Search Results: "Victoria Lancelotta"


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FAR by Victoria Lancelotta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Literary feminist readers will relish the smart, taut writing and terrifically tactile first-person narration."
Debut from Lancelotta (stories: Here in the World, 2000) takes a gruesomely fascinating glimpse into the bruised psyche of a Baltimore woman burned out by a rough-going love affair. Read full book review >

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HERE IN THE WORLD by Victoria Lancelotta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"A talented newcomer who, one hopes, next time out will reveal more clearly the secrets she's kept to herself in these poetically written but ultimately aimless stories."
A debut collection of 13 stories that explores with authority the internal landscape of girls and women struggling for redemption. Read full book review >

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AQUALICIOUS by Victoria Kann
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"For fans of the series, more of the same. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Pinkalicious goes to the beach. Read full book review >

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BEA ROCKS THE FLOCK by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2009

"Who knew sheep had a wild side? (Picture book. 4-8)"
Tired of the repression inherent in the Rule of Sheepdom, "Sheep are not unique," Bea does as she likes. Read full book review >

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PEST IN SHOW by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2013

"This silly read-, dance- and sing-aloud could be a smash hit. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Backyard insect thespians Ladybug and her pesky younger brother Fly compete to star in this hilarious pun-filled performance, sure to tickle the fancy of fun- and pun-loving youngsters and would-be young stars. Read full book review >

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OLYMPIG! by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 5, 2012

"A salubrious object lesson of playing for playing's sake. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The story of a pig, perhaps a tad delusional but all guns and going for Olympic gold. Read full book review >

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PETERRIFIC by Victoria Kann
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Petepid. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Bestseller Kann expands her storytelling to include Pinkalicious' younger brother, Peter. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT ART CAPER  by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"Though there's a plethora of choices in the rodent canon, this shines bright. (Graphic fantasy. 5-9)"
Cuddly classroom pets must stop a group of rapacious rodents from ruining the elementary art show in this sequel to The Great Pet Escape (2016). Read full book review >

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MEOW! by Victoria Ying
by Victoria Ying, illustrated by Victoria Ying
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Meow meow purr meow (translation: a charmer). (Picture book. 2-4)"
Won't anyone play yarn ball? Read full book review >

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SALT & STONE by Victoria Scott
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"Mind-blowingly intense. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
The second half of the race started in Fire & Flood (2014).Read full book review >

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THE ARCHIVED by Victoria Schwab
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"Suspense builds to the riveting climax, though discerning readers will spot loose threads when the dust clears. Never mind—that's what sequels are for. (Paranormal thriller. 12 & up)"
A refreshingly angel-free departure in afterlife fiction, this gripping supernatural thriller features nuanced characters navigating a complex moral universe. Read full book review >

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THE HEALER’S KEEP by Victoria Hanley
Released: Oct. 15, 2002

"Solid and satisfying. (Fantasy. 12+)"
Four young people divided by geography, class, and philosophy come together in the dream realm to fight the powers of darkness. Read full book review >