Search Results: "Christian Bach"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 10, 2012

"Not an easy read, but for those with at least some background in quantum mechanics and relativity, it should prove both fascinating and enlightening on a scientific level, even if the promised salvation of the human race falls somewhat short."
Authors Bach and Belardo use Einstein's Theories of Relativity and quantum physics to establish a philosophical paradigm they say will lead to hope and happiness for mankind. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MONSTER PARTY! by Annie Bach
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Pass on this party unless tame titles for the preschool set are needed. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Monsters attending parties are a popular picture-book topic; this circular tale adds one more to the shelf. Read full book review >

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KELLY DIPUCCHIO
by Megan Labrise

Kelly DiPucchio may tackle disparate topics in her award-winning, bestselling children’s books—cured meats, zombies, politics, and dog breeds from France—but her approach is never didactic.

“I’m going to write a story about acceptance and belonging!” DiPucchio offers as one example of how not to begin a children’s book. “I’ve never started any story like that—with a message. I always ...


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BOOK REVIEW

OF ENEMIES AND ENDINGS by Shelby Bach
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2015

"A satisfying conclusion to a sword-and-sorcery series with a feminist fairy-tale twist. (Fantasy. 9-13)"
Finally 14, Rory Landon gets to complete her own tale, taking on the Snow Queen and all her evil allies with the help of her classmates at the Ever After School. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HONOR'S KNIGHT by Rachel Bach
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Fun, with phasers on lethal."
Independently intelligible second entry (Fortune's Pawn, 2013) in a space opera starring a tough, sexy, armor-clad mercenary chick. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 27, 1994

"Either you buy it or you don't. (Author tour)"
New Age jargon bobs along amiably on stream-of-consciousness froth in this quasi-nonfiction indulgence by the author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull (not reviewed). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOVE IS LOVE  by Mette Bach
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Sparks fly between Emmy and Jude, but they may not between Emmy and readers. (Fiction. 14-18)"
When mousy, pudgy, white Emmy goes to her father's family in Vancouver for a change of scene, she falls head over heels for Jude, a young white trans man. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAZZLER by Steven Bach
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 29, 2001

"A savory treatment of a beloved yet troubled theater legend."
A judicious yet candid biography of Hart (1904-61), the Broadway Prospero who transformed out-of-town dross into opening-night gold—and his own torments into opportunities for success. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LENI by Steven Bach
NON-FICTION
Released: March 19, 2007

"A sad Faustian story that features the artistic triumphs of a woman who figuratively climbed a roof at Auschwitz to get a closer look at the clouds."
A former movie producer and, subsequently, chronicler of Hollywood legends (Marlene Dietrich, 1992) and legendary fiascos (Final Cut, 1985) revisits what a documentary filmmaker once called "the wonderful, horrible life" of cinema's most controversial figure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOOD NIGHT, MY DARLING BABY  by Alyssa Capucilli
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"An excellent bedtime storybook. (Board book. 1-2)"
Little animals bed down for the night. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GENTLE JOURNEY by Elaine Lyons Bach
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 21, 2006

"Readers looking for sordid sexuality and scandal should look elsewhere, but those seeking a sincere historical romance may find satisfaction in these pages."
Early-19th-century England serves as the setting for this serviceable romance novel. Read full book review >