Search Results: "Keri Mikulski"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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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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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CAPITOL OFFENSE by Barbara Mikulski
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Ultimately, everything rides on the plucky Gorzack, and the senator's shoulders aren't wide enough for the load."
From Mikulski, US senator from Maryland (Democrat), and Oates (Making Peace, 1991), a feeble attempt at a Washington suspense novel that reads like a hand-me-down episode of Murder, She Wrote. 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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CAPITOL VENTURE by Barbara Mikulski
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 30, 1997

"A few set pieces on congressional hearings and other aspects of partisan politics aside: another exercise in capital—that is, Beltway—punishment."
Despite a notably unpromising debut (Capitol Offense, 1996), US Senator Mikulski carries on with a series that pits a fictive counterpart against homicidal freebooters in and out of Washington. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A PERFECT ARMENIAN by Keri B. Topouzian
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 12, 2012

"Loose and rough in places, but a dramatic story of fighting for freedom."
On the eve of World War I, an Armenian black marketeer conceives a hazardous plan to help his family escape from Turkey to Cyprus. Read full book review >

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TEDDY THE DOG by Keri Claiborne Boyle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2017

"Readers may find themselves scratching their heads. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Teddy the dog decides to compete in a dog show. 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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THE KEEPER OF THE MIST by Rachel Neumeier
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 8, 2016

"Overall, an enchanting fantasy treat. (Fantasy. 12-17)"
When a land concealed by blood magic can choose its own ruler, sometimes it selects a well-bred guy—and sometimes it anoints an unassuming working-class girl able to walk the line of diplomacy and defense while whipping up one mean layer cake. Read full book review >