Search Results: "Donna Britt"


BOOK REVIEW

BROTHERS (& ME) by Donna Britt
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 8, 2011

"A probing psychological exploration that delves to rarely tapped depths."
An African-American woman's plight to properly grieve for her murdered brother while untangling her own psychological hang-ups. Read full book review >

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MAKING OLD STORIES NEW WITH DONNA JO NAPOLI
by Julie Danielson

Adventure, magic, love, and betrayal. That’s what the sub-title of Donna Jo Napoli’s newest book, Tales From the Arabian Nights, promises readers. In this ambitious and handsomely-designed collection, illustrated by Christina Balit, Napoli gathers a selection of these ancient stories, 45 of the original 1,001 “nights.” Her respect for the legendary tales is evident in not only her ...


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BOOK REVIEW

CAT DAD, KING OF THE GOBLINS by Britt Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"This high-wattage debut is a little rough around the edges, but there's nary a dull moment. (afterword) (Graphic fantasy. 7-9)"
A pair of sisters and a froggy sidekick go up against a horde of fungal jungle dwellers in this frantically paced Canadian import. Read full book review >

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FALLING FOR THE DEVIL by Britt Holmstrom
Released: Aug. 15, 2012

"A solid contribution to a popular genre, this novel skillfully brings history to life."
Holmstrom's novel (Leaving Berlin, 2011, etc.) is a well-researched, riveting tale of witchcraft and hysteria. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2015

"Despite its flaws, this book should help readers understand how organizations work, from the smallest nonprofit group to the largest political entity."
A social psychologist explains how human groups or memes organize and operate, to the detriment and sometimes the benefit of civilization. Read full book review >

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TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR KISSING GLORIA JEAN by Britt Leigh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"A nicely balanced, believable and interesting view into adolescence, sex education and the power of faith. (Fiction. 11-14)"
A 14-year-old girl tries to follow her Catholic faith but wants to get her first kiss too. Read full book review >

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TIANANMEN ASCENDING by Britt Alan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2016

"An enthralling, action-packed novel about a hero's courageous call to action in the wake of a realistically portrayed attack."
In Alan's debut political thriller, the governments of Iran and China join together to coordinate deadly terrorist actions on American soil. Read full book review >

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THE LOST TRACK OF TIME by Paige Britt
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 2015

"Not as masterful as Juster's genre-defining work but enjoyable on many levels. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
An overscheduled girl falls into a hole in her schedule in Britt's whimsical debut. Read full book review >

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JANE, THE FOX, AND ME by Fanny Britt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A sensitive and possibly reassuring take on a psychological vulnerability that is all too common and not easily defended. (Graphic novel. 10-13)"
Lonely young Hélène begins to get out from under her body-image issue with help from a new friend—and Jane Eyre. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 18, 2012

"A plausible, engaging political thriller."
In Snider's first foray into fiction, an espionage scandal rocks the halls of the U.S. Senate. Read full book review >

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Schism by Britt Holewinski
Released: March 14, 2016

"This apocalyptic teen drama's character interactions may draw readers in, but its vigorous story will keep them hooked."
In Holewinski's debut YA dystopian thriller and series opener, teenage survivors of a catastrophic viral outbreak find a desolate United States where a fiendish few have taken power. Read full book review >