Search Results: "Gabriella Coleman"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"An intensive, potent profile of contemporary digital activism at its most unsettling—and most effective."
A fresh perspective on the covert, crusading Internet activist group Anonymous. Read full book review >

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GIRL UNWRAPPED by Gabriella  Goliger
Released: May 1, 2011

"Ambitious in scope, at times poetic with strong imagery, this is a literary work that ultimately resonates with hope."
A complex coming-of-age story about an only child of Holocaust survivors whose keen sense of outsiderness and otherness is intensified by her struggle with coming out as a lesbian. Read full book review >

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666 PARK AVENUE by Gabriella Pierce
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"A fast-paced and at times diverting mash-up of chick lit and fantasy."
First in newcomer Pierce's series chronicling Manhattan witch wars, as waged on and off the society pages. Read full book review >

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THE DARK GLAMOUR by Gabriella Pierce
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"A brisk, stylish supernatural thriller."
In this follow-up to series opener 666 Park Avenue (2011), Pierce's heroine is still puzzling over whether her Park Avenue playboy husband is in league with the devil. Read full book review >

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GRINGA LATINA by Gabriella De Ferrari
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1995

"Readers gain entrÇe into a rarefied, intriguing world, but the tale is rather sparse and short on discovery. (Author tour)"
A nostalgic memoir of a childhood lived between two cultures. Read full book review >

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THE INDIAN SCHOOL by Gloria Whelan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 1996

"Still, the friendship between Raven and Lucy as they come to understand each other is a good lesson for readers that never seems didactic. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 7-10)"
After her parents die in a wagon accident, Lucy, 11, goes to live with her missionary aunt and uncle, the Wilkinses, who run an Indian school in northern Michigan. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 10, 2015

"A thoughtful yet obscure Cassandra warning of great vulnerabilities disguised as gifts."
Ambitious yet dry treatise regarding a particular terror of modern life: the increasing ubiquity of potential harm spawned by technological transformations. Read full book review >

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THE CROCODILE BLUES by Coleman Polhemus
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A bright and breathless outing for which children will happily supply their own commentary. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Digitally generated silhouette art in heavily saturated hues gives this nearly wordless tale spectacular visual punch and, like the plot, has a free-range, improvisational air. Read full book review >

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RUBY PARKER HITS THE SMALL TIME by Rowan Coleman
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2007

"At the end of the tale, Ruby comes to accept the changes that life brings, even deciding to make a few alterations of her own. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Thirteen-year-old Ruby Parker wants everything in her life to stay the same. Read full book review >

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ON THE RUN by Michael Coleman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"Thus the fairy-tale ending satisfies. (Fiction. 10-14)"
An absorbing British import about the redemptive power of trust. Read full book review >