Search Results: "Julia M. Lewis"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Written without jargon, this is a landmark study that dares to fly in the face of convention—in its conclusion that couples should 'seriously consider staying together for the sake of your children.'"
A thorough study of how divorce affects children years and decades after the fact. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LEOPARD BOY by Julia Johnson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 12, 2012

"Unique and refreshing; a book about the Arab world that isn't about war or oil. (Fiction. 8-12)"
When goatherd Khalid loses a kid high in Oman's mountains, he discovers the hidden home of an old man who introduces him to animals who lived there long ago and helps him find surviving leopards, spoiling the boy's uncle's plans to sell the land. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JUST THE WAY YOU ARE by Allison M. Lewis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A charming fable with an important message for young readers."
A princess' search for true love sends her on a voyage of self-discovery in Lewis' debut YA fantasy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEWARE THE SHEEP by M. Lewis-Lerman
Released: Jan. 29, 2015

"Could be the start of a fantastic series if, along with a few improvements, the characters and world remain this solid."
In Lewis-Lerman's debut YA fantasy, magical adventures begin for a young girl when her friend grows terribly ill and she becomes determined to save her. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPIN DOCTOR by M. C. Lewis
Released: Feb. 13, 2012

"For readers uninterested in the inner machinations of Washington, this book may be like watching CSPAN on a slow day; those intrigued by the behind scenes drama of politics will likely find this a well-paced, well-written story."
A struggling DC politico gets his break in the White House in first-time author Lewis' political thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EDMUND WILSON by Lewis M. Dabney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 3, 2005

"A solid, much-needed work of literary biography, stronger on matters critical but a touch less absorbing, because less sensational, than Jeffrey Meyers's Edmund Wilson (1995)."
A searching life of the eminent literary critic and journalist 1895-1972). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EDMUND WILSON by Lewis M. Dabney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"While the general reader will probably be lost throughout a good portion of this collection, it is a neat treat for die-hard Wilsonians."
This solid but too disparate collection of essays and panel discussions (drawn from a series of 1995 symposia celebrating the centenary of his birth) revisits Wilson's life, work, and legacy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2015

"Engaging, well organized and deftly written; a treasure trove of valuable information for those who want to sell at specialized conventions.
"
This book provides a comprehensive guide to becoming a vendor at anime, comic, and sci-fi conventions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BUTLER'S CHILD by Lewis M. Steel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2016

"An articulate, emotionally moving chronicle of a life informed by racial unrest and elevated with dutiful humanitarianism."
A white man borne of privilege dedicates his life to the defense of civil rights. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CASE OF THE MISSING BYTE by Joseph Daluz
Released: June 26, 2014

"An intriguing, if not fully realized, story about children, pets and computers."
Two children have an adventure in a magical, computerlike world when they go looking for their missing dog in this debut picture-book collaboration by writer-and-artist team Daluz, Morton and Daluz. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

JULIA GLASS
by Kerri Arsenault

Julia Glass, author of A House Among the Trees, speaks to me wearing sweaty badminton clothes. Marblehead, Massachusetts, where she lives, operates one of the few remaining private badminton clubs—Gut‘n Feathers—in the United States. “If I have a routine, it’s not writing; it’s playing badminton as often as I can,” she says. Her love of the sport mirrors the ...


Read the full post >

BOOK REVIEW

PLEASE BURY ME IN THE LIBRARY by J. Patrick Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"Finishing with 'Acknowledgements' to 'Shel and Jack and Myra Cohn,' plus other 'word wizards,' this offering from the prolific Lewis won't stay buried long, no matter where it's planted. (Poetry. 8-10)"
In 16 poems, all but two appearing here for the first time, the Midwest's cleverest living comic poet enjoins readers, "Please bury me in the library / With a dozen long-stemmed proses." Read full book review >