Search Results: "Dayna Dunbar"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WINGS THAT FLY US HOME by Dayna Dunbar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2006

"Appealing characters and humor help balance the farfetched New Age hokum."
Single Oklahoma mom with psychic abilities journeys to Santa Fe in this sequel to The Saints and Sinners of Okay County (2004). Read full book review >

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THE SAINTS AND SINNERS OF OKAY COUNTY by Dayna Dunbar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"A very appealing debut from Dunbar, an Oklahoma native, whose tough-minded tenderness and authentic voice make the most of a slight plot."
Oklahoma psychic, in an impressive first from screenwriter Dunbar. Read full book review >

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NO DAWN WITHOUT DARKNESS by Dayna Lorentz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 17, 2014

"Though readers will need to have read (and possibly recently reread) the previous two to understand this conclusion, it provides a thoughtful and broad-reaching ending to a tale of surviving dire circumstances. (Thriller. 14-18)"
This final novel in a trilogy about teens quarantined in a mall after their exposure to a virus is realistic in its portrayal of the lasting effects of the ordeal for the survivors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 19, 2011

"This may be a nuts-and-bolts primer on fashioning the architecture and words for your marriage, but Reid keeps it sweet as the cake and smooth as the silk."
A how-to guide for choosing the words that mean the most to you for your wedding ceremony, as well as designing the event. Read full book review >

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THE STORM by Dayna Lorentz
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Even readers who don't consider themselves dog people may start seeing the world from Shep's point of view and turning the pages faster and faster. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
If a dog wrote a book about the adventures of a dog, it would sound almost exactly like this, although some people might think the dog was exaggerating a bit. Read full book review >

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THE PACK by Dayna Lorentz
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Adventure lovers will enjoy the cliffhanger ending, and political junkies will wonder if dogs are more advanced than we are. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
Can a dog rule the world? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

All Good Children by Dayna Ingram
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2016

"An absorbing and poignant YA dystopian fantasy with a convincing heroine."
A teenager works through her emotional turmoil while waiting to become a sacrificial offering to aliens in this sci-fi melodrama. Read full book review >

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ARTHUR'S DREAM BOAT by Polly Dunbar
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A real attention-getter. (Picture book. 2 & up)"
Dunbar imaginatively transforms a seaside memory of a small boy in the ocean and a boat on the distant horizon into Arthur's adventure with a dream boat. Read full book review >

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PENGUIN by Polly Dunbar
by Polly Dunbar, illustrated by Polly Dunbar
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2007

"An attractively designed, child-appealing package. (Picture book. 4-6)"
In this fanciful tale, a boy unwraps a gift penguin and tries to make it talk. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HELLO TILLY by Polly Dunbar
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Happy Hector (ISBN: 978-0-7636-4110-8) publishes simultaneously, with the other four 'coming soon.' (Picture book. 2-5)"
Tilly is a little girl who lives with her five animal friends in a little yellow house, and readers meet them all, one by one, in this inaugural title of a six-book series. Read full book review >

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PAT-A-CAKE BABY by Joyce Dunbar
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 9, 2015

"A sweet confection through and through, from the glitter on the cover to the nonpareils on the endpapers. (Picture book. 4-7)"

BOOK REVIEW

FLYAWAY KATIE by Polly Dunbar
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2004

"Exuberant, to say the least. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A joyous cure for a case of the doldrums. Read full book review >