Search Results: "Gitty Daneshvari"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LEAGUE OF UNEXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN by Gitty Daneshvari
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"This humorous new series is sure to appeal to fans of Daneshvari and other lovers of the ludicrous. (Adventure. 8-12)"
Below-average middle schoolers Jonathan and Shelley have one ability that makes them, well, not stand out but rather blend in: they are utterly unremarkable. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MAKEDOWN by Gitty Daneshvari
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2009

"Though a bit inconsistent, Daneshvari has great comic timing. She's an author to watch."
Channeling Fay Weldon's classic The Life and Loves of a She-Devil, this debut novel concerns an ugly girl's transformation and its menacing consequences. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CLASS IS NOT DISMISSED! by Gitty Daneshvari
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 14, 2010

"Making sense of the setting, wild antics and over-the-top characters requires reading the opener, but Daneshvari expertly keeps the humor fresh and the pacing frenetic. (Farce. 11-13)"
The four phobia-afflicted friends who bonded in the Marx Brothers-style School of Fear (2009) face a worse threat than backsliding (though there's plenty of that too) in this equally manic sequel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCHOOL OF FEAR by Gitty Daneshvari
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Look for plenty of eye-rolling and head-shaking from urbane readers. (Fiction. 11-13)"
The course of instruction at a school for phobic children turns out to be anything but conventional in this hyperbolically arch romp. Read full book review >