Search Results: "e.E. Charlton-Trujillo"


BOOK REVIEW

FAT ANGIE by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 12, 2013

"Creative prose and sharp interactions, marred only by some stereotyping; a fresh read nevertheless. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Entrancingly eccentric prose, a protagonist "jam-packed with awkward" and a military sister missing in action coalesce into a memorable romance that's rockier than might be expected—and more realistic. Read full book review >

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FEELS LIKE HOME by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 10, 2007

"An extra bonus are the multiple references to The Outsiders, as the ragged copy that Danny and Mickey shared years earlier becomes a referee at the heart of their differences. (Fiction. YA)"
Calling each other "gringa" and "Mexican," Mickey and Christina have each other's backs in this small Texas town where football rules. Read full book review >

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PRIZEFIGHTER EN MI CASA by e.E. Carlton-Trujillo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"Charlton-Trujillo's debut opens a world not often seen in children's literature and is a terrific choice for discussion. (glossary) (Fiction. 11-13)"
Life has grown difficult for 12-year-old Chula Sanchez since a terrible car accident—in which her father was the drunk driver—left her with epilepsy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEVIL’S FOOTSTEPS by E.E. Richardson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 9, 2005

"Haunting, like the eerie numbering chant that leads the footsteps to the devil. (Fantasy. 12-15)"
The whole town ignores the evil that has caused the disappearance of many children over the years. Read full book review >

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VANISHED by E.E. Cooper
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 12, 2015

"An impressive blend of suspense and insight. (Mystery. 14-18)"
Two popular girls disappear unexpectedly, leaving their closest friend behind. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAGDALENA'S SHADOW by E.E. Orme
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2017

"A sometimes-unbelievable novel that offers the melodramatic appeal of a telenovela."
In this poor-little-rich-girl YA story, a supermodel's daughter suffers, loves, and dazzles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE ARENA by Charlton Heston
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"A long-playing performance, not perhaps of Oscar caliber, but at least worth a nomination. (32 pages b&w photos, not seen) (First printing of 100,000; author tour)"
A spirited, sprawling, at times delightfully quirky memoir by Hollywood's own Mount Rushmore. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPELLBOUND by Blake Charlton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Absolutely not to be missed."
Two magicians seeking escape from a demonic plot fall in love in the second volume of an epic fantasy trilogy. Read full book review >

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SPELLBREAKER by Blake Charlton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Vivid, intelligent, and painful in an authentically laudable way."
"Where's the apocalypse?" wonder the characters and the reader as this epic fantasy trilogy reaches its long-awaited conclusion. Read full book review >

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THE CURSE BOX by E.E. Richardson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"A slender romp that will tempt reluctant readers in particular to bite. (Horror/humor. 11-17)"
Highlighted by an exploding slime monster and a face-off between gangs of vampires, this British import will draw both chills and chortles. Read full book review >

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THE INTRUDERS by E.E. Richardson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"Predictable but satisfying. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Most readers will have already guessed just where the horror lies long before Joel, his older sister Cassie and their two about-to-be stepbrothers figure out who died in the house they've all moved into, and how they met their fate. Read full book review >