Search Results: "J.H. Shapiro"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"An inspiring, exciting introduction to avant-garde art and social commentary, this biography convinces young readers that art can exist, thrive and effect change outside in the real world. (author's note, bibliography) (Picture book. 5-10)"
Multi-colored, multi-layered, multi-media illustrations trace the life of Tyree Guyton and his visionary artwork, which used reclaimed trash to turn a derelict Detroit street into community-activist art. Read full book review >

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YOUR FRIEND IN FASHION, ABBY SHAPIRO by Amy Axelrod
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Funny, lively, sensitive—a real winner. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
In 1959, a spunky 12-year-old decides to make some money to buy a Barbie doll by writing to her Senator's beautiful wife, Jackie Kennedy, in this truly funny debut novel. Read full book review >

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Epochs of Man: Evacuation by J.H. Lea
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 9, 2015

"A well-meaning sci-fi novel that takes an unusual approach to Earth's initial interaction with alien races."
A first-contact story that offers an intriguing new take of the origin of humankind. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD PARTS by J.H. Blair
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

THE GOOD PARTSThe Best Erotic Writing in Modern FictionBlair, J.H.—Ed. Read full book review >

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SHIVA ACCUSED by J.H. Brennan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 1991

"Unevenly paced and less closely knit than Shiva, but still an atmospheric, engrossing tale. (Fiction. 11-14)"
A tense murder mystery, with a courageous young heroine falsely accused plus a stampede of mammoths and just enough crone's magic to add spice to the solution. Read full book review >

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WHISPERERS by J.H. Brennan
NON-FICTION
Released: June 13, 2013

"Certain hokum for skeptics, but the more open-minded will savor this chillingly convincing testimonial."
Prolific Irish author and lecturer Brennan's (Magic & Mysticism in Tibet, 2010, etc.) lifelong fascination with psychic phenomena fuels this comprehensive analysis of potential supernatural influences on history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HISTORY IN THE MAKING by J.H. Elliott
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"A straightforward, lucid introduction to Elliott's significant body of work."
A notable British historian's memoir about his early attraction to the study of imperial Spain and the changing historical methodology since the 1950s. Read full book review >

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POEMS by J.H. Prynne
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

paper 1-85224-492-5 Poems ($59.95; paper $25.95; Oct. 1; 448 pp.; 1-85224-491-7; paper 1-85224-492-5) is an omnibus gathering from one of Great Britain's most highly acclaimed contemporary poets. Read full book review >

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CITY OF GHOSTS by J.H. Moncrieff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 9, 2017

"A fun, chilling supernatural tale."
A tourist in China finds a real ghost story—and antagonists who want it to stay secret—in this novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 3, 2007

"A ghost story like a phantom itself-something is there, but it's not quite realized."
Three sisters inherit a haunted house in this tepid ghost tale. Read full book review >