Search Results: "Christine Wade"


BOOK REVIEW

SEVEN LOCKS by Christine Wade
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Still, a spellbinding depiction of the hardships faced by a woman fighting her own war of independence."
As the Revolutionary War looms, a colonial wife struggles to survive after her husband wanders away. Read full book review >

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BIG, BAD AND A LITTLE BIT SCARY by Wade Zahares
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Wild and wonderful. (Picture book/poetry. 5-12)"
"WARNING!" says the jacket flap; "This book contains wild animals!" Read full book review >

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ONE TIME IN PARIS by Wade Stevenson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2008

"A choppy but impassioned chronicle powered by a perpetual quest for love."
A Buffalo-based writer's affecting if protean memoir about Parisian life and love during the decade of liberation. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 2, 2009

"Inauthentic and overblown."
Tongue-in-cheek memoir of a middle-aged gay man who, inspired by Thoreau, moved to rural Michigan to pursue his writing and the simple life. Read full book review >

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Scream If You Wanna Go Faster by Wade Beauchamp
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2013

"A fun, slightly dangerous drive through the car-culture canyon."
From Beauchamp (Skintight, 2014), a novel about adventures in and around a 1963 Ford Galaxie. Read full book review >

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THE ELECTRIC AFFINITIES by Wade Stevenson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 2013

"An atmospheric, evocative tale of youth endeavoring to live free."
A free-love opus set in a bygone era. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"An unbalanced collection of occasionally humorous essays that rarely strike an emotional chord."
A memoir of comedic holiday misadventure. Read full book review >

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FARM ANIMALS by Wade Cooper
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

This Level 2 Scholastic Reader features bright color photos of ten common types of farm animals, each with a rhymed first-person introduction and a brief note on the animal's job or products it produces. Read full book review >

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THE THEFT & THE MIRACLE by Rebecca Wade
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"The last 50 pages yoke a lot of things together by violence, and might pull an alert reader out of the story, but those willing to go along just for the ride will have a rather thrilling time. (Fiction. 9-12)"
This first novel by a British violist combines many elements: mystery, time-slip, even a little horror and allegory. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Davis's lovely, cubist, rich landscape portraits are also topographies of the spirit, conveying a sense of place, but perhaps even more, the music of place."
The wonders of the diversity of various cultures and their relationship to their landscape—from the high Arctic and the northern forests to the swamps of the Orinoco—are hunted, gathered, and honestly appreciated here by the peripatetic Davis (One River, 1996). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 20, 2011

"More detail-bludgeoning than riveting tale of mettle against mountain."
Anthropologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Davis (The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World, 2009, etc.) exhaustively charts the first epic assaults on Mount Everest by determined Englishmen after the devastation of World War I. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2003

"Well-presented scientific history with an interesting philosophical twist: take with a grain of salt."
A revisionist argument that the Catholic Church was right to try the father of astronomy on charges of heresy in 1633. Read full book review >