Search Results: "Howard Sounes"


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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1999

"Despite its often fannish tone, a biography that listens to Bukowski's all-night barroom anecdotes and then checks the facts the morning after. (b&w photos and illustrations, not seen)"
A soberly investigated picaresque life of the barfly author of Notes of a Dirty Old Man. Read full book review >

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FAB by Howard Sounes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Despite covering well-trodden ground, the graceful prose and superb storytelling create a riveting narrative."
Solid addition to the ever-expanding library of books about the Beatle named Paul. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 15, 2013

"A compelling examination of the effects of sudden fame on mentally fragile artists."
In his latest pop-cultural study, Sounes (Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney, 2011, etc.) offers a stern corrective to the adage that it's better to burn out than to fade away. Read full book review >

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WHEN I WAS FIVE by Arthur  Howard
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1996

"A quietly comic work. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Jeremy tells what his life was like when he was five. Read full book review >

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THE HUBBUB ABOVE by Arthur  Howard
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2005

"The United Nations could use a Sydney—most households could, too. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A heavenly quiet on the 52nd floor, high above chaotic Manhattan, is shattered when the new upstairs neighbors turn out to be elephants. Read full book review >

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MY DREAM DOG by Arthur  Howard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Certainly an ode to dog lovers, the conclusion may leave readers perplexed. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A boy wonders what his dog dreams about. Read full book review >

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UNHINGED by A.G. Howard
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A world of weirdness that, sadly, necessitates a sequel. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
Alyssa has returned from Wonderland, but her adventures are far from over in this convoluted sequel to Splintered (2013). Read full book review >

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THE FALLEN PRINCE by Amalie Howard
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 5, 2016

"Popcorn fiction at best. (Science fiction. 12-18)"
A parallel-dimension-jumping cyborg soldier must make questionable alliances to save her country from an existential threat in this sequel to The Almost Girl (2013).Read full book review >

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NIGHT SPEED by Chris Howard
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 3, 2016

"Occasionally illogical and often trippy, a 'high' adventure for young adrenaline junkies. (Adventure. 14-18)"
A world-weary teen faces the end of her superpowered-cop career. Read full book review >