Search Results: "Leopoldo Gout"


BOOK REVIEW

GHOST RADIO by Leopoldo Gout
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Palpable, almost visible cross-cultural creepiness that never lets up: very smart thrills."
The host of a ghost-themed talk show finds himself inside the stories of his callers and sinking into memories of his own disastrous past in a first novel that moves with deserved confidence into Stephen King territory. Read full book review >

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DANIEL X by James Patterson
SCIENCE FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2008

"It's anyone's guess. (Graphic fiction. 12 & up)"
Patterson's latest teen franchise robustly bursts through its prose boundaries into this splashy graphic-novel adaptation. Read full book review >

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STRANGE FORCES by Leopoldo Lugones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2000

"Readers of this highly entertaining volume will await them eagerly."
A tantalizing collection of 12 brief stories by a curiously neglected Argentinean fiction writer and poet (1874-1938) whose baroque style and fixation on "paranormal" experiences and phenomena link him with such distinctive kindred spirits as Poe, Avram Davidson, Uruguayan surrealist Horacio Quiroga, and H.P. Lovecraft. Read full book review >

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THE WORLD OF SAM by Sophie  Jansem
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 21, 2012

"Flawed ending aside, it's an admirable first effort. (iPad storybook app, 18 mos.-5)"
A well-balanced interactive story chronicles the life of a whimsical little pig. Read full book review >

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SAM IS NOT AFRAID OF ANYTHING by Sophie  Jansem
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2014

"Sam may be daring, but it's too bad it's to no apparent purpose. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
Sam is as precocious as pigs come. Read full book review >

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THE WITCH OF THE TUILERIES by Avant-Goût Studios
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2011

"Too brief to stir more than momentary attention from young readers, but well stacked with touch-activated sounds and features. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
Two young snoops spy on an old lady they (wrongly) suspect of being a witch in this short, mildly sweet import. Read full book review >