Search Results: "Jack Shuler"


BOOK REVIEW

THE THIRTEENTH TURN by Jack Shuler
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A panoramic, unforgettable rendering of 'the long fade of strangulation.'"
The potency of the noose—as device, spectacle and ritual—laid raw and bare. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 8, 2012

"Filled with the voices of men and women willingly or reluctantly responding to a journalist's probing, Shuler's report paints a dark picture with glimmers of light."
A transplanted Southerner explores the aftermath of the 1968 shootings of unarmed black college students by highway patrolmen in his hometown of Orangeburg, S.C. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEW ON GINKGO LEAVES by Todd Shuler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 2017

"A ravishing work of historical fiction about devotion and revenge amid the 'bloodstained dust' of war."
A death by poisoned arrow begins this violent epic of the Qing Dynasty. Read full book review >

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LET THE DRUM SPEAK by Linda Lay Shuler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1996

"Some hard information here based on major archeological digs, but, overall, cartoon-soft, even if modestly diverting."
The elementary but agile further adventures of Shuler's 13th- century Native Americans in territory encompassing sections of what will be New Mexico, Oklahoma and Missouri. Read full book review >

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VOICE OF THE EAGLE by Linda Lay Shuler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 21, 1992

"The Way Things Were over New Mexico way. (Literary Guild Dual Selection for Summer)"
An assiduously researched sequel to Shuler's She Who Remembers (1991), again spotlighting Kwani, an Anasazi woman of the 13th century in what is now New Mexico. 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

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 >

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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 >

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MONEY RUN by Jack Heath
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Take a deep breath, go with it, and never look back. (Adventure. 10-16)"
Ashley and Benjamin are two teen partners in crime—real crime, as in major heists—who rely on their youth to avoid suspicion. Read full book review >