Ellen Dworkin Tag

Race the Night By: Kirsten Hubbard Is this a post-apocalypse dystopia?  Or is it a story about a cult? I was indecisive; it looked like a combination of both and I generally don’t like either kind…but I do like a good suspense story and believe me, this is one. It...

The Mystery of Hollow Places By: Rebecca Podos When Imogene Scott was only two, her mother left and never came back. All “Immy” knows is what her father (a successful writer of medical mysteries) told her: That her mother was “troubled waters,” incredibly sad and lonely. Now when...

Trials of Apollo, Book One: The Hidden Oracle By: Rick Riordan I had gotten to the point where I didn’t want to read any more formulaic book series. Then I read Rick’s new one and I was pleased as punch. In this series opener, Apollo (an actual god—not...

Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 By: Richard Paul Evans Michael Vey is a scrawny 14-year-old with Tourette’s syndrome who gets bullied mercilessly. But Michael has electrical powers; he can “zap” people although his mother makes him promise never to do it. He thinks he’s unique until...

Children's Book of Magic By Anne Hildyard Magic has always been about mystery. That mystery used to come in the form of spells, rituals, witches, and wizards, but today it’s used to bring us joy and wonder. This book tackles the history of magic, magical effects (production, vanishing, levitation,...

Clink By: Kelly DiPucchio Clink is  an outdated robot in a "modern" robot store who wants to get adopted by the right someone.  Overlooked by people who want newer and more sophisticated robots (he can make toast and play music at the same time, is all), poor Clink finally stops...

Time Between Us By: Tamara Ireland Stone Anna and Bennett were never supposed to meet: she lives in 1995 Evanston, IL and he lives in 2012 San Francisco. But Bennett has the ability to travel through time and space, which brings him into Anna's life as the new...

Seer of Shadows By: Avi The year is 1872. Society is adjusting to the aftermath of the Civil War and the growth of science and industry. Fourteen-year-old Horace Carpetine becomes a photographer’s apprentice; when a wealthy society matron named Mrs. Frederick Von Macht orders a photographic portrait,...

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