Search Results: "Howard Tomb"


BOOK REVIEW

NATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 1993

"Limited bibliography. (Nonfiction. 10+)"
Using photos captured by electron microscopist Kunkel, the authors have assembled an electron-eye's view of insects, pollen, algae, dust, and us (skin, taste buds, etc.) in a series of startlingly clear images of the very small—linked by a discussion of the botany, biology, and ecology of the many tiny creatures that suffer us to share their planet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

CITY BLOOD by Clark Howard
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"Jack-of-all- crimes Howard (Love's Blood, 1993, etc.) takes full advantage of the fact that, since his hero isn't a series character, anything could happen to him—right down to the quietly inconclusive ending."
Called to the scene of go-go dancer Ronnie Lynn's beating death, Chicago detective Joe Kiley and his partner, Nick Bianco, find a nasty lead: Tony, the boyfriend the victim was slated to meet, has the same name as Tony Touhy, kid brother of North Side mobster Phil Touhy, a silent partner in the club where she worked. Read full book review >

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DISCOVERING THE BODY by Mary Howard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"As metaphors like these suggest, mystery and suspense are less prominent here than the gradual revelation of character that Raymond Chandler insisted was at the heart of any good whodunit."
Two years after her testimony helped convict her friend's killer, an Iowa graphic designer faces the possibility that she may have made a mistake. Read full book review >

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TRANSFORMING FAITH by Fred Howard
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 25, 2014

"A profound, moving take on faith in an age that often vehemently challenges it."
A deeply meditative gathering of essays that reflects on one man's lifelong wrangling with his spirituality. Read full book review >