Search Results: "K. C. Bailey"


BOOK REVIEW

STAY by Michaela Muntean
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Charming; four (or, in this case, 40) paws up, way up. (introduction by Kate DiCamillo, letter to readers from Luciano) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
What's more fun than bread and circuses? Dogs and circuses—or so young readers will learn from this sweet book about the bond between man and canine and just letting a dog do what a dog's gotta do. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Bailey is not a graceful prose stylist—she raises syntactical and stylistic barriers for readers—but her research is important, her questions provocative, and her arguments sensible."
An ambitious attempt to determine from oral histories the effects of the slave trade on West Africa and its people, especially those in coastal Ghana. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Almost an Army Cadet, always a Forester by K. C. Linggi
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"A sapling that could grow into a sturdy tree."
Vignettes of a Malaysian forestry worker's career with a timber company. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BETRAYAL by C K Adair
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 19, 2014

"A novel with a compassionate, lust-struck heroine that begins well but falters in the final third."
A Georgia social worker falls for a detective in the first installment of Adair's romance/mystery series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHANGING PLAINS by K. C. Bell
Released: June 20, 2007

"A witty alternative to the typical romance novel."
Freaky Friday, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Cinderella collide in this romance novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FLEDGLING by C. K. Osborne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2013

"Beautifully written, introspective, and packed with Eastern philosophy and mysticism; a smart book that will appeal to fantastical and thoughtful sensibilities alike."
In this tale of magic and self-discovery, 10-year-old Su Ling—given the so-called honorof being sent to a workhouse in place of her older sister—discovers she possesses hidden powers when she gains entry into a secret society in touch with the unseen forces of the universe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE ANTARCTIC by Ella Bailey
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"An appealing introduction to Antarctica that appropriately fosters a child's sense of wonder without adding a layer of worry about its future. (Informational picture book. 2-5)"
After a last breakfast with her parents on a frozen coast, a young Adélie penguin spends a long summer feeding in the cold ocean, followed by an even longer dark winter resting on the ice until the sun rises the following spring. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE SAVANNAH by Ella Bailey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"A sweet ecosystem introduction for preschoolers, the first of a promising series. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The African savanna, home of a tiny lion cub, is full of intriguing wildlife. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 2, 2013

"A sad commentary on our times, but not to be ignored."
A grim reminder of the threat that parents and children face from predators. Read full book review >