Search Results: "Hannah Broadway"


BOOK REVIEW

DOG DAY by Sarah Hayes
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 11, 2008

"A real crowd-pleaser. (Picture book. 3-6)"
With just a "Woof! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Useful for hosts looking for party lines, but no match for Ethan Mordden's All That Glittered: The Golden Age of Drama on Broadway, 1919-1959 (2007)."
The fabulous invalid (Broadway) is also, apparently, the horny invalid. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Beating Broadway by Steve Cuden
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2013

"Broadway hopefuls and admirers will enjoy this reverse engineering of the genre's great successes."
A successful Broadway librettist offers a detailed tour underneath the hood of classic musicals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BROADWAY CHANCES by Elizabeth Starr Hill
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1992

"An entertaining novel with lively characters, a suspenseful mystery, and a satisfying conclusion. (Fiction. 9- 14)"
Fitzi (The Street Dancers, 1991) is still ambivalent about a theatrical career, even in the midst of what looks like a dream come true: recovered from his stroke, her grandfather (Clement Dale, a gifted pro) has a fine small part in a new Broadway musical about a bunch of French kids who fly to Paris in a hot- air balloon, while her parents will be jugglers in the show. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PALINDROME HANNAH by Michael Bailey
Released: Oct. 17, 2011

"Ignoring part six, Bailey's book will remind readers of human connectivity, while it frightens and entertains."
A creative effort takes horror to new heights in well-paced, semi-interconnected stories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HANGING HANNAH by Evan Marshall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2000

"Miss Marple lite."
``The Miss Marple of Shady Hill, New Jersey,'' a popular magazine dubbed her when she solved the case of the murdered nanny (Missing Marlene, 1999). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BROADWAY BARKS by Bernadette Peters
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2008

"Author royalties from this not-too-self-aggrandizing and wholly goodhearted offering go to Broadway Barks. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In 1998, Peters and Mary Tyler Moore founded Broadway Barks, an annual pet "adopt-a-thon" in the theater district of New York City. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BROADWAY CHICKEN by Jean-Luc Fromenthal
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"They just can't keep pace with the references in the animated, daring text. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A good-natured story about Charlie, a dancing chicken, who is discovered on Canal Street, New York City, by an agent with dollar signs in his eyes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HIDING HANNAH by Mike  Johnson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 11, 2011

"Though it lacks anything in the way of extras or games, Hannah's little story is one worth seeking out. She's a charmer. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
A child's frustrating habit of hiding things (including herself) around the house is offset by the cuteness of the hider and the light, playful tone of this app. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HANNAH DUCK by Anji Yamamura
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

"The illustrations are handsomely crafted, but unfortunately, the text is rather stilted with a choppy flow that weakens the message. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Originally published in Japan, the wood engravings of this simple story adroitly create visual interest, but it lacks a strong narrative thread. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HANNAH COULTER by Wendell Berry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 21, 2004

"Atmospheric and quietly moving: a tale that manages to avoid outright bathos as it makes its way along the narrow boundary between memoir and nostalgia."
A continuation of Berry's Port William, Kentucky, saga (Jayber Crow, 2000, etc.), this one told from the perspective of an elderly farmwife looking back on her life and world. Read full book review >