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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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THE SOUNDS OF DEATH by A.A. Pecora
Released: June 28, 2012

"Pecora is no Raymond Chandler and Cody Thomas is no Philip Marlowe, but this debut detective novel bodes well for Pecora's future."
In this mystery novel, Cody Thomas, private eye, tries to find the real murderer and clear his accused wife, with not a moment to lose. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WORLDMAKING by David Milne
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"A well-documented, full-scale overview of some key makers of modern history."
A survey of American diplomacy since the 1890s as reflected in the careers of the men who molded it. Read full book review >

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EYE KILLERS by A.A. Carr
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1995

"Carr pushes the boundaries of Native American literature, creating an entertaining and erotic first novel that could appeal to fans of Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire."
A sexy and chilling tale that combines Native American myth, gothic horror, and mystery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MOON'S WIFE by A.A. Attanasio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 26, 1993

"Frustrating."
Surpassingly curious, dramatically uneven fiction from the author of such diverse offerings as Kingdom of the Grail (historical), Wyvern (pirates and sorcerers), and The Lost Legends of Earth (science fiction). Read full book review >