Search Results: "Charles M. Schulz"


BOOK REVIEW

CHARLIE BROWN'S ALL-STARS! by Charles M. Schulz
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 19, 2013

"It all comes together perfectly in this top-notch take on Peanuts—an easy home run. (iPad storybook app. 3-10)"
An adaptation of a 1966 baseball-themed Peanuts TV special preserves Schulz's gloomy wisdom in seamlessly designed fashion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS by Loud Crow Interactive
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 17, 2011

"An unparalleled holiday treasure. If Santa could only deliver one app this Christmas, he'd be wise to select this one. (iPad storybook app. 3-9)"
Loaded with interactive gems and rich features, this adaptation takes the beloved 1965 television special to soaring new heights. Read full book review >

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CHARLES TAYLOR

Reliant as they were on call girls, cars, corpses, and Kris Kristofferson, the B-movies of the 1970s may not qualify as high art, according to cultural critic Charles Taylor, but at least they took American audiences seriously.

“For me, the staying power of these movies has to do with the way they stand in opposition to the current juvenile state ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Havelock Free Press—Collection of Short Stories by Tim Schulz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 14, 2014

"A touching, effective collection that will keep its smiling readers guessing."
A short story collection that's by turns wry, heartwarming, and richly dramatic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1995

"In this thoughtful social history, Payne gives due regard to those activists great and small. (27 b&w photographs, map, not seen)"
With this history of the civil rights movement focusing on the Everyman turned hero, the commoner as crusader for justice, Payne challenges the old idea that history is the biography of great men. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NEW CHICANA/CHICANO WRITING 2 by Charles M. Tatum
Released: Dec. 22, 1992

"Chicano Writing 1 but could surely have found stronger work for an anthology this brief. (Cf. Ray Gonz†lez's Mirrors Beneath the Earth, p. 1147.)"
Fiction, poetry, and essays in an anthology of limited appeal to the general reader but maybe of special note—because of its linguistic code-switching—to those interested in the Chicano cultural movement. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE IMPACT by Charles M. Ridulph
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 23, 2016

"A powerful but sometimes-confusing memoir about pain and perseverance."
A pastor revisits the most difficult trials of his life while affirming his faith. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Just When You Thought It Was Safe by Douglas Schulz
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2015

"A thriller that adeptly makes use of real-world issues, but its political angle is too heavy-handed."
The Walther family takes up arms with other U.S. citizens when an exodus of undocumented Mexican immigrants crosses the border in Schulz's (co-author: Brokerage Fraud, 2001) political thriller debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BIG TOWN by Monte Schulz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2012

"Boring, digressive and superficial."
A salesman struggles to survive in 1929 Chicago, before the Crash. This fourth novel from Schulz concludes his Jazz Age trilogy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2010

"Even with its faults, however, one has to like a book that proclaims, 'To fuck up is to find adventure.'"
A sometimes plodding, sometimes illuminating disquisition on the fine art of getting it wrong. Read full book review >

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YOUR BEST BETS FOR FASCINATING SF/F/H READS IN JULY
by John DeNardo

Summer reading season is in full swing, and if you'd like to join the beach party, there's plenty of entertainment to be found in the pages of science fiction, fantasy, and horror books. July's cream of the crop includes stories about a robot hitman, a dark and previously unseen perspective on Peter Pan, a woman with supernatural ...


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