Search Results: "Brenda Reeves Sturgis"


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10 TURKEYS IN THE ROAD by Brenda Reeves Sturgis
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"A cute combo sure to bring many smiles. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Counting down with goofy gobblers—and a delightful final surprise. Read full book review >

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STILL A FAMILY by Brenda Reeves Sturgis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"A sensitive and necessary picture book to provide comfort and raise awareness and empathy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A preschool-age girl copes with living in a homeless shelter with her mother and without her father, who is housed in a different shelter. Read full book review >

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SLICE OF CHERRY by Dia Reeves
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"This gleeful page-turner is a winner. (Urban fantasy. YA)"
Reeves returns to her fictional East Texas town of Portero for a tale more gruesome, disturbing and shamelessly enjoyable than Bleeding Violet (2009). Read full book review >

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BLEEDING VIOLET by Dia Reeves
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 5, 2010

"Captivating. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
Portero, Texas, is so terrifying that out-of-towners flee in terror. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 2015

"An engaging and comprehensive depiction of an essential, but sometimes-overlooked, era of U.S. history."
Former Frontline journalist Reeves (Portrait of Camelot: A Thousand Days in the Kennedy White House, 2010, etc.) brings his reporting chops to this history of America's less-publicized response to the Pearl Harbor bombings.Read full book review >

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My Name Is Tom by Jon Reeves
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 16, 2015

"A frank and funny coming-of-age story with a rousing soundtrack."
In this music-powered story, a young man sets out to reclaim his prized record collection after pawning it during a period of drug-fueled indiscretion. Read full book review >

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MANITOULIN MEMORIES by W.J. Reeves
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 17, 2012

"A beautiful, tragic glimpse into isolation, family and coming of age."
An aging New Yorker reflects on his childhood growing up on a Canadian island in novelist Reeves' (Bada Bing in Brooklyn, 2012, etc.) linked story collection. Read full book review >

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THE REAGAN DETOUR by Richard Reeves
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1985

"Surely to be talked-about as America gears up for the next presidential election cycle."
A concise political essay on how Ronald Reagan cemented such a huge victory in 1984, while still not being exactly able to count on a popular mandate. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 5, 2010

"An uplifting, evenhanded portrait of the characters behind this massive effort—a nice complement to Andrei Cherny's enthusiastic account, The Candy Bombers (2008)."
Presidential biographer Reeves (President Reagan, 2005, etc.) recaptures the trepidation and righteousness of the Berlin Airlift. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 19, 1996

"Perhaps he will try again with Clinton, from a perspective slightly broader than that of last week's news."
The title of this book by columnist Reeves (President Kennedy: Profile in Power, 1993) far exceeds its grasp. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 26, 2008

"Energetic music analysis that's both celebratory and unusually honest."
The history of rap music, told against the backdrop of race relations in post-civil rights America. Read full book review >

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PRESIDENT NIXON by Richard Reeves
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Those who survived the Nixon era will shudder anew; younger readers will find this a lucid survey of a strange time."
A useful account of Richard Nixon's tumultuous tenure as chief executive. Read full book review >