Search Results: "Hector R. Hernandez"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 8, 2010

"Upbeat and encouraging, but short on real depth."
Hernandez presents a self-help book about attaining personal and financial success. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HECTOR THE COLLECTOR by Emily Beeny
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2017

"A sweet and child-sensitive addition to any picture-book collection. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Hector and his classmates learn about collecting. Read full book review >

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R-HU by Leslie Scalapino
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Demanding and strange, at times curiously affecting, more often simply infuriating."
The r-hu, we're told, is a Mongolian stringed instrument. Read full book review >

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A&R by Bill Flanagan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2000

Debut about the music industry by a writer who's in it and loves it, discords and all. Read full book review >

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WHO R U REALLY? by Margo Kelly
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 18, 2014

"Kelly's first novel is a suspenseful page-turner with multiple suspects, a little bit of romance, and a strong but not overbearing message. (Thriller. 12-16)"
A naïve 14-year-old longing for a first romance believes she has found it with an online stranger. Read full book review >

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R IS FOR RHYME by Judy Young
ABC BOOKS
Released: March 1, 2006

"This rich compendium would also work well in the classroom, but for an older age group than indicated by the publisher. (Picture book. 4-10)"
Twenty-six sidebar lessons on poetry, each linked to both a poem and a cheeky colorful illustration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HECTOR AND HUMMINGBIRD by Nicholas John Frith
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 29, 2016

"Lovely. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A bear and a hummingbird in an odd-couple animal friendship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LATE HECTOR KIPLING by David Thewlis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Though it ultimately doesn't satisfy as either tragedy or farce, this is far more than an actor's vanity project: Thewlis has talent."
The first novel from actor Thewlis (best actor winner at Cannes for Mike Leigh's Naked) is a rollicking, no-corpses-barred black comedy set in the London art world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HECTOR SPRINGS LOOSE by Elizabeth Shreeve
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Lighthearted, slightly challenging fare for easy reader graduates. (Fiction. 7-9)"
Shreeve opens a Ready for Chapters series with this engaging tale of a bug forced into a horizon-expanding odyssey when his cozy burrow is taken over by a flea circus. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ART AND OLD HECTOR by Neil Gunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 25, 1991

"Slight, old-fashioned, and utterly captivating."
The fifth posthumous US publication for Scottish novelist Gunn (1891-1973) is a charmingly low-key turn-of-the century coming-of-age story. Read full book review >

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R IS FOR ROCKET by Tad Hills
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"Though this lacks the originality and fizz of How Rocket Learned to Read (2010), it nevertheless reinforces the pup's positive literacy efforts. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Adorable Rocket the dog and his many pals (including a moonlighting Goose) return in a new story centered on the alphabet. Read full book review >