Search Results: "Victoria Laurie"


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LETHAL OUTLOOK by Victoria Laurie
Released: July 3, 2012

"Laurie's latest in the series (Vision Impossible, 2011, etc.) brings Abby back to her circle of friends. Fans will cheer her fast-talking return."
Further adventures of a psychic private investigator as she pursues her life's goals of solving mysteries and keeping her money out of the swear jar. Read full book review >

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WHEN by Victoria Laurie
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"The character development is just as riveting as the plot in this well-constructed thriller. (Paranormal thriller. 12-18)"
If you could know the date of your death, would you? Read full book review >

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QUEST FOR THE SECRET KEEPER by Victoria Laurie
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2012

"A confusing tangle of myth and history, slow going to boot, despite corpses and bombs aplenty. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
The third episode in Laurie's muddled Oracles of Delphi Keep series adds two more children with super powers, bringing the total to five of the prophesied seven (plus One) who will save the world from the satanic Demogorgon. Read full book review >

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A PANICKED PREMONITION by Victoria Laurie
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2017

"Wisecracking Laurie (A Grave Prediction, 2016, etc.) is often amusing, but she might be more consistent in indulging her comedic asides and applying her well-reasoned motives to the big reveal."
When a partner in her husband's panic-room business goes missing, a psychic investigator tries to keep her cool long enough to figure out if the partner's gone rogue or if he's trapped in something bigger. Read full book review >

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FATAL FORTUNE by Victoria Laurie
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2014

"Although Abby's psychic visions—which offer tantalizing hints about Candice's past—carry the potential for a more revealing story, Laurie sticks with what she does best, concentrating on her heroine's snappy inner monologue without letting too much hinge on plot details."
Can a psychic have missed the truth about her very best friend? Read full book review >

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FOREVER, AGAIN by Victoria Laurie
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"Skip. (Paranormal thriller. 12-16)"
A contemporary white teenager becomes obsessed with a 1987 murder after she discovers that she is the reincarnation of one of its principals. Read full book review >

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VISION IMPOSSIBLE by Victoria Laurie
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 5, 2011

"Fans of Laurie's Psychic Eye series (A Glimpse of Evil, 2010, etc.) will notice the absence of some of their favorite characters in this latest addition. Natural pacing and humor offer compensation for a plot freighted with heavy-handed exposition."
A psychic helps her fiancé crack the case of the missing CIA whatsit. Read full book review >

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DEADLY FORECAST by Victoria Laurie
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 2, 2013

"Though the constant oscillation between past and present is jarring at first, the two narratives fit together like a puzzle, insisting that fans read just one more chapter to see where the next piece will fall into place."
A psychic and FBI consultant must protect her fiance from a dangerous case, even if she gets too wrapped up in it herself. Read full book review >

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ORACLES OF DELPHI KEEP by Victoria Laurie
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 26, 2009

"Unnecessary. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
A tedious, overstuffed addition to the crowded field of juvenile fantasies. Read full book review >

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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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ROLLING WITH VICTORIA JAMIESON
by Julie Danielson

Author-illustrator Victoria Jamieson is new to graphic novels, but she proves with Roller Girl, on shelves next week, that she’s got this, thanks very much. “Full of charm and moxie,” says the Kirkus review of this book, which tells the story of two best friends, whose close friendship comes to an end one eventful summer. Astrid falls hard for ...


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BOOK REVIEW

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 >