Search Results: "Jeffrey Joe Miller"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 4, 2014

"A heavily detailed and ultimately uplifting analysis of the ways the 21st century can return to its spiritual roots."
An inspirational guidebook for the distracted, disconnected 21st century. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON THE REBOUND by Jeffrey Miller
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"An uncommon mystery full of literate and sardonically humorous questions."
A Toronto law school is just one of the lawyerly locations in this tale of attempted murder and blackmail—and cats. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A provocative portrait that uncovers entrenched racism and class disparities in the debate community and in America as a whole."
Both the author and his subjects come of age in this thoughtful portrait of an urban debate team struggling to win matches on a playing field clearly stacked against its members. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 7, 2014

"An excellent history that should catapult Miller to the top tier of popular historians."
The first book of a planned trilogy chronicling American-led relief efforts in Belgium during World War I. Read full book review >

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IF THE EARTH WERE A FEW FEET IN DIAMETER by Joe Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"It becomes part of a dubious proposition, in flashy but superficial dress. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Miller's 1975 poem, a prosaic nine-sentence proposal that our planet would get more appreciation and respect if it were small enough to see all at once, is elaborated with wooden, unevenly executed illustrations, and running sidebars by Vinciguerra of random general facts. Read full book review >

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MARY MILLER
by Stephanie Buschardt

Despite its title, there’s not a lot of happiness going around in Mary Miller’s new collection, Always Happy Hour. “There is nothing more disgusting, really, than people enjoying themselves so thoroughly when you’re miserable,” writes Miller in the book’s opening story, a rather grim yet appropriate introduction to the morbid hilarity that’s to come in the following pages. More ...


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2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FOR SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR FANS (PART 1)
by John DeNardo

The holidays are approaching, which means it's time for family & friends, egg nog, and the annual panic of deciding what gifts to buy. But fear not! I'm here to offer up a tempting selection of gift ideas for the science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans on your gift list. 

For fans who are avid fiction readers ...


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MODERN MYTHOLOGY WITH JOE TODD-STANTON
by Julie Danielson

Debut author-illustrator Joe Todd-Stanton, who lives in the UK, brings readers the first in a new series called Brownstone’s Mythical Collection. Arthur and the Golden Rope—complete with a daring young protagonist; a monstrous, hand-chomping wolf; and “artefacts of great power and rarity”—is based on Norse mythology. This first volume of the series opens with a Professor Brownstone, welcoming readers ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE PHANTOM BULLY by Jeffrey Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 28, 2015

"Everybody's middle school years should be as ultimately satisfying as Roan's, whether they are Jedis-in-training or not. (Graphic fantasy. 8-12)"
Perhaps playing off the principle that a great ending will mitigate almost anything, this story has at least a dozen endings, and all of them are pretty spectacular. Read full book review >

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WHO BROKE THE VASE? by Jeffrey Turner
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"An interesting debut, one that may instigate discussion, emotion, and, yes, even laughs. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A broken vase, an eyewitness, and a cast of improbable suspects lead to one surprise ending in this celebration of the whopper. Read full book review >

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WHO AM I? by Jeffrey Turner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"With full force of knowing right from wrong, readers will jump at the chance to chime in with the repeated admonishment: 'You are a rabbit!' (Picture book. 3-6)"
A rabbit with a madcap imagination pretends to be many other animals. Read full book review >