Search Results: "David Hitch"


BOOK REVIEW

HITCH by Jeanette Ingold
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2005

"A good match with her The Big Burn (2002) also set in Montana. (bibliography) (Fiction. 12-14)"
Branded a no-good like his father, Moss Trawnley joins the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Read full book review >

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HITCH-22 by Christopher Hitchens
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 2, 2010

"Revealing and riveting. There's little about his brother, his two marriages or his children, but other memoirs may follow."
Hitchens (Thomas Jefferson: Author of America, 2009, etc.) offers an engrossing account of his lives as a British Navy brat, a socialist activist and a leading essayist and intellectual of our time. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVID by Mary Hoffman
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Nonfiction masquerading as a novel and failing as either sort of narrative. (character list, historical note, glossary) (Historical fiction. 13 & up)"
The author of the Stravaganaza series reveals the muse behind Michelangelo's David. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHIVER HITCH by Linda Greenlaw
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"Greenlaw's (Lifesaving Lessons, 2013, etc.) experience as a Maine-based lobster-boat captain brings verisimilitude to her descriptions of the people, the landscape, and most of all the wild offshore weather, all neatly rolled into a mystery with plenty of suspects."
A Miami cop finds life very different when she moves to Maine, from the weather to the stubbornly independent people of Green Haven. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HITCH by Gerald Hammond
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2004

"Not to worry: Veteran Hammond (The Snatch, 2003, etc.) provides just enough menace and malice to keep this caper from drifting from the crime rack to the shelves housing Modern Bride."
A Scottish bonbon for all the couples who thought their nuptials were nightmares. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A HITCH AT THE FAIRMONT by Jim Averbeck
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 24, 2014

"A fine read and a decent love letter to all that Hitchcock stood for. (Mystery. 8-14)"
A troubled preteen and a famous director team up to solve a mystery at the renowned Fairmont Hotel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVID BOWIE by Paul Trynka
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 18, 2011

"Bowie nerds will love it, and music nerds will admire it; regular nerds and most others will think it's about 150 pages too long."
Everything you always wanted to know about the Thin White Duke. Everything. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVID COPPERFIELD by Charles Dickens
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Marks's storytelling skills are further demonstrated by the different sizes of the pictures, their distribution, and layout—on the whole, they evocatively conjure this hearty tale, and will send readers off to the original. (Picture book. 8-12)"
A more or less self-contained excerpt from the novel, in a creative abridgement done by Dickens for one of his public readings (Anthea Bell's afterword provides notes about these performances and the texts Dickens prepared for them). Read full book review >

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ONE OF A KIND by Ariel S. Winter
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 5, 2012

"While not unique, this lighthearted story helps children appreciate their own special qualities and build the courage to express them. (Picture book. 4-7)"
For one lonesome boy, fitting in means standing out. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOCTOR SQUASH by Margaret Wise Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"Entertaining and charming. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A Little Golden Book first published in 1952 with illustrations by J.P. Miller sees new life with new art, proving yet again that Brown is synonymous with timelessness. Read full book review >

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DAVID BOWIE by Dylan Jones
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"A dishy but overstuffed and overly praiseful portrait."
A sweeping, gossipy biography of the chameleonic pop star in the form of an oral history, with input from dozens of collaborators, lovers, and admirers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Psyaint David by Wayne  Lanter
Released: May 22, 2016

"An unusual and artistically ambitious—but convoluted—account of a New York City gripped by fear."
A thriller chronicles a metropolis' descent into moral chaos. Read full book review >