Search Results: "Kyle M. Stone"


BOOK REVIEW

PLEASE BURY ME IN THE LIBRARY by J. Patrick Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"Finishing with 'Acknowledgements' to 'Shel and Jack and Myra Cohn,' plus other 'word wizards,' this offering from the prolific Lewis won't stay buried long, no matter where it's planted. (Poetry. 8-10)"
In 16 poems, all but two appearing here for the first time, the Midwest's cleverest living comic poet enjoins readers, "Please bury me in the library / With a dozen long-stemmed proses." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE MY PIRATE PAPA by Laura Leuck
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"In the short run, however, this should definitely please book-thirsty young treasure seekers. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Picture-book pirates are in plentiful supply, but it's still likely that plenty of landlubbers will enjoy listening to this loving description of a buccaneer dad. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALWAYS LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER by Florence Parry Heide
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 3, 2010

"Gleefully subversive. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Ernest is a nice little boy, and he always listens to his mother—"Nice children always listen to their mothers"—even though it means he never, ever has a good time but rather spends his time helping his mother with all the household chores. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SWANS by Lynn M. Stone
by Lynn M. Stone, photographed by Lynn M. Stone
ANIMALS
Released: June 13, 1997

"Stone includes a note to adults on sharing the book and extending the information within, including suggestions for reading, map exercises, and possible activities designed to further children's interest in these graceful aquatic birds. (map, notes, glossary, index) (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-9)"
This entry in the Early Bird Nature Books series acquaints beginning readers with various aspects of swans in an easily digested format, using full-color photographs to illustrate related vocabulary words and concepts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRIZZLES by Lynn M. Stone
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 28, 1993

"Brief glossary and index. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
The life of Ursus arctos horribilis, the North American brown bear, also known as the grizzly. Read full book review >

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JOHN NEWMAN
by Rhett Morgan

In 1992, John Newman prepared to celebrate finishing his Ph.D., securing a book deal with Warner Books for the release of his dissertation, JFK and Vietnam, and having worked directly with Oliver Stone as consultant on the film JFK. But a brief call from the National Security Agency put all of that in jeopardy. Newman was warned that his ...


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BOOK REVIEW

OVER THERE by Kyle Jarrard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 21, 1997

"Jarrard's debut, though, perhaps through trying too hard to impress, comes off as a wannabe macho romp with intellectual pretensions."
A surrealistic tale of picaresque adventures by a first-time novelist who is too often forced and coy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RISING PHOENIX by Kyle Mills
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"A chillingly effective and suspenseful tale, complete with the moral ambiguities and guilty pleasures of such vigilante dreams as Death Wish. ($300,000 ad/promo)"
In Mills's exceptionally accomplished debut thriller, a well- organized and generously financed vigilante group essays a final solution to America's festering drug problems. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FUTURE WARS by Kyle Hemmings
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 3, 2017

"An alluring, well-composed look at conflict."
The new collection of poetry and prose from Hemmings (The Truth about Onions, 2017, etc.) features surrealist fables of wartime.Read full book review >

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BURN FACTOR by Kyle Mills
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 7, 2001

"A mistake, painfully short on the author's trademark humor. Return, Mark Beamon."
Mills sets aside Mark Beamon, the exiled FBI profiler of his first three novels (Free Fall, 2000, etc.), for fledgling Bureau researcher Quinn Barry. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Why Can't Johnny Just Quit? by Kyle Oh
NON-FICTION
Released: June 20, 2014

"A fascinating, realistic study of pain management and addiction that offers hope to patients and their families."
A physiatrist and pain management specialist analyzes the intricacies of addiction and pain. Read full book review >