Search Results: "Dawn Dais"


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THE SH!T NO ONE TELLS YOU by Dawn Dais
NON-FICTION
Released: June 4, 2013

"An amusing and accurate examination of life with an infant."
A behind-the-scenes look at childbirth and a newborn's first year. Read full book review >

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ANNE & HENRY by Dawn Ius
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Clever and compelling storytelling from a promising writer. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn are reimagined as private school hooligans (of course). Read full book review >

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GETTING IN THE GAME by Dawn Fitzgerald
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"Joanna's relatable, feisty and stands up for herself. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Seventh-grader Joanna Giordano is great at hockey, but the only way she can play in her school is on the boys' team, a fact that doesn't sit well with everyone. Read full book review >

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LUMINOUS by Dawn Metcalf
FANTASY
Released: June 30, 2011

"And there's little to Consuela's would-be romance with V. Only extreme fans of Melissa Marr, Cassandra Clare and the like will find anything to enjoy here. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
A confusing and at times just plain weird paranormal debut. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 15, 2016

"What better way to make natural history slide down easily? (index) (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
Cusick floats a slick, select gallery of nature's spitters, nose-pickers, oozers, and slimers—most but not all nonhuman—atop nourishing globs of scientific information. Read full book review >

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AND THE TREES CREPT IN by Dawn Kurtagich
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Frightening and compelling, this gothic will easily sweep fans up into its creeping sense of hysteria. (Horror. 13 & up)"
An emotional and chilling tale of loss, love, and personal demons. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS THAT MAKE ME SAY LOOK OUT! by Dawn Cusick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Average visuals compared to other entries in the series and a formula that is plainly wearing thin. (index, glossary) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
The author of Animals That Make Me Say Ouch! (2014), …Wow! (2014), and …Ewww! (2016) offers a fresh set of stock nature photographs on the general theme of animal defensive behaviors and features. Read full book review >

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IN THE YEAR OF LONG DIVISION by Dawn Raffel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 16, 1995

"Low-fat lit in need of some nourishment."
From Redbook's fiction editor, 16 short stories (some of which have appeared in various literary magazines) that coolly explore the human heart in pared-down prose. Read full book review >

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The Tree of Life by Dawn Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 4, 2015

"Fans of magical realism à la Alice Hoffman will feel at home with this story."
Debut novelist Davis spins a time-travel story that features an unstoppable young heroine. Read full book review >

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FUTON FEVER by Dawn Anderson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2001

"Amiable, lighthearted, though hardly distinguished from many another of like breed."
Roommates, romance, missed connections and the odd bit of sex make up this fairly predictable first work from British writer Anderson. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"A winner for sure, but less blindly battered and pain-ridden than Art Linson's arias in A Pound of Flesh (reviewed above)."
Hypnotically frank, though not for the ages, the memoirs of movie producer Steel; or, Horatio Alger Walks through Lions in Darkest Hollywood—and gets killed but not eaten. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"A likable tale that gently encourages would-be night owls to roost for the evening. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Best buddies Blossom and Boo decide to explore the mysteries of the nighttime forest. Read full book review >