Search Results: "Suzanne Harper"


BOOK REVIEW

SUZANNE VALADON by June Rose
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 25, 1999

In this entertaining and informative book, Rose (Modigliani: The Pure Bohemian, 1991) chronicles the tumultuous life of a French woman whose exceptional talent and determination earned her the admiration of her more famous contemporaries. Read full book review >

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THE JULIET CLUB by Suzanne Harper
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 2008

"As frothy as the foam on a cup of cappuccino, this is a perfect summer read for girls with a touch of romance in their hearts. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Kate Sanderson isn't exactly thrilled by the concept of "true love," having been sadly disappointed by the one-and-only boyfriend of her 16-year life. Read full book review >

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A GAGGLE OF GOBLINS by Suzanne Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"Needs a little more development all around. (Fantasy. 8-11)"
A new series focuses on the adventures of four kids whose parents are professional paranormal investigators. Read full book review >

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A MISCHIEF OF MERMAIDS by Suzanne Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 28, 2013

"A serviceable fantasy best suited for those kids who have already enjoyed Poppy's previous adventures. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
A skeptic trapped in a family of believers comes face to face with nasty nautical ladies in the third book of a series. Read full book review >

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A GUST OF GHOSTS by Suzanne Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"Second in a preteen series of spooky stories, the lure of ghosts will attract readers, particularly those who have read the first one (A Gaggle of Goblins, 2010). (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Life is hard when you think like a scientist and your parents are ghost hunters. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET LIFE OF SPARROW DELANEY by Suzanne Harper
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2007

"Sparrow's plight gives new meaning to 'not a ghost of a chance'—an entertaining one. (Fiction. 12-16)"
What high-school kid wants to be a freak, especially the kind who talks to dead people? Read full book review >

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SIGNED, SKYE HARPER by Carol Lynch Williams
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 13, 2014

"A fine story of a mother-and-child reunion, packed with quirky characters and lessons about love. (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
A teen takes a road trip with her longtime crush, her grandmother, their dog and their one-legged rooster in a stolen RV to retrieve her mother, whom she hasn't seen in 11 years. Read full book review >

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ALSO KNOWN AS HARPER by Ann Haywood Leal
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2009

"A poignant debut. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Harper Lee Morgan loves nothing more than the tingle of a new poem working itself out in her head. Read full book review >

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UP CLOSE: HARPER LEE by Kerry Madden
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 2009

"Extensive source notes and an excellent bibliography round out this superb biography, one of the best in the Up Close series. (foreword, index) (Biography. 12 & up)"
Not believing in biographies of living writers, Harper Lee declined to be interviewed for one, but Madden draws on extensive research—including trips to Monroeville, Ala., and interviews with classmates, colleagues and town residents—to explore how Lee's life and times inspired her masterpiece. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HARPER AND MOON by Ramon Royal Ross
FICTION
Released: April 30, 1993

"Vivid storytelling, a rock-solid sense of time and place, memorable, splendidly realized characters: likely to be read in one sitting, under covers by flashlight if necessary. (Fiction. 10+)"
Set in Washington's Walla Walla Valley during WW II, a fine second novel about the unusual friendship between Harper, son of a fruit grower, and the somewhat older Moon—inarticulate, half-wild son of abusive parents, orphaned in early adolescence and living no one knows how or where. Read full book review >

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POLK, HARPER & WHO by Panayotis  Cacoyannis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 20, 2017

"A thoughtful, observant, and often humorous tale about real connections."
In this literary novel, family secrets, friendship, and the resilience of love play out in a dinner party between two couples. Read full book review >