Search Results: "Chad Brown"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"The fan discovers the many tedious duties of NFL officials, who are not 'just dropped off at the stadium each week and handed a striped shirt.'"
Interesting perspectives on Lions, Panthers, Rams, Colts, and other pro football creatures from the zebra's view. Read full book review >

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LOVE IS IN THE AIR - #RITAGH
by Bobbi Dumas

It’s an exciting week in the romance world! On Tuesday, RWA announced the finalists in the RITA and Golden Heart contests. (You can find the full list here.)

For those of you who may not know, the Golden Heart is Romance Writers of America’s contest for unpublished authors.

Some of my favorite authors and friends of Read-A-Romance made the RITA ...


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MY CHILDREN'S BOOK GHOST FILE
by Julie Danielson

Over at NPR last week, I heard a pop culture critic talk (here) about what he calls his Ghost File, or the books, television shows, and movies he didn’t review during the year. “[I]t's the great frustration,” he said, “that every year I'm haunted by all the terrific things I haven't talked about … ...


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IN FULL FLIGHT WITH GREG PIZZOLI
by Julie Danielson

The start of a new year is always exciting for readers. We envision brand-spankin’-new books from our favorite authors and new artwork from illustrators whose work we love to see. Look past our shoulders and you’ll see crossed fingers that our favorite writers and artists have something in store for us.

Most surprising of all is when we get ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE MOUSE AND THE MEADOW by Chad Wallace
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"Stiff verse aside, the book has undeniable child appeal. (notes, suggested activities) (Picture book. 5-8)"
An inquisitive field mouse ventures from his nest for the first time and encounters various creatures—big and small, friend and foe—all while learning and teaching readers about the habitat of a meadow. Read full book review >

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THE BIRD ROOM by Chad Hofmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2014

"Hard-core horror and sci-fi readers will likely enjoy the more original tales in this story collection."
A collection of 17 horror, sci-fi and paranormal tales that, at their best, recall The Twilight Zone and Tales from the Crypt. Read full book review >

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DOGBREATH VICTORIOUS by Chad Henry

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NOTIONS UNBOUND by Chad Landshield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 10, 2013

"An inventive take on an old idea that is still relevant today."
An invention meant to enlighten becomes a destructive force in Landshield's two-part debut novel. Read full book review >

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LEO GEO AND HIS MIRACULOUS JOURNEY THROUGH THE CENTER OF THE EARTH by Jon Chad
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 13, 2012

"'Science is no walk in the park,' he rightly proclaims. Also: 'Long live geology!' (Graphic fiction/nonfiction hybrid. 7-10)"
The top geologist at the Fizzmont Institute of Rad Science takes a solo journey right through the planet. It's science! With monsters! Read full book review >

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A DAY WITH NO CRAYONS by Elizabeth Rusch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Crayon-wielders aren't the only ones who will benefit from this exercise in thinking outside the box, whether flip-top or figurative. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Having her crayons confiscated after an unfortunate incident with a wall turns out to be a real horizon-expander for a budding artist. Read full book review >

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EARTH DAY BIRTHDAY by Pattie Schnetzler
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2004

"Young readers and listeners won't miss the bluntly delivered message. (Picture book. 6-8)"
"On the first Earth Day Birthday the wide world gave to me . . . A bald eagle in a blue sky." Read full book review >

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DEPARTURE LOUNGE by Chad Taylor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2006

"Not particularly memorable."
The case of a missing girl ripples through her former friends' lives decades after her disappearance in Taylor's (Shirker, 2000, etc.) well-crafted but oddly hollow novel. Read full book review >