Search Results: "Carmine Abate"


BOOK REVIEW

CARMINE by Melissa  Sweet
ANIMALS
Released: April 4, 2005

"Includes Granny's recipe for alphabet soup. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The illustrator tries her hand at words and images in this delightful alphabet and fairytale twist. Read full book review >

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THE HOMECOMING PARTY by Carmine Abate
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Shugaar's lyrical translation adds further luster to another entry in what one hopes will be a continuing series of publications of Abate's impressive, immensely engaging fiction."
An adventurous and troubled boyhood is piquantly detailed in this 2004 novel from a respected Italian author (Between Two Seas, 2008). Read full book review >

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BETWEEN TWO SEAS by Carmine Abate
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"A moving portrayal of generational continuity, subtly fashioned as an enigmatic tale whose knottiest puzzles lay claim to and enhance the reader's fascination."
The paradoxical survival of a lifelong dream through generations of hardship and change is vividly dramatized in this 2002 novel, the Italian author's first in English translation. Read full book review >

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CARMINE THE CROW by Heidi Holder
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"An endearing old bird; a lovely book. (Picture book. 5-10)"
Holder revisits the enchanting world of Crows (1987) with a tale about an old crow who rescues a swan from a snare and is rewarded with a box of stardust that grants wishes. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"The old pep talk by another proficient motivational master, updated with references to Twitter, YouTube, and, of course, TED."
A self-help book from a communications coach and respected keynote speaker. Read full book review >

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TALK LIKE TED by Carmine Gallo
NON-FICTION
Released: March 4, 2014

"Dramatic composition and vigorous presentation make this a powerful tool to improve mastery of speaking skills."
Communications coach Gallo (The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How To Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience, 2009, etc.) distills the public-speaking secrets of some of the world's top leaders and celebrities. Read full book review >

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SINS OF THE FLESH by Colleen McCullough
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 12, 2013

"If you want to find out how the mind-boggling, murderous plots are connected to each other, you'll just have to read the book, maybe two or three times to make sure."
1969. Someone is kidnapping, castrating and starving beautiful young men to death in suburban Connecticut. And wait, there's more. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

Ruminations, 115 in all, recast by DeSena (Lies: The Whole Truth, 1993, not reviewed) from taped conversations with a South Bronx teenager, on drugs, sex, teachers, school food, and other topics dear to an adolescent's heart. Read full book review >