Search Results: "Dina Bennett"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 1, 2013

"A fun ride, worth the trip."
A road-trip memoir from an author who has "a love-hate relationship with adventure." Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2011

"A mildly interesting way to introduce artistic expression to a preschool audience. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A child's inquisitive search for a lost pencil takes him on an imaginary tour. Read full book review >

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DRAWN FROM WATER by Dina Elenbogen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 2015

"Elenbogen occasionally illuminates important themes of identity, but there is much more to learn about these Ethiopian Jews. Perhaps one day one of them will tell the whole story; this is just an introduction."
Soul-searching memoir of the author's visits to Israel and how she discovered an Ethiopian Jewish community in the process. Read full book review >

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REFUGE by Dina Nayeri
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"A vital, timely novel about what it means to seek refuge."
An expatriate Iranian woman struggles to reconcile her European life with her background. Read full book review >

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Char - Warrior Woman by Dina Burke
Released: April 2, 2013

"An enjoyable sci-fi take on the erotic novel."
A debut post-apocalyptic erotic romancebetween a warrior lord and the fiery woman he hopes to tame. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Four Quadrant Living by Dina Colman
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Useful tools for living a more balanced life."
An easy approach to integrating different realms of your life and achieving a healthy lifestyle. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RED by Dina Hampton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 12, 2013

"A capable and compelling memoir of the '60s and its varied political legacies as reflected in the lives of three survivors."
Parallel biographies of three notorious 1960s graduates of a left-wing New York high school. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER FAUST by Daniel Nayeri
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"By switching character viewpoints often, the authors keep the pace moving to an ending full of action, revelation and horror. (Supernatural fiction. YA)"
Five teens with supernatural powers move to New York City, where they cause mayhem at an exclusive prep school. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER PAN by Daniel Nayeri
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Though this volume stands as a companion, not a sequel, to Another Faust (2009), readers who are unfamiliar with the first book may be confused about the school nurse's true identity. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Peter Pan is reimagined and set at the tony Marlowe School in New York. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REALLY RAOULINO by Dina Fischbein
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"Adequate, but Nancy Farmer's The Warm Place (1995) tells a similar story much more smoothly. (Fiction. 7-9)"
This uneven adventure of a misplaced reptile is at least cute. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PLAYING DAD’S SONG by D. Dina Friedman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 11, 2006

"Readers will enjoy the references to musicals and classical music, but a list for further listening would have been a nice addition. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Friedman offers a moving, heartfelt story of loss. Read full book review >

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UNDER THE BOARDWALK
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett

Cover Story: On the Waterfront
BFF Charm: Yay
Swoonworthy Scale: 9
Talky Talk: Some Like It Hot
Bonus Factors: Santa Cruz, Classic Movies, Vintage Fashion
Relationship Status: From Here To Eternity

Cover Story: On the Waterfront

Much like Jenn Bennett’s first YA book, The Anatomical Shape of a Heart, I find the ...


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