Search Results: "Dana Teen Lomax"


BOOK REVIEW

KINDERGARDE by Dana Teen Lomax
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"Adventurous writings for literary risk-takers and thrill-seekers. (author biographies, afterword) (Anthology. 10-14)"
A collection of original prose and poetry that ranges from thoughtful to provocative and from experimental to really far-out. Read full book review >

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STAND YOUR GROUND by Raeder Lomax

"A heist goes bad in entertaining fashion."
Two convicts recently released from prison may be looking at a big score, one that everyone seems interested in getting their hands on, in Lomax's crime novel. Read full book review >

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THE LAND WHERE THE BLUES BEGAN by Alan Lomax
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"The devil's own music gets its due. (Photos—16 pp. b&w—not seen.)"
Singingly well-written cornbread-and-moonshine odyssey of folk-archivist Lomax's second swing through the Mississippi Delta in search of seminal blues songs and players, this time during early WW II. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: March 1, 2009

"The result does full justice to its complex, challenging subject who, like this novel, was sui generis. (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Long recognized as a great American poet, Emily Dickinson the woman remains a mystery. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"That some of the artists are lesser known lends a more personal, immediate dimension to their art and words. (Nonfiction. 6-12)"
Fifteen artists provide vibrant and exuberantly colorful paintings that depict special places, neighborhoods and memories that have shaped their art and their lives. Read full book review >

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GEORGE LUCAS by Dana White
Released: Nov. 2, 1999

"That Lucas is driven is clear, but readers will close the book—which ends before the opening of The Phantom Menace in the spring of 1999—knowing more about his career than his soul. (photos, notes, bibliography, index) (Biography. 12-14)"
paper 0-8225-9684-9 Late bloomers will take heart in this tale of a classic underachiever who went on to make popular, record-breaking films. Read full book review >

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SIREN SISTERS by Dana Langer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Touching on family relationships, grieving, growing up, first romance, and Norse mythology, this is an exciting fantasy with a heart-stopping ending by an author to watch. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
On the cusp of her 13th birthday, reluctant siren-in-training Lorelei Salt, who soon will be joining her sisters in luring ships to their dooms with their glorious singing, finds herself responsible for destroying the Sea Witch's curse and saving her sisters' lives in this debut novel set in present-day Maine. Read full book review >

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AND WE'RE OFF by Dana Schwartz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 2, 2017

"The up-to-the-minute details about travel in Europe make this an engaging, enjoyable, and even informational read. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Seventeen-year-old Nora Parker-Holmes has only one obstacle to her upcoming European grand tour: her mother, "five foot three inches tall, newly minted paralegal, and parental nightmare." Read full book review >

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HALF LIFE by Dana Barney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A tricky, cerebral action-filled thriller that fulfills the promise of its predecessor."
In this futuristic thriller, a sequel to Flatline (2015), a conspiracy debunker uncovers evidence of an elite plot against the world.Read full book review >

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THE WRITINGS OF SILVANUS by Dana Cottrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 31, 2016

"An unevenly paced historical novel aimed at a Christian audience."
In Cottrell's (Visions and Dreams, 2011, etc.) novel, lost scrolls tell the story of a Greek woman's unwavering faith and rise to power.Read full book review >

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Released: April 1, 1999

A COMMUNITY OF WRITERSPaul Engle and the Iowa Writers' WorkkshopDana, Robert—Ed. Read full book review >