Search Results: "Grant Achatz"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 3, 2011

"Revelatory and inspiring."
One of America's most decorated chefs relates the triumphal story of his culinary genesis and epic battle with tongue cancer. Read full book review >

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THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS by Leigh Grant
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"Other versions of the song abound, but this may well supersede them all. (Picture book/folklore. 9+)"
An enlightening rendition of the holiday song, enhanced by generous historical notes and elaborate, festive illustrations. Read full book review >

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THE TATTOOED HEART by Michael Grant
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"An absorbing morality tale of guilt and redemption. (Paranormal suspense. 14-18)"
This sequel to Messenger of Fear (2014) continues the story of Mara, who atones for her own evil acts by entering the service of a supernatural entity bound to punish other evildoers.Read full book review >

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PLAGUE by Michael Grant
ADVENTURE
Released: April 5, 2011

"Utterly missable. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
Readers who have stuck with the Gone novels up to now will perhaps find enough in this fourth installment to satisfy them on the road to the conclusion that's likely another 1,000 pages away. Read full book review >

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HIDE AND SEEK by Katy Grant
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"A good, solid adventure. (Mystery. 8-12)"
First-rate suspense with an original premise and an appealing theme support this story about a boy who stumbles upon two kidnapped children and endangers his own life in trying to help them. Read full book review >

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HISTORY
Released: April 1, 2005

"On the other hand, it is a page-turner, as Hosanna overcomes mistreatment, attack and injury to inspire both William and Saladin's assistant Kamil, into whose hands the horse briefly falls. (Historical fiction. 10+)"
A British import reminds us that there are historical potboilers for the young even as there are for their parents in this overblown and under-plotted first of a trilogy. Read full book review >

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FRONT LINES by Michael Grant
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"Still, an engrossing portrayal of ordinary women in extraordinary circumstances. (Alternate history. 14 & up)"
Three young women supply a gritty grunt's-eye view of World War II in the opener to an ultrahistory series. Read full book review >

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EUREKA! by John Grant
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Culturally blinkered but refreshingly opinionated and not without a few pleasant surprises. (index) (Collective biography. 12-16)"
A lively parade of cranks, mystics, rebels, obsessives, and geniuses, humble or otherwise, whose discoveries and insights shaped today's science and technology. Read full book review >

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REMIND ME WHO I AM, AGAIN by Linda Grant
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2000

"A graceful and loving meditation on the inevitability of decline, on the wonder of memory. (17 b&w photos)"
British journalist and novelist Grant (Sexing the Millennium, 1994) fashions a stylish, poignant memoir of her mother's losing battle with an insidious form of dementia. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 24, 2013

"A personal, expansive tour into the world of holistic healing."
In this debut memoir, a holistic healer shares her story of breast cancer and explores an array of approaches to physical and spiritual health. Read full book review >