Search Results: "Internet Design Zone"


BOOK REVIEW

WORLD WAR II INTERACTIVE  by Internet Design Zone
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Oct. 15, 2011

"A powerful capsule history of World War II, chilling and reflective in one breath."
A visually engaging and highly atmospheric overview of World War II, including the runup and the fallout. Read full book review >

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INTERIOR DESIGN by Philip Graham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 3, 1996

"Unique, somber terrain, precisely charted by a writer in absolute control of his material."
Eight disturbing, elegant tales that plumb the obsessive powers of the imagination. Read full book review >

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DEADLY DESIGN by Debra Dockter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 2, 2015

"This engaging blend of science fiction and survival may well pique many interests. (Thriller. 14-18)"
When perfectionist, genetically modified teens start dying, surely slacker Kyle can't be next. Read full book review >

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ZONE ONE by Colson Whitehead
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"The latest from a generation of literary novelists who are erasing the distinction between art and pulp."
The zombie genre provides unlikely inspiration for the author's creative renewal. Read full book review >

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SHADOW ZONE by Iris Johansen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2010

"Light, sexy thriller peppered with enough science and mysticism to make any beach seem a little more exotic."
An undersea exploration reveals the mysteries of a lost Atlantis-type land and a possible superweapon in this second Hannah Bryson sub-centered thriller. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"Such a thorough summary of facts and opinions on a still-new medium will be useful to students doing research, and to educators looking to lay out the facts for nervous parents. (chronology, notes, glossary, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 11-14)"
The latest entry in the Issues in Focus series covers the growth and development of the Internet, its history and potential future, and some of its uses, especially as it applies to children. Read full book review >

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SPILL ZONE by Scott Westerfeld
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: May 2, 2017

"A necessary start, with intriguing hints at action and weirdness to come. (Graphic science fiction. 14-adult)"
Taking photos of the dangers in the Spill Zone can be deadly, but it pays the bills. Read full book review >

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RED ZONE by Tiki Barber
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 31, 2010

"And with ninth grade still ahead for the Barbers, more volumes are likely in the works. (Fiction. 8-12)"
There's no modesty going to waste here as the Barber twins star as themselves in another in their series of football hero tales. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2003

"Terrifying, and told just so. (b&w photo insert, not seen)"
Crime writer Jones (The Embrace, 1999, etc.) details every creepy circumstance that led to last year's notorious San Francisco dog mauling. Read full book review >

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CONSTRUCTION ZONE by Tana Hoban
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1997

"While not as tight as Hoban's other concept books, this will be a winner with kids who have devoured Byron Barton's Machines at Work, Anne Rockwell's Big Wheels, and B.G. Hennessy's Road Builders and who now want real pictures. (Picture book/nonfiction. 3-7)"
From Hoban (Just Look, 1996, etc.), a series of full-page color photographs of construction machinery at work, from a rubber-tired backhoe to a crane with clamshell bucket. Read full book review >

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TORRID ZONE by Jonathan Maslow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1996

"Not a tour de force, but (impressively) without a single clunker either; Maslow's gift for detail—perhaps perfected in his work as a naturalist—enables his slice-of-life sketches to add up to a rich and stirring whole."
Nature writer and self-confessed ``bird fanatic'' Maslow (Sacred Horses, 1994; Bird of Life, Bird of Death, 1986) turns his focus to fiction in this consistently good, remarkably varied collection. Read full book review >

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ANIMAL INTERNET by Alexander Pschera
NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2016

"A truly thought-provoking book for animal lovers and technology enthusiasts alike."
In a "postdigital" era in which the Internet shapes much of our interaction with others, German media writer Pschera argues that animals can help us see the digital revolution in a new light—and situate ourselves within it more comfortably. Read full book review >