Search Results: "Dennis Kimbro"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"A few helpful kernels amid a monotonous, repetitive text."
A study of black millionaires is the basis for this presentation of the laws of wealth. Read full book review >

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SEA OF DREAMS by Dennis Nolan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"One thing's certain: It's magic. (Picture book. 4-10)
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A girl leaves her sandcastle at dusk, just as the inevitable tide rushes in, and misses a small, plaintive light that appears in its window. Rushes of tingly surrealism continue throughout this wordless adventure story about the tiny inhabitants of the sandcastle, who escape by boat. Read full book review >

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HUNTERS OF THE GREAT FOREST by Dennis Nolan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"Quite a treat! (Picture book. 3-7)"
An intrepid band conquers a rugged landscape to capture an unusually tasty conquest in this funny, wordless story. Read full book review >

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THE SKY WRITER by Dennis Haseley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Both combine in an understatement that defies the saccharine but instead honors childish imaginations. (Picture book. 3-8)"
There is something that tugs at the heart in this softly illustrated, quietly told story. Read full book review >

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GETTING HIM by Dennis Haseley
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A lot of muck to wade through for the single tender moment at the very end. (Fiction. 10+)"
Sixth-grade narrator, Donald, is an average 1950s preteen. Read full book review >

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DR. GRAVITY by Dennis Haseley
FICTION
Released: Oct. 23, 1992

"An exercise in idea- and word-play: playful but portentous. (Fiction. 12+)"
Blaming his terminal clumsiness—and all the ills of the world—on gravity's pull, a young man develops a potion that puts the buildings and people of his Ohio hometown up in the air. Read full book review >

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RANTING AGAIN by Dennis Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 5, 1998

"His patented sarcasm machine produces another caustic and clever, albeit impermanent, little volume."
Cable TV satirist Miller (The Rants, 1996) is throwing his barbed tantrums again, dispensing some seriously smart-alecky stuff between his patented opener, "I don't want to get off on a rant here," and his closing tag, "that's just my opinion, I could be wrong." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2009

"Engaging stories from a fabled place where many arrived broke and most left that way."
How a mammoth vein of silver ore—a "Babylon of the Great American Desert"—helped shape the West. Read full book review >

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MR. MIKE by Dennis Perrin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 1998

"Freelance writer Perrin has done a signal job of reclaiming the edgy spirit and importance of O'Donoghue's work. (Author tour)"
A discerning, sharply drawn portrait of the life and work of one of the founding fathers of contemporary comedy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE COMMUNIST’S DAUGHTER by Dennis Bock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2007

"A slow, sure novel that burns away the glamor of war."
A fictionalized account of the life of Norman Bethune, the Canadian war physician. Read full book review >