Search Results: "Craig Buck"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 15, 1991

"A compassionate book that casts light into some of the darker recesses of the human heart and mind."
Whether you are an obsessive lover yourself or the target of one, there is insight and help to be found in this latest from mega-selling psychotherapist Forward and her usual co-author Buck (Toxic Parents, 1989, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE OREGON TRAIL by Rinker Buck
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 30, 2015

"By turns frankly hilarious, historically elucidating, emotionally touching, and deeply informative."
A crazy whim of a trip on a covered wagon turns into an inspired exploration of American identity. Read full book review >

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Released: March 3, 2005

"An over-the-top but funny attack on some meaty targets."
America's cult of psychotherapy combines with its cult of celebrity to create a monster in this amusing if heavy-handed satire. Read full book review >

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THE PRICE OF ILLUSION by Joan Juliet Buck
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 7, 2017

"An overlong but relentlessly candid and often absorbing account of a complex life spent in and out of the fashion spotlight."
The essayist, critic, novelist, and former editor-in-chief of Paris Vogue reflects on the triumphs and excesses of her fashionable past. Read full book review >

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AGELESS FABLES by Seldon Thomas Childers
Released: Aug. 10, 2011

"A jaunty lot of advice, sound as ever and told with good cheer."
In their illustrated book of children's poetry, Childers and Buck present new takes on old parables, set to rhyme. Read full book review >

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HEY, LITTLE BABY! by Nola Buck
Released: March 30, 1999

"The illustrations, executed with a fine, loose drawing style, portray a chaotic but normal, believable household with modern, identifiable objects and scenarios. (Picture book. 3-5)"
In facile rhyme, a preschooler lists all the things she can do: "I can dress myself in my very own clothes. Read full book review >

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WAIT...WAIT FOR THE THUNDER by Buck Jones
Released: April 21, 2012

"A broad, promising Western in need of wrangling."
Jones' debut Western novel follows two Montana cowboys through the highs and lows of ranching life. Read full book review >

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The Hunt by H.R. Buck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 22, 2015

"While flawed, this thriller about a psychopath still delivers plenty of action and a fine introduction to a new author."
The search for a ruthless killer brings together the police departments and the citizenry of two small Missouri towns. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 1, 1994

"A thin volume, it ends—happily—before it runs out of gas."
A lively and contentious companion book to a six-part BBC television series that probes the question ``Why do we value art so highly?'' In clipped, sound-bite style, the authors examine the mechanisms of power that give fine art its metaphoric and economic glamour: critics, museums, auction houses, collectors, and the mass media. Read full book review >

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THE LYONESSE STONE by Craig Weatherhill
FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"For collections with enthusiastic fantasy readers. (Fiction. 12+)"
In the first of a trilogy, ancient times and the present day intermingle in Britain's Cornwall, ensnaring modern children in ancient evil. Read full book review >

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TRACTOR by Craig Brown
by Craig Brown, illustrated by Craig Brown
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Every page reveals the author's experience and reverence for the enterprise in this loving view of life on a small farm. (Picture book. 3+)"
An increasingly unfamiliar scene in the American landscape gains a heartfelt tribute, and has a worthy advocate in Brown (City Sounds, 1992, etc.). Read full book review >