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BOOK REVIEW

GHOSTS OF THE DEEP by Daniel Cohen
ADVENTURE
Released: June 23, 1993

"No source notes. (Nonfiction. 11-13)"
Cohen adds to his corpus of corpses (Ghostly Tales of Love and Revenge, 1992, etc.) with an assortment of European and American nautical apparitions—some widely known (the Flying Dutchman; hammering aboard the Great Eastern, frequently presaging misfortune), others of local interest, including several tales of Cornish ghosts from 19th-century collector William Bottrell. Read full book review >

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PROPHETS OF DOOM by Daniel Cohen
RELIGION
Released: March 15, 1992

"Illustrations not seen. (Nonfiction. 12-15)"
The Second Millennium is at hand. Read full book review >

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PHANTOM ANIMALS by Daniel Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 18, 1991

From the demon cat said to stalk the U.S. Capitol building's ``confusing tangle of...winding passageways'' to the swarming ``rats of the Rhine,'' who take terrible vengeance on a man who ordered a peasant massacre, Cohen presents an array of animals who die but refuse to rest, or appear from nowhere only to vanish mysteriously. Read full book review >

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GHOSTLY TALES OF LOVE AND REVENGE by Daniel Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 1992

"Perhaps not at night. (Nonfiction. 11-13)"
Cohen's Ghosts of War (1990) were men; here, women's ghosts comprise most of the cast—women who died betrayed or abandoned, by murder or accident; who returned for love, vengeance, or (in one case) jewelry. Read full book review >

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ERNI CABAT'S MAGICAL WORLD OF MONSTERS by Daniel Cohen
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: May 1, 1992

"This lacks the sophisticated range of styles and feelings Leonard Baskin's A Book of Dragons (1985) and Imps, Demons, Hobgoblins, Witches, Fairies and Elves (1984), but its visual extravagance will widen the eyes of browsers and budding artists alike. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 8+)"
A showcase for a durable painter whose swirling fantasies bring back the days of psychedelic art. Read full book review >

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GHOST IN THE HOUSE by Daniel Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Nicely mysterious, disturbing illustrations in dramatically graphic black and white. (Folklore. 10-13)"
Nine brief tales of odd or supernatural doings in and around buildings—from the well-documented hauntings of Captain Despard's house in England and Vermont's Eddy farmhouse (the ``Spirit Capital of the World'') to the strange history of California's Winchester House and the many apparitions (including one of Dolley Madison) reported at Washington's Octagon. Read full book review >

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DANIEL LOWE
by Megan Labrise

A few months shy of his 60th birthday, Daniel Lowe’s publishing dreams came true—with a novel that proceeds from a nightmarish premise.

In All That’s Left to Tell, a mid-level American executive named Marc Laurent is held captive in Pakistan by two local guards. Each day he is blindfolded and an English-speaking woman, who identifies herself as “Josephine,” questions ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE ANCILLARY'S MARK by Daniel A. Cohen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 4, 2010

"An entertaining page-turner, perfect for a young fantasy fan."
Indebted to classic fantasy novels, a sweet story of good's triumph over evil for young adult readers. Read full book review >

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THE ONE AND ONLY ZOË LAMA by Tish Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

Readers will fairly hear a laugh track in the background of this pleasant-enough tween-girl-sitcom-script of a story, companion to 2007's The Invisible Rules of the Zoë Lama. Read full book review >

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EDDY’S DREAM by Miriam Cohen
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"A chorus of lively, informative voices waiting to be discovered by those who make the effort to listen. (Poetry. 9+)"
Katz has experimented with writing poems in the voices of Americans of the past, utilizing this approach with original poems in American History Poems (1998). Read full book review >

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JACOB'S LITTLE SISTER by Miriam Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"The sweet sibling relationship and the focus on Daddy as primary caregiver make this one stand out. (Board book. 2-4)"
Big brother Jacob helps Daddy take care of mischievous Little Sister in the newest offering in the Backpack Baby board-book series. Read full book review >

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TWO LITTLE MITTENS by Miriam Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A direct invitation to make up more stories lurks beneath a closing double flap; rare is the young child who will be able to resist doing just that. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Printed on light card stock, two bright orange mittens with faint but expressive facial features draw, garden and even dream together in this playful mini-tale. Read full book review >