Search Results: "Luke Longstreet Sullivan"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Sullivan ably captures the culture of the 1960s with the advent of TV, rock 'n' roll and the limitations of addiction treatment."
An imposing 30-room mansion provides the backdrop for a "boys will be boys and drunks will be drunks" romp through the 1950s and '60s. Read full book review >

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NINJA ON THE FARM by Luke Flowers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 27, 2016

"Amusing and accessible. (Early reader. 6-8)"
Moby Shinobi, a young ninja, is eager to use his many skills to help Farmer Bob with his myriad chores. Read full book review >

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HOW TO SURVIVE IN THE NORTH by Luke Healy
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"Two parts historical, one part invention, a quiet contemplation and celebration of the tenacity of the human spirit. (afterword, author's note) (Graphic novel. 14 & up)"
Two early-20th-century expeditions intertwine with a 21st-century story in Healy's debut graphic novel. Read full book review >

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HILDA AND THE BLACK HOUND by Luke Pearson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"Though definitely an underachiever when it comes to merit badges, Hilda's broad curiosity and willingness to stand up for the undergnome will make her a winner in most readers' eyes. (Graphic fantasy. 7-9)"
In a never-a-dull moment third outing, blue-haired Hilda joins Sparrow Scouts, finds out where lost household items go and meets some of Trolberg's supernatural residents. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: July 5, 2016

"For those approaching or in the scrum of middle school, a positive reminder that the perfect middle school experience does not exist. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
With age-appropriate humor and insight, veteran teacher Reynolds offers advice aimed at assisting young people as they trek through the minefield that is middle school. Read full book review >

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VENUS AS A BOY by Luke Sutherland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 18, 2004

"Sutherland captures the violence and desperation of the marginalized: that's where his strength, and promise, lies."
For a hot-blooded, romantic outsider, growing up wild in the remote Orkney Islands north of Scotland leads to living wild in London—as a sex worker. Read full book review >

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ISABELLE THE NAVIGATOR by Luke Davies
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 3, 2002

"Soggy and silly."
Young woman adrift on a sea of sophomoric philosophy. Read full book review >

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NYPD GREEN by Luke Waters
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"Amusing recollections of 'The Job' with some insider details, but it's unlikely to stand out among a recent flood of law enforcement memoirs."
The memoir of an Irish-American's service with the New York Police Department, told with equal parts Gaelic charm and cop cynicism. Read full book review >

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Released: March 20, 1989

An engaging meditation on baseball, in the guise of trivia q&a. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2006

"The author himself knows a thing or two about telling stories. These form an entertaining, touching, valuable chapter in the history of Broadway's golden age."
The life of stage-film-TV star Eileen Heckart recalled in a series of delightful war stories. Read full book review >

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CANDY by Luke Davies
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"Given the subject matter, it's no surprise this Australian poet's first novel—whatever its outrÇ demons—proves addictive."
Debut fiction (subtitled —A Novel of Love and Addiction—) that triggers the same voyeuristic curiosity as a car wreck on the highway. Read full book review >