Search Results: "Tricia Rayburn"


BOOK REVIEW

SIREN by Tricia Rayburn
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 13, 2010

"Readers who see the tale through to its denouement will find their patience rewarded with an intriguing twist. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Vanessa and her family have been in their summer home on the Maine coast less than 24 hours when her sister Justine, an unlikely candidate for suicide, jumps off a cliff. Read full book review >

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THE TERRITORY by Tricia Fields
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Despite a clear, detailed plot, Fields' debut lacks the spark that would bring her sorely tried heroine and her problems alive."
A drug war between the Medrano and La Bestia cartels holds a small border town hostage. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOLLOW ME by Tricia Tusa
Kirkus Star
by Tricia Tusa, illustrated by Tricia Tusa
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2011

"A glorious visual meditation on light, color and home for even the smallest child and artist. (Picture book. 4-9)"
This book starts with the cover, a picture of a small girl with a large braid getting onto a swing under a tree. Read full book review >

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SISTERS by Tricia Tusa
by Tricia Tusa, illustrated by Tricia Tusa
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Her people are lumpy, long, endearing and—memorable. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Another warmly wacky book by the creator of Maebelle's Suitcase (1991). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 1, 2008

"A self-indulgent exercise that misses the mark as both a teaching tool and a memoir."
Remember how much you disliked music lessons when you were a little kid? Here's your chance to revisit those magical times. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE RIVER by Tricia Wastvedt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2005

"Wastvedt's flowing, long-winded tale, set in a Constable landscape in a parallel universe, is a deft but peculiar fusion of gothic and rhapsodic."
A melodramatic debut set in an idyllic English river valley. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCRATCHGRAVEL ROAD by Tricia Fields
Released: March 5, 2013

"As in Fields' Tony Hillerman Prize-winning debut (The Territory, 2011): carefully integrated red herrings, a tinge of romance and dead-on descriptions of West Texas weather—oppressive heat, weeklong downpours and earth-obliterating mudslides."
Welcome to West Texas, where a nuclear plant is being dismantled, a young lady takes a walk in the desert in 104-degree heat, and a corpse is dumped along the route usually favored by drug mules and coyotes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NONFICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Copious notes and a handy index substantiate the text even further. (b&w photos, not seen, further reading) (Nonfiction. 11+)"
Andryszewski (The Dust Bowl, 1993, etc.) presents a sobering and clear-eyed history that traces the development of radical militia groups within the US. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HAUNTED HOUSE PROJECT by Tricia Clasen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A touching story that explores grief and the bravery necessary to come out of it. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A family crisis challenges 13-year-old Andie to the utmost. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHELTERBELT by Tricia Bauer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 25, 2000

Paradise, Nebraska, is anything but—especially for a pregnant teenager looking to escape a stifling small town and her memories of her younger brother's violent death. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN MY HEART WAS WICKED by Tricia Stirling
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"Unexpected, uncanny, unforgettable. (Magical realism. 14 & up)"
A mix of the mundane and the magical permeates this slender portrait of a girl in pain. Read full book review >