Search Results: "Erwin Madrid"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 9, 2014

"A well-organized, charming guide to Madrid."
Two American girls pen a travelogue about Madrid, Spain. Read full book review >

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THE SCARY PLACES MAP BOOK by B.G. Hennessy
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"Not particularly challenging—nor, since the settings are conventional enough that even younger children will probably find them familiar, particularly scary either. (Picture book. 7-9)"
In the same vein as the author's Once Upon a Time Map Book (1999 with foldouts; flat edition 2004), more map-reading practice in the guise of an ocean voyage and six tours of spooky landscapes or locales. Read full book review >

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RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER by Thea Feldman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Fans of the TV special will be drawn to this edition of the beloved story; others may want to check out the new interpretation of the original story by Robert L. May, publishing on Sept. 30, 2014. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The version of the holiday story that has been shown on television for the past 50 years is the basis for this interpretation of Rudolph's tale. Read full book review >

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ROCKY ZANG IN THE AMAZING MR. MAGIC by Megan McDonald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Fans tend to love things just the way they are, making this attempt to extend the brand down of questionable wisdom. (Early reader. 6-8)"
Judy Moody for new readers is a miss. Read full book review >

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JUNIPER BERRY by M.P.  Kozlowsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"Best left for only the most voracious chiller fans. (Horror. 9-12)"
Eleven-year-old Juniper Berry appears to have the perfect life. Read full book review >

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MY NEW TEAM by Ryan Howard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 27, 2015

"Well-intentioned but not quite a home run. (Fiction. 7-9)"
Rhino loves everything about the game of baseball except the bully on his team. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN MADRID by Betty J. Turk
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"A charming historical novel hampered by an uneven pace."
A decades-old murder haunts the lives of a young couple with a connection to the victim. Read full book review >

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WINTER IN MADRID by C.J. Sansom
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 28, 2008

"Wise and melancholy and, eventually, very tense."
The uneasy relationship of three British schoolmates haunts their adult lives during the first years of Francisco Franco's dark Spanish dictatorship in a novel from the author of the excellent Matthew Shardlake Tudor detective stories (Sovereign, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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PETER JANGLE AND THE NEW MADRID DISCOVERY by John W. Marske
Released: Sept. 19, 2012

"An exceptional read; Peter Jangle could carry a third book, even without the Sandman."
Events lead a college student to accept the possibility that he must once again face an ominous genie called the Sandman. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"A dramatic challenge to understand the shakiness of the foundations we take for granted and where energies committed to redress should be directed."
How conservative majorities in successive Supreme Courts have consistently acted in recent years to block citizens' access to redress of grievances through the courts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"An essential read for pop-culture enthusiasts, feminists, comic-book readers, and social justice warriors. (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
A detailed history of comicdom's women in tights. Read full book review >