Search Results: "Charlie Small"


BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 12, 2008

"Whether he'll get back home in time for tea is anybody's guess. (Fantasy. 8-10)"
On pages designed to look as if they come from a grubby notebook, an eight-year-old explorer records and illustrates fantastical adventures that start (and perhaps stay, to judge from internal hints) in his own backyard. Read full book review >

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LIVING HELL by Catherine Jinks
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2010

"In a word—AWESOME. (Science fiction. 11-13)"
Gleeful Alien-esque action adventure. Read full book review >

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DAREDEVIL DUCK by Charlie Alder
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"Simple, sweet, and very effective. (Picture book. 3-6)"
He braves the wild and performs daring stunts...in his dreams. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2009

"Mostly for fans of the livelier second installment. (Fantasy. 10-13)"
George and Edie remain admirably stoic heroes, but dry prose inhibits this conclusion's pace. Read full book review >

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THE ENEMY by Charlie Higson
FICTION
Released: May 18, 2010

"Intrigue, betrayal and the basic heroic-teens-against-marauding-adults conflict give this work a high place on any beach-reading list. (Suspense. YA)"
Nearly two years ago, the world changed; everyone over 16 became horrifically ill and began to crave fresh meat. Read full book review >

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CHOIR BOY by Charlie Anders
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2005

"This mostly ignored subject needs high-quality prose; one would hope that Berry's story, though memorable, foreshadows new—and tighter—entries. (Fiction. YA)"
Halfway between realism and fable, this groundbreaking and unflinching tale of teenage transsexualism falters from the lack of a cohesive voice and too much figurative language. Read full book review >

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AFTER THE COCK CROWS by Charlie Campbell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Short, enjoyable and absurd—a pleasant Halloween treat."
This collection of three short stories ranges from hillbilly humor to playful horror à la Tales from the Crypt or Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHEAPSKATES by Charlie Stella
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2005

"Stella (Charlie Opera, 2003, etc.) loves his people, the bad no less than the good, which is why you will too."
A friendship between two men of principle extends far beyond the day they're released from jail. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 5, 2007

"Revealing, raw-edged rants leavened by hangover humor."
Slouching through America to piece together remnants of the American male's soul. Read full book review >