Search Results: "Art Corriveau"


BOOK REVIEW

13 HANGMEN by Art Corriveau
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Ghostly fun in old Boston. (historical note) (Fantasy. 9-14)"
When Tony DiMarco's family moves from Ann Arbor, Mich., to Boston's North End, Tony finds himself in the middle of a mystery going back to the days of Paul Revere. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"An appealing boy-and-dog story. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Reeling from his parents' separation, his move from a comfortable suburban home and perennially postponed visits with his father, almost-12-year-old Nicky Flynn begins a log to record his mother's "lying" when she brings home a former seeing-eye dog to share their tiny apartment in Charlestown, near Boston. Read full book review >

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HOUSEWRIGHTS by Art Corriveau
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"Vivid period details, but an unconvincing plot and cardboard people."
A creaky first novel about a young woman strong enough to ignore convention in a 1920s town and to live and marry as she pleases. Read full book review >

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ART by Patrick McDonnell
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2006

"Sheer delight. (Picture book. All ages)"
Art's art moves and explodes. Read full book review >

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ART by Paul Johnson
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Unorthodox, and definitely not for beginners, but a delightful exercise for the educated consumer."
Unapologetically opinionated, slightly Anglocentric narrative from respected popular historian Johnson (A History of the American People, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >

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AN EYE FOR ART by National Gallery of Art
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Consider this a must-have art resource for all ages. (table of contents, timeline of artists) (Nonfiction. 7 & up)"
Ingenious and wonderfully inviting, this is a well-conceived and beautifully produced compilation of brief biographies and selective insights into the lives and works of over 40 artists. Read full book review >

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THE ART OF WISHING by Lindsay Ribar
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 21, 2013

"Though about as substantive as magical smoke, it makes for a pleasant afternoon read. (Paranormal romance. 12-16)"
The craze for paranormal romance has encompassed vampires, warlocks and werewolves, and now it moves on to a genie like no other. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 13, 2012

"Engaging exposé of an underground world less glamorous and more intricate than its Hollywood representations."
Skillfully rendered overview of the startlingly complex world of art fraud and thievery. Read full book review >

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ART 123 by Stefano Zuffi
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"This handsome entry will particularly please art-loving parents. (Picture book. 3-8) "
Milan-based Zuffi mines art masterpieces in aid of early learning, leaving his usual audience of adult art lovers behind for this effort. Read full book review >

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NOT ART by Peter Esterhazy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2010

"Murky, self-conscious meta-fiction, full of intellectual name-dropping."
Esteemed Hungarian writer Esterházy (Celestial Harmonies, 2004, etc.) blurs the lines between autobiography and fiction in this novel about a mother, perhaps his own, whose life centers around soccer. Read full book review >

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ART LOVER by Anton Gill
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 2002

"Serious but plenty juicy: a treat for both aficionados of modern art and readers of celebrity bios. (24 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
An inclusive account of the eventful life led by a driving influence in the world of modern art, by British playwright and historian Gill (An Honourable Defeat, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >