Search Results: "Giada Devuno"


BOOK REVIEW

NAAILDE THE WITCH by Giada Devuno
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"A healthy spoonful of creepiness softened by the charming weakness of the characters. (Requires iOS 6 and above.) (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
A self-important witch who haunts a small village gets her comeuppance—and her revenge, too. Read full book review >

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THE SWEET SIDE OF FAIRY TALES by Fabiana Attanasio
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Skip. (index of recipes and ingredients) (Cookbook/fairy tales. 8-10)"
Recipes alternate with the fairy and folk tales that inspired them in this Italian import. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NAPLES!  by Giada De Laurentiis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"This kicks off a series. Oh, dear. (recipes) (Fantasy. 7-10)"
De Laurentiis should be embarrassed to have her name on this trite, clichéd and overlong story, although it is not clear how much she had to do with the writing. Read full book review >

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WRITING ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 7, 2015

"The artistic intensity of life suffuses this epic memoir spanning the 'interior monologues' of a gifted American artist."
Six glorious decades in the life of an iconic artist, poet, and self-described philosophical anarchist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Be Strong, Be Tough, Be Smart by Donato Alfredano
Released: April 26, 2014

"A thoughtful, helpful memoir about the challenges and pleasures of living with an autistic child."
A father's guide to raising an autistic child. Read full book review >