Search Results: "Lila Quintero Weaver"


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DARKROOM by Lila Quintero Weaver
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2012

"A powerful story of a tumultuous era by an author more adept at visual art than textual storytelling."
A debut graphic memoir provides a unique child's perspective on racial strife in 1960s Alabama. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 15, 1991

"Engrossingly, utterly Pirsig—fans will not be disappointed."
Pirsig's absorbing second novel, appearing nearly two decades after Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, continues where his former work left off—in an exploration of the Metaphysics of Quality set against a journey by sailboat to the Atlantic Ocean. Read full book review >

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LILA by Marilynne Robinson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Fans of Robinson will wish the book were longer—and will surely look forward to the next."
More balm in Gilead as Robinson (When I Was a Child I Read Books, 2012, etc.) returns to familiar ground to continue the saga ofJohn Amesand his neighbors. Read full book review >

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LILA BLOOM by Alexander Stadler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2004

After a bad day at school a little girl named Lila announces to her caretaker aunt and her ballet teacher, Madame Vera, that she wants to quit her strictly run ballet class. Read full book review >

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DREAM WEAVER by Penina Keen Spinka
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Still waiting for Spinka's voice to grow up."
A reverse retelling of the epic that signaled Spinka's attempt to leap from YA to adult fiction (Picture Maker, 2001). Read full book review >

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LILA SAYS by Chimo
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"The tension between Chimo's struggles to understand her (and himself) and efforts to express his sense of exclusion from French society paradoxically imbue this tense rÇcit with a suspenseful and rewarding complexity."
This pseudonymous 1996 debut novel was a bestseller in France, where the mystery surrounding its author's identity itself became a major news item. Read full book review >

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THE WEAVER by Thacher Hurd
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: June 22, 2010

Where do dreams come from? Read full book review >

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DREAM-WEAVER by Louise Lawrence
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Oct. 18, 1996

"The hasty and unexpected ending is a disappointment in an otherwise promising interstellar adventure. (Fiction. 9+)"
Lawrence (Keeper of the Universe, 1993, etc.) presents the story of wealthy space colonists fleeing an ecologically damaged Earth in droves for a chance to live on a virgin planet. Read full book review >

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MOVING LILA by Julie Fleming
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2000

"A nicely written debut, but with little emotional punch."
An intimate drama of family secrets that moves at a compelling pace, yet leaves one wondering what all the fuss was about. Read full book review >

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NIGHT WEAVER by Madeline Lycka
Released: Aug. 9, 2012

"A satisfying ending hindered by a difficult narrative journey."
Love and deceit rule in a shadowy kingdom populated by lesbian vampires who live on the fringes of society. Read full book review >

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DREAM WEAVER by Jonathan London
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1998

"Fascinating and fun spider facts cap off a rare effort where engaging text, distinct illustrations, and smart design jibe perfectly. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Through the eyes of a curious child, readers observe the behavior of a single yellow spider and his world in a lyrical bedtime story. Read full book review >