Search Results: "Maggie Rudy"


BOOK REVIEW

I WISH I HAD A PET by Maggie Rudy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 20, 2014

"Whimsy in search of an audience. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Quirky dioramas illustrate this explication of pet care. Read full book review >

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CITY MOUSE, COUNTRY MOUSE by Maggie Rudy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"There's always room for another take on a classic, especially when done so well. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A new twist on the classic Aesop fable. Read full book review >

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THE OWLS ARE NOT WHAT THEY SEEM
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater

Cover Story: La Vie En Rose

BFF Charm: Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour

Swoonworthy Scale: 5

Talky Talk: Slow Burn

Bonus Factors: Pirate Radio, Miracles, Standalone

Relationship Status: #blessed

 

Cover Story: La Vie En Rose

As far as the colors go, this is striking—the red, gold, and turquoise evoke the ...


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HYLOZOIC by Rudy Rucker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2009

"Serious, uproarious fun, with brain-teasers and brilliant ideas tossed about like confetti."
Sequel to Postsingular (2007), Rucker's yarn of a future where everything—animals, rocks, the planet Earth—is conscious, telepathic and often irrepressibly chatty. Read full book review >

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A CARIBBEAN TALE by Rudy Gurley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A pleasant, inspiring read."
A man from the island of St. Lucia shares his experiences in this “non fictional” tale. Read full book review >

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Iron String by Rudy Revak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2017

"A skillfully rendered, if occasionally overwrought, portrayal of resolve during and after war."
This fictional family saga leading up to and through World War II is a finely detailed story of grit and survival, a story more universal than unique. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

A principle virtue of this compact but affecting reprise of the Korean War is that it lets those who survived the fighting and dying speak for themselves. Read full book review >

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SPACELAND by Rudy Rucker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2001

"For fans only."
Occasionally tasteless tale of a technogeek's misadventures in fourth-dimensional space, from the prolific mathematician and SF writer (Gnarl!,2000, etc.). Read full book review >

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TAKE ME DOWN
by Sarah Pitre

 

BOOK REPORT for Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle #3) by Maggie Stiefvater

Cover Story: Edward Flowerhands
BFF Charm: Make It Rain
Swoonworthy Scale: 7
Talky Talk: Masterful
Bonus Factor: Jesse Dittley
Anti-Bonus Factor: Bridge Book
Relationship Status: For Better Or For Worse

 

Cover Story: Edward Flowerhands

I mean, come on.

The Deal:

If you haven ...


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SEVEN FOR THE REVOLUTION by Rudy Ruiz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 25, 2013

"Well-executed stories that offer fresh perspectives on long-standing societal problems."
Seven short stories explore the hard lives of Latinos and the fraught relations between their native and adopted countries. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 2005

"Charmingly written and thought-provoking."
A key debate of the computer revolution concerns Stephen Wolfram's argument that everything is equivalent to computation; this book explores the implications of that insight. Read full book review >