Search Results: "S.J. Fore"


BOOK REVIEW

READ TO TIGER by S.J. Fore
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 5, 2010

"Catch a tiger by the tale! (Picture book. 3-5)"
A young boy lies on the couch trying to read his book, but a tiger keeps interrupting him by chewing gum, pretending to be a bear, doing karate kicks and riding the boy's toy train and blowing its whistle. Read full book review >

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TIGER CAN’T SLEEP by S.J. Fore
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Indeed, readers may actually find themselves wishing for a tiger of their own. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A sleepless little boy learns that when Tiger can't sleep, no one else will, either. Read full book review >

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WHATEVER. by S.J. Goslee
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"A humorous account of a teen's reluctant and awkward journey to acceptance of his emerging bisexuality. (Fiction. 14-18)"
With a close-knit group of guy friends, a cool girlfriend, and few worries, Mike's junior year is off to a great start. Until it isn't. Read full book review >

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REFLECTING THE SKY by S.J. Rozan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Bill, whose alternation with his partner (Stone Quarry, 1999, etc.) brings him up to bat next, will find it tough to top her this time."
Though two of her brothers were born in Hong Kong, New York shamus Lydia Chin has never been there, so she's eager to run the errand her old family friend Grandfather Gao asks by delivering the ashes of another family friend, Wei Yao-Shi, to his son Steven for burial. Read full book review >

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BLOOD HARVEST by S.J. Bolton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 8, 2010

"Bolton (Awakening, 2009) neatly treads the line between the supernatural and the psychopathic in a very scary tale of village secrets."
Did you hear that? Mommy's calling. Read full book review >

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THE SHANGHAI MOON by S.J. Rozan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 2009

"Rozan (In This Rain, 2006, etc.) plots as expansively and ambitiously as ever, though the 1938 back story is more touching—and certainly easier to follow—than the present-day mayhem. Welcome back, Lydia and Bill."
"I'm back," Lydia Chin tells her mother, and so she is, following the long hiatus since Winter and Night (2002), to track down a fabled brooch that's at the root of violence past and present. Read full book review >

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WINTER AND NIGHT by S.J. Rozan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 25, 2002

"Her masterly take on one of the genre's classic tropes—the sins of the fathers waiting to bear poisonous fruit for their children—is worthy of that trope's own spiritual father, Ross Macdonald."
No sooner has private eye Bill Smith pried his runaway nephew Gary Russell loose from the cops who picked him up for rolling a drunk than Gary's taken off again, moments after telling Uncle Bill that his father would be cool with whatever it is he's on his way to do. Read full book review >

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NO COLDER PLACE by S.J. Rozan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 16, 1997

"Chin mysteries (Mandarin Plaid, 1996, etc.). (Author tour)"
It's a lucky thing for p.i. Read full book review >

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CHINA TRADE by S.J. Rozan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 1994

"But Rozan's fast-moving first novel presents her Asian-American cast and their world with a delicacy that goes far beyond local color."
New York private eye Lydia Chin gets no respect. Read full book review >

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CATALYST by S.J. Kincaid
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"An unabashedly optimistic denouement is the perfect ending for this series that's unafraid to ask readers to grapple with big ideas—it's the joyful flip side of Feed. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
Intrasolar cadet Tom Raines helps bring the Insignia trilogy to an appropriately explosive conclusion. Read full book review >

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VORTEX by S.J. Kincaid
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 1, 2013

"A surprisingly and satisfyingly rich middle volume in a trilogy that exceeds popcorn expectations. (Science fiction. 13-16)"
Kincaid's sequel to Insignia (2012) moves beyond derivative fun to real depth. Read full book review >