Search Results: "Danny Sit"


BOOK REVIEW

TUCKER by Danny Sit
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2011

"Tucker's charming personality and the quality of the photographic illustrations help this to stand out from the pack. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A strong narrative voice, charming photographs and an utterly appealing little dog protagonist coalesce to create a winning story about a Jack Russell terrier named Tucker. Read full book review >

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RAGE AGAINST THE MESHUGENAH by Danny Evans
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 4, 2009

"Tedious and ultimately mediocre."
A nice Jewish boy reflects on his experiences with depression. Read full book review >

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THE PLOTS AGAINST HITLER by Danny Orbach
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"A dense but gripping look at a historical counternarrative that remains relevant and disturbing."
A robust history of the German conspiracy against Nazism. Read full book review >

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MAN FROM THE SKY by Danny Wynn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2014

"Conjuring shades of Steinbeck's meditations on nature, this enjoyable, pleasant yarn passes like the cool summer breezes described within its pages."
In this short but sweet novella, Wynn spins an enjoyable tale of lost souls colliding in the most unlikely of places. Read full book review >

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IN SEARCH OF THE LOST CHORD by Danny Goldberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 6, 2017

"No substitute for more serious histories of the era but a genial you-were-there memoir of a golden age."
A reminiscence of the time that brought us Sgt. Pepper and the Summer of Love. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 2, 2009

"Great fun, especially for anyone facing the Big 3-0."
A British writer and broadcaster turns the familiar angst of approaching age 30 into a diverting adventure. Read full book review >

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RANDOM ACTS OF HEROIC LOVE by Danny Scheinmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"While at times predictable and prosaic, the mutually reinforcing narratives ultimately convey debut novelist Scheinmann's message of the redemptive power of love."
An antiphonal narrative covers a physical trek from Siberia to Poland around the time of the Russian Revolution and an emotional journey from grief to love in the early 1990s. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2003

"Members of the DNC will want to study up on this one."
Smart reports from the countercultural trenches, where '60s veterans trudge onward. Read full book review >

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TREASURES OF THE FORGOTTEN CITY by Danny McAleese
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2016

"A brief book packed with charm and hours of potential enjoyment."
In McAleese (Where Shadows Play, 2017, etc.) and Kristoph's (Bathed in Light, 2016, etc.) middle-grade adventure tale, readers choose their own paths in a search for a legendary city beneath the sands. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 9, 1997

"Not one to simply whine, Schechter closes the book with suggestions about what journalists and the American public can do to change the status quo."
This behind-the-scenes look at America's media monopoly might more aptly be titled ``The More You Write, the Less You Remember Your Point.'' Although Schechter offers many interesting insights about the world of journalism and where it is going (downhill, fast), this book suffers from a lack of cohesion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A Rainbow Together by Danny Davies
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 19, 2016

"A vivid, poignant story of a boy who learns to love.
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A young man takes a life-altering summer job in this debut coming-of-age novel. Read full book review >