Search Results: "Ethriam Cash Brammer"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"Likely to be especially useful in studies of family and rural life, as well as in comparisons of the ways in which students' families resemble and differ from Tito's large, expressive Latino family. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Brammer's nostalgic tale, a grown-up's remembrance of a boyhood trip to his grandparents' ranch, zeroes in on the excitement of encountering an unknown place for the first time and of enjoying a family reunion full of cousins, aunts, and uncles. Read full book review >

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MY GRANDPARENTS AND I/MIS ABUELOS Y YO by Samuel Caraballo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 30, 2004

"The tight rhyming of the Spanish text, compared to the somewhat awkward and irregular rhyme of the English, tips readers off that the Spanish is the original, but in both languages the familial love and the love of home are apparent. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Caraballo's rhyming text and Cruz's detailed, full-bleed illustrations convey the warmth of the grandchild/grandparent relationship while also introducing young readers to life in Puerto Rico. Read full book review >

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TIME DANCERS by Steve Cash
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 30, 2006

"Not for readers who prefer the fast and furious, but charming in its way."
Sequel to The Meq (2004), a historical fantasy about a lost race that retains the appearance of children but lives for centuries. Read full book review >

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THIS DARK ROAD TO MERCY by Wiley Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"A story of family, blood loyalty and making choices that can seem right but end up wrong."
Cash (A Land More Kind Than Home, 2012) follows his evocative debut with another striking take on Southern literature. Read full book review >

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MY HEART MAY BE BROKEN, BUT MY HAIR STILL LOOKS GREAT by Dixie Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Droll romantic comedy with a splash of mystery and lots of Texan sass."
The good ol' girls from Saltlick, Texas, get involved in more hair-curling adventures. Read full book review >

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I SAW THE SEA AND THE SEA SAW ME by Megan Montague Cash
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"However, the sparkling artwork and initially effervescent tone is somewhat dimmed by the capricious twists of the tale. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A jaunt to the seashore has an unexpected ending for a young explorer who investigates the sea using her five senses. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 23, 1996

"What entertainment value this an empty-headed, would-be thriller might have had is dissipated by its crudeness. (First printing of 100,000)"
The ever-prolific Cash-Spellman's latest (after Bless the Child, 1993, etc.) features all the now-familiar, requisite thrills, chills, and randy romps. Read full book review >

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THE AFTER HOUSE by Michael Phillip Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"A charming, uplifting paranormal romance."
Cash's (Risen: The Battle for Darracia, 2014, etc.) romance novel finds a divorcée tangling with a sea captain's ghost. Read full book review >

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The History Major by Michael Phillip Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 17, 2015

"The threat's intangible, but the imagery in this imposing tale is discernibly moody and uncanny.
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In this existential thriller, a college student's disconcerting history class may force her to face troubling memories. Read full book review >

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THE HANGING TREE by Michael Phillip Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"A creepy tale with potential that ultimately lacks enough punch."
A curse brings death and ruin to several generations of a family in Cash's (Stillwell, 2013, etc.) supernatural novella. Read full book review >

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Witches Protection Program by Michael Phillip Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 14, 2015

"Cleverly offbeat, often cheeky, and loads of fun.
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An agent's newest assignment finds him facing off against a nefarious witch hellbent on world domination in Cash's (The After House, 2014, etc.) thriller-comedy. Read full book review >