Search Results: "J. Taboy"


BOOK REVIEW

AKISSI by Marguerite Abouet
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"Strong stomachs are a prerequisite. Even the strongest will be left both queasy and sore from laughter. (Graphic short stories. 7-10)"
Ivory Coast-born Abouet (Aya, 2007, for adults) dishes out bursts of simultaneous hilarity and horror in African vignettes aimed at a younger audience. Read full book review >

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7 FANTASY BOOKS HEADING TO FILM AND TV
by John DeNardo

As readers, the idea of our favorite books being turned into film and television production frightens us and excites us. It's scary because so many things can go wrong that could result in – gasp! – an unfaithful adaptation. Yet that doesn't stop us from being excited because we get to re-experience the stories we love. Here are ...


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NOUMENON
by Thea James

Noumenon

Noumenon by Marina J. Lostetter

On Sale: July 2017, ISBN-13: 9780062497840

nou·me·non

ˈno͞oməˌnän

noun
(in Kantian philosophy) a thing as it is in itself, as distinct from a thing as it is knowable by the senses through phenomenal attributes.

Imagine it is the future. Not the distant future, mind you, but a close enough world in which large scale ...


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DAVID GARROW
by Gregory McNamee

Barack Obama has been portrayed as being many things over his life and political career. Some have thought him flippant, coasting by on charm and glibness. Others have thought him suspect. Admirers and detractors both have found him aloof, though very few have doubted the fact of his formidable intelligence.

And admirers and detractors alike have also found Barack Obama ...


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BOOK REVIEW

FOR THE RECORD by J. J.  Hunter
Released: May 11, 2013

"A fast-paced, if not entirely original, crime novel."
Hunter tells the story of an assistant district attorney out to settle personal business with the mob in this debut crime novel. Read full book review >

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CHECKERS AND DOT ON THE FARM by J. Torres
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"These Checkers and Dot adventures, while not share-aloud superstars, are nifty for leaving in baby's reach for spontaneous exploration and play. (Board book. 3 mos.-3)"
A simple black-and-white board book takes toddlers on a trip to the farm. Read full book review >

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Virtual Vengeance by Thomas J J Starr
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 2, 2014

"A solid, enjoyable first novel, despite its tendency to veer into wordy technological discussions."
In Starr's debut cyber-thriller, the future is here—and it wants to sell you things. Read full book review >

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The Junior Officer Bunkroom by J. J. Zerr
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"An authentic, well-considered work of military fiction entwined with a coming-of-age tale."
In Zerr's debut novel, two naval pilots come to terms with military life at the end of the Vietnam War. Read full book review >