Search Results: "Heather Lynn Miller"


BOOK REVIEW

THIS IS YOUR LIFE CYCLE by Heather Lynn Miller
ANIMALS
Released: July 21, 2008

"The insect audience may decamp, but the human one is sure to stay glued to Chesworth's comical cartoon pictures and Miller's riotous take on nature in action. (concluding Q&A) (Informational picture book. 7-9)"
A dragonfly nymph emerges from the water and into the spotlight in this hilarious pondside version of the classic TV show. Read full book review >

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SUBWAY RIDE by Heather Lynn Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"The book ends with crisp thumbnail portraits of the subways in the cities, which also include London, Mexico City, Moscow, New York, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. The offbeat idea is deftly handled and should trigger further study. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Take a ride on subway trains all around the world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE FUNNY PAPERS by Heather Ross Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Brittle but sadly funny narratives that explorewith much grace and poetrythe darker side of domestic life."
A debut collection from poet and novelist Miller (Gone a Hundred Miles, 1968, etc.): 14 powerful and clear-voiced stories, set in the author's native North Carolina, that seem to dance around the fine line that separates love and hate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DAY AFTER DEATH by Lynn C. Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2016

"Like a fattening mille-feuille, too multilayered for its own good."
Dangerous lesbian liaisons intertwine with a murky murder in Miller's third novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEATH OF A DEPARTMENT CHAIR by Lynn C. Miller
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"The definitive epitaph is supplied by the police detective: 'Please, let's not be academic.'"
The title says it all. Read full book review >

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MARY MILLER
by Stephanie Buschardt

Despite its title, there’s not a lot of happiness going around in Mary Miller’s new collection, Always Happy Hour. “There is nothing more disgusting, really, than people enjoying themselves so thoroughly when you’re miserable,” writes Miller in the book’s opening story, a rather grim yet appropriate introduction to the morbid hilarity that’s to come in the following pages. More ...


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YOU AND ME COULD WRITE A BAD ROMANCE
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios

Cover Story: I Want Your Ugly, I Want Your Disease
BFF Charm: Oda Mae Brown
Swoonworthy Scale:
 A Wary 7
Talky Talk: Goodbye to You
Bonus Factors:
 Best Friends, Theatre, Shades of Gray
Relationship Status: I'll Be There for You

Trigger Warnings: Dating Violence, Suicide Attempt

Cover Story: I Want Your ...


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2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FOR SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR FANS (PART 1)
by John DeNardo

The holidays are approaching, which means it's time for family & friends, egg nog, and the annual panic of deciding what gifts to buy. But fear not! I'm here to offer up a tempting selection of gift ideas for the science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans on your gift list. 

For fans who are avid fiction readers ...


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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >