Search Results: "Douglas E. Richards"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Highly recommended. (Fiction. 8-12)"
An imaginative sci-fi tale with the potential to teach real science. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CURE by Douglas E. Richards
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"Raises interesting questions about the nature of humanity. Although the plot depends on wormholes and faster-than-light space travel, readers won't have to be science-fiction fans to enjoy it."
In this clever science-fiction thriller by Richards (Amped, 2012, etc.), a scientist attempts to cure human psychopathy. Read full book review >

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JIGGLE JOGGLE JEE! by Laura E. Richards
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 2001

"Nostalgic and brimming with old-world charm, this merry romp is a great ride. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A turn-of-the-century poem is resurrected and paired with Williams's sparkling illustrations. Read full book review >

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KEEP CLIMBING, GIRLS by Beah E. Richards
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Both a period piece and a shout-out of encouragement, this is sure to find a new, responsive audience. (Picture book. 5-8)"
First published in 1951 by the late actress and poet, Keep Climbing, Girls gets renewed energy from the strong gouache images of Christie and the introduction from Hamilton. Read full book review >

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REVELATIONS by Douglas E. Winter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1997

"Astute, entertaining mainstream fantasy."
An original story anthology and mighty hymn to a coming apocalypse by 14 leading horror writers, gathered here by inspired editor Winter (Prime Evil, 1988, etc). Read full book review >

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BLIP! by Barnaby Richards
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"A sweet introduction to sequential art. (Graphic early reader. 4-6)"
What happens if your spaceship crash-lands on an alien planet and your vocabulary happens to be very limited? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CRITTER SITTER by Chuck Richards
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Kids who appreciate critters and stories about them will truly enjoy sitting with this one. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Henry gets much more than he bargained for—and, happily, so do readers—as he attempts to "creature control" a bevy of pets of assorted species: goldfish, boa, tree frog, cockatiel, cat and Slobberchops, the bloodhound. Read full book review >