Search Results: "Keri Arthur"


BOOK REVIEW

FULL MOON RISING by Keri Arthur
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2006

"Effective crossbreeding of romance and urban fantasy that should please fans of either genre."
Fun and feisty urban fantasy (with a liberal dose of romance), the first in a new series. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"Challenges remain for the Rays in terms of market size and the need for a new stadium, but this book shows how having a plan and sticking to it allows a team with financial savvy to trump those with deeper pockets."
This incisive account of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays' rise from the cellar to the pennant suggests that baseball is a business like any other—and unlike any other. Read full book review >

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WRECK THIS APP by Keri Smith
by Keri Smith, illustrated by Keri Smith, developed by CitrusSuite
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: July 19, 2011

"An app to energize the creative juices. (iPad interactive sketchbook. 13 & up)"
Essentially an interactive black-and-white coloring book filled with amusing tools to guide users in their pursuit to locate their inner artists. Read full book review >

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THE WANDER SOCIETY by Keri Smith
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 29, 2016

"The amusing and informative philosophy of a hidden culture that proposes that wandering is the key to a soulful life."
A guidebook to aimless wandering. Read full book review >

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BE YOUR OWN DOG by Keri Claiborne Boyle
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2016

"Not too amusing, not too original, not too necessary. (Picture book.3-7)"
Teddy is a large, gray-brown dog who enjoys his life as "leader of the pack," until he receives the unwanted present of a cat companion. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2009

"The whimsical cartoon illustrations are a good complement to the breezy, conversational style. (Nonfiction. 12-16)"
Adolescent girls seeking a deeper understanding of the opposite sex will appreciate this appealing, entertaining guide full of useful facts and sound advice. Read full book review >

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HEAD GAMES by Keri Mikulski
FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"In all, a rather sweet if undemanding story. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Basketball, boys and friends dominate the mind of 15-year-old Taylor, a too-tall, shy athlete. Read full book review >

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ICE  by Arthur  Geisert
ANIMALS
Released: April 20, 2011

"Geisert's meticulous illustrations won't amuse everyone, but they certainly conjure a fully realized piggy world—an island at home with itself, floating way out there in the ocean. (Picture book. 4-10)"
A heat wave compels an industrious community of island piggies to build a giant ship, complete with masts and rigging, and voyage to retrieve an Arctic iceberg and cool off. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2010

"A simply glorious barn and farm opus. (glossary) (Picture book. 5-9)"
Only someone who's walked the walk and driven the tractor—and is immensely creative besides—could take readers on such an accurate, realistic and fascinating alphabetic farmland journey. Read full book review >

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THE GIANT BALL OF STRING by Arthur  Geisert
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 2002

"A distant but affectionate cousin to John Vernon Lord's venerable Giant Jam Sandwich (1975). (Picture book. 3-8)"
Praise be to those who see the joys of inspired silliness, for they shall delight the masses. Read full book review >

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OOPS by Arthur  Geisert
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 25, 2006

"More sophisticated, dark and subtle than Lights Out (2005); fans will delight in the frenetic action and maze of details in the etched illustrations and find relief in the fact that everyone is okay. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Geisert adds another link to his inventive, wordless chain-reaction escapades that are awash with cleverness and ingenuity. Read full book review >

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NURSERY CRIMES by Arthur  Geisert
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"It's a Thanksgiving story with a difference, played out con brio by an all-porcine cast. (Picture book. 6-8)"
This whimsical whodunit, longer on visual appeal than internal logic, kicks off with the overnight disappearance of a crop of huge turkey topiaries from the nursery-cum-salvage-yard of aptly named Jambonneau and his dainty wife Merville de Peru. Read full book review >