Search Results: "D.L. Green"


BOOK REVIEW

SPARKLING JEWEL by D.L.  Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Certain children will read anything about horses; this book relies too heavily on that fact. (Fiction. 6-8)"
When 9-year-old Tori and her 8-year-old sister, Miranda, arrive at their grandmother's Silver Pony Ranch to spend the summer, Tori is immediately smitten with Gran's new pony, Jewel. Read full book review >

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ZEKE MEEKS VS. THE PUTRID PUPPET PALS by D.L.  Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Zeke has a good chance at becoming a popular fad for new readers. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Readers who prefer an easier-to-read option to the Wimpy Kid series will find Zeke Meeks' comic responses to the tribulations of life as a third grader amusingly familiar. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A solid combination of a street-tough attitude and a keen grasp of social and political hot-button issues."
Comedian and TV veteran Hughley drops an in-your-face mega-rant on the downward spiral of American culture. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE DUCKIE'S DAY by D.L. Skandle
Released: July 7, 2010

"A worthy inside joke for parents beset with toddlers."
In this reimagining of childhood bliss, little Duckie and his mother trundle through a normal day, but they see the same day in very different ways. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Terminal Awakening by D.L. Dowdy
Released: May 13, 2014

"A creative YA time-travel adventure that, while it has a measure of promise and fits of maturity, overindulges in childish tendencies."
With plenty of attitude and a motley crew of teenagers, Dowdy's YA time-travel debut splices together past, present and future. Read full book review >

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BLACK MAN, WHITE HOUSE by D.L. Hughley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 7, 2016

"Funny, insightful, and legitimately illuminating."
The Obama years, through a glass cleverly. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAN KILLS WOMAN by D.L. Flusfeder
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"A virtuoso double biography (though Tierney comes across as more interesting than his legendary subject) weak on plot—the promised revelations come as no surprise—but strongly evocative of the biographer's febrile infatuation."
The teasing title's not the last touch of bravado in this knowing, nervy first novel—a story chronicling unemployed author Richard Tierney's exploration of the life of British aesthete/adventurer William Ivory after Boston British publisher Dorothy Burton cajoles him into writing a biography of this ``monster.'' Read full book review >

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BLACK SILK HANDKERCHIEF by D.L. Birchfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 2006

"This series kickoff from Western Writers of America Spur winner Birchfield (Field of Honor, 2004, etc.) subordinates mystery to landscape and the depiction of the modern West. The moseying narrative is a matter of taste."
An amateur photographer stumbles into a complex murder puzzle. Read full book review >

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THE FANTASTIC PHANTASMIC DETECTIVE AGENCY AND THE WOEBEGONE ODDITY OF THE UNDERWORLD by D.L. Dugger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 30, 2017

"A delightful installment in a series that promises more fun and otherworldly miscreants to come."
Ghost-tracking teenage gumshoes and their medium colleague take on new cases in Dugger's (The Fantastic Phantasmic Detective Agency and the Rebel Realm, 2016) YA supernatural-mystery sequel.Read full book review >