Search Results: "Colleen Doran"


BOOK REVIEW

MASCOT TO THE RESCUE! by Peter David
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Holy page-turner! (Fiction. 9-12)"
Fans of comic books will find a lot to like in this breathless, funny novel about 12-year-old New Yorker Josh Miller, whose life seems uncannily parallel to that of Mascot, the sidekick in his favorite comic-book series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MANGAMAN by Barry Lyga
Kirkus Star
by Barry Lyga, illustrated by Colleen Doran
FICTION
Released: Nov. 14, 2011

"An inventive offering, sure to please fans of both American and Japanese comics. (Graphic fiction. 13 & up)"
A daring piece of graphic-novel meta-fiction explores the tropes of manga versus Western comics. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COLLEEN DEWHURST by Colleen Dewhurst
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 1997

"A moving human document as well as a fine theater autobiography."
From the great New York stage actress (a.k.a. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AMAZING FANTASTIC INCREDIBLE by Stan Lee
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"A worthwhile primer for adoring acolytes, but too much P.T. Barnum and not enough behind-the-scenes insights for a broader audience."
Comic book legend Lee offers fans a graphic autobiography in his inimitably jaunty style. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2005

"Bets are that Doran spends more time in Italy now than he does in California."
He gave up television for a home in Tuscany, and he grouses about it? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"A disturbing history that clearly reveals the dangerous 'collective American delusion' about the Middle East, which the author believes still persists today."
Seeking to align Egypt with the West, Dwight Eisenhower enacted disastrous foreign policy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ACK and Back by Dennie Doran
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 14, 2013

"An often entertaining, if unevenly executed, crime caper."
Doran's (ACK Attack, 2011) secondcozy mystery featuring Maggie Marshall and her crime-solvingfamily. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARGINALIA by Doran Larson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Competently written but thoroughly flat and ultimately annoying."
Extended meanderings through the thickets of pleasure and regret, without a convincing summing up. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A PRISON OF LIES by Robert Thomas Doran
NON-FICTION
Released: May 7, 2012

"A confused and overstuffed tale of psychological illness and recovery."
A young man's traumatic failures in love drive him to madness in this debut book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! by Colleen Madden
Released: May 1, 2017

"A suitably festive deployment of the familiar song, now safely in the public domain. (Picture book. 3-adult)"
A gift book featuring an expanded version of the "Happy Birthday" song with new verses, accompanying illustrations, and even a button to push that plays a recording of the familiar song. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A IS FOR ARTIST by Ella Doran
photographed by Ella Doran, illustrated by Silence
ABC BOOKS
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"This imagination-stretching, multi-sensory approach to the alphabet will be an extraordinary addition to any collection. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This creative team offers an illustrative interpretation of the alphabet. Read full book review >