Search Results: "Jay M. Arre"


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"A timely, if unpolished, comic novel with plenty of wit."
In his debut novel, Arre depicts the machinations of a comical and bizarre pharmaceutical company. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Feinman's provocative essay provides, among other things, an interesting take on the spilled-coffee-at-McDonald's case."
A powerful right-wing conspiracy is gunning for the law—and seeking to discard a hundred and more years of constitutional precedent. Read full book review >

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MUTANT RAT ATTACK! by Jay Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"A gassed-up, gaseous spy story without much spying. (Adventure. 7-12)"
Until recently, Dexter Drabner only dreamed of being a world-famous secret spy. Read full book review >

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THE CURSE OF THE MUMMY'S TUMMY  by Jay Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"While undeniably goofy and action-packed, this probably won't gain fans among Egyptians or overweight people. (glossary) (Adventure. 7-12)"
Third-grade spy Dexter Drabner from Mutant Rat Attack! (2017) returns for another wacky adventure. Read full book review >

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OF BEAST AND BEAUTY by Stacey Jay
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 23, 2013

"Romance fans may forgive its shortcomings for the sake of the intense love story. (Fantasy/science fiction. 14 & up)"
A hybrid fantasy/science-fiction retelling of "Beauty and the Beast." Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Soars higher than the arashitora Kristoff writes about; superb. (Steampunk. 12 & up)"
Debut author Kristoff's steampunk adventure whisks readers to a Japanese dystopia where some mythological beings still exist, a few people have fantastical gifts, and all people live under tyranny. Read full book review >

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WHAT LIGHT by Jay Asher
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"Though apparently titled for the line from Romeo and Juliet, this second solo outing for the author of Thirteen Reasons Why is not a love story for the ages. (Fiction. 13-18)"
Love, hope, and forgiveness are under the tree this Christmas. Read full book review >

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BENJAMIN'S CROSSING by Jay Parini
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1997

"Nonetheless, Parini's portrait of an entire generation of intellectuals overwhelmed by revolution and war, and of their desperate attempts to make sense of their world, is resonant, convincing, and deeply sad. (Author tour)"
A moving, impressively informed novel based on the life of one of the century's most austere, provocative, and tragic intellectuals, Walter Benjamin (18921940). Read full book review >