Search Results: "Barry Deutsch"


BOOK REVIEW

HOW MIRKA CAUGHT A FISH by Barry Deutsch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"This consistently clever and thoughtful series hasn't lost a particle of momentum. (Graphic fantasy. 8-13)"
After previously battling a troll and then a meteorite, fearless, stubborn Mirka returns for a third outing, this time to save her family from a vengeful magical fish. Read full book review >

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HOW MIRKA MET A METEORITE by Barry Deutsch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"This truly clever series is lots of fun. (Graphic fantasy. 8-13)"

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HOW MIRKA GOT HER SWORD by Barry Deutsch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Undoubtedly one of the cleverest graphic novels of the year; let's hope this isn't the last of Mirka. (Graphic fantasy. 10-14)"
Like all 11-year-old Orthodox Jewish girls, ebullient Mirka must face a six-armed troll to avoid becoming his dinner and obtain a dragon-slaying sword—wait, what? Read full book review >

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PILL CITY by Kevin Deutsch
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"An important story meticulously reported but that nonetheless strains toward novelization in the telling."
A tale of "one of the most profitable illicit opiate dealing schemes in American history." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Not easy going by any means, but worth the work for anyone interested in the thought processes of a scientist on the leading edge of his discipline."
One major school of quantum theory posits a multiplicity of universes; but what does that imply about the reality we live in? Read full book review >

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BARRY LYGA
by Megan Labrise

What’s Barry Lyga’s secret to writing books teen readers love?

“I don’t write for teens,” says the New York Times bestselling author of I Hunt Killers. “That’s my secret—I write about teens.

“I’m aware that my books are published as YA,” he continues, “and I love that, and there’s a magic to having teenagers tell you a book ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 9, 1991

"A great get-well giftto yourself or anyone who needs a dreamlift."
The fabulous friends of film producer Deutsch, who clearly has lived a dream life. Read full book review >

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THE FRIENDSHIP CODE by Stacia Deutsch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"Between the integrated logic and the consciously diverse cast, a wonderful series launch. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A computer coding club brings together a diverse group of girls to solve a mystery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 30, 2011

"A moving, inspirational story about an important link in the historical chain that led to the civil-rights movement and a new, more truly democratic chapter in American history."
A tribute to the productive partnership between Booker T. Washington and Julius Rosenwald, a now largely forgotten philanthropist who made his fortune in the retail business as the president of Sears, Roebuck and Company. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 9, 2006

"May interest those well versed in high-level physics, but general readers beware."
An intriguing but often-confusing exploration of a fringe scientific theory. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 25, 2011

"Scientists will eventually understand every phenomenon that obeys the laws of the universe, writes the author in this provocative, imaginative investigation of human genius."
A philosophical exploration of progress, surprisingly lucid and thought-provoking. Read full book review >