Search Results: "Jonah Keri"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"Challenges remain for the Rays in terms of market size and the need for a new stadium, but this book shows how having a plan and sticking to it allows a team with financial savvy to trump those with deeper pockets."
This incisive account of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays' rise from the cellar to the pennant suggests that baseball is a business like any other—and unlike any other. Read full book review >

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FULL MOON RISING by Keri Arthur
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2006

"Effective crossbreeding of romance and urban fantasy that should please fans of either genre."
Fun and feisty urban fantasy (with a liberal dose of romance), the first in a new series. Read full book review >

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WRECK THIS APP by Keri Smith
by Keri Smith, illustrated by Keri Smith, developed by CitrusSuite
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: July 19, 2011

"An app to energize the creative juices. (iPad interactive sketchbook. 13 & up)"
Essentially an interactive black-and-white coloring book filled with amusing tools to guide users in their pursuit to locate their inner artists. Read full book review >

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FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"To be continued. (Fiction. YA)"
Laugh-out-loud funny, this engaging, high-concept novel about a 17-year-old boy's world, both real and imaginary, is a story that teases, building up reader suspense and expectation then refusing to deliver. Read full book review >

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THE LAST BOOK EVER WRITTEN by Jonah Kruvant
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 28, 2015

"A bit familiar but exciting nonetheless."
In a future dictatorship, detective Victor Vale starts questioning authority when, to infiltrate a dissident cell, he goes undercover as a writer. Read full book review >

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CONTAGIOUS by Jonah Berger
NON-FICTION
Released: March 5, 2013

"A provocative shift in focus from the technology of online transmission to the human element and a bold claim to explain 'how word of mouth and social influence work...[and] can [be used to] make any product or idea contagious.'"
A marketing professor at the Wharton School explains how fads are generated and why certain products, ideas and behaviors gain social currency. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WANDER SOCIETY by Keri Smith
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 29, 2016

"The amusing and informative philosophy of a hidden culture that proposes that wandering is the key to a soulful life."
A guidebook to aimless wandering. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HEAD GAMES by Keri Mikulski
FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"In all, a rather sweet if undemanding story. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Basketball, boys and friends dominate the mind of 15-year-old Taylor, a too-tall, shy athlete. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"In any consideration of noteworthy lives, Baker stands tall and sparkles as a determined, brave and singular woman of color. (author's note) (Picture book/biography. 5-10)"
The African-American singer and dancer was idolized in France because of her extraordinary talent as a stage performer and scorned in the United States because of her color. Read full book review >

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STEEL TOWN by Jonah Winter
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 20, 2008

Evocative illustrations pulse with energy and poetic prose describes the nation's industrial past in loving detail. Read full book review >

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MICKEY MANTLE by Jonah Winter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A loving perspective on a beloved Yankee hero. (Picture book/biography. 7-10)"
Mickey Mantle was a gifted, talented white baseball player who was admired and truly loved by his fans. Read full book review >

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RUTH BADER GINSBURG by Jonah Winter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"A beautiful example of what a picture book can be. (glossary) (Picture book/biography. 8-12)"
How did a book-loving girl grow up to be a Supreme Court justice? Read full book review >