Search Results: "Jack Casserly"


BOOK REVIEW

THE DANCING ANGEL by Jack Casserly
Released: March 10, 1995

"Some good stories, but way too much material to stack on one soapbox. (First printing of 30,000)"
From former papal correspondent Casserly, a Catholic saga stuffed with blue-collar Chicagoans, big-hearted clerics, virgins, a grouchy cardinal, some Jews, a Chinese millionaire, and—well, you get the idea. Read full book review >

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THE HEARSTS: FATHER AND SON by William Randolph Hearst
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 20, 1991

"The wispy text has over 100 photographs and other illustrations, including cartoons (some seen)."
Vapid, once-over-lightly reminiscences from the scion of a publishing dynasty who, at age 83, looks back on a privileged, eventful life through rose-colored spectacles. Read full book review >

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WHAT GOES AROUND
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for The Boomerang Effect by Gordon Jack

Cover Story: Viking Cute
BFF Charm: Roger Murtaugh
Swoonworthy Scale: 2
Talky Talk: Real Boy
Bonus Factor: Unexpected Friendships
Relationship Status: Maybe in a Few Years 

Cover Story: Viking Cute

A cutesy viking is kind of an oxymoron when you think about the actual history of vikings, but this one with ...


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BOOK REVIEW

FISH ON A DISH! by Jack Tickle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Bouncy underwater fun. (Picture book. 2-5) "
A trio of peppy penguins has a surprisingly hard time catching a fish for dinner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"A sobering and much needed call to action."
A compassionate, thoughtful analysis of an alarming and increasingly frequent phenomenon in our rapidly diversifying society. Read full book review >

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MEET DIZZY DINOSAUR! by Jack Tickle
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Tailor-made for ticklers and ticklees alike. (Picture book. 1-3)"
From authorial pseudonym on, an invitation to interact with a jolly red dinosaur. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WRITING RADAR by Jack Gantos
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"A standout among writing guides, valuable for its sage and friendly encouragement and for the sheer fun of hanging out with Jack. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Advice on writing from one of the best writers around. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOUR THOUSAND YEARS OF JEWISH HISTORY by Jack Lefcourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2010

The story of one of the world's oldest religions is folded into an overview of world history. Read full book review >

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JACK ADRIFT by Jack Gantos
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 8, 2003

"By the end, the family is about to head back over the Outer Banks in high spirits, having found a silver lining in all of the insanity. (Short stories. 8-12)"
When his father enlists in the Navy Seabees, Jack Henry is off to Cape Hatteras for his fourth-grade year. Read full book review >