Search Results: "Sara Zieve Miller"


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THE LITTLE QUEEN by Meia Geddes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A surprising and enchanting parable about personal and artistic growth."
After her parents die, a young queen ventures forth to learn more about the world and its people in this children's novella. Read full book review >

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THREE MORE STORIES YOU CAN READ TO YOUR CAT by Sara Swan Miller
ANIMALS
Released: March 25, 2002

"Cat-owning children will instantly recognize the true dynamic of the relationship, and all children should enjoy the good humor that pervades this offering, which instructs readers in the introduction: 'remember to pet your cat while you read.' (Easy reader. 6-9)"
Miller and Kelley (Three Stories You Can Read to Your Cat, not reviewed, etc.) return with what has become a solidly entertaining formula for children in transition from early readers to chapter books. Read full book review >

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MARY MILLER
by Stephanie Buschardt

Despite its title, there’s not a lot of happiness going around in Mary Miller’s new collection, Always Happy Hour. “There is nothing more disgusting, really, than people enjoying themselves so thoroughly when you’re miserable,” writes Miller in the book’s opening story, a rather grim yet appropriate introduction to the morbid hilarity that’s to come in the following pages. More ...


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SISTERHOOD
by Leila Roy

Stuff happens to most people. One thing going wrong, I mean. One family member missing a chance to help. One who cuts you off. One person with her own shit to deal with.
One of those things isn’t enough to send you falling through the cracks.
But all of them together, they accumulate. An abandoned mother here. A missing uncle ...

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THE RABBIT, THE FOX, AND THE WOLF by Sara
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"That rabbit is taking a terrrible chance; still, the art here is extraordinary and the outcome, at the least, provocative. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Another wordless book from the creator of Across Town (1990). Read full book review >

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IF ONLY ALL BOOKS WERE THIS UNIQUE
by Mandy Wan

 

 

BOOK REPORT for If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan 

Cover Story: You Tried
BFF Charm: Maybe... No
Swoonworthy Scale:
 7 - 5 = 2
Talky Talk: Would It Be a Bad Pun to Call This “Straight Up”?
Bonus Factors:
 Diversity, Trufax
Relationship Status: Don’t Go Changing for Me

Cover Story: You Tried

Hand holding is an ...


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BAD RELIGION
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for The Violet Hour (The Violet Hour Book 1) by Whitney A. Miller

Cover Story: Smoke Gets In Your Big Face
BFF Charm: Caution
Swoonworthy Scale:
 1
Talky Talk: Figuratively Speaking
Bonus Factor:
 Cult
Relationship Status: Memorable Fling That Wants to Come Back for More

 

Cover Story: Smoke Gets In Your Big Face

A vaguely ...


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SARA ZARR
by Megan Labrise

When Sara Zarr assessed her storied career in YA fiction (six books, seven years), she noted a trend in upward mobility.

“With each book, the characters got more and more middle- to upper-middle-class, which was not my background,” says Zarr, who grew up in San Francisco and lives in Salt Lake City. “That’s been the story of my life ...


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2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FOR SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR FANS (PART 1)
by John DeNardo

The holidays are approaching, which means it's time for family & friends, egg nog, and the annual panic of deciding what gifts to buy. But fear not! I'm here to offer up a tempting selection of gift ideas for the science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans on your gift list. 

For fans who are avid fiction readers ...


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KEEP ON THINKING IT'S A TIME TO FLY
by Sarah Pitre

 

BOOK REPORT for Roomies by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando

 

Cover Story: Graphic
BFF Charm: Yay and Meh
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: 2 Legit 2 Quit
Bonus Factors: College Transition, Diversity
Relationship Status: I'll Let You Borrow My Favorite Sweater

Cover Story: Graphic 

I LOVE how much the artwork looks like a graphic novel cover.* Also ...


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COLD BURN
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Snow Like Ashes (Snow Like Ashes #1) by Sara Raasch

Cover Story: Yin and Yang

BFF Charm: Yay

Swoonworthy Scale: 4

Talky Talk: Tale of the Seasons

Anti-Bonus Factor: Winter

Relationship Status: Baby, It’s Cold Outside

 

Cover Story: Yin and Yang

There’s a lot going on on this cover. First, you have a background that ...


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