Search Results: "Veronica Wolff"


BOOK REVIEW

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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BLOOD FEVER by Veronica Wolff
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A high-octane vampire thriller without too much emotional weight. (Paranormal suspense. 14 & up)"
This third installment in Wolff's Watchers series maintains snappy dialogue and a zippy pace despite a seemingly grim set of circumstances. Read full book review >

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TIMBER CREEK by Veronica Wolff
Released: Dec. 31, 2012

"A moving, engaging romance."
Coming back to her small hometown to regroup, Laura Bailey sets her sights on expanding her family's lodge-and-diner business. She won't let high school adversary Eddie Jessup stand in her way with his new project, no matter how attractive or alluring he might be. Read full book review >

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BABY BEAR SEES BLUE by Ashley  Wolff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"Imbued with a spirit of exploration, fostered by parental protection, Baby Bear's colorful adventures will enrich repeat bedtime read-alouds. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Inspired by the mother bear and cub in Blueberries for Sal, Wolff creates a gentle story for toddlers that introduces colors and images from the natural world. 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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BOOK REVIEW

WHEN LUCY GOES OUT WALKING by Ashley  Wolff
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"A dog-lover's look at the changing seasons. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Lucy's forays into the outside world give the youngest readers a glance at the typical weather in a northerly clime and activities popular for each of the 12 months of the year, as well as a look at how quickly a puppy grows up. Read full book review >

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Released: March 16, 1992

"When he keeps to his subject, he can be mesmerizing, but he tends to wander into uncharted waters, where he frequently gets lost."
Nine autobiographical essays by novelist Wolff (The Final Club, 1990, etc.), whose own early-life adventures would make Tom Jones blanch. Read full book review >

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TALLULAH IN THE KITCHEN by Nancy Wolff
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2005

"No eating words here—just delicious pancakes that Tallulah and her friends sell at a lemonade stand. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Tallulah the cat loves to cook—especially pancakes. Read full book review >

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THOMAS HART BENTON by Justin Wolff
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 20, 2012

"Even those who don't especially care for Benton's work might agree that an artist whose work is so enduringly popular merits a more sympathetic assessment."
Judgmental biography of the controversial American painter. Read full book review >

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THE AGE OF CONSENT by Geoffrey Wolff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 17, 1995

"Except for the sluggish mid-section that recalls the past too lengthily and lovingly, an absorbing tale of monstrous evil with an all too human face. (Author tour)"
In his fifth novel, Wolff (The Final Club, 1990, etc.) deftly mixes a detective-like investigation with rites of passage longueurs to unmask a contemporary serpent in an equally contemporary paradise. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"The author generally resists editorializing and allows the stories of these blasted lives and sturdy souls to transmit his powerful message."
Hurricane Katrina's destruction, its psychological toll on residents, its political choreography and consequences—all revealed by a handful of people over a 10-year period. Read full book review >