Search Results: "Megan Montague Cash"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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 >

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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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KID PRESIDENT'S GUIDE TO BEING AWESOME by Brad Montague
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Light as air, sneakily earnest, chock-full of worthy silliness: 'Be like cheese (or bacon) and make everything you touch better.' (Self-help. 9-13)"
A buoyant young YouTube celebrity's experiences and outlook spawn 240 pages of uplift. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 2, 2006

"An analysis that will appeal more to engineers than to behaviorists and psychologists: informative, but with a relatively narrow audience."
Leading neuroscientist Montague takes a biomechanical approach to explain the mental processes that occur in decision-making. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 2009

"A tongue-in-cheek exploration of the reality behind reality TV."
NPR commentator and BBC TV critic Peters casts about the globe in search of hidden lands and gets a whole lot more than he bargained for. Read full book review >

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COMPOSED by Rosanne Cash
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 10, 2010

"An excellent memoir that ends on an encouraging note: 'More to come.'"
Beautifully written meditations on love, death, family and redemption from the celebrated songwriter. Read full book review >

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TYLER LEARNS TO DO TRICKS! by Treasuree Cash
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 14, 2013

"A useful picture book on friendship that succeeds because of, not despite, its simplicity."
A fish learns how to identify a good friend—and how to become one himself—in this deceptively simple story geared toward preschoolers. Read full book review >

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THE MEQ by Steve Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 25, 2005

"Cash makes interesting use of Americana and historical detail, although he sometimes falls into first-novel clumsiness. A sequel is in the works."
Historical fantasy debut by a member of the band Ozark Mountain Daredevils. Read full book review >

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WHITE WINGS by Dan Montague
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 15, 1997

"Even so, an artful, pleasant read, tailor-made for the beach, where surf and salt air can provide complementary distractions."
Sailing, seduction, and family secrets over three generations of women keep things lively for the most part in ex-priest Montague's hefty first novel, but they fall short of providing an unqualified success. Read full book review >