Search Results: "A.A. Milne"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MAGIC HILL by A.A. Milne
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"Children will be charmed by the little doll-like faces of the characters and the excellent fairy colors, pastel-colored to jewel-toned as needed. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Pooh might describe this 1925 offering from Milne as a Very Small Tale, and so it is, but gentle and sweet withal. Read full book review >

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LOUIS’ DREAM PLANE by Terry Milne
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"The message is certainly meritorious, but the execution is pallid (literally—Milne uses a muted palette throughout) next to such vigorous explorations of the same topic as Holly Keller's Horace's New Toy (2000). (Picture book. 5-8)"
Assorted flying machines adorn the endpapers and will propel young aeronautics fans right into this high-flying story of friendship. Read full book review >

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THE STORY OF DIAMONDS by Jean Milne
Released: Feb. 28, 2000

"Good for the inevitable school reports. (glossary, related reading, index, not seen) (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
A useful but hardly fascinating look at what should be an absorbing subject. Read full book review >

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DADDY'S GIRL by John Milne
Released: May 8, 1989

Sardonic London gumshoe Jimmy Jenner (Dead Birds; The Moody Man) retrieves yet another set of indiscreet letters for posh, homosexual architect George Tiller, meets some publishing people, and is soon asked to babysit noted actor/author Charles Wallace, a drunk, during his book tour. Read full book review >

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AMERICA’S RASPUTIN by David Milne
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 11, 2008

"An astute look at the debacle of the Vietnam War through the life and work of the unrepentant prophet of America's victory over communism."
Original, insightful study of the intellectual eminence grise behind two presidents and their disastrous policies in Vietnam. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"A reasoned argument for withholding judgment."
The working women of porn tell their side of the story. Read full book review >

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ULTIMATUS, A GAMING CORPORATION by A.A. Dober
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 3, 2014

"A tense thriller that will appeal to fans of video games and sinister villains."
In the near future, video games have grown more advanced—and deadly—in Dober's debut sci-fi thriller. Read full book review >

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TO AMERICA WITH LOVE by A.A. Gill
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 9, 2013

"A stirring, funny, thought-provoking appreciation of the place, the idea, the experiment, the United States of America."
An ardent mash note to the vast, vital nation that confounds and beguiles its European cousins in equal measure. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET by A.A. Gill
Released: March 1, 2007

"A modest story well told."
A German bomb catches a husband in the wrong bed and sets off a string of discoveries that rearrange the lives of his survivors. Read full book review >

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Goodbye, Rudy Kazoody by A.A. Freda
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"With complexity, honesty, and, above all, a sense of home, this book delivers a striking tale of a young émigré in the turbulent '60s."
A debut novel encapsulates American traditions, bringing New York and immigrant stories together in that often overlooked part of the metropolis, the Bronx. Read full book review >