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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ORR by Bobby Orr
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Strictly for fans of the hockey great."
One of Boston's most beloved athletes tells his life story. Read full book review >