Search Results: "Terra Elan McVoy"


BOOK REVIEW

PURE by Terra Elan McVoy
FICTION
Released: April 21, 2009

"A squeaky-clean exploration of faith that reads like a watered-down Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Tabitha and her four friends all wear purity rings. Read full book review >

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AFTER THE KISS by Terra Elan McVoy
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 4, 2010

"Cheers to the formal experimentation, but it doesn't quite succeed. (Fiction. YA)"
Camille is new to Atlanta, Ga. Read full book review >

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CRIMINAL by Terra Elan McVoy
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 7, 2013

"Readers who make it all the way through the story will be grateful their incarceration is finally ended. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Nikki would do anything for her boyfriend, Dee. But, when he talks her into committing a crime with him then leaves her to take the fall, Nikki begins to think that even true love has its limits. Read full book review >

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THIS IS ALL YOUR FAULT, CASSIE PARKER by Terra Elan McVoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2016

"A smart, heartwarming novel about the ups and downs of family and friendship. (Fiction. 9-13)"
When Fiona's diary is stolen by the most popular girl in seventh grade, she braces herself for the worst summer ever. Read full book review >

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DRIVE ME CRAZY by Terra Elan McVoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 28, 2015

"A trek across the continent evolves into a journey of personal growth in this affecting book. (Fiction. 10-14)"
New cousins Lana and Cassie embark upon a road trip with their recently married grandparents and with very different attitudes. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 2012

"While Charlotte's musical growth is inspiring, the numerous plot elements and one-note personalities make McVoy's fourth novel less a symphony and more of a garage-band song. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Too many false notes sound in this tale of music, friendship and relationships. Read full book review >

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THE SUMMER OF FIRSTS AND LASTS by Terra Elan McVoy
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 3, 2011

"Readers will quickly become frustrated by the uneven plot and the setting of summer camp, which never makes it past cliché. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Three sisters try to figure out themselves and their relationships with each other during their last summer together at Camp Callanwolde. Read full book review >

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WHERE THERE’S SMOKE by Terra Little
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"A solid, believable cautionary tale—no surprises, but ably written."
Father's Day is an occasion for celebration—unless, that is, you don't know you're a father. Read full book review >

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Unloved Again by Elan Golomb
Released: Feb. 25, 2016

"An earnest and insightful, if wordy, self-help offering."
A veteran psychologist explores why many adults fall into a pattern of unfulfilling, harmful relationships. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 21, 1992

"But difficult as her approach may be, it's sound and ultimately rewarding as well."
A sober study by a clinical psychologist of the destructive legacy that narcissistic parents bequeath to their children and the troubling characteristics those children share as adults. Read full book review >

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ALL OUR WRONG TODAYS by Elan Mastai
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"'Existence is not a thing with which to muck around,' and yet that's exactly what fantastic storytelling attempts, warping reality, perception, and truth—and hopefully entertaining us as well as this novel does."
Screenwriter Mastai's debut novel is the story of the world's first and, unfortunately for us all, most unqualified time traveler. Read full book review >

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ELAN MASTAI
by Megan Labrise

Who among us hasn’t dreamed of waking up in an alternate universe (especially recently)?

“We all imagine futures for ourselves that we don’t get,” says Elan Mastai, author of the swirling, comic sci-fi novel All Our Wrong Todays. This is the future you get. You have to figure out how to live in it—how to close the gap ...


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