Search Results: "Tabitha Suzuma"


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FORBIDDEN by Tabitha Suzuma
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: June 28, 2011

"Titillated teens will pass this guilty pleasure on to their friends, but they may advise skimming all but a few memorable scenes. (Fiction. 14-16)"
Perhaps inspired by V.C. Andrews' infamous Flowers in the Attic, British author Suzuma spins a tawdry tale of an illicit brother-and-sister relationship. Read full book review >

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TABITHA by Carol Ann Timmel
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Kelly's detailed watercolors ably assist the story and add their own touches of humor. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Timmel tells, in the omniscient third-person, the true story of her cat's disappearance during a flight from New York to Los Angeles. Read full book review >

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TABITHA by A.N. Wilson
Released: April 1, 1989

A beautifully written and produced early "chapter book" by a well-known British novelist—strong on style but weak on content. Read full book review >

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Forgetting Tabitha by Julie Dewey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 17, 2015

"A vivid dramatization of the plight of orphans, both poignant and historically sound."
An epic tale of the interlocking paths of orphans struggling to survive in 19th-century New York. Read full book review >

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HOW SLEEP FOUND TABITHA by Maggie deVries
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: April 1, 2002

"An engaging blend of whimsy and thoughtful reflection, this tale convincingly assures sleep-wary tots that their cozy beds are just the spot for them. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A young child restlessly awaits the arrival of sleep. Read full book review >

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SURVIVOR by Tabitha King
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 10, 1997

"A novel of great insight and empathy, filled with believable, troubled, complex characters. (Author tour)"
From King (The Book of Reuben, 1994, etc), a departure from her familiar fictional environs (the small town of Nodd's Ridge), but a work sharing with her earlier books a decidedly unquaint view of domestic life in Maine. Read full book review >

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THE BOOK OF REUBEN by Tabitha King
Released: Sept. 12, 1994

"Exhaustingly hip with endless music quotes, an interracial relationship, bisexuality, and sex scandals."
King (One on One, 1992, etc.) makes yet another trip to the Maine setting of four previous novels to wring a last drop of small-town life from a Nodd's Ridge long ago milked dry. Read full book review >

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ONE ON ONE by Tabitha King
Released: March 11, 1993

"Relentlessly au courant in music and lingo, numbingly detailed in depicting the smells and surges of adolescence, this has a few fancy moves but in general fails to follow through for the score."
No stranger to excess, pulp-pounder King returns to Nodd's Ridge, the small-town Maine setting of Pearl (1988) and Caretakers (1983), for a heavily hip and hormonal coming-of-age saga in which two high-school basketball stars forge an alliance on and off the court, a liaison that brings both glory and tragedy. Read full book review >

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TRINKETS by Kirsten Smith
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 12, 2013

"Although the storyline is predictable from the start, a few slight twists, realistic encounters, romances all around and a just-right ending will make this a hit with fans of Sarah Dessen, Deb Caletti, Elizabeth Scott and other venerable chick-lit authors. (Chick lit. 14 & up)"
Collecting stolen loot leads to collecting friends. Read full book review >

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BEWITCHED IN OZ by Laura J. Burns
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"Only for readers who want to follow the Yellow Brick Road into Sweet Valley High. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
In an Oz where magic has been outlawed, a group of teens seeks to practice their talents freely. Read full book review >

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LIFE BY COMMITTEE by Corey Ann Haydu
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 13, 2014

"Looking for a book to read and discuss? This is it. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Sixteen-year-old Tabitha has a secret. She kissed someone else's boyfriend, and she liked it. And with the encouragement of a secret, online committee, she just might do it again. Read full book review >