Search Results: "K. W. Ryan"


BOOK REVIEW

NIGHT BIRD CALLING by K. W. Ryan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 17, 2014

"A forceful indictment of American slavery, full of lyrical beauty and shattering loss."
A nuanced historical novel that pits the bonds of family and friendship against the horrors of slavery. Read full book review >

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THE WORLD'S GREATEST CHOCOLATE-COVERED PORK CHOPS by Ryan K. Sager
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 20, 2017

"Only for the most die-hard of Food Network fans. (recipes) (Fiction. 9-12)"
Twelve-year-old Zoey Kate is an ambitious culinary prodigy who's out to prove that she's San Francisco's best chef. Read full book review >

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LIGHTSHIP by W. K. De Vaney
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 17, 2014

"Sci-fi fans who enjoy interstellar action with an emotional twist are sure to find this book worthwhile."
De Vaney offers a debut sci-fi novel about a peculiar fleet of starships, and the native people they're meant to protect. Read full book review >

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ROBERT MORRIS'S FOLLY by Ryan K. Smith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Sharply focused, wonderfully engaging documentation of the 'ruins' of this American Ozymandias."
Examination of the shocking fall of the richest man in Revolutionary America. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIVING IN THE ANTHROPOCENE by Jeffrey K.   Stine
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"A valuable contribution to the ecological bookshelf."
Original essays by leading scientists, historians, archaeologists, and anthropologists that address the related problems of unchecked population growth, scarcity of resources, climate change, and environmental pollution. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Eloquent, engrossing testimony of an old-fashioned patriot at peace with his consequential place in military and world history."
Plainspoken reminiscences from the only man to fly both of the missions that dropped atomic bombs on Japan, bringing WW II to a close. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1995

"Although the social science and personal reminiscences are sometimes uneasy bedfellows, readers will learn much from this strong woman's compelling and informative story."
The life of one Crow woman and the story of her tribe are combined in this ethnographic autobiography with mixed results. Read full book review >

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WE COME IN PIECES
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Of Jenny and the Aliens by Ryan Gebhart

Cover Story: Emoji Rebus
BFF Charm: Nay
Swoonworthy Scale: 2
Talky Talk: Boy Brain
Bonus Factor: Aliens
Relationship Status: Look Me Up in a Decade or Two

Cover Story: Emoji Rebus

Did you know that the red-haired girl emoji was named Jenny? Me neither.

The Deal:

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BOOK REVIEW

MY BROTHER CHARLIE by Holly Robinson Peete
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2010

"A seldom-seen perspective on autism delivered concisely and with empathy. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Mother and daughter co-authors write about the experience of having an autistic child in the family. Read full book review >

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BELLA UP, UP, AND AWAY by Ryan O'Rourke
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 12, 2016

"A delightful nautical and aerial feline caper. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When her new pal accidentally drifts out to sea, a spunky cat attempts a daring rescue. Read full book review >