Search Results: "Emily R. Transue"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"With her second perceptive memoir, Transue claims a solid place in the growing ranks of doctors who write well."
Another memorable collection of medical stories and essays from young physician Transue (On Call: A Doctor's Days and Nights in Residency, 2004). Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"The perfect gift for anyone contemplating medical school."
A young physician's on-the-spot notes from her three-year residency in internal medicine, shaped into a collection of pithy, revealing little stories. Read full book review >

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THE FIRE QUEEN  by Emily R. King
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"A descriptive action-packed fantasy in a vivid world, this novel is for readers interested in seeing its protagonist use her powers and wit to smash the patriarchy. (Fantasy. 13-18)"
An exciting second installment in King's Hundredth Queen series takes readers from one disaster to another along the way to restoring the Tarachand Empire. Read full book review >

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THE HUNDREDTH QUEEN by Emily R. King
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 1, 2017

"This outing opens a trilogy; readers will be eager to get their hands on the next installment. (Fantasy. 13-18)"
Orphan Kalinda was left at a temple as an infant and has always been sickly with a fever, spending most of her childhood in the infirmary at Samiya Temple in this South Asian-inflected fantasy. Read full book review >

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OH HONEY by Emily R. Austin
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A well-crafted and engaging novel, even when the protagonist's actions are hard to take."
A debutnovel about a disaffected slacker who hides her troubles behind a witty facade. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"Suitable primarily for working journalists and others concerned with support of a free press, this is a provocative compendium of issues confronting journalism as new technologies pose an array of threats to independent reporting."
Forget going to jail to protect your source—the government can simply identify her through metadata. Read full book review >

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BEAR & HARE GO FISHING by Emily Gravett
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"Funny and quick, with excellent art that's curbed by its tight frame. (Picture book. 2-5)"
An easygoing fishing trip yields unexpected catches. Read full book review >

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MATILDA'S CAT by Emily Gravett
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2014

"Even Matilda's cat would like this. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A master of animal countenance, Gravett pairs an expressive cat with a busy kid and winks at the difference between textual and visual message. Read full book review >

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BLUE CHAMELEON by Emily Gravett
ANIMALS
Released: March 8, 2011

"Both chameleons and friendship populate children's picture books liberally, but this one's well worth adding to the shelf. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A lonely chameleon pines for a pal. Read full book review >

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ORANGE PEAR APPLE BEAR by Emily Gravett
ANIMALS
Released: May 22, 2007

"The creamy background and gray typeface complement the light lines and bright colors of the fruits, and the bear is a striking example of how, in this case at least, less is definitely more. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Loose line-and-watercolor illustrations ring the changes on all the possible combinations of the four title words in this deliciously playful romp. Read full book review >

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MAMA TRIED by Emily Flake
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A mixed bag of a graphic memoir. Alternadad, meet Indie-mom."
A graphic narrative provides a hipster's guide to motherhood. Read full book review >

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THE LITTLE GARDENER by Emily Hughes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"A lovely visual tribute to the persistent hard work behind every flourishing garden. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A lad scarcely bigger than his pet worm struggles to maintain a large garden by himself. Read full book review >