Search Results: "Frankie Saggio"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2004

"If what Saggio says is true, and there's little reason to believe it's not, readers are advised to think twice before their next flutter on an IPO."
An organized-crime figure specializes in financial shenanigans as intricate as any imaginable. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE by Mary Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"Two-legged pups with new sibs would likely have a similar experience. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A young new dog in the house gets a cold reception from the old one. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE by J. Sydney Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"When these signs of the author's hand at work recede, readers will be drawn to the mysteries of the book in the same way that Luke is drawn to Frankie. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A novel set against the backdrop of a 1913 Colorado coal miners' strike—it culminated in a massacre that left 15 women and children dead. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE by Carey Mills Federspiel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 9, 2013

"There's nothing wrong with simplicity, but Frankie's story and the app built around it are so spare they can't possibly wash anyone out. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
A bare-bones, even emaciated retelling of and embellishment on "The Itsy Bitsy Spider." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE JONES by J.R. Klein
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2016

"An introspective tale of self-discovery that's worth reading for its lyricism and insights."
In Klein's debut novel, a man travels across the country and around the world, searching for happiness and meaning in his life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE FROG by Anke Dammann
by Anke Dammann, illustrated by Anke Dammann, developed by Oetinger GmbH
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 17, 2011

"This is one adventure best left hidden. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
A simple, predictable story of animal friends playing hide-and-seek loses itself in the telling. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MINDING FRANKIE by Maeve Binchy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"Binchy remains the queen of spiritual comfort, but this time round she's stretched interest thin with ups and downs too many and too mild."
A Dublin neighborhood full of many of the characters who frequently pass through Binchy's Irish novels (Heart and Soul, 2009, etc.) bands together to help a young single father raise his daughter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE THE BLANKIE by Jennifer Sattler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2016

"Why couldn't Doris have just kept Frankie as her beloved blankie? (Picture book. 3-5)"
Doris the gorilla tries to make others respect her attachment to her blankie. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE FOR KIDS by Yellow + Blue
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"For all its good intentions, terrifyingly mediocre. (iPad storybook app. 10-12)"
Mary Shelley's classic gets a colorful but clumsy app treatment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FRANKIE by Sarah Weeks
Released: Aug. 31, 1999

"The monster's response to the enthusiastic 'Happy birthday, Frankie' leaves the professor in pieces; Frankie, in the last spread, is seen wrench in hand, trying to reassemble him—a task that may prove as pointless as the book. (Picture book. 4-8)"
PLB 0-06-028522-2 The endpapers offer a clue as to what to expect, showing an alarming array of paint, body parts, clothing, and typeface, which will be used in the workshop of a round-headed man in glasses wearing an acid-green lab coat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE LIKED TO SING by John Seven
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A remarkably successful lens into the life and career of one of the 20th century's formidable musical talents. (author's note, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 5-9)"
A picture-book biography of that legendary Jersey boy, Frank Sinatra. Read full book review >