Search Results: "Glenn Melenhorst"


BOOK REVIEW

SLICE OF BREAD GOES TO THE BEACH by Glenn Melenhorst
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 18, 2011

"Moderately entertaining, though it might get stale after a few reads. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
A piece of sandwich bread combs the shore for treasures. Read full book review >

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PENNY LEE AND HER TV by Glenn McCoy
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"Put it on your schedule—it could be good for a few minutes of prime-time reading. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The object of McCoy's barbed humor is a bit moldy by this date, but his wiry hero and addled heroine make this worth one last go-round. Read full book review >

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THE SELLING OF THE BABE by Glenn Stout
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 8, 2016

"Baseball history is full of hoary legends. Stout deftly challenges one of the game's biggest."
Separating myth from truth in the most infamous trade in baseball history. Read full book review >

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THE ROMANOV CONSPIRACY by Glenn Meade
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A flawed book, but one that has its moments."
The fate of Anastasia, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, the last Russian emperor, is at the heart of this cross-continental tale of espionage, infatuation, martyrdom, massacre and archaeology. Did the Bolsheviks kill her along with the rest of her family, as history tells us, or did she escape? Read full book review >

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YES SHE CAN! by Glenn Stout
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 4, 2011

"Never patronizing, he captures both grit and glory in a fast-paced package that goes down easy even as it inspires. (Collective biography. 9-12)"
In sports, just as in every other endeavor, women have had to struggle to be accepted, let alone recognized—same as it ever was. Read full book review >

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POETRY
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"His fans will find the characters falling into familiar types, and though at its best the poetry is exciting, some superficial, indifferent adults and the imminent crushing of so many hoop dreams give the story a bitter, discouraging cast. (Fiction/poetry. 12-15)"
Basketball dreams shatter when a high-school team bus goes out of control on an icy road in this latest novel-in-poems from Glenn (The Taking of Room 114, p. 222, etc.). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 4, 2007

"Good for newcomers seeking insight into contemporary foreign policy."
Journalistic account of Condoleezza Rice's tenure as Secretary of State from a veteran reporter who covered it for the Washington Post. Read full book review >

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BACK TO YOU by Priscilla Glenn
Released: Oct. 20, 2012

"Romance fans will devour this standout story."
First love between two unlikely teenagers comes full circle in this second-chance, friends-to-lovers debut from Glenn. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"Greenwald lets no one off the hook in demonstrating the vast differences in legal recourse between rich and poor, powerful and weak—would that he had more solutions."
Attorney and Salon contributor Greenwald (Great American Hypocrites: Toppling the Big Myths of Republican Politics, 2008, etc.) exposes the collapse of the checks-and-balances system that was supposed to protect America from tyrants and dictators. Read full book review >