Search Results: "Tera Lynn Childs"


BOOK REVIEW

SWEET SHADOWS by Tera Lynn Childs
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Entertaining. (Paranormal suspense. 12 & up)"
This second book in a planned trilogy about three sisters descended from Medusa brings Greek mythological monsters to the modern world. Read full book review >

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FORGIVE MY FINS by Tera Lynn Childs
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: June 1, 2010

"Still, details delineating the kingdom of Thalassinia and Lily's ability to move gracefully between sea and land are nicely inventive and well worth a plunge. (Fantasy/chick-lit. 12 & up)"
Imaginative sea-mythology elements help perk up the formulaic boy-crazy plot in Childs's bubbly novel. Read full book review >

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GODDESS BOOT CAMP by Tera Lynn Childs
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: June 1, 2009

"Flat secondary characters and predictable plot twists only minimally detract from the light and clever story line, which, although clearly begging comparison to Percy Jackson, makes for ideal beach reading. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Phoebe has recently learned that she is a descendent of the goddess Nike, but as amazing as that sounds, it is also a huge responsibility. Read full book review >

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SWEET VENOM by Tera Lynn Childs
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"For teens who hunger for a chick-lit alternative to Rick Riordan. (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
A 21st-century reboot of the Gorgon mythos. Read full book review >

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OH. MY. GODS. by Tera Lynn Childs
Released: May 1, 2008

"Funny and light, this tale is a romance of Olympian proportions. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Few situations are more difficult than adjusting to a new stepfamily, but what if they are all descendants of the gods? Read full book review >

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SWEET LEGACY  by Tera Lynn Childs
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"As a whole, this series is a decent bet for teen girls graduating from Rick Riordan. (Paranormal adventure. 12 & up)"
Greek mythology comes to life in this action-packed third installment of the Sweet Venom series, with paranormal 16-year-old triplets fighting the ancient-but-not-dead Olympic gods and monsters in contemporary San Francisco. Read full book review >

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FINS ARE FOREVER by Tera Lynn Childs
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: June 28, 2011

"For established fans of the first. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
The second installment to Childs' mermaid-princess adventure (after Forgive My Fins, 2010) takes up just weeks after the Seaview high schooler has resolved to renounce her title to the underwater Thalassinia throne and become a "terraped" college-bound senior. Read full book review >

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RELENTLESS by Tera Lynn Childs
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 3, 2016

"Even the snogging doesn't generate much heat in this cliché-ridden climax. (Romantic thriller. 12-15)"
With occasional timeouts to lock lips, underdog villains heroically turn the tables on a villainous hero in this sequel and (likely) closer to Powerless (2015). Read full book review >

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POWERLESS by Tera Lynn Childs
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 2, 2015

"Readers beguiled by this fluff will need to stay tuned. (Romantic thriller. 12-15)"
A teenager discovers that the line between superheroes and supervillains isn't as sharp as she supposed in this steamy collaboration. Read full book review >

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LYNN VISIBLE by Julia DeVillers
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2010

"Lynn's kooky optimism and enthusiasm for her work give this book a funny, inspiring vibe that young fashion enthusiasts should enjoy. (Fiction. 10 & up)"
Lynn's unique personal style makes her stand out in all the wrong ways at her small-town high school. Read full book review >

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LYNN AND JOE by Lynn Danielle Sugayan
NON-FICTION
Released: May 17, 2013

"An engaging story of a mother, divorcee, dancer, poet and student looking to find peace."
A woman's memoir of her journey from bad marriages to independence and love. Read full book review >

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THE SILVER NEEDLE MURDER by Laura Childs
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 4, 2008

"The latest in Childs's Tea Shop series is again a love letter to Charleston, tea and fine living, with the usual addition of recipes."
The first annual Charleston Film Festival may be the last unless a clever killer is quickly unmasked. Read full book review >