Search Results: "Anne Graham Lotz"


BOOK REVIEW

HEAVEN by Anne Graham Lotz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Though the text is on the saccharine side and the heavenly interpretation is a bit far-fetched, this effort does serve as an accessible introduction to difficult concepts. (Picture book/religion. 4-7)"
A little girl and her younger brother learn to accept their grandmother's death in this rhyming story that explains the concepts of God, Jesus and Heaven in simplified terms for younger children. Read full book review >

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THE PERFECT PERCIVAL PRIGGS by Julie-Anne Graham
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 26, 2015

"Decidedly delightful. (Picture book. 4-7)"
There are more important things in life than being perfect. Read full book review >

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DAY FOUR by Sarah Lotz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 2015

"A little creepy but juggling too many narrative (and horror-movie) threads."
After three days of fun, sun, and excess, a cruise ship suddenly loses all contact with the outside world. The beleaguered passengers and crew soon find themselves fighting off the norovirus, lots of creepy noises, a few ghosts, and, eventually, each other. Read full book review >

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THE THREE by Sarah Lotz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2014

"An engaging thriller with clues that will keep you guessing."
Lone survivors from different plane crashes spark apocalyptic fears. Read full book review >

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THE WHITE ROAD by Sarah Lotz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 2017

"Dark and unsettling, Lotz's (Day Four, 2015, etc.) latest is a quick and mindless read that taps into, and exploits, our deepest fears."
After a near-death experience, an adrenaline junkie sets his sights on Mount Everest—accompanied by the ghost, or the madness, that followed him out of a cave. Read full book review >

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HOW THE SUN GOT TO COCO'S HOUSE by Bob Graham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"It's great to be able to count on something; readers can count on both the sun and Graham. (Picture book. 4-6)"
The sun takes readers on a world tour as it makes its way to each new dawning horizon. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DIMITY DUMPTY by Bob Graham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"You can almost hear it. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Graham throws new light onto a familiar nursery rhyme, casting Humpty as the reckless scion of a family of circus acrobats, and giving him a very shy little sister who bravely comes through in the clutch. Read full book review >

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GREETINGS FROM SANDY BEACH by Bob Graham
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1992

"A worthwhile message presented in a comically realistic vignette with lots of child appeal. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The Children's Book Council of Australia's ``Picture Book of the Year'' (1990) is a delightfully offbeat portrayal of a family of four at the beach for the weekend, with details that are perfectly plausible yet unlike the usual clichÇs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"A rangy and exuberant, if skimming, introduction to giant, man-made structures. (Nonfiction. 7-10) "
Graham explores the building of "megastructures," from skyscrapers to stadiums, bridges to dams, opera houses, tunnels and oil-drilling platforms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2007

"A rough and unsatisfying ride, this is an unimpressive import. (Fiction. YA)"
An English car thief must confront his inner demons after a car accident leaves those involved scarred. Read full book review >

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ISLAND BOYZ by Graham Salisbury
FICTION
Released: April 9, 2002

"A must for any good collection. (Fiction. 12+)"
Hurricanes, volcanoes, capsized fishing boats in shark-infested waters, cliff-diving in a dangerous ravine, and a mysterious stranger at the Taco Bell are among the thrills in this excellent collection of stories. Read full book review >