Search Results: "Hendrik Booraem V"


BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG JERRY FORD by Hendrik Booraem V
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"A revealing portrait of the formative years of a future president of the United States. (Biography. 10-14)"
A vivid, colorful and insightful biography of the 38th president of the United States looks at his childhood and adolescence. Read full book review >

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MAN AND WIFE IN AMERICA by Hendrik Hartog
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2000

"For students of marriage and family law, an historic panorama, most revealing of the connections in the evolution of marriage from an autocracy to a partnership."
An illuminating look at how law and custom shaped marriage in the 19th century and how those practices echo into the 21st. Read full book review >

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TEXTING THE UNDERWORLD by Ellen Booraem
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2013

"Like Conor, readers will emerge from this adventure a little bit better equipped for heroism than before. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Fantasist Booraem (Small Persons with Wings, 2011, etc.) turns her attention from art to another great human endeavor: death. Read full book review >

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THE UNNAMEABLES by Ellen Booraem
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"A sort of combination of witch-trial-era Salem and The Giver, this book offers a treat with nearly every page turn. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
On Island, "thou art thy name." Read full book review >

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¡OBÁMANOS! by Hendrik Hertzberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 2, 2009

"The perfect book with which to recall and appreciate the significance of Obama's journey to the White House."
A collection of astute articles penned as longtime New Yorker writer Hertzberg (Politics: Observations and Arguments, 1966-2004, 2004, etc.) watched Barack Obama's historic presidential campaign. Read full book review >

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POLITICS by Hendrik Hertzberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 13, 2004

"Superb writing, subtle thinking. Just the thing for politics junkies and journalism buffs, especially those wondering who merits wearing Izzy Stone's mantle today."
One of American journalism's brightest intellectual lights shines forth in a fine—and long overdue—selection from four decades of work. Read full book review >

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JENFORD by Hendrik E. Sadi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 11, 2008

"Subtle, patient and absolutely lovely."
A beautiful, wide-reaching story of the families who live and die in Upland, a bucolic American settlement in decline. Read full book review >

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SILO AND THE REBEL RAIDERS by V. Peyton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"Convincing, humorous, and appealingly odd. (Science fiction. 9-13)"
In a flooded, post-apocalyptic United Kingdom, a young boy travels from his marshlands home to the Capital to make his way in the world as a government-approved seer. Read full book review >

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THE GLASS MAKER’S DAUGHTER by V.  Briceland
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2009

"Obvious connections to the culture of medieval Venice, from glass to silk to music to gondolas, provide color but not depth. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
There are some imaginative moments and one very good idea in this muddled fantasy, but also a lot of clunky dialogue, clichéd expressions and dei ex machinae. Read full book review >

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INFERNOTY by DON V.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 31, 2009

"Repetitive structure, awkward writing style an abrupt ending hamper this surreal tale."
A strange, poorly written, yet frequently original short science-fiction novel. Read full book review >