Search Results: "Dwight Hood Roberts"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 29, 2012

"Fans of the Western genre are sure to find much to love, but the appealing story and characters could also appease all types of readers."
Hidden treasure, a young girl on the run and revenge-minded scoundrels with itchy trigger fingers populate Robert's (Treasure at El Dorado, 2011) second Western novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BRING EVERYBODY by Dwight Yates
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2006

"Yates is a wise stylist who knows exactly where he wants to go, but you'll want to shake the stiffness out of most of these stories."
In this debut collection, Yates explores, in precise prose, domestic life at its most intimate Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I AM BAT by Morag Hood
by Morag Hood, illustrated by Morag Hood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Excellent visual storytelling aligned with eloquent brevity. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A comical fruit bat addresses readers about its beloved cherries, not guessing they will soon disappear. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOOK AT THIS by Art Dwight
Released: Oct. 29, 2011

"Dwight's wholesome love for his family and friends, and the life lessons they've offered, makes for an engaging account of one man's life well lived."
In this inspirational memoir, Dwight transforms everyday lessons into essential wisdom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JUDGE by Dwight Allen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2003

"A delicate touch throughout, but the characters, for all their foibles, are largely wretched, racked, inscrutable souls next to whom the ghostly Judge seems a paragon of substance."
Ex-New Yorker staffer Allen (The Green Suit, stories, 2000) offers an eloquent but determinedly downbeat first novel about the family and clerk of a recently deceased Kentucky judge, all at sea about what to do with themselves. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CARROT AND PEA by Morag Hood
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"Wonderfully understated humor, thought-provoking illustrations, and a spot-on theme about the enriching nature of embracing differences combine to create a story that is much more than the sum of its parts. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Lee, a pea, and Colin, a carrot, are improbable friends in this picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GREEN SUIT by Dwight Allen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2000

"An unremarkable debut from a nonetheless talented author."
Linked short stories about a young writer drifting aimlessly through the last 20 years. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FROM THE GARDEN OF MEMORY by Dwight Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1998

"Good gothic gloom, though parts of the story are far-fetched, crossing over from the credibly ill-fated to the ludicrous."
A haunted house that isn't, a cousin who wasn't, and a young woman lost somewhere between the two are the features of this moody, tricky midwestern tale, a debut in fiction from Williams (coauthor, Raising Lazarus, 1994). Read full book review >