Search Results: "Corey Robin"


BOOK REVIEW

FEAR by Corey Robin
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"A worthy, if gloomy, contribution to the political-philosophical literature."
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself—and the uses to which the powers that be are putting that fear. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 16, 2013

"Mostly fun campfire ghost stories marred by pseudo-scientific babble and a self-conscious rock-star attitude."
Slipknot singer sees dead people. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Nani's Tale by Corey Fair
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 17, 2016

"A taut and rewarding tale about a young girl's frightening life and last-minute rescue.
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A little girl struggles to find love and salvation against terrifying odds in this debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOX AND THE JUMPING CONTEST by Corey R. Tabor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"Kids may want to have jumping contests of their own after reading this—just omit jetpacks. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A trickster jumps on a sneaky scheme to best all others in a contest. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU GO AWAY by Dorothy Corey
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2010

"It's still an important book, but best used with older toddlers, not babies, as the format seems to imply. (Board book. 2-3)"
Corey's workhorse of a text has been addressing separation anxiety for almost 35 years, first illustrated by Lois Axeman in 1976 and then by Diane Paterson in 1999. Read full book review >

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WILL THERE BE A LAP FOR ME? by Dorothy Corey
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1992

"Overall, the book is wholesome and appealing and has the added dividend for many collections that the characters are African-Americans. (Picture book. 2-6)"
With a new baby coming, Kyle loses his special place— Mother's lap is getting smaller, while Daddy's is ``too hard and bumpy,'' Grandma's ``too soft and squishy,'' and the (male) babysitter, knees akimbo, ``hardly ha[s] a lap at all!'' Even after he's born, baby Matt seems to occupy Mother's lap until she makes a special point of finding a time to welcome Kyle back to his favorite place. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STUMBLING TOWARD VICTORY by Corey D. King
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 9, 2016

"A plainspoken account that will appeal to anyone who's interested in the experience of living with Parkinson's disease."
King (Walking the Crooked Path, 2014) blends pragmatic realism, Christian faith, and an irrepressible sense of humor in his second motivational memoir.Read full book review >