Search Results: "Caitlin Friedman"


BOOK REVIEW

HOW DO YOU FEED A HUNGRY GIANT? by Caitlin Friedman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"The diminutive humans' unhesitating generosity to one in need adds a warm glow to this gourmand's delight. (Pop-up. 6-8)"
A dismayed lad learns that 10 slices of pizza, 33 jars of peanut butter and 200 cookies are only hors d'oeuvres for a peckish giant. What to do? Read full book review >

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HOUSE OF THE STAR by Caitlin Brennan
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 9, 2010

"A fast-paced book for horse lovers and not-yet-sophisticated readers of high fantasy. (Fantasy. 10 & up)"
When Princess Elen of Ymbria unwillingly arrives at summer camp on a magical horse, she brings three things with her: a talisman, a book of maps and centuries of hostility toward the rival world of Caledon. Read full book review >

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BLACK DOG by Caitlin Kittredge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"A fast-paced read perfect for lovers of dark fantasy that ultimately raises more questions than it answers."
The first book in a new series by Kittredge (Dark Days, 2013, etc.) is the tale of Ava, a girl-turned-hellhound who is convinced to rebel against her abusive master by a necromancer who has an agenda of his own.Read full book review >

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IVORY GHOSTS by Caitlin O'Connell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 7, 2015

"A vibrant, muckraking mystery that will be difficult to forget."
A field biologist dispatched to Namibia to stop ivory smugglers uncovers a threat to elephants (and humans) "more menacing than lions" in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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HOW TO BE A WOMAN by Caitlin Moran
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 17, 2012

"Rapturously irreverent, this book should kick-start plenty of useful discussions."
A spirited memoir/manifesto that dares readers to "stand on a chair and shout ‘I AM A FEMINIST.' " Read full book review >

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SPOILED by Caitlin Macy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2009

"Sophisticated and intelligent, Macy offers the kind of subtlety that turns the ordinary into the sublime."
Nine years after her winning debut novel (The Fundamentals of Play, 2000), Macy follows with an impressive, psychologically nuanced collection of stories on class and gender in New York. Read full book review >

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LOGGING OFF by Caitlin McKenna
Released: Dec. 5, 2011

"Despite some flaws, McKenna delivers a fascinating look into a chilling future firmly rooted in our present."
McKenna's (My Big Fake Irish Life, 2011) first foray into science fiction mixes romance with techno-thriller in a dystopian world where "thinking for yourself caused death." Read full book review >

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THE NIGHTMARE GARDEN by Caitlin Kittredge
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"There is a fan base that loved book one and will clamor for more of the same, which this certainly is. The ending promises even bigger adventures to come. (maps) (Steampunk/horror/fantasy. 12 & up)"
This second installment in the Iron Codex series is as inventive and as bloated as its predecessor. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MODIFIED by Caitlin Shetterly
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"The message that our planet is saturated with chemical toxins comes through clearly, but the health case against GMOs is not persuasive."
A journalist on a mission to expose the dangers of genetically modified organisms tells nearly as much about her personal life as about the issue bothering her. Read full book review >

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SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES by Caitlin Doughty
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"A witty, wise and mordantly wise-cracking memoir and examination of the American way of death."
A 20-something's account of her life as a professional mortician. Read full book review >

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MALLED by Caitlin Kelly
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 14, 2011

"Despite occasional repetition, a startling story of one reporter's extended peek into a brutish new world order."
A frank look into the world of low-paying retail work. Read full book review >

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BRIDGE TO THE WILD by Caitlin O'Connell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"An important, engaging introduction to a modern zoo, its dedicated staff, and the fascinating animals in its care. (bibliography, sources, index) (Nonfiction. 9-13)"
Targeting young readers as "the next generation of conservationists," O'Connell shares observations, research, and photographs (taken with Rodwell, her husband) from a week spent with the animals and keepers at Zoo Atlanta. Read full book review >