Search Results: "Matthew Forsythe"


BOOK REVIEW

PLEASE, OPEN THIS BOOK! by Adam Lehrhaupt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Joining a growing array of coy, self-referential works, this one's handsomely designed but a bit light on concept. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lehrhaupt and Forsythe reverse an earlier premise, as the manic animals from Warning! Do Not Open This Book! (2013) return, now exhorting readers not to close the book.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WARNING: DO NOT OPEN THIS BOOK! by Adam Lehrhaupt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"In the tradition of humorous metafictive offerings of the past, this celebration of chaos is a veritable festival of fun. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Debut author Lehrhaupt and New York Times Notable Children's Book illustrator Forsythe (My Name Is Elizabeth!, 2011) team up for a laugh-out-loud romp through monkey-infested pages. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY NAME IS ELIZABETH! by Annika   Dunklee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"This debut picture-book offering from Dunklee and Forsythe is close enough to perfect in its tone, pacing and interplay between words and pictures: Wonderful. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Don't call her Betsy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GOLD LEAF by Kirsten Hall
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"The gold-leaf golden leaf could easily be a gimmick, but understated, intentional design causes the book to rise above that—lovely. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A golden leaf becomes a bone of contention in a springtime wood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONLY LIVING WITNESS by Malcolm Forsythe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2000

"By the time the least likely character is neatly revealed as the murderer, few readers will care."
When Helen Forman decides to remodel the house her father Eddie gave her, the builder uncovers a corpse murdered 25 years ago. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LAST KNOWN ADDRESS by Malcolm Forsythe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"A feast for readers with a taste for epic theatrics, innuendo, and bodies buried in the garage."
Amy Foster's granddad dies unexpectedly and there's no money to bury him, so the orphaned youngster decides on burglary as a career. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOME FREE by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
Released: Feb. 22, 1990

Hailey again falls short of her earlier achievement, A Woman of Independent Means (1978), with this insipid tale of a Los Angeles housewife who turns her rage over her husband's desertion onto a personal crusade to rescue the homeless. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WEEPING EMPRESS by Sadie S. Forsythe
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Adolescent in well-worn genre territory; exciting for the forgiving reader."
Fate, grief and sacrifice collide in a manga-like fantasy realm with characteristic violence and straightforward presentation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EVEN ALIENS NEED SNACKS by Matthew McElligott
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Tasty fare for alien fans. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When his summer snack stand fails to attract family and neighbors, an enterprising young chef with a flair for the unusual draws some very weird customers from way out of town. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INSECT-LO-PEDIA by Matthew Reinhart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Reinhart offers no back matter, either. (Nonfiction. 9-11)"
Plainly intent on cramming the heads of budding naturalists with insect facts while communicating his own enthusiasm for the critters, Reinhart sandwiches quick looks at 26 sorts, from bristletails and cockroaches to ants and butterflies, between general comments on their common characteristics, and their medical, gustatory, and ecological relationships with us. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOLF IN THE SNOW by Matthew Cordell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Deeply satisfying. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A near-wordless story of kindness repaid. Read full book review >

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OH MY GODDESS
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Freya by Matthew Laurence

Cover Story: Photo Op
BFF Charm: Natalie Imbruglia
Swoonworthy Scale: 3
Talky Talk: Modern Theology
Bonus Factor: Gods and Goddesses (+ Diversity)
Factor: Open-Ended
Relationship Status: Agnostic

Cover Story: Photo Op

Although the wings on this cover are more colorful than the DeLand Wings, everything about the image reminds me of the photos I’ve ...


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