke Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"The Victorian setting is complemented by an old-fashioned typeface and a tall, painted clock noting the midnight hour next to each verse of the poem. (author's note) (Picture book. 3-7)"
A most unusual title page sets the magical tone for this distinctive interpretation of Moore's classic Christmas poem. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"The juxtaposition of the familiar poem with the hilarious goblins makes a funny parody, and the naughty (but cute) goblin children add a new note of Christmas cheer to the old words. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A traditionally depicted Santa and his reindeer arrive at a spooky, underground home to deliver presents on Christmas Eve. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"This eye- filling volume offer a wealth of detail, perfect for sharing in the days counting down to Christmas. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Brett (The Hat, 1997, etc.) glorifies an old-fashioned Christmas in her lavish and detailed edition of the classic poem. Read full book review >