Search Results: "Leander Kahney"


BOOK REVIEW

JONY IVE by Leander Kahney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 14, 2013

"An adulating biography of Apple's left-brained wunderkind, whose work continues to revolutionize modern technology."
The life and creative influence of Apple's unassuming design savant. Read full book review >

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TEN THOUSAND CHARMS by Leander Watts
ANIMALS
Released: May 2, 2005

"However, lean character development and scattered plot leave the reader a bit unsatisfied and even confused. (Fiction. 11+)"
As he did in Stonecutter (2002) and Wild Ride to Heaven (2003), Watts returns to the 19th-century Genesee Valley of upstate New York with another dark story laden with ominous characters and gothic imagery. Read full book review >

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STONECUTTER by Leander Watts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2002

"In the end, there's lots of atmosphere, but little story here. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A young journeyman stonecutter becomes entangled in a web of emotions he cannot begin to navigate when he accepts a job from a mysterious man in this rather pointless gothic meditation set in 1835. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILD RIDE TO HEAVEN by Leander Watts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2003

"The ending is too easy and the narrative references to Indians careless, but Hannah's voice is both lyrical and straightforward. (Fiction. 11-14)"
A shunned 14-year-old girl with different-colored eyes and a poetic first-person voice is sold to two brutish brothers in early tenth-century backwoods New York. Read full book review >