Search Results: "Diana Pinto"


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ISRAEL HAS MOVED by Diana Pinto
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 28, 2013

"A solid work of intellectual criticism."
A close look at Israeli society yields a sense of disorientating psychosis rather than clarity. Read full book review >

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THE NUMBER GARDEN by Sara Pinto
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Not for beginning counters, the fine lines and busy compositions will be most enjoyed by preschoolers—and their grown-ups. (Novelty/picture book. 3-5)"
A sweetly goofy companion to The Alphabet Room (2003) uses the same lift-the-flap format. Read full book review >

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APPLES & ORANGES by Sara Pinto
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Children who have tackled serious concept books will get an enormous kick out of this sly gem, letting their imaginations run wild with the creative possibilities inherent in tomfoolery. (Picture book. 4-8)"
"How are an apple and an orange alike?" asks this genially goofy offering. Read full book review >

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HEDGEHUG by Benn Sutton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"With just enough heart-beating action and well-placed sound effects, this could become a new holiday favorite for preschoolers still puzzling out how to best share their own feelings. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Dear Hedgehug eagerly anticipates Valentine's Day. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

The origins of humankind have inspired endless speculation in myth, religion, philosophy, and science. Read full book review >

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COBALT BLUE by Sachin Kundalkar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"This novel neatly establishes an emotionally complex situation and presents its characters with difficult decisions to quiet but devastating effect."
A lodger causes fissures in the relationship between a brother and sister when both find themselves drawn to him in this atmospheric novel. Read full book review >

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THE SABBATICAL by Frederick Pinto
Released: July 6, 2012

"A surprisingly complex novel about music and self-evaluation."
A key player in the music industry finds himself ousted and forced to reconsider his place in the world. Read full book review >

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EM AND THE BIG HOOM by Jerry Pinto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 27, 2014

"More clarity would have been welcome. Em's a star, but she can't support a whole novel."
Home is where your mother is. But what if she's mad? That's the reality facing a teenage son in this mordant debut about a troubled Indian family. Read full book review >

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THE STANDING DEAD by Ricardo Pinto
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2003

"Richly imagined but brutal fantasy—not for the squeamish, as they say."
This sequel to The Chosen (2000) returns to the Three Lands, where a haughty elite rules over a helpless subject population. Read full book review >