Search Results: "Cupcake Digital"


BOOK REVIEW

CUPCAKE by Rachel Cohn
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 23, 2007

"Fun fluff, about as satisfying as most cupcakes. (Fiction. YA)"
Now 18, Cyd Charisse is back in New York, living with half-brother Danny and missing her ex-boyfriend Shrimp. Read full book review >

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CUPCAKE by Charise Mericle Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2010

"Laurie Keller's wonderfully loony Arnie the Doughnut (2003) covers much the same territory while addressing the existential irony inherent in a story about a foodstuff, something this bland book does not. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Plain Vanilla Cupcake is proud as can be as he sits on a tray with several beautifully decorated cupcakes. Read full book review >

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WUBBZY'S THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Ali Marchese
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 30, 2012

"A brimming bagful of holiday cheer. (iPad holiday app. 4-7)"
Santa comes to Wuzzleburg in this full-featured, deliciously silly adaptation of the classic poem. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Meandering and erratic; rarely imparts any meaningful understanding of the topic it covers."
Another peek inside the unfolding universe of the World Wide Web. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1997

"The tone of disregard notwithstanding, this is, for the most part, a fun read with generally positive implications for the audiovisual arts. (illustrations, not seen)"
This study of the impact of emerging technologies on the arts is instructive and informative, but lapses into elitist ramblings by its end. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 19, 2015

"Readers may not be any less confused about the actual workings of Bitcoin, which remain murky, when finished with this book, but they will certainly know enough to make intelligent choices about whether to buy in or steer clear."
In which all that glitters is not gold—but the usual crowd of crooks and speculators is still part of the package. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 5, 2013

"A valuable addition to the literature on the digital age."
A provocative and far-reaching account of how capitalism has shaped the Internet in the United States. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"A genial guide to this brave new world of Napster and Netscape."
An economist describes and assesses for the lay reader the varieties of current e-market models and speculates about the future of e-commerce. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEING DIGITAL by Nicholas Negroponte
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 3, 1995

"Negroponte brings decades of experience to his subject, but it's all for naught; his book is a muddle of retread cyber-hype and familiar predictions, relieved only by occasional flashes of original insight. (First printing of 100,000; Book-of-the-Month Club selection; author tour)"
Negroponte—founder of MIT's groundbreaking Media Lab—offers a brief, rambling survey of the digitization of culture that's not nearly as original as one might expect. Read full book review >

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CUPCAKE FACTORY by DJ Ass Maggots
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 8, 2014

"A relentlessly explicit and deliberately incendiary sendup of modern American society."
A raunchy collection of skits, rants and fantasies about American politics and pop culture. Read full book review >

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CUPCAKE COUSINS by Kate Hannigan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"Hannigan's lively tale celebrates family and friendship. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Culinary mishaps ensue when 9-year-old cousins Willow and Delia conspire to avoid being flower girls in their aunt's wedding. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 22, 2012

"Occasionally insightful but tiresome and scattershot."
An Internet entrepreneur and critic rails against the inexorable growth of social media. Read full book review >