Search Results: "Mark P. Denbeaux"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"A valuable contribution to the record of an unfinished story bound to reverberate for years to come."
First-person accounts by the attorneys representing prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. Read full book review >

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MARK SUNDEEN
by Megan Labrise

Writing about the simple life proved anything but for immersive journalist Mark Sundeen.

His original manuscript—an unadorned account of three couples who, in varying ways, have opted out of everyday American consumerism—was accepted and revised when he withdrew it from publisher Riverhead Books.

“I had a close friend read it, call me, and say, I stopped reading at page 175 ...


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BOOK REVIEW

The Inducements of Brazen Lovers Behind the Mask by P. Seck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2014

"An engaging story of an immigrant's journey to growth and maturity."
Seck's debut novella presents a young woman's struggle with unrequited love—and her eventual triumph. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A FISH NAMED SPOT by Jennifer P. Goldfinger
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"Yet the book's humility speaks well for it, as does its air of old-fashioned tall-tale storytelling. (Picture book. 4-7)"
You are what you eat in this unassuming story of a fish that wanted to be a dog, from newcomer Goldfinger. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HELLO, MY NAME IS TIGER by Jennifer P. Goldfinger
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 12, 2016

"With savvy restraint, Goldfinger presents the magic of just watching three children raptly engaged in play. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A kid who stands out for dressing as a tiger finds he's not as alone as he thought in a gentle story about making new friends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LENNY AND MEL: AFTER-SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL by Erik P. Kraft
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2004

"Young readers fond of characters who are a bit too smart for their own good should be amused. (Fiction. 8-10)"
The slacker sibs are back for a third outing, this time as investigative reporters off to check out the seamy underside of after-school clubs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY DOG LYLE by Jennifer P. Goldfinger
ANIMALS
Released: June 18, 2007

"In the crowded ring of dog stories, Lyle stands out from the pack. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl with blonde braids is the first-person narrator of this tribute to a pampered pooch named Lyle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOSQUITOES CAN'T BITE NINJAS by Jordan P. Novak
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"Pass. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A mosquito doesn't stand a chance against a ninja. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SKY IS FALLING! by Mark Teague
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2015

"Though this twist on the familiar tale is somewhat heavy-handed in both narrative and image, its sense of fun comes through clearly nonetheless. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The age-old "Chicken Little" story, but with a change-up. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING ESCAPE by Mark Fearing
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"A holiday offering that definitely makes a fun all its own. (Picture book. 5-9)"
It's Thanksgiving at Grandma's, and nothing's worse than being stuck with the babies. Read full book review >