Karen Rivers is the author of many award-winning books for children and teens, including The Girl in the Well Is Me. She lives in Victoria, BC, with her children.
9 books on the list
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@jamiattenberg Oh no! I absolutely loved that book. How sad. – source
A woman goes over a waterfall, a video goes viral, a family goes into meltdown -- life is about to get a lot more complicated for the Parker family.Like all families, the Parkers of Thunder Bay have had their share of complications. But when matriarch Kate Parker miraculously survives plummeting over a waterfall in a barrel -- a feat captured on a ...
@amylaurajones One of my favourites! And one of very few books I've re-read more than once. Love it every time! – source
A Novel for a GenerationEighteen-year-old Debbie White lives on a dairy farm with her mother, Maeve, and her uncle, Billy. Billy sleeps out in a caravan in the garden with a bottle of whiskey and the stars overhead for company. Maeve spends her days recording her dreams, which she believes to be prophecies.This world is Debbie's normal, but she is ...
Currently Reading: Listening to: The Less Dead (@DameDeniseMina) - so compelling, have walked miles to not stop listening, also narrator has delightful accent. Reading: Snowflake (@Louise_Nealon) Totally wonderful, stayed up until 4am reading (with an accent in my head). – source
This book is the gold standard of "I stayed up all night to finish this" books so you should buy it and read it tonight. – source
Oh, this is making me so happy and filling my heart with joy. This book! <3 via @publisherswkly – source
@gamedev_fitness @Rumaan I still think about this book at least once a day and I read it a couple of months back. It sticks with me! – source
@gamedev_fitness I absolutely loved Severance when I read it ages ago, I can't imagine how surreal it was to read it DURING the pandemic. This is one of the books I always recommend when people ask me for book recs. – source
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Critically acclaimed Tracy Holczer returns with a heartrending tale about a girl descended from the Grimm brothers who sets out to break what she thinks is a family curse.Twelve-year-old Juni is convinced her family is cursed. Long ago, her ancestors, the Grimm Brothers, offended a witch who cursed them and their descendants to suffer through their...
While I'm shouting about miraculous books, don't sleep on this magnificent, powerful, emotional, satisfying gem from @TracyHolczer. It's so beautiful and honest and *great*. You will love it! – source
Just finished Caroline Kepnes' YOU LOVE ME and ooooh boy, can't wait to watch the Netflix version of this one! If you loved the first two, you'll love the third, too. Joe is just so unfailingly JOE. Coming to a bookstore near you April 2021. (@NetGalley) – source