Search Results: "Veronica Vasylenko"


BOOK REVIEW

PANDA-MONIUM! by Cynthia Platt
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"The whole is pleasant enough but unmemorable—probably not even enough to sell a soft toy or two. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Panda parade seeks sweet bamboo. Read full book review >

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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 >

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CONFUCIUS SAYS by Veronica Li
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2015

"An affecting look at caring for aging parents and a story of the nuances of Chinese culture."
A story of a woman caring for her parents with as much filial piety as she can muster. Read full book review >

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ENEMIES OF THE GOSPEL by Veronica Ligteringen
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"A brief, upbeat endorsement of the Apostles' faith in Christ that should please the firmly faithful."
Ligteringen's debut theological work investigates the messages of the Apostles and the impact on modern Christians. Read full book review >

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A VOW OF POVERTY by Veronica Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 14, 1996

"The weakest link to date in this modestly diverting chain."
An eighth round of dire happenings in England's minuscule religious order, the Daughters of Compassion, where plucky Sister Joan is again caught up in a series of calamities and is again acting as aide to Detective Sergeant Alan Mill (A Vow of Fidelity, p. 99, etc.). Read full book review >

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MY NAME IS POLLY WINTER by Veronica Black
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 26, 1993

"216, etc.)."
A lively ghost story set in a residential area of Liverpool, where Jessica Cameron has rented a room in the comfortable old house of John and Sophy Clare while she researches a project on Victorian-era family life. Read full book review >

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FALSE ALARM by Veronica Heley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2013

"The Abbot Agency's seventh outing will be just the thing for readers who like their cozies with a bit of bite."
Domestic matters both personal and professional loom large for the owner of the Abbot Agency (False Report, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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MURDER IN THE PARK by Veronica Heley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2008

"Even though Heley once more reveals the perpetrator early on, Ellie (Murder of Identity, 2007, etc.) is such a complex and likable heroine that we follow her exploits with bated breath."
Ellie Quicke becomes involved in a hunt for answers when her cousin Roy's wife witnesses a killing by a dog in a local park. Read full book review >