Search Results: "Gwen Bullock"


BOOK REVIEW

GWEN by Carolyn Pogue
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Sprinkled with bits of poetry and song, this page-turner offers readers nary a dull moment. (author's note) (Historical fiction. 10-15)"
This rich historical novel presents readers with a plucky heroine who has the heart of a poet. Read full book review >

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GWEN JOHN by Sue Roe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"An impressive portrait of a 'busy, daring, and eventful life,' profoundly independent and intellectual, though also melancholic."
British novelist and poet Roe (The Spitfire Factory, not reviewed, etc.) pens a well-tempered, bracing biography of the painter too often trivialized as Augustus John's sister or Auguste Rodin's lover. Read full book review >

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GRANDMAMA'S WORLD by Gwen Bullock
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2012

"Some kids may enjoy the mishmash of loud photos and unremarkable storytelling, but parents will want to sidestep this unpleasant app. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
An unfortunate mix of jarringly jumbled artwork, tepid text and general overstimulation, this visit to "Grandmama" feels at times like it will never end. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT GWEN STACY DIED by Sarah Bruni
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2013

"Bruni writes dark passages and playful moments with equal aplomb. The world is her oyster."
Spider-Man lore is one layer of this superbly suspenseful first novel about two loners, improbable lawbreakers, on a mission to Chicago. Read full book review >

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THE RABBITS ARE COMING! by Kathleen Bullock
ANIMALS
Released: June 28, 1991

"A thoroughly enjoyable romp. (Picture book. 3-8)"
In an appealing wordless book, a score of rabbits, each with a balloon, leave Mom and their home in the woods for a joyous escapade, hopping over the fields and into the house of an astonished family. Read full book review >

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HITLER AND STALIN by Alan Bullock
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 31, 1992

"Bullock's mastery of research sources, his judgment, and his analytic powers prove him one of the great historians of our time. (Seventy-one photographs and 18 maps—not seen.)"
A masterpiece by Bullock (Ernest Bevin, 1984, etc.) that covers some of the most devastating events—as well as two of the most terrible personalities—of our century with breathtaking analytical power and narrative sweep. Read full book review >

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THE JOY OF EATING by Gwen Irwin
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 14, 2016

"A realistic, motivating conversation about weight loss for those who have tried everything else and failed."
Part memoir and part pep talk, this debut book urges dieters to stop counting fat grams and learn to enjoy food. Read full book review >

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ELSEWHEN by Gary Bullock
Released: May 29, 2012

"A focused, fast-paced journey between alternate universes."
In Bullock's sci-fi romance, a man who thought he'd lost the love of his life in a plane crash discovers that she's not only alive but she has the ability to move between alternate universes. Read full book review >

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Walking with Herb by Joe S. Bullock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 26, 2015

"A touching and ultimately uplifting story of redefining what's possible through faith."
In Bullock's warmhearted and amusing fiction debut, a happily married banker on the verge of retirement finds himself called to become a prophet of God—and perhaps the golfing world's newest celebrity. Read full book review >

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COLD SUMMER by Gwen Cole
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 2, 2017

"This emotional journey for a time-traveling guy and his now-girl-next-door is better suited to romance readers than science-fiction aficionados. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
There's no time like the present in this time-travel romance. Read full book review >