Search Results: "Kate Pickett"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"A book full of dangerous ideas and useful statistics, all worthy of attention, discussion and action."
Predatory capitalism makes some of us poor and some of us rich, of course, but it also makes most of us sick, crime-ridden and mad—or so two British social scientists contend. Read full book review >

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SIDEWAYS by Rex Pickett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 2004

"Skillful work about a friendship between two ultimately likable guys. But the movie will need zingers—the dialogue here is only adequate."
A fresh take on an evergreen: two men—one just divorced, one about to marry—spend a week together testing, then tying up, the bonds of their friendship. Read full book review >

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MILAYNA by Michelle K. Pickett
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 17, 2015

"At least it has hobgoblins. (Paranormal suspense. 12-18)"
Yet another half-angel book, this one focuses more on physical combat than on supernatural warfare. Read full book review >

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MONSTER MASH by Bobby Pickett
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"Reserve this for older preschoolers and primary-grade children who may need a fun outlet for candy-fueled Halloween craziness. Clever and odd—but ultimately not essential. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Luring readers with a golden, holographic display type for the title and a grooving green monster on the cover, Catrow pairs his freakishly imaginative artwork with the lyrics to the perennial favorite. Read full book review >

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UNSPEAKABLE by Michelle K. Pickett
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"An insightful cautionary tale. (Fiction. 12-18)"
A high school senior struggles to survive serious physical and emotional abuse. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2001

"Pickett and coauthor Stowers write well, and, although the intended audience is not entirely clear, clerics contemplating ministries behind bars will find this useful background reading."
A Texas prison chaplain recounts his experiences ministering to the condemned, arguing throughout that capital punishment is morally wrong. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRACE by Kate Parkinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"There is more than one way to shine on stage, as Grace happily attests. (Early reader. 2-6)"
Grace is just not graceful. Read full book review >

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IN THE RAINFOREST by Kate Duke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A fascinating and solid introduction. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
This new entry in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series is a Stage 2 title exploring the busy and diverse world of the rain forest. Read full book review >