Search Results: "Jonathan Shay"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 2, 1994

"A heart-rending look at the permanent ruin war can wreak in any age."
In a brilliantly creative extended analogy, psychiatrist Shay (Tufts Medical School) persuasively argues that the experiences and behavior of traumatized Vietnam veterans echo those of Achilles in Homer's Iliad. Read full book review >

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SOUL KISS by Shay Youngblood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 5, 1997

"Some didactic interludes intrude on an otherwise straightforward story of erotic confusion. (Book-of-the-Month alternate selection)"
This first novel by playwright and storywriter Youngblood (The Big Mama Stories, 1989) is a young girl's tale of sadness and longing. Read full book review >

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THE END AS I KNOW IT by Kevin Shay
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 26, 2006

"A smirking time capsule of millennial tension."
In the late '90s, a few pundits figured that one day we'd look back at the Y2K panic and laugh. Debut novelist Shay figures that day is here. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"An unconvincing effort, of interest to those who've seen Anastasia walking alongside Elvis on the streets of Paris."
Did the last Romanov tsar and tsarina and their royal brood fall to Bolshevik bullets? History books say yes. This drab tale says no—or, well, maybe not. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLISS by Shay Mitchell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A steamy and scandalous read."
Three friends make a pact to follow their bliss wherever it may lead them—and mostly find trouble—in this debut by ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars star Mitchell and her best friend, Blaney.Read full book review >

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THIS IS MY HOME, THIS IS MY SCHOOL by Jonathan Bean
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"Home sweet school. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The family from BuildingOurHouse (2013) returns, but this time their son tells readers all about life as a home-schooled kid.Read full book review >

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WHERE IS BEAR? by Jonathan Bentley
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"An inventive twist on the familiar lost-teddy story. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A young tot is trying to find Bear before bedtime. Read full book review >

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THE ORPHAN ARMY by Jonathan Maberry
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 19, 2015

"This first book in an explosive new series is the perfect mix of science fiction and magic. (Fantasy/science fiction. 8-12)"
Ever since the alien invasion, 11-year-old Milo has suffered from nightmares, but when a voice in his dreams tells him the world needs a hero, he has a hard time believing it could be him. Read full book review >

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BITS & PIECES by Jonathan Maberry
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"An entertaining divergence from the solid series. (Science fiction. 13 & up) "
The aptly named fifth book in the Rot & Ruin series fills in gaps and provides key back story to the series. Read full book review >