Search Results: "Thea Stilton"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SECRET OF WHALE ISLAND by Thea  Stilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 2013

"For Stilton readers who prioritize interpersonal relationships and friendship over mysteries and action. (Graphic fantasy. 7-10)"
The first book in the graphic-novel spinoff of the Thea Stilton chapter books, themselves spinoffs of the Geronimo Stilton franchise. Read full book review >

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REVENGE OF THE LIZARD CLUB by Thea  Stilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2013

"The plot is uneven, but mild surprises and bright colors will appeal to reluctant female readers. (Graphic fiction. 7-10)"
The Thea Sisters uncover a conspiracy to destroy the environment during the heated competitions for student-club presidencies. Read full book review >

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VANISHING POINTS by Thea Astley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 16, 1992

"Sometimes cerebrally overengaged in style, but always fresh and inventive."
Throughout this Australian writer's harsh-to-playfully satiric novels (Hunting the Wild Pineapple, 1991, etc.), the massive idiocy of institutionalized greed—an individual's or a country's—is dismembered sinew-by-socket. Read full book review >

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FALLING LIGHT by Thea Harrison
ROMANCE
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Beautifully written, boldly imaginative, action-packed and captivating."
Part of an ancient contingent sent to Earth to destroy the Deceiver, Mary and Michael have lost nearly all of their friends over the thousands of years they've existed here, but now, despite exhaustion and grief, victory may be in sight for the soul mates. Read full book review >

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THE SLOW NATIVES by Thea Astley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 1993

"With humor and bite, then, some deep discoveries about shallow lives."
The work of this Australian writer (Vanishing Points, 1992, etc.)—in a diction studded with some breathtaking images and conceits—continues to strengthen in depth and focus, and Astley again penetrates the shrouding canopies of loneliness to find the hope of rescue. Read full book review >

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ALIEN ESCAPE by Geronimo Stilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 29, 2014

"With a story like an old-fashioned episode of Star Trek, this is a wonderful science-fiction introduction for young readers. (the spacemice creed) (Graphic science fiction. 6-10)"
Explore space with Geronimo Stiltonix, futuristic analog of the familiar Geronimo Stilton. Read full book review >

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THE HUNT FOR THE HUNDREDTH KEY by Geronimo Stilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"The simplistic mysteries and silly jokes are in line with other series outings, 'special edition' status notwithstanding. (Graphic adventure. 6-9)"
Geronimo Stilton teams up with his sister, Thea, and cousin Trap to solve the mystery of a long-lost castle recently rediscovered in spooky woods. Read full book review >

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THE STONE OF FIRE by Geronimo Stilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Geronimo Stiltonoot has the right combination of familiarity and newness to satisfy Stilton fans. (Fiction. 6-10)"
Warp back in time for a prehistoric spinoff adventure with Geronimo Stilton's ancestor, Geronimo Stiltonoot, in Old Mouse City. Read full book review >

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FRIGHT NIGHT by Geronimo Stilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"While this story isn't the strongest of Stilton spinoffs, the familiarity of the characters, art and design will appeal to readers. (maps) (Fiction. 6-10)"
Geronimo Stilton and Creepella von Cacklefur team up to solve a mystery at a scary-poetry contest. Read full book review >

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THE ENCHANTED CHARMS by Geronimo Stilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 26, 2015

"Adequate for its audience. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
The latest in the Kingdom of Fantasy series sends Geronimo Stilton on a scavenger hunt for magic items to stop an evil wizard. Read full book review >

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The Curious Solitude of Anise by Thea Swanson
Released: Feb. 27, 2013

"A concise, cautionary tale about a woman exchanging pain for trust."
In Swanson's debut novel, food provides more than physical sustenance for an introverted baker. Read full book review >

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THE SUNSHINE WHEN SHE'S GONE by Thea  Goodman
Released: March 5, 2013

"A chamber piece. Goodman can be perceptive, but her morality tale is trite."
Six months after baby makes three for a comfortable Manhattan couple, mother has turned distant and despondent while father is acting borderline delinquent. Read full book review >