Search Results: "Stephenie Meyer"


BOOK REVIEW

THE CHEMIST by Stephenie Meyer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"Rated B for badass."
A professional torturer on the run from her employers falls in with sexy twin brothers. Read full book review >

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THE HOST by Stephenie Meyer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2008

"A clever premise and competent writing keep this from turning into a pastiche, though after a couple of hundred pages, readers may wish that just one artery would get punctured."
The body snatchers are coming, but they just want to talk—to themselves. Read full book review >

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NEW MOON by Stephenie Meyer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Despite Bella's flat and obsessive personality, this tale of tortured demon lovers entices. (Fantasy. 13-16)"
All is not well between demon-magnet Bella and Edward Cullen, her vampire Romeo. Read full book review >

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TWILIGHT by Stephenie Meyer
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Nonetheless, the portrayal of dangerous lovers hits the spot; fans of dark romance will find it hard to resist. (Fantasy. YA)"
Sun-loving Bella meets her demon lover in a vampire tale strongly reminiscent of Robin McKinley's Sunshine. Read full book review >

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ECLIPSE by Stephenie Meyer
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Fans of Bella's angst-drenched love triangle will gobble this entry up, and the open-ended conclusion paves the way for Jake's story to come. (Fantasy. YA)"
It's the countdown to graduation and immortality for Bella, since the events of New Moon (2006) have convinced boyfriend Edward to let her join him in vampirism. Read full book review >

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HERE COMES THE RECYCLING TRUCK! by Meyer Seltzer
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1992

"Useful. (Nonfiction. 4-8)"
The driver here may be unusual—she's young Elisa Seltzer; otherwise, this simple photo essay details a typical recycling scheme. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET OF THE SCARAB BEETLE by William Meyer
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"An uninspiring series debut. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
After the death of his grandfather, sixth-grader Horace must risk danger to ensure the survival of an entire culture. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"This headstrong heroine shows signs of wearing out. (Historical fiction. 14 & up)"
Jacky Faber sails back to Boston and into trouble in the 11th book in this entertaining but increasingly formulaic series. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2011

"This resilient and exuberant heroine deserves a stamp of approval. (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Jacky Faber must once again fight and flirt her way across land and sea to reach her beloved Jaimy Fletcher in the ninth book of this stirring historical series. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: June 1, 2004

"Breathless readers don't have to know the first installment to thrill to this one, but they will long for the next. (Fiction. YA)"
The sequel to Bloody Jack (2002) is a rousing adventure, short on character development but perfectly delicious in all other ways. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"With the blessing,' the next Jacky adventure will come along soon. (Fiction. YA)"
The third installment—"and the Dear knows"—of Jacky Faber, now back in England and pressed into ship service despite being all girl and all of 15. Read full book review >