Search Results: "Heather Couper"


BOOK REVIEW

BLACK HOLES by Heather Couper
NATURE
Released: May 21, 1996

"With rigorous writing and a good sense of humor, this book will be enjoyed by a wide range of readers. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 8+)"
The subtitle—``A journey to the heart of a black hole—and into one of the greatest mysteries of the universe''—pulls readers into an exciting book on astrophysics, replete with spectacular full-color diagrams and sweeping illustrations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHOMP! by Heather Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A playful, toothsome choice. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
Animals chew their way into view. Read full book review >

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THE CEMETERY BOYS by Heather Brewer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 30, 2015

"A slick, spooky, chilling mystery. (Horror. 12-16)"
Stephen's family returns to his father's hometown in search of a fresh start, but the town's dark history threatens to swallow them whole. Read full book review >

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SOMETHING REAL by Heather Demetrios
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Sobering and thought-provoking ideas wrapped in an engaging plot. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
This chilling satire follows one teenager's efforts to escape from the reality TV franchise financially supporting her large family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NEVER CRY WEREWOLF by Heather Davis
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2009

"Neither original nor well-developed, but fans of paranormal romance will enjoy this sweet debut. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
Newly rich Shelby doesn't like her stepmother, and the feeling is mutual. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WISDOM TALES FROM AROUND THE WORLD by Heather Forest
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

As a companion to Wonder Tales from Around the World (1995, not reviewed), this is Forest's recasting of 50 fables, myths, anecdotes, and parables, all inviting readers to enjoy them as stories while picking out their barely concealed kernels of wisdom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOST WAX by Heather Ramsdell
Released: May 1, 1998

"A tourist —unable to offer direction— is an apt trope for these austere, cryptic poems, which most resemble the later Beckett in their singularity of non-vision."
James Tate picked this first volume for the annual National Poetry Series, and it shares with him an absurdist sensibility expressed in angular diction and skewed syntax. Read full book review >

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NOTICE by Heather Lewis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2004

"Unsettling in its depiction of sadistic sex acts and hauntingly sad in its portrayal of a lonely soul tittering on the edge of emotional oblivion."
Posthumous work by the unflinching Lewis (The Second Suspect, 1998, etc.) offers a chilling glimpse inside the head of a young prostitute forsaken by family and lovers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2005

"Fast-moving fluff, with hours of fun for anyone determined to figure out who the bad guys really are."
Zippy tell-all follows the misadventures of Corki Brown, professional coddler to the stars. Read full book review >

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JENNIFER JOHNSON IS SICK OF BEING SINGLE by Heather McElhatton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 5, 2009

"An odd, flawed book with no obvious audience."
The second novel from the author of Pretty Little Mistakes (2007). Read full book review >