Search Results: "Arcade Sunshine Media"


BOOK REVIEW

A LION AND WHALE CAN DANCE by Fizzy
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 28, 2012

"The strangeness of the art and writing may draw a few readers. (iPad storybook app. 5-7, adult)"
A scraggly-looking bird brings two lonely creatures together on a moonlit beach in this offbeat tale. Read full book review >

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ARCADE by Drew Nellins Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2016

"A sexy and poignant novel that could have done well with a more original exploration of gay mores."
A Texas-based debut novel about a man controlled by his sexuality. Read full book review >

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SUNSHINE by Robin McKinley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2003

"An intriguing mix of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Harry Potter-ish characterization. Mostly for teenagers who don't trip over words like 'eschatology,' and maybe some older fantasy devotees as well."
Mild-mannered vampire fantasy from Britisher McKinley, author of whimsical, rather talky rewrites of classic fairytales for young adults. Read full book review >

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SUNSHINE by Ludwig Bemelmans
Released: June 15, 1950

"Bound in board with decorated and papers."
Not entirely for the children is this latest by the fine-knifed master of satire. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"But this book will convince many that the counterculture is alive and well—and more widely dispersed than ever. (Author tour)"
An inspired look at how ideas are disseminated by the media and at how new concepts can be injected into the mainstream, altering views about critical social issues. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ARCADE CATASTROPHE by Brandon Mull
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 12, 2012

"Action aplenty, with tongue (and candy) firmly in cheek. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
The arrival of another nefarious magician prompts further world-saving, fruit-flavored magic and bonding by a squad of small-town preteens in this laidback sequel (The Candy Shop War, 2007). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LATE ARCADE by Nathaniel Mackey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"An appealingly brash if overworked experimental lark."
An avant-garde jazz sextet hones its craft, hits the road, and tries to make sense of some unusual onstage goings-on. Read full book review >

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MEDIA MARATHON by Erik Barnouw
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"If Barnouw's book misses an overall theme or meditation, it is saved by his deep knowledge and intimate, jargon-free style. (30 b&w photos, not seen)"
A compact companion to his monumental History of Broadcasting in the United States (not reviewed, etc.), Barnouw's spry and episodic selection of personal experiences covers a multimedia career ranging from musical revues and radio shows to TV and books. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 20, 1964

"The printed word, however, is a cold medium, and this book requires concentrated reader application for reward."
The Director of the Center for the Study of the Extensions of Man at the University of Toronto, Marshall MoLuhan here investigates the psychic and social consequences of technological media on man and his societies. Read full book review >