Search Results: "Ast A. Moore"


BOOK REVIEW

THE STRANGER'S MAGIC by Max Frei
Released: July 1, 2012

"Literate, silly fun, though the reader might wish for a little more energetic storytelling and a little less japery."
Cigarette-huffing magician bad boy Max Frei, the fictional character, returns in this latest by Max Frei (The Stranger, 2009, etc.), the author. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WORD FOR WORD by Lilianna Lungina
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 13, 2014

"This frank and revelatory memoir portrays in rich detail Russia's recent past and illuminates the consequences of its history for the turbulent present."
Memories of life behind the Iron Curtain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"If readers can get past the author's excessive use of jargon, this is a title worth reading for its smart corporate strategies."
A Silicon Valley-based technology consultant and venture capitalist helps companies propel into the future—but only if they're fluent in BusinessSpeak. Read full book review >

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SUBJECT SEVEN by James A. Moore
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"The author does well to play Seven's hard-edged fearlessness against Hunter's timorousness—the dramatic tension between their characters along with their mission will have readers racing for the next installment. (Thriller. 12 & up)"
When Subject Seven, a 10-year-old boy forced to undergo horrific laboratory tests as a human guinea pig, first breaks out of the Janus Project, a military operation building government assassins, it's hard to tell if he's the good guy or the bad guy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TENDER ARMS OF LOVE by Susan A. Moore
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 2008

"At times too sentimental, Tender Arms of Love is a compelling-enough romance to keep the pages turning."
A book that focuses on love's ability to persevere in the face of tragedy. Read full book review >

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MOTORCYCLE MUSINGS
by Bobbi Dumas

Two fave authors have books coming out early next month, and I thought I’d make sure these titles are on your radar screen.

Laura Kaye and Julie Ann Walker always promise heart-stopping action and breathtaking romance, and if you haven’t read these two yet, then I recommend you get on that right away!

They’re both romance bestsellers, so I expect ...


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SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for Wonderful Feels Like This by Sara Lövestam, translated by Laura A. Wideburg

Cover Story: Underbar
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale:
 7
Talky Talk: Straight Up, Swedish Style
Bonus Factors:
 Jazz, Kickass Jazz Mentor
Ambivalence Factor: Bullying
Relationship Status: 'S Wonderful

Cover Story: Underbar

The brightness! The colors! The '80s Boy George hat ...


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BOOK REVIEW

OH, LITTLE JACK by Inga Moore
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1992

"These soft, warm drawings are precious, in the best sense. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A simple, predictable story about a little rabbit who's too small to help his parents or join the play of his older siblings; fortunately, the tricycle Granpa has fixed for him is just the right size, as is Granpa's lap when they share a book later that evening. Read full book review >

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A BIG DAY FOR LITTLE JACK by Inga Moore
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Only someone with a heart of stone wouldn't love the winsome Rabbit family and this charming, undidactic approach to fears of the unknown. (Fiction/Picture book. 3+)"
When the youngest of the Rabbit clan (Oh, Little Jack, 1992, etc.) is invited to his first party, the rest of the family helps him get ready. Read full book review >

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VODNÍK by Bryce Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A shy boy blossoms in this surprisingly witty debut. (author's note, further reading) (Fantasy. 11-16)"
An American teen encounters monsters both fantastical and human in the land of his birth. Read full book review >