Search Results: "Sarah Mlynowski"


BOOK REVIEW

IF THE SHOE FITS by Sarah Mlynowski
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Readers bewitched by this lively series will enjoy this adventurous sequel. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Intrepid siblings Abby and Jonah continue their adventures through the realm of fairy tales in this comical story (Fairest of All, 2012). Read full book review >

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PARTIES & POTIONS by Sarah Mlynowski
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 23, 2008

"However, the one-dimensional secondary characters and too-neat ending pull it down toward the mediocre. (Fantasy. 10-15)"
Teen witch Rachel and her sister Miri discover more about their magical roots in this fluffy, style-conscious fourth installment of the Magic in Manhattan series. Read full book review >

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FROGS AND FRENCH KISSES by Sarah Mlynowski
FANTASY
Released: June 27, 2006

"One wonders, however, where the frogs are. (Fiction. YA)"
In this sequel to Mlynowski's Bras and Broomsticks (2005), 14-year old Rachel still laments that her mother and younger sister Miri are witches, but she has yet to discover any magical power. Read full book review >

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BRAS & BROOMSTICKS by Sarah Mlynowski
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Feb. 22, 2005

"Nevertheless, plenty of young readers will find it screamingly funny. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Fourteen-year old Rachel is a high-school freshman who yearns to get in with the A-List. Read full book review >

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DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT by Sarah Mlynowski
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 11, 2014

"Overall, a solid, comical sci-fi romp. (Science fiction. 12-16)"
Welcome to the worst fear of the anti-vaccination movement: A group of teens develop telepathy from flu shots. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION
Released: June 21, 2011

"Teen readers will respond to this entirely believable heroine as she navigates an at-times unbelievable situation. (Chick-lit. 14 & up)"
A teenager discovers independence isn't all it's cracked up to be. Read full book review >

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ABBY IN WONDERLAND by Sarah Mlynowski
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Readers who have followed the series will have a leg up, but other book lovers and fantasists will find some kindred souls here. (follow-up games and activities) (Fantasy. 8-10)"
When Frankie falls down a rabbit hole, Abby; her nemesis, Penny; and her good friend Robin all follow. Read full book review >

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GIMME A CALL by Sarah Mlynowski
FICTION
Released: April 27, 2010

"Fun and easy to relate to, but no great shakes. (Time-travel chick-lit. YA)"
In the waning weeks of her senior year of high school, Devi is wishing for a four-year do-over. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SARAH by Marek Halter
Released: May 4, 2004

"Halter fleshes out the scriptural account with rich and credible portraits of contemporary life and history, even if his narration ('There was a quivering in her belly that had nothing to do with fear or anger') occasionally descends to the level of the bodice-buster."
The prizewinning French author re-creates the story of Abraham and Sarah and the unlikely steps that led to their giving birth to both Judaism and the Jewish people. Read full book review >

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SARAH by J.T. LeRoy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2000

"Not exactly a laugh riot, but not as unrelievedly sordid as a plot synopsis might suggest."
Scary, sad, and way, way out there, Leroy's picaresque debut novel follows a young boy through southern truckstops, where "lot lizards" turn tricks for drivers whose tastes run from women to transvestites to boys in jeans. Read full book review >

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I SEE LONDON, I SEE FRANCE by Sarah Mlynowski
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 11, 2017

"A fine escape for teens who like their Belgian waffles with ice cream and their chips with vinegar. (Fiction. 14-18)"
When two college-age best friends take a backpacking trip across Europe, their relationship with each other—and men both familiar and new—is put to the test. Read full book review >

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FAIREST OF ALL by Sarah Mlynowski
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"While Snow's story is satisfactorily settled, the author leaves enough beguiling mysteries to keep readers eagerly anticipating the siblings' next adventure. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
A magic mirror, a slightly bossy sister and her inquisitive 7-year-old brother captivate in this rollicking remake of a classic fairy tale. Read full book review >