Search Results: "J.R. Krause"


BOOK REVIEW

POCO LOCO by Maria Chua
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 2013

"¡Ay, Poco Loco! We hope to see you again soon. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Poco Loco the mouse may be a little nuts, but he's got some great ideas, too. Read full book review >

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, POCO LOCO! by J.R. Krause
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2016

"¡Que rico! Mucho más, por favor.(Picture book. 3-8)"
What has that crazy ratón Poco Loco got planned for his birthday?Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 6, 1992

A solid and thorough history of the Homestead Strike of 1892, in which a powerful steelworkers' union was destroyed in a lockout and protracted struggle. Read full book review >

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NICK AND THE NASTY KNIGHT by Ute Krause
by Ute Krause, illustrated by Ute Krause, translated by Ute Krause
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"A nicely etched story of doing the right thing in a trying world. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Young Nick outfoxes a greedy knight as well as a company of thieves to rescue his oppressed medieval village. Read full book review >

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OSCAR AND THE VERY HUNGRY DRAGON by Ute Krause
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Packed with wit that never descends into camp and illustrated with verve and style in ink-and-watercolor cartoons, Krause's substantial, self-translated fractured fairy tale delights on every level. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A terrifying beast meets its match in a resourceful boy. Read full book review >

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INSIDE THE NEW EUROPE by Axel Krause
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 4, 1991

"Nonetheless, his own report should help those seeking to understand the dimensions of the new challenge."
Few Americans have even the faintest idea of the scope and dynamism of the ``New Europe,'' but Krause, corporate editor of the International Herald Tribune, helps to give some perspective—even in such a once-over-lightly account as this. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 19, 2012

"An imaginative introduction to a new dimension of the natural world."
Krause (Wild Soundscapes: Discovering the Voice of the Natural World, 2002, etc.) chronicles his experiences with "[n]atural soundscapes…the voices of whole ecological systems." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE JONES by J.R. Klein
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2016

"An introspective tale of self-discovery that's worth reading for its lyricism and insights."
In Klein's debut novel, a man travels across the country and around the world, searching for happiness and meaning in his life. Read full book review >

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BETA EARTH by J.R. Napier
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 25, 2014

"Disjointed storylines don't diminish Napier's endearing and contagious adoration of the sci-fi genre."
The search for Paradise, which people believe will be the only place to survive the fated collision between two inhabited planets, leads to endless battles in Napier's (Beta Earth: Between Worlds 2.0 Edition, 2014, etc.) latest sci-fi outing. Read full book review >

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PARANOIA by J.R. Johansson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 8, 2014

"A worthy sequel to an imaginative new series. (Paranormal suspense. 12-18)"
This sequel to Insomnia (2013) takes readers further into the minds of the Night Walkers. Read full book review >

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INSOMNIA by J.R. Johansson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 8, 2013

"The premise combines with the tension resulting from Parker's psychological quandary to keep pulses pounding. (Suspense. 12 & up)"
Parker has been unable to sleep for three years, ever since he began to inhabit the dreams of other people. Read full book review >

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CARNIVORES by J.R. Levitt
Released: March 30, 1989

Revenge-melodrama in the sub-Death Wish tradition—with a couple of twists along the crude, lurid, implausible way. Read full book review >