Search Results: "Hanna Pylväinen"


BOOK REVIEW

WE SINNERS by Hanna Pylväinen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"It's always a good thing when one wants more instead of less. A promising debut, and a glimpse at a hidden American subculture that few readers will suspect even exists."
Lovely, lyrical debut novel of a family in slowly unfolding crisis. Read full book review >

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THE END OF MEN by Hanna Rosin
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"A great starting point for readers interested in exploring the intersecting issues of gender, family and employment."
Atlantic senior editor Rosin (God's Harvard: A Christian College on a Mission to Save America, 2007), co-founder of Slate's women's section, DoubleX, argues that women are more likely than men to succeed in the modern workforce. Read full book review >

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LILY'S MOUNTAIN by Hanna  Moderow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 14, 2017

"If Dad seems less a character than a collection of folksy forest do's and don'ts, the author's practice of recounting terrifying events in a matter-of-fact tone (an Alaskan specialty) renders the sisters' journey more than sufficiently compelling. (Adventure. 10-12)"
Her dad has climbed Denali, North America's highest mountain, six times, so when he's reported as having fallen to his death in a deep crevasse, narrator Lily, 12, knows better than to believe it. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Accomplished survey of today's most gifted evangelical Christians coming of age."
Compelling examination of a seven-year-old institution created to educate the Christian right. Read full book review >

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FLEEING HITLER by Hanna Diamond
NON-FICTION
Released: June 18, 2007

"'How can we remember what we do not know?' asks one French scholar. Diamond's book ably addresses these long-ago events, which merit remembrance."
For many French people in 1940, the arrival of the German army meant "the collapse of civilization." Seven decades later, the specifics of that collapse are largely forgotten; this book is a remedy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 19, 2013

"A thorough overview of how to develop and market a new product."
An inventor and entrepreneur offers guidance for readers hoping to create and sell their own products. Read full book review >

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THE NOT VERY MERRY POUT-POUT FISH by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Mr. Fish's fans can chase away any holiday 'dreary-wearies' with this latest entry in the series, though it's more likely to be adults who face the holiday shopping quandary than children. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The perennially popular pout-pout fish is back with a new problem: how to find perfect gifts for all his friends. Read full book review >

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KISS, KISS, POUT-POUT FISH by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 15, 2015

"If the point is to help children understand and accept their feelings, this effort is a failure. If the point is to sell Pout-Pout product, it might succeed. (Board book. 1-3)"
The Pout-Pout Fish brand expands. Read full book review >

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TRICK OR TREAT, POUT-POUT FISH by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"Another branded entry that offers little beyond the minimum requirements. (Board book. 1-3)"
The Pout-Pout Fish brand expands. Read full book review >