Search Results: "Gabe Galambos"


BOOK REVIEW

GABE by Shelley Gill
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2016

"The story's focus on Gabe, as cranky and independent as his human, makes for a surprisingly accessible introduction to the 1970s for middle graders. (afterword) (Graphic memoir. 8-10)"
Just as Steinbeck took Charley on his travels, teenage Gill went with Gabe: "Home was where your friends were, so Gabe and I became each other's home." Read full book review >

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THE NATION BY THE RIVER by Gabe Galambos
Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"A hard-to-categorize novel that will appeal most to readers who value voice over plot or who have a particular interest in Crypto-Jews."
In Galambos' novel, 13-year-old Michael Costa uncovers deep secrets about his family and hometown during a summer spent digging holes, literal and metaphorical. Read full book review >

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GABE & IZZY by Gabrielle Ford
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 13, 2014

"This canine tale is a fine beginning resource for bullied kids and the adults who care about them. (Memoir. 10 & up)"
Ford's motivational story of overcoming bullying and disability will appeal to dog lovers as well as kids coping with bullying. Read full book review >

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GABE AND GOON by Iza Trapani
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 5, 2016

"A familiar message, but also a crucial and timely one, charmingly presented. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Could the sleeping child and the monster in the closet possibly become best friends? Read full book review >

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Little Things Win Big Games by Larry Gabe
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2015

"An excellent primer on the basics of the great American pastime."
A comprehensive instructional manual for the game of baseball. Read full book review >

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DUCK DUCK WALLY by Gabe Rotter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"A novel for those with no aversion to the broadest satire or affinity for political correctness."
A preposterous setup eventually pays entertaining dividends in this slapstick send-up of show business in general and hip-hop in particular. Read full book review >

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THE HUMAN BOBBY by Gabe Rotter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 17, 2010

"The question is whether the inconsistencies of tone and plausibility are weaknesses of the novel or indicative of the narrator's mental state. Or both, for whatever one makes of the titular Bobby."
It is difficult to know what to make of a novel in which it is impossible to know what is supposed to be real. Read full book review >

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GORK, THE TEENAGE DRAGON by Gabe Hudson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"The hyperkinetic teen-dragon comedy-romance you never knew you wanted."
A teenage boy dragon battles bullies, a mad scientist, and his own self-doubt in his quest to win over a girl dragon. Read full book review >

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SATAN'S PREP by Gabe Guarente
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Hellishly hilarious. (Graphic fantasy. 12-14)"
High school in Hell? Not so different from high school anywhere else. Read full book review >

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STEPHEN FLORIDA by Gabe Habash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"A lively, occasionally harrowing journey into obsession."
A college wrestler is driven to win, to the detriment of his mental health. Read full book review >

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DEAR MR. PRESIDENT by Gabe Hudson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 30, 2002

"An important contribution to war literature, and certainly a talent to watch. Along with Jonathan Safran Foer and others, Hudson was featured in the New Yorker's Debut Writers of 2001 issue."
Eight debut stories and a novella about America's relationship with conflict and violence in the context of the Gulf War. Read full book review >

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A LITTLE SOMETHING DIFFERENT by Sandy Hall
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A little something puerile, amateurish and flat. (Romance. 15-19)"
Hall's debut is the inaugural release from Swoon Reads, a crowdsourced imprint of Macmillan. Read full book review >