Search Results: "Bobby Chiu"


BOOK REVIEW

THE FAMILIARS by Adam J. Epstein
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Pass. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
The calculated invocation of too many tropes makes for a joyless fantasy debut. Read full book review >

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POSITIVE MATCH by Tony Chiu
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"An engrossing and literate shocker."
Amateur avengers with special talents team up to bring down traffickers in human body parts—in a chilling medical thriller from Chiu (Port Arthur Chicken, 1979, etc.). Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Hands-on activities that encourage imaginations to soar. (Nonfiction. 8-14)"
Step-by-step instructions for 35 aerodynamic projects offer hours of fun and an increased understanding of what makes things fly. Read full book review >

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TROUBLEMAKER  by Christina Chiu
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2001

"Wonderfully involving and intelligent work, from a strikingly gifted new writer."
With rude wit and raw emotional force, an impressive first collection depicts the complex and combative interrelationships of three Chinese-American families. Read full book review >

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JUNK DRAWER ENGINEERING by Bobby Mercer
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2017

"Hours of fun for STEM-inclined kids, parents, caregivers, and teachers. (Nonfiction. 8-16)"
Step-by-step suggestions for possible solutions to 25 engineering challenges use readily available materials. Read full book review >

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My Lotus by Bobby Luckan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 31, 2015

"A heartbreaking tribute to a couple's true love."
A devoted widower relates his life with his beloved of 41 years in this memoir. Read full book review >

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SHELTER by Bobby Burns
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 16, 1998

"Burns is to be commended for hanging tough and pulling through, but these recollections contribute little more than a menu- by-menu tableau of life in a shelter."
paper 0-8165-1862-9 A Filofax view of 41 days in a homeless shelter. Read full book review >

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Psychedelic  Bubble Gum by Bobby Hart
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 12, 2015

"A highly detailed autobiography by a unique figure in American cultural history that will interest historians and pop-culture aficionados alike."
Hart, in his debut, tells of how his jagged path through the music industry led to heartbreak—but also to happiness. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN WILL by Bobby Jindal
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Anyone following Jindal's campaign will find nothing new, and much repeated, in this perfunctory book."
Louisiana governor and Republican presidential candidate Jindal shares the tenets of his presidential campaign. Read full book review >