Search Results: "C.F. Brunner"


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ISLES OF VIEW by C.F. Brunner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 6, 1936

"A well-rendered, heartfelt love story."
A woman who marries a deaf man faces a crossroads in their relationship. Read full book review >

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FLIP THE BIRD by Kym Brunner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"An engaging story of a young teen finding what's most important in his life. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Fourteen-year-old Mercer Buddie is a falconer-in-training wanting desperately to earn the Best Apprentice pin and prove himself to his father at the same time. Read full book review >

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WANTED: DEAD OR IN LOVE by Kym Brunner
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 30, 2014

"Four personalities in two bodies (and plenty of sexual tension) make for a wild ride in one stolen vehicle after another, but uneven quality in the writing weakens the overall effect. (Fantasy. 13-17)"
Bonnie and Clyde have languished in Limbo for decades, but thanks to a teenage girl on probation who touches the bullets that mowed them down, they have a chance to rekindle their romance. Read full book review >

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Demons of the Hallowed Dome by C.F. Sheridan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 2016

"An effective spacefaring tale with plenty of morsels for genre fans."
In Sheridan's sci-fi debut, the first of a planned trilogy, humanity's military forces fight back against an alien species, but there may be a bigger threat in play. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"An illuminating collection for students of war-reporting, advocacy journalism, and international affairs."
A survey of simmering hatreds and ethnic slaughter in places like Kosovo and Rwanda, and of the failure of the so-called civilized world to contain them. Read full book review >

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POP’S BRIDGE by Eve Bunting
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2006

Practically bursting with pride, a lad tracks his "high-iron" father through binoculars as the Golden Gate Bridge goes up in this tribute both to the bridge itself, and to the teamwork that built it. Read full book review >

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THE SHOT HEARD ’ROUND THE WORLD by Phil Bildner
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"Baseball history brought to life. (Picture book. 8-12)"
"The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE REMARKABLE FARKLE MCBRIDE by John Lithgow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Encore! (Picture book. 4-8)"
A welcome debut from an accomplished actor, the remarkable Lithgow. Read full book review >

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MOUSETRONAUT GOES TO MARS by Mark Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Rodent or no, Meteor sure is one heck of a space ambassador. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When NASA announces the crew of the upcoming Mars mission, Meteor the Mousetronaut is, shockingly, not on the list. Read full book review >

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MOUSETRONAUT by Mark Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"This little mouse may well inspire some big dreams. (afterword, further reading) (Picture book. 3-6)"
Diminutive size proves to be an advantage on a shuttle mission. Read full book review >

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THE CURSE OF THE BAMBINO by Dan Shaughnessy
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"Or so Sox fans would like to think. (afterword, brief bibliography) (Picture book. 7-9)"
Framing his plaint as a Dad answering his daughter's question one opening day at Fenway Park, a sportswriter for the Boston Globe recaps Babe Ruth's early career as a Red Sox star and his infamous sale to the Yankees. Read full book review >