Search Results: "Charles Gilman"


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THE SLITHER SISTERS by Charles Gilman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"Worth a look for fans of Spiderwick and the ever-living Goosebumps. (Humorous horror. 9-12)"
Ancient squirming evil from dark dimensions beyond threatens to take over the world—starting with the student-council presidency. Read full book review >

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PROFESSOR GARGOYLE by Charles Gilman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"Delectable hints of age-appropriate, Lovecraftian Otherness…with none of the purple prose. (Humorous horror. 9-12)"
Can unnameable forces of ancient evil be recycled? Read full book review >

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TEACHER'S PEST by Charles Gilman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 7, 2013

"Good, gross and ghoulish. Thankfully Substitute Creature's only a summer away. (Humorous horror. 9-12)"
Insectile legions led by demons from dimensions beyond threaten poor beleaguered Lovecraft Middle School. Read full book review >

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CHARLES DARWIN by A.N. Wilson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 12, 2017

"An illuminating new biography of a legendary figure in the scientific world whose legacy continues to draw reappraisals."
The prolific novelist and biographer probes the character and controversies of Charles Darwin's life and the controversial theory that turned the world on its head. Read full book review >

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CHARLES DICKENS by Jenny Hartley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2017

"A deft, authoritative, and engaging reappraisal of the great Victorian novelist."
Restless, tireless, and prolific, Dickens "became an adjective in his own lifetime." Read full book review >

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CHARLES ADDAMS by Linda H. Davis
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"A bemused and indulgent look at the artist, all in good taste."
Charles Addams, longtime New Yorker cartoonist and creator of "The Addams Family," was a gentle soul manipulated by women, according to Davis's largely anecdotal biography. Read full book review >

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CHARLES DARWIN by Janet Browne
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 23, 1995

"An exciting and richly evocative portrait of one of the most important thinkers in scientific history that leaves the reader wishing the second volume were already on hand. (48 pages photos and 4 maps, not seen)"
This first volume of a definitive new Darwin biography is full of insight into both the man and his era. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 8, 1993

"Bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 10+)"
Darwin was an amateur who never received a thorough grounding in biology and never learned how to draw properly; for his last 40 years, he was an invalid. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"Brief bibliography (standard adult works; three books for young readers; 14 of Dickens's most familiar works). (Biography/Picture book. 8+)"
The authors follow their splendid Bard of Avon (1992, ALA Notable) with an equally handsome book on the beloved novelist. Read full book review >