Search Results: "Trisha Telep"


BOOK REVIEW

CORSETS & CLOCKWORK by Trisha Telep
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2011

"All in all, a diverse and too-often off-topic collection that's not steamy enough in either sense of the word but is partly redeemed by a few gems. (introduction, author biographies) (Steampunk/fantasy/romance anthology. 12 & up)"
Simply sticking a few gears in does not steampunk make, no matter what the subtitle says. Read full book review >

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KISS ME DEADLY by Trisha Telep
FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Fans who can't get enough of their favorite authors will also be thrilled to find a back story to Carrie Ryan's The Forest of Hands and Teeth, a Generation Dead companion by Daniel Waters and more killer unicorns from Diana Peterfreund. (Short stories. YA)"
Can true love die if you're already dead? Read full book review >

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CHARLOTTE'S VERY OWN DRESS by Trisha Krauss
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A modern take on the Cinderella story, with kind and loving sisters replacing the mean stepsisters. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little, blonde, white girl named Charlotte has only hand-me-down dresses from her older sisters until they work together to create an unusual, new dress for her as a surprise. Read full book review >

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THE SECRETS WE KEEP by Trisha Leaver
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 28, 2015

"For lovers of melodrama only. (Fiction. 13-18)"
A fatal accident leaves one twin sister dead and the other trying to figure out her identity. Read full book review >

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MO WREN, LOST AND FOUND by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"Taken all together, the spunk of the primary characters, the dialogue and the 'home-is-where-you-make-it' underlying message serve up a plateful of enjoyable story. And there's room for thirds. (Sketches not seen.) (Fiction. 8-12)"
Mo Wren can't imagine living anywhere but Fox Street—until her father buys a rundown restaurant on East 213th Street. Newly named The Wren House, it lacks the tightly knit community that she loves, needs a total revamping and supposedly is cursed! Read full book review >

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WHAT HAPPENED ON FOX STREET by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Love, belief and caring. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Mo mostly loves living on Fox Street, which has everything except foxes, girlfriends and her mom (who died when she was young). Read full book review >

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CODY AND THE RULES OF LIFE by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2017

"These rules come with a powerful subtext that seems to say that theft is wrong, but manipulation may be acceptable. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Big brother Wyatt pays more attention to his new bike than to Cody, who helped assemble it, but when it's stolen, her jealousy turns to empathy—she's just lost something precious herself. Read full book review >

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BELLA'S BLESSINGS by Brenda Stokes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2012

"Clearly didactic and unabashedly sentimental, though undeniably well-meant. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Grandma Beaver and her grandkit, Bella, share a special bond and a family tradition. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILDFIRE! by Trisha Davis
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"A fresh take on a hero's journey that all kids will enjoy."
Davis' lively YA debut introduces a courageous boy who discovers that you can't run away from your past, especially when it's in your blood. Read full book review >

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EVERY WOMAN FOR HERSELF by Trisha Ashley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2003

"Shrewd but gentle satire of various contemporary British types that never misses a beat. And it's wonderfully funny to boot."
An eccentric English clan, in and out of love—in a first from Britisher Ashley. Read full book review >

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MOONPENNY ISLAND by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Poetic and poignant, Springstubb's tale of friendship, loss, hope and heartache is so fresh and honest it will resonate widely. (Fiction. 8-12)"
When one of an inseparable pair of friends is sent away, the other's life turns upside down. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CREED by Trisha Leaver
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 8, 2014

"Undemanding suspense. (Thriller. 14-18)"
Three teens become trapped by a terrifying cult when they stumble into a strange town after breaking down in a remote area. Read full book review >