Search Results: "Erica Warp"


BOOK REVIEW

WARP by Lev Grossman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 14, 1997

"Grossman can write, but sooner or later he'll have to find a subject."
First novel from a twentysomething about twentysomethings in Boston. Read full book review >

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WARP SPEED by Lisa Yee
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Yee's combination of humor and sympathy works a charm here, giving Marley a life of his own and a chance at success in this solid addition to her prismatic look at middle school. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Seventh-grader Marley Sandelsky—former friend of Stanford Wong (Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time, 2005, etc.)—is a devoted Star Trek fan; he knows the series so well that he thinks metaphorically about his life in terms of characters and plots from Star Trek. Read full book review >

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WARP & WEFT by Edward J. Delaney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"A modest and quiet work that draws the outlines of a vanished world with exceptional ease and grace."
First novel by journalist and storywriter Delaney (The Drowning, 1999) portrays life on and off the floor of a New England textile mill. Read full book review >

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NED THE NEURON by Erica Warp
by Erica Warp, illustrated by Andy Warner, developed by Kizoom Labs
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"A rangy introduction to the parts of the brain and their functions that skips or dives, your choice. (works on iPad 2 and above) (iPad informational app. 10-14)"
A deep-dish serving of brain matter, but surprisingly digestible for all that. Read full book review >

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BRAIN WARP by Gil Snider
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 17, 2003

"An enjoyable mix of suspense and neuroscience."
Alzheimer's is indeed the cruelest killer in this intriguing medical potboiler. Read full book review >

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WARP ANGEL by Stuart Hopen
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 1995

"A swift-moving, imaginative debut, not too seriously damaged by its mad patchwork of themes, erratic plot, and unconvincing windup."
Travel by spacewarp allowed humans to spread through the galaxy but also tore holes in the fabric of spacetime; as a result, warp travel was abandoned, leaving the far-flung colonies isolated. Read full book review >

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PRETENDING TO BE ERICA by Michelle Painchaud
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 21, 2015

"A thriller premise with a satisfying shades-of-gray resolution. (Suspense. 14-17)"
Raised up by her foster father to become the world's best con artist, Violet's disguised as a girl who's both very rich and very dead. Read full book review >

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Andy Lightfoot and the Time Warp by S. Henshon
Released: Dec. 16, 2014

"A story held back by a plethora of similarities to the Potter world, though it has plenty of shine on its own."
Henshon's debut novel treads familiar ground, pitting an orphan and two friends against forces beyond their ken. Read full book review >

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JACOB WONDERBAR AND THE INTERSTELLAR TIME WARP by Nathan Bransford
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2013

"Steer newbies to the first in the series so they can experience the whole goofy tale. (Humorous science fiction. 8-12)"
Space is huge, but Jacob and his friends are about to find out that time is even huger. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOUND DOGS by Erica Sirotich
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 18, 2017

"An unusual counting book that goes beyond the basics, providing opportunities to reread and recount in different ways. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Friendly dogs from an animal shelter are the smiling stars of this counting book, progressing from one dog to 10 and then counting back down from 10 to one. Read full book review >

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BRAVE LITTLE RACCOON by Erica Wolf
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2005

"Tries to be an obedience tale but functions better as a well-painted homage to childhood bravery in the big natural world. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Wolf's pretty acrylics light Little Raccoon's accidental night in the woods alone. Read full book review >