Search Results: "BK Loren"


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THEFT by BK Loren
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 12, 2012

"A literary narrative encompassing the bonds of family, the echo of tragedy, as well as love and acceptance, played out against a fragile yet enduring natural world."
In Loren's debut literary fiction, Zeb Robbins and his sister Willa are products of the wild western mountains, where "not fitting in was the only way to fit in." Read full book review >

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LITTLE TREE by Loren Long
by Loren Long, illustrated by Loren Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Tender and gentle and altogether lovely. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Little Tree loves his leaves so much that he refuses to let them go. Read full book review >

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OTIS AND THE KITTENS by Loren Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"Keep on puffin', Otis! (Picture book. 4-8)"
When there's an emergency on the farm, can friendly tractor Otis save the day? Read full book review >

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FAR STONES by Loren Woodson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2017

"An impressive debut featuring vivid prose and an unexpected but surprisingly effective sports motif."
Woodson's debut novel features twin brothers in mid-19th-century Missouri who abruptly get separated only to be reunited years later. Read full book review >

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OTIS AND THE PUPPY by Loren Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 12, 2013

"Fans of Otis will not be disappointed with the satisfying ending that results in a creative solution and a most happy reunion. Seek this out—'game on!' (Picture book. 4-7)"
Lovable Otis the tractor is back for a third adventure, in which he overcomes his fear to help out a new canine friend. Read full book review >

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OTIS AND THE TORNADO by Loren Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2011

"Technically accomplished art plus uncomplicated characters, plot and theme (depressingly timely) add up to a likely crowd pleaser. (Picture book. 5-7)"
The Little Tractor That Could introduced in Otis (2009) gets another chance to shine when a violent weather event requires a daring rescue. Read full book review >

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DRUMMER BOY by Loren Long
by Loren Long, illustrated by Loren Long
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 2, 2008

"The Steadfast Tin Soldier" meets "The Little Drummer Boy" in this original, sentimental tale that carries a wistful tone unusual in Christmas stories. Read full book review >

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THE REBEL JOB by Loren Fisher
Released: June 5, 2006

"A short, obscure poem very relevant to the chaotic 21st century."
A historian of the ancient Mediterranean world exhumes a controversial poem from the story of Job to help reconcile God's existence with global calamity. Read full book review >

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MAKING GOOD by Loren Singer
Released: Sept. 30, 1991

"Sags under its own weight."
Soldiers sorting through ill-gotten Nazi loot find a case full of modern masters but can't find the proper owners—in a new novel from the author of The Parallax View (1970), etc. Moral complexities are the meat of this leisurely return to the immediate post-WW II period narrated by an 85% honest former pawnshop employee. Read full book review >

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THE DANGEROUS TYPE by Loren Rhoads
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 7, 2015

"Due to flimsy worldbuilding and an incessant focus on the relationship status of the characters, the novel reads like fan fiction based on a better space opera that isn't available in this universe."
In this science-fiction novel by Rhoads (co-author: As Above, So Below, 2014), one woman seeks revenge against her tormentor.Read full book review >

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YESTERDAY, TODAY, TOMORROW by Sophia Loren
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"A nostalgic recollection of the great beauty's movies and memories."
The award-winning actress and international sex symbol tells her life story, from her childhood in Naples, Italy, to her rise to the top of the Hollywood A-list. Read full book review >

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NIGHTSONG by Ari Berk
Kirkus Star
by Ari Berk, illustrated by Loren Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"Young ones will relate to Chiro and cheer as he gains confidence with his newfound skill and will be deeply satisfied flying along on his sensory-rich journey. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Exquisite design coupled with evocative illustrations enrich this charming tale of a little bat taking his first solo flight and how he learns to "see" with his "goodsense," otherwise known as echolocation. Read full book review >