Search Results: "Five Against Venus"


BOOK REVIEW

FIVE NICE MICE BUILD A HOUSE by Chisato Tashiro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Readers will want to move in with these mice. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Five mice build a house, and what a house it is! Read full book review >

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CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG AND THE RACE AGAINST TIME by Frank Cottrell Boyce
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 12, 2013

"The wild ride leaves the Tootings in 1966, carless and in midpredicament. Expect further episodes. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
More of a romp through time than a race against it (though a race does figure in), this second authorized sequel sends the reconstructed car with a mind of its own careening from the Cretaceous to the Jazz Age, Venezuela to the Wild West, while folding in references and tributes to Ian Fleming's classic tale. Read full book review >

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LOLA GOES TO WORK by Marcia Goldman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Tiny and gentle, but powerful just the same. (Informational picture book. 3-10)"
Not all working dogs are big and powerful, like police or rescue dogs. Some are tiny and gentle, like little Lola, a 5-pound Yorkshire terrier from California certified as a therapy dog. Read full book review >

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THE FIVE SISTERS by Margaret Mahy
Released: March 1, 1997

"A superb story, gracefully told. (Fiction. 8+)"
A premise prettily developed in Elise Kleven's Paper Princess (1994) takes a profound turn in the hands of Mahy (Tingleberries, Tuckertubs and Telephones, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 15, 2002

"A well-researched, informative nail-biter."
Riveting account of the 1920 sinking of US submarine S-Five and the improbable escape of her crew. Read full book review >

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Five Nincompoops, the Princess, and One Savior by K. Edward
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 6, 2014

"A refreshingly frank memoir of one woman's relationships with God, men and a daughter with a mind of her own.
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Edward looks back on her romances and development as a Christian in her debut memoir. Read full book review >

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FIVE MYTHS ABOUT NUCLEAR WEAPONS by Ward Wilson
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"A provocative reframing of a problem that still awaits a solution."
A compelling, plainspoken piece of advocacy in which the author maintains that everything we think we know about nuclear weapons is wrong. Read full book review >

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FIVE DAYS DEAD by James L Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2014

"A richly imagined and intriguing sci-fi debut."
In Davis' debut novel, a troubled Navajo drifter finds himself caught in the middle of a power struggle among dangerous factions as he traverses an apocalyptic landscape. Read full book review >

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DISARMED by Gregory Curtis
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 8, 2003

"Lush, learned, and surpassingly entertaining. (21 illustrations)"
A brisk and brilliant trot through the history of one of the world's most famous pieces of sculpture and through the lives of those who fashioned her, lost her, found her, claimed her, bought her, displayed and otherwise adored her. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"With apparent effortlessness, Fink tells the Memorial story with cogency and atmosphere."
Pulitzer Prize-winning medical journalist/investigator Fink (War Hospital, 2003) submits a sophisticated, detailed recounting of what happened at Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans during and after Hurricane Katrina. Read full book review >