Search Results: "James Bannon"


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I2 by James Bannon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 27, 2011

"In a word: mind-blowing."
Bannon's cutting-edge science-fiction and psychological thriller revolves around a terminally ill biosoftware scientist's attempt to upload his mind into the consciousness of an unborn baby to once again be with the woman he loves. Read full book review >

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INVISIBLE by Jeanne Bannon
Released: Sept. 26, 2011

"Absorbing, warm and occasionally playful—the story of a young woman whose invisibility helps her to better see herself, and helps others to see who she really is."
A young girl just shy of graduating high school acquires a new gift and a way to literally hide from the world. "Sometimes I disappear," she explains. Read full book review >

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YONDER MOUNTAIN by Kay Thorpe Bannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Though this isn't a title that will jump out at young readers, teachers looking for Native American folktales will appreciate this as a group read-aloud. (Folktale. 7-10)"
Chief Sky, looking for a new leader for his people, sends three young men to the top of the distant mountaintop, to bring him back what they find there. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 2, 2012

"Broad in reach and shallow in depth, this primer is more of an expanded index of startup topics.
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For entrepreneurs with little or no experience, this basic overview offers a smattering of everything about operating a business. Read full book review >

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SOME THOUGHTS ON LOVE
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

So many people make New Year’s Resolutions to start the year, but for the second January in a row, I’ll be contemplating memories and saying good-byes.

My husband lost his father this week.

There’s a lot of emotion to visit, of course, though he suffered from memory issues and so, in many ways, his family has said their ...


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SPRINGING INTO MUST-READ CONTEMPORARY & SUSPENSE
by Bobbi Dumas

April is here, though you wouldn’t know it from my window view - snow is falling! (sigh) Thankfully it’s not sticking, and according to the forecast, it will be seventy degrees by the weekend. Mother Nature seems to be slightly confused in the Midwest this spring, and the national news can make my heart feel cold, but I’m glad we can ...


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CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT
by Julie Danielson

To say that Derrick Barnes and Gordon C. James knocked their first picture book out of the ballpark would be an understatement about a book with very little that is understated about it. In the short time it’s been on shelves, Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut has garnered a host of starred reviews and much-deserved praise.

This rhythmic ...


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BIRD AND BEAR by Ann James
by Ann James, illustrated by Ann James
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2015

"Ultimately, Bird and Bear are charming characters to look at, but their story needs more…story. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A slice-of-life story describes the friendship enjoyed by the eponymous Bird and Bear. Read full book review >

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BIRD & SQUIRREL ON THE EDGE! by James Burks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A bright medley of friendship, problem-solving, and identity ideal for emerging readers looking for the next step up from leveled readers. (Graphic fiction. 7-12)"
Best friends Bird and Squirrel embark upon a new graphic-novel adventure, in which they make a new friend and find the dynamics of their friendship changing. Read full book review >

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FARM by James Brown
by James Brown, illustrated by James Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 9, 2013

"Simple and beautiful. (Board book. 3 mos.-2)"
A graphically striking introduction to farm animals. Read full book review >

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BEEP AND BAH by James Burks
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"It's a ride is rich enough in slapstick, comical mishaps, jokes and general silliness to make anyone want to invite themselves along. (Picture book. 5-7)"
In an improbably compelling quest, a goat and a rolling robot go on the hunt for a single sock's mate. Read full book review >