Search Results: "Israel Sanchez"


BOOK REVIEW

THE DINOSAUR TOOTH FAIRY by Martha Brockenbrough
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2013

"Debut picture-book pair Brockenbrough and Sanchez are millions of years ahead of their time. (Picture book. 3-6)"
It is tough being a tooth fairy to dinosaurs when all your sources of new material are extinct. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 25, 2005

"Israel is a budding comic talent, a guide so likable we overlook the familiarity of the terrain. Think of this as a tasty appetizer, just the thing for that long flight."
Breezy comic guide to dating, with a touching love story nestled inside. Read full book review >

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THE GLOBAL WAR ON MORRIS by Steve Israel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"He may have meant to warn against fresh hubris, but humor is a tricky vehicle at a time when refugees, casualties and decapitations can make it hard to see the lighter side of any aspect of the war on terror."
The entire U.S. anti-terror apparatus is trained on one hapless pharmaceutical salesman in this debut novel by a U.S. congressman from New York. Read full book review >

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RAINBOW ROAD by Alex Sanchez
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"A little sex might make this a not-for-everyone experience, but it's a perfect feel-good read for gay teens. (Fiction. YA)"
More soapy goodness from the rainbow boys from Rainbow High (2003). Read full book review >

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KING BONGO by Thomas Sanchez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2003

"Florid, not quite Chandler."
Straightforward noir against the backdrop of pre-Revolution Cuba. Read full book review >

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JUNIPER LEMON'S HAPPINESS INDEX by Julie Israel
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 27, 2017

"Wound into the familiar narrative is insight into bringing closure to grief and the reality of untold, unknowable secrets. (Fiction. 12-17)"
Every day, Juniper writes about the positive and negative aspects of her life on an index card to cope with the hole in her life left when her sister, Camilla, died. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN OF THE GHETTO by Israel Zangwill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"An incomparable portrait of a culture in transition—and a classic that truly deserves to be rediscovered and remembered."
A long-overdue reissue restores to print an 1892 novel that is generally acknowledged as one of the earliest and finest works of Anglo-Jewish fiction. Read full book review >

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JOURNEY TO MY FATHER, ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER by Israel Zamir
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Must reading for fans of the master Yiddishist. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A revealing profile of the Nobel laureate in literature by his son and only child. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GETTING IT by Alex Sanchez
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Sanchez acts on these cues successfully and non-didactically, ultimately conjuring a universe where young men can come together, regardless of sexuality, to support one another. (Fiction. YA)"
Acne-ridden, slightly pudgy Carlos is the quieter member of a quartet of cocksure, trash-talking high-school boys who've dubbed themselves "Los hornitos" since elementary school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DARK & DAY 2 by Israel Grey
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A fine second installment that further embellishes a dazzling world."
Grey's sequel to the YA fantasy Dark & Day (2013) finds heroic Jonothon "Jono" Wyer on the trail of a terrorist group. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"An impressively broad scholarly history whose readability and smooth organization make it a joy to read."
A leading historian of the Enlightenment explores the widely differing philosophies that led to the American and French revolutions and their social, cultural, and ideological impacts on the world. Read full book review >