Search Results: "Stephanie Guerra"


BOOK REVIEW

TORN by Stephanie Guerra
Released: April 1, 2012

"A strong new voice. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
This engrossing story of a good girl's fascination with her wild new friend strikes chords that will resonate with many teens. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UPSIDE DOWN by Shannon Guerra
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"A thoughtful, faith-based read that provides engaging insights on attachment issues."
A candid self-help book about forming bonds with adopted children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A DEAL'S A DEAL by Stephanie Blake
ANIMALS
Released: July 26, 2011

"While Blake's vibrantly colored, childlike pictures are appealing, the text lacks a certain je ne sais quois. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Blake follows her first picture book about Simon the Super Rabbit, I Don't Want to Go to School (2009), with a disappointingly underdeveloped story about two friends and their toys. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COMPLICIT by Stephanie Kuehn
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 24, 2014

"Smart, gripping genre fiction. (Thriller. 14-18)"
A bright, conflicted hero struggles to free himself from the past's tightening bonds in this corkscrew of a thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EXTRACTION by Stephanie Diaz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 22, 2014

"Half-baked, confusing and highly derivative. (Science fiction. 12-17)"
Another Hunger Games-wannabe latecomer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHARM & STRANGE by Stephanie Kuehn
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 11, 2013

"A high-powered voice rich in charismatic style and emotional intensity illuminates this ambitious debut that doesn't quite live up to its potential. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
From his opening announcement, "I don't feel the presence of God here," Andrew Winston Winters pulls readers into his story, alternating between his desperate life at an upscale Vermont boarding school and his grim, shadowed Virginia childhood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION
Released: March 1, 2005

"Graceful. (Fiction. YA)"
Hemphill's debut offers beautiful poems that speak both directly and between the lines, as Sarah goes from amorphous unhappiness to silence to depression to hope. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

QUEEN SOPHIE HARTLEY by Stephanie Greene
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2005

Sophie's little heart is breaking, but in a funny way. Read full book review >