Search Results: "Karma Wilson"


BOOK REVIEW

KARMA by Cathy Ostlere
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"Brimming with mature themes, graphic violence and page-ripping twists of plot, this over-caffeinated loosely based historical saga is for sophisticated teens at best. (Fiction/poetry. 15 & up)"
Canadian author Ostlere's first novel in verse sweeps across North American and the Indian subcontinent with a force so violent and life altering one might mistake the teen protagonists caught in the vortex of large-scale religious strife and local isolation as slightly sanitized transplants from The Thorn Birds. Read full book review >

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KARMA by Mitchell Smith
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 15, 1994

"On balance, good Karma. (Literary Guild selection)"
For the first two-thirds of his new novel, Smith (Due North, 1992, etc.) can't decide whether he's writing a study of one man's Vietnam post-traumatic stress syndrome or a vulnerable-loner- fights-against-impossible-odds thriller. Read full book review >

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WILSON by A. Scott Berg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Readable, authoritative and, most usefully, inspiring."
Accomplished biographer Berg (Lindbergh, 1998, etc.) emphasizes the extraordinary talents of this unlikely president in an impressive, nearly hagiographic account. Read full book review >

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WILSON by David Mamet
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Well, folks, we're here to tell you—Wilson isn't even half-vast."
You'll want to clear your sinuses by renting a video of Glengarry Glen Ross or American Buffalo after wrestling with this unruly anti-novel by the noted playwright and remarkably unremarkable writer of fiction. Read full book review >

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KARMA by Susan Dunlap
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"The title story makes this barely-a-collection worth a closer look—especially if you missed it the first time around."
The other stories promised by the subtitle are nothing more than a pair of six-year-old curtain-raisers for the main event, the 185-page 1981 novella "Karma." Read full book review >

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WHAT’S THE WEATHER INSIDE?  by Karma Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2009

"Not an essential purchase, but the short, often-funny poems may draw in those who don't typically seek out poetry. (Poetry. 6-10)"
"Rapunzel, Rapunzel, / don't be a dope. / Cut off your hair / and make your own rope." Read full book review >

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MORTIMER’S CHRISTMAS MANGER by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

Little Mortimer Mouse craves a mouse-sized house of his own because his mouse hole is not a pleasant place—"Too cold. Read full book review >

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WOODROW WILSON by John Milton Cooper Jr.
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 2, 2009

"Cooper exhibits complete command of his materials, a sure knowledge of the man and a nuanced understanding of a presidency almost Shakespearean in its dimensions."
A noted Woodrow Wilson expert comprehensively examines the life and career of America's 28th president. Read full book review >

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HORSEPLAY! by Karma Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 5, 2012

"A solid and gleeful dose of ridiculousness. (Picture book. 3-6)"
It's not called horseplay for nothing. Read full book review >

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HOGWASH! by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: June 7, 2011

"Certain partners to Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin's Duck, these hogs (and their mud-loving message) are sure to delight. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Farmer takes spring cleaning to the extreme in this barnyard romp. Read full book review >

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MAMA, WHY? by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: March 22, 2011

"The overall effect is soothing, affectionate, precious and cozy—practically guaranteed to lull little ones to sleep. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A lullaby featuring a polar bear mother and cub joins the legions of other tales of young ones asking their mothers the familiar—why? Read full book review >