Search Results: "Bobby Pickett"


BOOK REVIEW

MONSTER MASH by Bobby Pickett
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"Reserve this for older preschoolers and primary-grade children who may need a fun outlet for candy-fueled Halloween craziness. Clever and odd—but ultimately not essential. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Luring readers with a golden, holographic display type for the title and a grooving green monster on the cover, Catrow pairs his freakishly imaginative artwork with the lyrics to the perennial favorite. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SIDEWAYS by Rex Pickett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 2004

"Skillful work about a friendship between two ultimately likable guys. But the movie will need zingers—the dialogue here is only adequate."
A fresh take on an evergreen: two men—one just divorced, one about to marry—spend a week together testing, then tying up, the bonds of their friendship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"A solid addition to the annals of true crime—and punishment."
The Mississippi assistant district attorney who prosecuted a 26-year-old murder case debuts with an absorbing tale of murder, hatemongering, and long-overdue justice. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FILETS by Bobby Nimocks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2012

"Indelible poetry that didn't need the accompanying notes; should leave readers hoping for more."
The author's debut collection of poems (and a short story) challenges everything from capitalism and consumerism to the institution of marriage. Read full book review >