Search Results: "D.E. Tingle"


BOOK REVIEW

IMPERISHABLE BLISS by D.E. Tingle
Released: Aug. 21, 2009

"A search for the divine that could use a map."
A young man seeks religion with the risk of ruin in Tingle's debut novel. Read full book review >

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DANNY BLACKGOAT, NAVAJO PRISONER by Tim Tingle
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"Not an angry indictment, despite plenty of explicit brutality and prejudice, but a positive tribute to the fortitude of Danny and his Navajo community. (afterword) (Historical fiction. 10-13)"
The 1863 forced displacement of thousands of Navajo known as the Long Walk serves as milieu for this tale of a teenage survivor. Read full book review >

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WALKING THE CHOCTAW ROAD by Tim Tingle
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2003

"This collection may need some advertising, but readers who discover it will come to appreciate the tales. (Short stories. 10-15)"
A superb storyteller, Tingle has collected Choctaw tales from his great-grandfather's account of the Trail of Tears to his own tale of a summer with his father. Read full book review >

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NO NAME by Tim Tingle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 25, 2014

"Expressive and many-layered. (Fiction. 12-16)"
In a simply but lyrically told tale, a Choctaw boy builds himself a hole in the ground to hide from his alcoholic father. Read full book review >

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FAR TRAVELER by Rebecca Tingle
FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"A gem. (Historical fiction. 12+)"
A topnotch reclamation of one of history's almost-forgotten also-rans. Read full book review >

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DANNY BLACKGOAT, RUGGED ROAD TO FREEDOM by Tim Tingle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"A suspenseful middle volume. (Historical fiction. 10-13)"
A resourceful young Navajo's efforts to rescue his family are complicated by dust-ups with a violent gang of slave traders in the second episode of this Civil War-era trilogy (Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner, 2013). Read full book review >

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HOW I BECAME A GHOST by Tim Tingle
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 18, 2013

"The beginning of a trilogy, this tale is valuable for both its recounting of a historical tragedy and its immersive Choctaw perspective. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
A 10-year-old Choctaw boy recounts the beginnings of the forced resettlement of his people from their Mississippi-area homelands in 1830. Read full book review >

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THE EDGE ON THE SWORD by Rebecca Tingle
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2001

"Unfortunately, by then too many readers may have given up. (Fiction. 11-16)"
One of history's most dramatic heroines is restrained by a low-key presentation. Read full book review >

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DETROIT SHUFFLE by D.E. Johnson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Will's fourth is his best outing yet, packed with action by turns funny and chilling and deftly blended with the historical background."
A return to the morass of corruption and political turmoil that was 1912 Detroit suggests that it wasn't all that different from today. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 30, 2011

"A thoughtfully crafted fable for fans of spiritual awakenings and the romance of traditional peoples."
The spiritual tale of a young Native American from the days before the Spanish arrived in California. Read full book review >

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WOULDN'T IT BE DEADLY by D.E. Ireland
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"The two authors writing together as Ireland must have known that the tradeoff for a ready-made back story and brand-name characters would be comparisons with the characters' creator—but did they know how short they would fall?"
A flower girl-turned-speech coach stops polishing vowels long enough to solve several murders in a series debut that picks up just short of where Shaw's Pygmalion left off.Read full book review >