Search Results: "Daniel Ewald"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 8, 2012

"A friend's moving tribute, to be enjoyed by baseball fans and nonfans alike."
Charming, heartfelt memoir about legendary baseball manager George "Sparky" Anderson (1934-2010) by his longtime manager, co-author (They Call Me Sparky, 1998, etc.) and dear friend. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"A helpful compendium to the heroes of the American Catholic Church."
Part devotional guide, part encyclopedia, Saints and Blesseds of the Americas will find a welcome place on the shelves of a new generation of Catholics. Read full book review >

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MAGIC EYES by Wendy Ewald
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 1992

"An affecting example of how oral history can open a window on another reality."
Vivid oral history of one peasant's harsh life in a Colombian mountain village and in the barrios of Bogot†. Read full book review >

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LOVELY GREEN EYES by Arnošt Lustig
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"But Lovely Green Eyes does rein in a lot of the hyperbole that marred much of his earlier fiction; as a result, this is one of this very uneven writer's better efforts."
The latest (2000) novel from the Czech author of more than a dozen fictional treatments of the Holocaust and its aftershocks tells the grim story of 15-year-old Hanka Kaudersová, who survives Auschwitz by serving as a prostitute for its Nazi masters. Read full book review >

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HILDIE BITTERPICKLES NEEDS HER SLEEP by Robin Newman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"Tired readers may empathize with Hildie, but there's not much here to help them get to sleep. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A young witch in need of some shut-eye learns that diplomacy and problem-solving work wonders in dealing with noisy neighbors. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 14, 2000

"A frightening alarm whose many suggestions—starting with simple hygiene—will be ignored at our own peril."
A lucid and controversial study of infections, infectiousness, and chronic illness. 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

JACK DEATH by M.L. Windsor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Comfortably familiar and well-executed series tropes make this funny romp one readers will want a sequel to. (Fantasy. 10-13)"
Death's 10-year-old son and a risky new friend take on a cabal of genocidal racists in this lighthearted debut. Read full book review >

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DANIEL SUAREZ
by Clayton Moore

Daniel Suarez finally made it to the future in his new novel, Change Agent, which Kirkus’ reviewer says is “...his most entertaining high-tech thriller yet.”

The author sometimes gets pegged as a science fiction author because his previous bestsellers—Daemon, Freedom, Kill Decision, and Influx—all revolve around technologies that are just around the corner. In Change Agent ...


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BOOK REVIEW

CAT POWER! by Daniel Kirk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Covering the dreaded litter box, balls-of-string adventures, the scratching post and the dead-bird gift, there are purrs aplenty here for cat lovers. (CD) (Picture book/poetry. 4-8)"
Either a companion or counterpoint to Dogs Rule! (2003), these 18 poems celebrate the lovable quirks, reproach the annoying traits and acknowledge the different personalities of all kinds of cats. Read full book review >

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COME BACK SOON by Daniel Schallau
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Undeniably well-meaning, but a bit of a mess. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This busily surreal tale will make readers feel as though they've walked in on the middle of a conversation. Read full book review >

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LOVE STINKS by Daniel Postgate
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Bill is an endearing pup any poodle would be lucky to have. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Love stinks when you're the smelliest mutt in town and you've fallen for pristine, purebred poodle Peachy Snugglekins, who happens to be owned by your nemesis, Great Aunt Bleach! Read full book review >