Search Results: "Veronica Scott"


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Ghost of the Nile by Veronica Scott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 28, 2015

"A rather ordinary historical romance in an extraordinary setting."
A dead warrior sent back to the land of the living confronts betrayal, treason, and romance in Scott's (Magic of the Nile: Gods of Egypt, 2014, etc.) latest series novel.Read full book review >

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WARRIOR OF THE NILE by Veronica Scott
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 16, 2013

"An inventive setting for an ultimately conventional story."
This second installment in Scott's (Priestess of the Nile, 2012, etc.) Gods of Egypt series features black magic, Nile cruises and a couple's struggle to thwart their divinely ordained destiny. Read full book review >

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ESCAPE FROM ZULAIRE by Veronica Scott
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 23, 2013

"A fine work of science fiction that's only occasionally hampered by its romance-novel conventions."
In Scott's (Dancer of the Nile, 2013, etc.) sci-fi romance, an independent, career-oriented woman must accept a handsome soldier's help as she escapes a war-torn planet. Read full book review >

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VERONICA CHAMBERS
by Jessie Grearson

“Everything changes when you move to a new country. Doctors become cabdrivers. Lawyers become waiters. My mom, who was once a glamorous TV star, became a maid.” Or so Camilla de Valle (Cammi), teen narrator of Veronica Chambers’ YA novel The Go-Between,would have folks believe.

Cammi’s mother, a Mexican telenovela superstar, has chosen to flee her paparazzi-plagued life ...


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PRIMED AND READY
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Violet Grenade by Victoria Scott

Cover Story: Pretty Deadly
BFF Charm: Caution!
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: Unreliable Narrator
Bonus Factor: Mysterious Loner Dude
Anti-Bonus Factor: Awful Grownups
Relationship Status: Friends?

Trigger Warning: Violet Grenade features scenes of attempted assault, abuse, and bullying, and touches on very dark themes of death and murder. Some situations might be ...


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BEST BOOKS OF 2016: PATRICIA BELL-SCOTT
by Maya Payne Smart

In The Firebrand and the First Lady, scholar Patricia Bell-Scott illuminates the unlikely friendship between two historic American women. Radical civil and women’s rights activist Pauli Murray and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt corresponded for years and swayed one another’s social justice aims and strategies. Their views never converged, but Bell-Scott makes a compelling case that they grew with and toward ...


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BOOK REVIEW

UNDER THE NEVER SKY by Veronica Rossi
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"Inspired, offbeat and mesmerizing. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
Debut author Rossi creates a dystopian world in which a teenage girl loses her home but finds truth, love and identity. Read full book review >

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VAMPIRE'S KISS by Veronica Wolff
Released: March 6, 2012

"Entertaining but underdeveloped. (Paranormal suspense. 12 & up)"
An atmosphere of tension rescues this imaginative but otherwise thin addition to the vampire-fiction craze. Read full book review >

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DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth
Released: May 3, 2011

"Guaranteed to fly off the shelves. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Cliques writ large take over in the first of a projected dystopian trilogy. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1995

"America's sacred promise of freedom from fear and want could be held out to all. (Picture book/nonfiction. 10-14)"
Fifteen memories of Ellis Island—taken from interviews with immigrants who arrived in the early 1900s—add up to the American dream come true. Read full book review >

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CARVE THE MARK by Veronica Roth
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"Brimming with plot twists and highly likely to please Roth's fans. (Science fiction/fantasy. 14 & up) "
Two teens fight for their freedom and their lives in Roth's new intergalactic adventure. Read full book review >