Search Results: "Barry Michels"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 12, 2012

"A thought-provoking book with a strong prescription to turn your life around—not for armchair self-help enthusiasts."
In their debut, Stutz and Michels provide a blueprint to actively change your life. 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

26 KISSES by Anna Michels
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 24, 2016

"A thinly drawn summer romance saved by its protagonist's self-actualization. (Fiction. 14-18)"
When her longtime boyfriend suddenly dumps her, a girl embarks on a mission to get over him by kissing 26 boys. Read full book review >

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THE REBEL HEIR  by Elizabeth Michels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"The lively plot and vivid characters are as well-drawn as the sex, offering satisfaction on many levels."
A con artist falls for the well-behaved daughter of the man he's trying to swindle, but who is the real imposter? Read full book review >

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KNOCKS IN THE NIGHT by Tilde Michels
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2016

"Quiet and nifty. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A sudden snowstorm leaves forest animals out in the cold. Read full book review >

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THE WICKED HEIR by Elizabeth Michels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2017

"A tale that borrows much from Beauty and the Beast."
An idealistic young woman blunders into a deadly power struggle between unscrupulous men in Regency London. Read full book review >

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WHAT A BEAUTIFUL DAY! by Tilde Michels
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 23, 1992

"Quiet, but refreshing as a summer breeze. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A childhood idyll from a well-known German author (Rabbit Spring, 1990). Read full book review >

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DUCKIE’S RAINBOW by Frances Barry
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2004

"A bright and appealing debut for the diaper set. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Duckie hurries across paper collage scenes on double-paged spreads of supersaturated color, each one smaller than the last. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Reminiscent of Eric Carle's early work, this uniquely shaped, inexpensive numbers lesson belongs in every collection—at least once. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Barry's charming duck, who taught toddlers colors in Duckie's Rainbow (2004), returns to help with numbers one to ten. Read full book review >

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TUCKER PFEFFERCORN by Barry  Moser
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1994

"Worth pondering. (Picture book. 5-10)"
As he did with The Tinderbox (1990), Moser sets a story based on ``Rumpelstiltskin'' in Appalachia and updates its themes. Read full book review >

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FLY! by Barry  Moser
by Barry Moser, illustrated by Barry Moser
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Sept. 30, 1993

"Bibliography. (Nonfiction. 8+)"
Subtitle: A Brief History of Flight Illustrated. Read full book review >

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WE WERE BROTHERS by Barry  Moser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"With masterful narrative control, Moser reveals the narrowness of perspective as well as the limitations of memory."
This boyhood memoir reveals much more than it ever explicitly states, with its tight focus on boyhood, brotherhood, estrangement, and reconciliation. Read full book review >