Search Results: "Julianna Bright"


BOOK REVIEW

CAT DOORMAN'S LITTLE RED WAGON by Julianna  Bright
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 23, 2013

"Music lovers will enjoy this melodic story, which is a good thing, since they'll likely not forget the tune anytime soon. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
Sing along with the classic children's tune as a giggly girl gathers provisions for a picnic with her friends. Read full book review >

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Take a Walk on the Bright Side by Eugene Bright
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A memoir that offers a promising look into the early 20th century but never brings the same excitement to its tales of more recent years."
A debut author traces his family's history, decade by decade, from the early 1900s to the present day. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2005

"Despite the perils the reckless heroes and heroines court, all three stories have at least moderately happy endings—though the plausible chance that they won't shows you how far erotic fiction has come since Bright first hung out her editorial shingle."
Indefatigable pop sexologist Bright has corralled three varied contributions in a sequel to Three the Hard Way (2004) that could mark a new annual series. Read full book review >

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THE STORY OF DAN BRIGHT by Dan Bright
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Compelling reading."
A former drug dealer and ex-con chronicles how he became involved in the criminal underworld and managed to escape a wrongful death sentence for murder. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"A highly readable account of extraordinary visitations."
Papagapitos (Artemis Bound, 2001), in this memoir, claims to have had encounters with aliens over the course of two decades.Read full book review >

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BURNING BRIGHT by Ron Rash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2010

"A nicely varied feast from a master of the form."
Searing collection of short fiction from critically acclaimed Rash (Serena, 2008, etc.) Read full book review >

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BURNING BRIGHT by Tracy Chevalier
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 20, 2007

"A story rich in background but lacking a compelling center."
A colorful historical novel considers the perils of life in 18th-century England. Read full book review >

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BRIGHT BEETLE by Rick Chrustowski
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2000

"An appealing introduction to a familiar and useful insect made especially suitable for reading aloud because of the accessible text and bright, dramatic illustrations. (Nonfiction 59)"
It's super beetle! Read full book review >

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STAR BRIGHT! by Andrew M. Greeley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Though Odessa's innocence proves unbeatable, tension fades as the only question left becomes: Will Greeley find some conflict to resolve? (He doesn't.)"
Prolific Father Greeley (Summer at the Lake, p. 401) takes a stab at It's a Wonderful Christmas and comes up . . . all charm and wit. Read full book review >

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BRIGHT PARADISE by Peter Raby
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Importantly, Raby shows how the works of the explorers shaped a new Darwinian and colonialist worldview, one that remains mighty influential in the modern imagination. (8 pages illustrations and maps)"
A lucid and lively survey of Victorian explorers from Raby (English/Homerton College, Cambridge). ``For the English in the nineteenth century, abroad, and especially the Empire and the colonies, existed to bring things back from,'' notes Raby in a neat introductory capsulization. Read full book review >

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BURN BRIGHT by Bethany Frenette
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"A demon-hunting fix for readers who can forgive page-padding. (Urban fantasy. 12-16)"
Following Dark Star (2012), a new demon in town named Susannah is looking for the girl with the power to open pathways to the Beneath, and the threat strains Audrey's relationship. Read full book review >

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EARLY BRIGHT by Ami Silber
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"A middling debut novel, but Silber shows much promise."
In 1948 Los Angeles, a white grifter haunts black jazz clubs and dreams of bebop fame. Read full book review >