Search Results: "Happy Ink Publishing"


BOOK REVIEW

THE CHEWING GUM ADVENTURES by Alan Emmins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"A memorably fine example of amusement and instruction. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
A piece of chewing gum by the name of Green gets an entomology lesson when he escapes from the pack. Read full book review >

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PUBLISHING by Gail Godwin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"No blindingly brilliant insights into the seismic changes that have transformed publishing but an agreeable memoir that captures its pleasures and pitfalls."
The evolving nature of the book business over the past half-century, as experienced in one up-and-down career. Read full book review >

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INK by Amanda Sun
by Amanda Sun, illustrated by Ross Siu
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 1, 2013

"For readers wanting a multicultural version of a familiar romantic storyline. (Paranormal romance. 12-17)"
An American girl falls in love with a being from Japanese mythology. Read full book review >

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INK by Alice Broadway
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"The gorgeous cover, highly original premise, and dramatic climax can't make up for tedious pacing and a muddled message. (Fantasy. 11-17)"
"Watch out for the blanks." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Ink Calls to Ink by Nathan Crowder
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 23, 2015

"An intriguing concept, but uneven execution clouds this literary alternate reality."
Crowder's (Cobalt City Blues, etc.) sci-fi novel reimagines characters from an array of literary sources—from the Greek classics to Charles Dickens—as outcasts in a gritty, present-day London.Read full book review >

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HAPPY  by Mies van Hout
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Along with the azure-and-sky-blue ovoid fish at the end, readers will pronounce themselves, in yellow, white and green letters, 'delighted.' (Picture book. 4-10)"
Beautiful, vibrant fish—although not ones found in nature—illustrate emotions in this art piece for children and for adults translated from the Dutch. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAPPY! by Pharrell Williams
by Pharrell Williams, photographed by Amanda Pratt, illustrated by Kristin Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Yet another vapid celebrity picture book. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Williams' song, familiar to many children from the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack, is set to consonantly upbeat images.Read full book review >

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RED INK by Julie Mayhew
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"A taut portrayal of grief, pain, and the ties that bind families, to be read with a careful, critical eye. (Fiction. 15 & up)"
In her debut novel, Mayhew deftly explores the ways the sudden death of 15-year-old Melon's mother affects their family's oral history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAPPY by Alex Lemon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Empathetic, vividly rendered and impossible to put down."
An American poet recalls the medical maladies that befell him in college and beyond. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLACK INK by Stephanie Stokes Oliver
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Jan. 30, 2018

"Revelatory, often moving essays by impressive writers."
Writers testify to the significance of reading and writing in their lives. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Blue Ink by David Liang
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2015

"A promising compilation from a new talent."
A fantastic collection of sci-fi/fantasy flash fiction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 31, 2012

"Wessel doesn't tell you how to think, but he does give you the facts to think more clearly about what needs to be done."
Accessible overview of America's contentious deficit politics by the Wall Street Journal's economics editor. Read full book review >