Search Results: "Game Collage LLC"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 23, 2010

"It's a beautiful little virtual book collection. (iPad storybook app. 4-12)"
Similar in style to the groundbreaking Alice for iPad, this collection of three stories ("The Little Mermaid," "The Emperor's New Clothes" and "The Happy Family") retains the original (translated) texts and illustrations and adds a generous portion of gorgeous, well-integrated animations and eye-catching effects. Read full book review >

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BOBO EXPLORES LIGHT by Game Collage LLC
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2011

"A (literally) illuminating survey, with exemplary choice and use of digital enhancements. (iPad informational app. 7-10)"
It's science! Presented with plenty of buoyant, eye-catching graphics and cleverly designed interactive fun. Read full book review >

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GAME by Anders de la Motte
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"A taut thriller that will leave the reader excited for the next book in the series."
Siblings are drawn into a dangerous cellphone game with global ramifications. Read full book review >

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GAME by Barry Lyga
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 23, 2013

"Even fans may balk at the closureless close, but there is obviously more to come. (Thriller. 15 & up)"
Son of a notorious serial killer, Jazz Dent goes to New York City to continue his hunt for killers like his father—and maybe the old man himself. Read full book review >

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GAME by Walter Dean Myers
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"A good match with Myers's Monster (1999) and Slam (1996). (Fiction. 11+)"
Drew Lawson is a basketball player in Harlem with "big-money dreams." Read full book review >

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GAME CHANGERS by Mike Lupica
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"Readers who, like Ben, live and breathe football, will enjoy. (Fiction. 7-11)"
Ben's love of football forces him to overcome his disappointment at losing the role of starting quarterback to the coach's son. Read full book review >

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EPIC GAME by William Kowalski
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2016

"Although Kowalski (The Innocence Device, 2014, etc.) drives this brief tale toward an inevitable conclusion, it's still an agreeable journey with a smart, sassy heroine who's not nearly as tough as she likes to think she is."
A professional poker player gets a surprising legacy from her only friend. Read full book review >

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ASSASSIN'S GAME by Ward Larsen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A must-read for anyone looking for the next great assassin saga."
To save his missing wife, a lethal Israeli assassin is pulled back into action Read full book review >

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HERBIE'S GAME by Timothy Hallinan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 2014

"As usual, Hallinan devotes such loving attention to a host of minor characters, all framed by Junior's deadpan narrative, that the whodunit is the least important ingredient in this shaggy, overstuffed caper."
When a crook is burgled, it's not a good day for anybody. Read full book review >

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GAME ON! by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 28, 2013

"Funny and snarky as ever, with a cautionary but reassuring message that this common malady will, like most childhood colds and fevers, run its course naturally without outside intervention. (science project, drawing page) (Graphic novel. 7-9)"
School assignments, sleep and even Super Amoeba comics go by the wayside when protozoan protagonist Squish is "infected" by a video game. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 5, 2013

"Insightful, striking portrayal of the Afghan culture and people."
Walker's linked short stories describe the people and the chaos in the majestic, frightening region of the Afghanistan-Pakistan frontier from the time of the Soviet invasion to the more recent U.S.-led war. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Fans won't argue the game's significance to the sport, but Frost's narrative is over-the-top and gushing, making it strictly for baseball die-hards."
A pitch-by-pitch account of the game best known for the image of the hopping, waving, ecstatic catcher Carlton Fisk, whose 12th-inning home run won the game for the Boston Red Sox. Read full book review >