Search Results: "Gary Bullock"


BOOK REVIEW

ELSEWHEN by Gary Bullock
Released: May 29, 2012

"A focused, fast-paced journey between alternate universes."
In Bullock's sci-fi romance, a man who thought he'd lost the love of his life in a plane crash discovers that she's not only alive but she has the ability to move between alternate universes. Read full book review >

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HITLER AND STALIN by Alan Bullock
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 31, 1992

"Bullock's mastery of research sources, his judgment, and his analytic powers prove him one of the great historians of our time. (Seventy-one photographs and 18 maps—not seen.)"
A masterpiece by Bullock (Ernest Bevin, 1984, etc.) that covers some of the most devastating events—as well as two of the most terrible personalities—of our century with breathtaking analytical power and narrative sweep. Read full book review >

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THE RABBITS ARE COMING! by Kathleen Bullock
ANIMALS
Released: June 28, 1991

"A thoroughly enjoyable romp. (Picture book. 3-8)"
In an appealing wordless book, a score of rabbits, each with a balloon, leave Mom and their home in the woods for a joyous escapade, hopping over the fields and into the house of an astonished family. Read full book review >

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Walking with Herb by Joe S. Bullock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 26, 2015

"A touching and ultimately uplifting story of redefining what's possible through faith."
In Bullock's warmhearted and amusing fiction debut, a happily married banker on the verge of retirement finds himself called to become a prophet of God—and perhaps the golfing world's newest celebrity. Read full book review >

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I See You, and I Know! by Sheila G. Bullock
NON-FICTION
Released: July 30, 2015

"A brief, emphatic call for Christians to take heart in the sheer attentiveness of God."
A brief Christian devotional centering on the omniscience of God. Read full book review >

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THIS IS SILLY! by Gary Taxali
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Some kids may like the lilting rhymes and bold colors and patterns, but for the most part Taxali's vintage designs remain better suited for his already appreciative adult market. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Pop art and advertising-design nostalgia combine in a picture book that seems to see audience as secondary to presentation. Read full book review >

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YANKEE DOODLE by Gary Chalk
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 1993

"Not essential, but a curiosity that may engage some readers (and impulse buyers). (Picture book. 5-9)"
The American Revolution, reenacted by mice and other animals on hobbyhorses, rather like Redwall's heroics; recounted in verse that can be sung to the mocking redcoat song the rebels defiantly adopted (``Redcoats were surprised to find/Us Yankees set on winning./At Lexington a shot rang out,/It was the war's beginning!''); and augmented with more facts and asides (``Does this mean they're going to free the slaves?'' asks a raccoon/Native American). Read full book review >

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RUMBLE WITH THE ROMANS by Gary Northfield
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"Readers will applaud the Monty Python-esque exploits of this hoofed hero. Just don't call him a horse. (map) (Farce. 10-12)"
Fun and games in the Coliseum. Read full book review >

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SON WHO RETURNS by Gary Robinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Free of crises and melodrama, a buoyant take on the theme of embracing one's family heritage. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Powwow drums call a modern teen to reconnect with his Native American roots. Read full book review >