WorldCat Identities

Guest, Kim Mai

Works: 41 works in 172 publications in 1 language and 11,564 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Bildungsromans  Young adult works  Short stories  Detective and mystery stories  Biographical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.F4995, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kim Mai Guest
Fadeaway girl by Martha Grimes( Recording )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Emma Graham continues her investigation into the strange disappearance of the four-month-old Slade baby from the Belle Ruin Hotel more than twenty years before. The sudden appearance in town of the baby's father, Morris Slade, makes her even more determined to learn the truth. Then a mysterious drifter named Ralph Diggs appears at the Hotel Paradise, looking for work, ingratiating himself with everyone there. Everyone, that is, except Emma
Incarceron by Catherine Fisher( Recording )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape
Sapphique by Catherine Fisher( Recording )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his escape from the sentient prison, Incarceron, Finn finds that the Realm is not at all what he expected, and he does not know whether he is to be its king, how to free his imprisoned friends, or how to stop Incarceron's quest to be free of its own nature
How I live now by Meg Rosoff( Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Every war has turning points and every person too." Fifteen-year-old Daisy is sent from Manhattan to England to visit her aunt and cousins she's never met: three boys near her age, and their little sister. Her aunt goes away on business soon after Daisy arrives. The next day bombs go off as London is attacked and occupied by an unnamed enemy. As power fails, and systems fail, the farm becomes more isolated. Despite the war, it's a kind of Eden, with no adults in charge and no rules, a place where Daisy's uncanny bond with her cousins grows into something rare and extraordinary. But the war is everywhere, and Daisy and her cousins must lead each other into a world that is unknown in the scariest, most elemental way
Belle ruin by Martha Grimes( Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When twelve-year-old Emma Graham and her friends discover the crumbling shell of a fabulous hotel hidden in the woods near her small town of Spirit Lake, Emma is determined to discover its secrets
Each little bird that sings by Deborah Wiles( Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comfort Snowberger is well acquainted with death since her family runs the funeral parlor in their small southern town, but even so the ten-year-old is unprepared for the series of heart-wrenching events that begins on the first day of Easter vacation with the sudden death of her beloved great-uncle Edisto
The autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb by Melanie Benjamin( Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Never growing beyond two feet and eight inches, Mercy Lavinia 'Vinnie' Bump spent much of her life in seclusion. However, when she impressed legendary showman P.T. Barnum, she suddenly became the world's most unlikely celebrity. In this fictional autobiography, Vinnie recounts her life, her travels with Barnum, and her wedding to co-worker and fellow tiny superstar, General Tom Thumb
Tantalize by Cynthia Leitich Smith( Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When multiple murders in Austin, Texas, threaten the grand re-opening of her family's vampire-themed restaurant, seventeen-year-old, orphaned Quincie worries that her best friend-turned-love interest, Keiren, a werewolf-in-training, may be the prime suspect
Anna and the French kiss by Stephanie Perkins( Recording )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Anna's romance-novelist father sends her to an elite American boarding school in Paris for her senior year of high school, she reluctantly goes, and meets an amazing boy who becomes her best friend, in spite of the fact that they both want something more
Wildwood dancing by Juliet Marillier( Recording )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five sisters who live with their merchant father in Transylvania use a hidden portal in their home to cross over into a magical world, the Wildwood
Blessed by Cynthia Leitich Smith( )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Even as teenaged Quincie Morris adjusts to her appetites as a neophyte vampire, she must clear her true love, the hybrid-werewolf Kieren, of murder charges; thwart the apocalyptic ambitions of Bradley Sanguini, the vampire-chef who "blessed" her; and keep her dead parents' restaurant up and running before she loses her own soul
Starry river of the sky by Grace Lin( Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rendi works at the inn in the Village of Clear Sky. The villagers' peculiar habits and problems have raised a lot of questions for Rendi, and the answers may lie with a mysterious woman who comes to the village to tell stories
The mark of the dragonfly by Jaleigh Johnson( Recording )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since her father's death in a factory in the Dragonfly territories, thirteen-year-old Piper has eked out a living as a scrapper in Merrow Kingdom, but the arrival of a mysterious girl sends her on a dangerous journey to distant lands
Deenie by Judy Blume( Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A thirteen-year-old girl seemingly destined for a modeling career finds she has a deformation of the spine called scoliosis
The long way home by Ann M Martin( Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dana is Abby and Zander's daughter, but growing up in New York City in the late nineteen fifties is not always easy, especially when you would like your own room separate from your twin sister--and when your beloved father dies and you are forced to move things just get worse
Wait for me by Na An( Recording )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As her senior year in high school approaches, Mina yearns to find her own path in life but working at the family business, taking care of her little sister, and dealing with her mother's impossible expectations are as stifling as the southern California heat, until she falls in love with a man who offers a way out
Brutal by Michael B Harmon( Recording )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forced to leave Los Angeles for life in a quiet California wine town with a father she has never known, rebellious sixteen-year-old Poe Holly rails against a high school system that allows elite students special privileges and tolerates bullying of those who are different
Lucy [a novel] by Laurence Gonzales( Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jenny Lowe, a primatologist studying chimpanzees, is running for her life with the child of a murdered fellow scientist after a civil war explodes. Jenny grabbing the notebooks of the primatologist who's been killed. She brings the girl to Chicago to await the discovery of her relatives. The girl is fifteen and lovely, her name is Lucy. Realizing that the child has no living relatives, Jenny begins to care for her as her own. When she reads the notebooks written by Lucy's father, she discovers that the adorable, lovely, magical Lucy is the result of an experiment. She is part human, part ape, a hybrid human being
Grandad, there's a head on the beach by Colin Cotterill( Recording )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When out-of-work reporter Jimm Juree learns that a head has washed up on the beach, she sees a chance at reclaiming her former job. With her former cop grandfather as back up, she sets out to discover how the poor fellow ended up where he did, and why. On their journey, with the rest of their disjointed family in tow, they uncover gruesome tales of piracy and slavery, violence and murder in the Gulf of Thailand
The color master by Aimee Bender( Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this collection, Bender's unique talents sparkle brilliantly in stories about people searching for connection through love, sex, and family ... while navigating the often painful realities of their lives. A traumatic event unfolds when a girl with flowing hair of golden wheat appears in an apple orchard, where a group of people await her. A woman plays out a prostitution fantasy with her husband and finds she cannot go back to her old sex life. An ugly woman marries an ogre and struggles to decide if she should stay with him after he mistakenly eats their children. Two sisters travel deep into Malaysia, where one learns the art of mending tigers who have been ripped to shreds
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