Search Results: "Adam Rubin"


BOOK REVIEW

ADAM by Ariel Schrag
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 2014

"A well-composed story about love and lust in all their myriad variations and about a boy finding his place in a mixed-up, muddled-up, shook-up world."
An emotionally mature, socially tongue-tied and sexually anxious teenage boy abandons the comforts of suburbia for a walk on the wild side in LGBT New York. Read full book review >

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ADAM & EVELYN by Ingo Schulze
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 2011

"A novel rich in dialogue and in its examination of a contemporary fall from grace."
A novel that works on many levels—the personal, the political and even the mythological. Read full book review >

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ADAM RUNAWAY by Peter Prince
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2005

"Not especially profound, but a pleasing and well-written confection."
An English Candide wanders into 18th-century Lisbon. Complications ensue. Read full book review >

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EVE & ADAM by Michael Grant
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"An auspicious, thought-provoking series opener. (Science fiction/romance. 12 & up)"
The husband-wife team behind the Animorphs series returns with the first installment of an entertaining saga that pits smart teens against high-tech evildoers and bionic skullduggery. Read full book review >

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ADAM HABERBERG by Yasmina Reza
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 9, 2007

"One would not want to spend more than half a day with Adam Haberberg."
Half a day in the life of a failed Parisian novelist. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Even skeptics will find magic in this story, and parents of a Down syndrome child will cherish it."
Wickedly funny and wrenchingly sad memoirs of a young mother awaiting the birth of a Down syndrome baby while simultaneously pursuing a doctorate at Harvard. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DRAGONS LOVE TACOS 2 by Adam Rubin
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Most young readers, even those in diapers, would agree. (Picture book. 3-5)"
As if the fiery disaster of the first outing (2012) weren't bad enough, news that the world's entire supply of tacos has been used up leaves not just the dragons dismayed. Read full book review >

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BIG BAD BUBBLE by Adam Rubin
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 6, 2014

"The book's potential utility in helping children cope with irrational fears is undermined by its absence of a credible story. (Picture book. 4-7)"
La La Land is populated by scaredy-cat monsters. Read full book review >

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THOSE DARN SQUIRRELS AND THE CAT NEXT DOOR by Adam Rubin
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2011

"Great googley-moogley, indeed. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Squirrels, watch out; there's a new cat in town. Read full book review >

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SECRET PIZZA PARTY by Adam Rubin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"This screwball of a story will leave readers hankering for a slice. (Picture book. 3-6)"
From the madcap creators of Dragons Love Tacos (2012), another animal foodie shows just how far he will go to get his favorite meal. Read full book review >

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THOSE DARN SQUIRRELS! by Adam Rubin
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 8, 2008

"Bald Fookwire is a riot as the agitation builds, with his beakish nose, elongated neck and wiry limbs, and the squirrels, with their bloated bellies and contented smiles, are a flying hoot in this droll debut. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Old Man Fookwire, a "grump" of the first order, hates everything, except for his birds. Read full book review >