Search Results: "Chris Judge"


BOOK REVIEW

JUDGE by Dwight Allen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2003

"A delicate touch throughout, but the characters, for all their foibles, are largely wretched, racked, inscrutable souls next to whom the ghostly Judge seems a paragon of substance."
Ex-New Yorker staffer Allen (The Green Suit, stories, 2000) offers an eloquent but determinedly downbeat first novel about the family and clerk of a recently deceased Kentucky judge, all at sea about what to do with themselves. Read full book review >

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TIN by Chris Judge
by Chris Judge, illustrated by Chris Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Just plain fun. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Big brother Tin must rescue his wandering little sister. Read full book review >

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THE LONELY BEAST by Chris Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"The story could use a little more internal logic, but Judge's art stands out. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Like one of Sendak's wild things embarking on a journey of its own, the hairy monster in this boiled-down quest tale abruptly sets out for parts unknown. Read full book review >

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THE SNOW BEAST by Chris Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"The short and clever text and colorful images make this book a great read-aloud for wintertime story hours and cozy nights at home with the little ones. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A quirky and snowy tale of affable beasts and friendship in unexpected places. Read full book review >

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THE JUDGE by Farin Powell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 19, 2016

"A gem of a legal thriller, full of plot twists and juicy secrets."
In Powell's (Roxana's Revolution, 2013, etc.) legal thriller, a judge known for administering harsh sentences suffers a punishment of his own. Read full book review >

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THE JUDGE by Steve Martini
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 3, 1996

"Not as dense with surprises as Undue Influence (1994), but right up there with the rest of Martini's dependable output: a guaranteed rush for fans of courtroom drama. (Literary Guild main selection; Mystery Guild selection)"
Great news for California lawyer Paul Madriani: His nemesis, Judge Armando (``the Coconut'') Read full book review >

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The Body of Chris by Chris Cole
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A colorful, faith-based memoir of recovery."
In his debut memoir, Cole recounts his struggles with eating disorders, substance abuse, and mental illness. Read full book review >

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THE LONELY BEAST ABC by Chris Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"Pleasantly unprepossessing from A to Z. (iPad alphabet app. 2-4)"
Blinking its yellow eyes, the eponymous Beast (The Lonely Beast, 2011) squires diapered digerati through the ABCs in this simple but (largely) satisfying app. Read full book review >

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JUDGE SAVAGE by Tim Parks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Another worthy effort from a reliable source."
Ultraprolific Parks (A Season With Verona, 2002, etc.) returns to fiction with this account of a minority judge's journey into jurisprudence and scandal. Read full book review >

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MONOGRAPH BY CHRIS WARE by Chris Ware
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"This collection has a last-word feel to it, offering a delightful summation of a fruitful and very busy last few decades. Fans, of course, will want much more, but this makes a great start."
The noted artist, collector, and visionary offers a personal anthology/memoir, complete with junior high photos and memories of the cul-de-sacs of Omaha. Read full book review >

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BEFORE YOU JUDGE ME by Tavis Smiley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 21, 2016

"This compact biography should please Jackson's fans even if it doesn't break new ground in exploring the singer's life."
TV and radio host Smiley (My Journey with Maya, 2015, etc.) and his frequent writing collaborator Ritz tell the story of the 16 weeks preceding the death of singer Michael Jackson (1958-2009). Read full book review >