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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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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"The quirky Nevada we've never really known, told convincingly."
Slim first collection that goes into unexplored territory both on the map and in the heart. Read full book review >

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LEAVING HOME by Art Buchwald
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 12, 1994

"The rest of the story can't come soon enough. (First serial to Parade)"
Humorist Buchwald turns serious, albeit not wholly so, in this affecting memoir of his painful youth and early manhood. Read full book review >

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JACK AND THE BOX by Art Spiegelman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2008

"There's a lot going on beneath the surface, though, and this may have some therapeutic value for older children too. (Graphic early reader. 4-8)"
A long way from Dick and Jane, this near-primer tries hard, and with at least some success, to rob a scary toy of its power to frighten a youngster. Read full book review >

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THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES by Art Rodriguez
Released: June 15, 2005

"A toast to Art, who survived serious scrapes with the law, as well as women in tight jeans and pouffed hair, and lived to entertain us with his tales."
An up-by-his-bootstraps San Jose businessman reflects on his rough-and-tumble California life in the '60s. Read full book review >

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Code Name: Tracker by Art Blum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 21, 2015

"A beefy, diverting plot with a compelling protagonist to match."
Blum's supernatural thriller features a bogus psychic who may hold the key to rescuing captive children and thwarting an imminent terrorist attack. Read full book review >