Search Results: "Helle Urban"


BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE HALLOWEEN by Denise Brennan-Nelson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Skip this one and check out Steven Kroll's The Biggest Pumpkin Surprise Ever!, illustrated by Jeni Bassett (2012), for a gentle introduction to Halloween for little ones. (Board book. 2-4)"
A sturdy little book of easy-to-solve Halloween riddles in rhyme. Read full book review >

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URBAN TRIBES by Lisa Charleyboy
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"A stereotype-dispelling companion to Dreaming in Indian (2014). (bibliography) (Nonfiction. 12-18)"
Dozens of young Native Americans who have made cities their homes offer glimpses of their lives, dreams, work, and attitudes toward themselves and others. Read full book review >

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URBAN OUTLAWS by Peter Jay Black
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A thrilling tale of a Robin Hood for the iPod generation. (Adventure. 9-13)"
A group of teenage misfits takes on the world of government conspiracy and digital terrorism in this series opener. Read full book review >

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URBAN RENEWAL by Andrew Vachss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"Zero at the bone. Just the thing when you want something less good-natured and reflective than Lawrence Block's tales of Keller the hit man."
More criminal adventures for tougher-than-thou hireling Cross and his covey of Chicago assassins (Blackjack, 2012). Read full book review >

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URBAN ORACLES by Mayra Santos-Febres
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1997

"Much more than erotica, these blunt stories are crystalline glimpses of the psychology of obsession, by a writer whom we ought to know better."
Urban Oracles ($15.95 paperback original; Apr. 1997; 220 pp.; 1-57129-034-6): Fifteen erotic stories, rife with furtive sexual encounters, voyeurism, and daringly sensual imagery, from a highly acclaimed Spanish writer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 16, 2011

"A breezy, cheerful collection that will appeal to locals, gentrification dwellers and those with a cursory historical interest in the city of Cincinnati."
A transplanted suburbanite revels in the delights of her new urban residence and experiences. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

URBAN ANIMALS by Isabel Hill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

Photographer Hill takes readers on an engaging tour of New York City's architectural animals, from a handsome snake twining around some brickwork on the side of a building to an alligator beginning a climb up a small skyscraper. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

URBAN FORESTS by Jill Jonnes
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A lovingly written book that should appeal to most city dwellers and all tree lovers."
A comprehensive look at the trees of American cities. Read full book review >

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URBAN WELSH by Lewis Davies
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 9, 2005

"Some clunkers, too, in a mixed bag collection. But it's always good to know what the Welsh are up to."
This small country's uneasy adaptation to the present age is charted with varying success in a gathering of 19 short stories written by as many young Welsh authors. Read full book review >