Search Results: "Gareth Murphy"


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COWBOYS AND INDIES by Gareth Murphy
NON-FICTION
Released: June 24, 2014

"A serviceable, readable overview. There's not much here that informed music fans—readers of Peter Guralnick and Greil Marcus, say—won't have heard."
From race records to hip-hop and beyond: an exploration of the business of recorded music. Read full book review >

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THE ODYSSEY by Gareth Hinds
Kirkus Star
adapted by Gareth Hinds, illustrated by Gareth Hinds
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Big, bold, beautiful. (notes) (Graphic classic. YA)"
Hinds adds another magnificent adaptation to his oeuvre (King Lear, 2009, etc.) with this stunning graphic retelling of Homer's epic. Read full book review >

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POE by Gareth Hinds
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Befittingly dark, atmospheric, and evocative. (Graphic adaptation. 12-adult)"
Graphic-novel veteran Hinds turns his astute eye to Poe's best-known tales. Read full book review >

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KING LEAR by Gareth Hinds
adapted by Gareth Hinds, illustrated by Gareth Hinds
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"The story doesn't leap from page, but this is a remarkably rendered and worthwhile treatment of the tragedy. (Graphic drama. 13 & up)"
From an artist known for his vivid graphic-novel reworkings of Beowulf (2007) and The Merchant of Venice (2008) comes this nuanced adaptation of King Lear. Read full book review >

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BEOWULF by Gareth Hinds
Kirkus Star
adapted by Gareth Hinds, illustrated by Gareth Hinds
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2007

Pairing art from an earlier, self-published edition to a newly adapted text, Hinds retells the old tale as a series of dark, bloody, chaotic clashes. Read full book review >

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DIVE INTO THE SEA! by Gareth Llewhellin
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2016

"A cute but not noteworthy journey into the ocean. (Board book. 1-2)"
A smiling clownfish shows off its underwater home. Read full book review >

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JUMP INTO FALL! by Gareth Llewhellin
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 5, 2016

"A pleasant and warm trip in to fall. (Board book. 1-2)"
A brown bear celebrates the season. Read full book review >

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ROMEO AND JULIET by Gareth Hinds
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"As thrilling and riveting as any staging. (author's note) (Graphic drama. 12 & up)"
Shakespeare's tragic lovers receive star treatment in this spellbinding graphic-novel production. Read full book review >

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SEEING IS BELIEVING by Gareth Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"Visually appealing starter volumes for readers who take pleasure in giving their powers of perception and deduction a workout. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
A slender but diverse gallery of line and color illusions, with bright, crisply printed graphics. Read full book review >

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HOLLY FARB AND THE PRINCESS OF THE GALAXY by Gareth Wronski
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 6, 2017

"An enjoyable, imaginative sci-fi debut. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
Holly Farb, seventh-grade know-it-all, just lost the election for school president, but who cares about that when someone thinks you're a princess? Read full book review >

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CRACKER: BEST BOYS by Gareth Roberts
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"But Fitz is still doing better than factory worker Stuart Grady and neophyte Bill Nash, whose friendship proves truly fatal."
This fifth novelization of the popular television series, and the second by Roberts (Cracker: To Be a Somebody, 1999), saddles the irascible nipper Dr. Edward Fitzgerald, the forensic psychiatrist who's better at seeing into the hearts of men than at walking a chalk line, with a failing marriage and an infant son. Read full book review >