Search Results: "George Held"


BOOK REVIEW

NEIGHBORS by George Held
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2013

"This oversized volume won't fit on a bookshelf; leave it open on a table to display the art. (Picture book/poetry. 7-9)"
Poems celebrate 12 animals that might be found in American backyards. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 10, 2011

"Charming critters in collage and poetry for people of all ages."
Not your standard children's poetry book, this illustrated collection offers sounds and scenes to savor for ages 3 and up. Read full book review >

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NEIGHBORS by George Held
Released: Jan. 14, 2015

"Well-illustrated poetry which may be too challenging for some younger readers."
This latest addition to the Neighbors poetry series offers engaging poetry for young children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AFTER SHAKESPEARE by George Held
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2011

"Poetry enthusiasts will delight at Held's formal ingenuity, while those who normally shudder and run at hearing the very word sonnet will question those connotations when they encounter the form reimagined and reinvigorated by Held's lively pen."
Held, George AFTER SHAKESPEARE: Selected Sonnets ?ervená Barva Press (86 pp.) $15.00 paperback 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9831041-9-3 (paperback) A deft collection, tragic and whimsical, that pushes back the conceptual and formal boundaries of the sonnet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CULLING by George Held
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A closely observed collection on nature and environmentalism."
Held's (Neighbors: The Yard Critters Too, 2013, etc.) poetry collection praises the natural world and issues a dark warning about climate change. Read full book review >

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GEORGE SAUNDERS
by David L. Ulin

George Saunders never meant to write a novel. Or maybe he had come to a certain acceptance about his work. “I had gotten to the place,” he admits, over the phone from Santa Cruz, California, where he is on book tour, “where I was all right with not writing a novel. You know, me and Alice Munro: we don’t ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Holding Court by K.C. Held
Released: March 1, 2016

"A frothy tale that mixes a whodunit and a teen romance with knights and prophecies."
A reluctant psychic stumbles across a murder most foul in this debut YA novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REFLECTED by Rhiannon Held
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 18, 2014

"Fans only—and be prepared to take the rough with the smooth."
Third entry in Held's werewolf saga (Tarnished, 2013, etc.). No surprises. Read full book review >

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TARNISHED by Rhiannon Held
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 21, 2013

"Series fans will—well, they'll wolf it down."
Werewolf Andrew Dare and his mate, Silver, face new challenges in this sequel to Silver (2012). Read full book review >

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SILVER by Rhiannon Held
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 5, 2012

"Certainly worth a try for existing lycanthrophiles."
Werewolves are threatened by a mysterious antagonist in Held's fantasy debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE VIOLENT MIND by Margaret O. Hyde
NONFICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Glossary; notes; sources; bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
The complementary strengths of a social-science writer and a psychiatrist produce a balanced sociological/neuro-biological exploration of violence as a public-health problem. Read full book review >

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IF I HAD A RAPTOR by George O'Connor
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"So cute. Who wouldn't want one? (Picture book. 5-8)"
Who wouldn't love to have an adorable, little (at first, anyway), fuzzy pet around the house? Read full book review >