Search Results: "Lygia Bojunga Nunes"


BOOK REVIEW

MY FRIEND THE PAINTER by Lygia Bojunga Nunes
FICTION
Released: May 1, 1991

"Her subtle transitions between present, past, and dream-world may not always be easy for young people to follow, and the focus on adults may not attract a wide following; but for the special reader, a rich, poetic glimpse of universal feelings filtered through an unfamiliar culture. (Fiction. 10+)"
Claudio, 11, remembers his dear friend, a painter who lived in the apartment upstairs, and tries to come to terms with his suicide. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNSCRIPTED JOSS BYRD by Lygia Day Peñaflor
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Engaging behind-the-scenes look at a lonely young Hollywood star's tragedies and triumphs. (Fiction. 12-16)"
A critically acclaimed child actor struggles with her insecurities, a fame-hungry momager, and a demanding director. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAZZLED by Maxine Nunes
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 23, 2013

"Nunes' debut guides readers through sharp twists behind the Hollywood glitz, revealing more than some may want to know."
A struggling young actress can't tell whether her closest friend is dead or alive. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TO FIND THE WAY by Susan Nunes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Presumably authentic, and therefore useful. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A fictionalized account of the voyage of a group of prehistoric settler-explorers from Tahiti to Hawaii. Read full book review >

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THE REST IS STILL UNWRITTEN
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for Unscripted Joss Byrd by Lygia Day Peñaflor

Cover Story: Instagram Collage
BFF Charm: Big Sister
Swoonworthy Scale:
1
Talky Talk: E! True Hollywood Story
Bonus Factor:
Child Actors
Ambivalence Factor: Stage Mom
Relationship Status: Casual Fan

Cover Story: Instagram Collage

The vintage photo filter look doesn't personally appeal to me, but this cover is appropriately dreamy ...


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BOOK REVIEW

BIG BANG DISRUPTION by Larry Downes
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"With informative graphics, the authors deliver a groundbreaking outline for dealing with the inevitable increase in business disruptions caused by new technology."
Two leaders in the field of technological applications and business productivity present dramatic evidence for the emergence of a new model for economic innovation, which they call "exponential technology," and warn that "every industry is now at risk" and must learn how to negotiate the new landscape. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Encouraged by the Light by John Christian Edwards
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 19, 2011

"Evangelical testimony of life after death told in a calm, thoughtful and rational voice."
Debut author Edwards describes a near-death experience following a traffic accident, asserting that the Bible confirms what he saw on the other side. Read full book review >