Search Results: "Megan Montague Cash"


BOOK REVIEW

I SAW THE SEA AND THE SEA SAW ME by Megan Montague Cash
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"However, the sparkling artwork and initially effervescent tone is somewhat dimmed by the capricious twists of the tale. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A jaunt to the seashore has an unexpected ending for a young explorer who investigates the sea using her five senses. Read full book review >

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WHAT MAKES THE SEASONS? by Megan Montague Cash
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Unfortunately, this bare-bones presentation will not satisfy anyone's curiosity. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A disappointing look at the changes of the seasons that leaves out much of the science. Read full book review >

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BOW-WOW'S NIGHTMARE NEIGHBORS by Mark Newgarden
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Concept and execution could not be better. Readers of all ages are the winners the moment they open this book. (Picture book. 5-10)"
Bow-Wow is back (Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug, 2007), here in pursuit of mischievous ghost cats that reside next door. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"Companion Bow-Wow 12 Months Running (ISBN: 978-0-15-206558-4) is a little on the complex side for the baby half of the audience. (6-18 mos.)"
The little terrier from the sublimely surreal Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug (2007) has moved to board books, a format well-suited to his colorful, graphic simplicity. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2007

"Thoroughly inspired. (Picture book. 4-10)"
A little black speck of a bug leads a feisty yellow terrier on an increasingly surreal trip around his neighborhood in a brilliantly whimsical wordless romp. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CASH by Johnny Cash
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Mostly, though, a pungent, substantive autobiography from one the most iconoclastic talents on the American music scene. (32 pages b&w photos, not seen) ($200,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
A humble, happy look back from the man in black. Read full book review >

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CASH LANDING by James Grippando
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2015

"Andie's bridegroom, series regular Jack Swyteck, turns up in the last chapter to help slam the door on this zany, overlong caper. But it's hard to care which of these lowlifes ends up on top when they're all so despicable."
Thieves fall out over a fabulous jackpot that somehow isn't quite enough to go around. Read full book review >

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JOHNNY CASH by Garth Campbell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2004

"An episode of 'Behind the Music' would tell you more about Johnny Cash than this lazy rehash."
Barely six months after the country singer's death, a superficial biography by music writer Campbell. Read full book review >

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JOHNNY CASH by Robert Hilburn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"The personal knowledge aided by extensive archival research and always compelling, accessible writing make this an instant-classic music biography with something to offer all generations of listeners."
Veteran music writer Hilburn (Cornflakes with John Lennon, 2009) masterfully separates fiction from fact in an exhaustive, but never exhausting, biography of the legendary musician. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2008

"Explaining why reporters loved to write about Montague, the author declares, 'Intrigue is a better seller than great golf any day.' Here, he gives readers both."
Critics who think bestselling sports biographer Montville's popularity rests on that of his gargantuan subjects, from Ted Williams to Dale Earnhardt, had better think again: He hits the pin in one with this page-turning account of a long-forgotten golfer. Read full book review >

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JOHNNY CASH by Anne E. Neimark
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2007

In compelling, if occasionally purple, prose—"While his demon pills had power beyond measure, part of Johnny wanted to defy them"—Neimark chronicles The Man in Black's hardworking youth, meteoric rise to fame and years of struggle with chemical dependency. Read full book review >