Search Results: "Michael Awkward"


BOOK REVIEW

AWKWARD by Ty Tashiro
NON-FICTION
Released: April 25, 2017

"Tashiro offers little revelatory information, but it helps to know that you are not alone."
An academic and psychologist examines the "quirks and unique talents of awkward individuals" and why it's not so bad to be awkward. Read full book review >

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AWKWARD by Marni Bates
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Very funny. Should please lots of readers, awkward or not. (Comedy. 12 & up)"
A brilliant but socially inept girl finds herself starring in a YouTube video gone viral when she knocks over a football player and tries to give him CPR. Can she survive the humiliation? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL by Henry Flesh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Amen."
Flesh's X-rated debut novel, the Lambda Award-winning Massage (1999), told of life at the bottom of Manhattan's gay subculture. Read full book review >

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SCENES OF INSTRUCTION by Michael Awkward
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"At once, then, a sobering memoir of one particular African-American child's triumph over brutality and long odds, and an extended consideration of cultural issues that are not only more general but far more familiar."
In a powerful yet theoretically overwrought memoir, Awkward (English/Univ. of Penn.) depicts the variegated influences that led him to become, in his terms, a —black male feminist.— Awkward grew up in Southwark, a rundown Philadelphia public housing project, in the early 1970s. Read full book review >

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TEAM AWKWARD by Katy Birchall
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"Frothy, funny klutziness. (Fiction. 9-13)"
A viral video makes Anna famous for falling into a potted plant in this sequel to The It Girl (2016). Read full book review >

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WELL, THAT WAS AWKWARD by Rachel Vail
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"Hilarious and heartfelt. (Fiction. 12-15)"
What if Cyrano were an eighth-grade girl in the 21st century? Read full book review >

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AWKWARD AARDVARK by Mwalimu Hadith
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 15, 2006

"The origin of the tale is not documented; nevertheless it will be a popular companion to The Baby Beebee Bird by Diane Redfield Massie, newly illustrated by Steven Kellogg in 2000. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Aardvark is driving his fellow forest dwellers crazy with his snoring. Read full book review >

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EVERYTHING IS AWKWARD by Mike Bender
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"(Mostly) totally awkward fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The team behind Awkward Family Photos (2010) unveils a playfully cringeworthy collection of kid-centered photos submitted to their website, celebrating the idea that "everything and everyone is awkward." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL JORDAN by Roland Lazenby
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2014

"Studded with insights but unnecessarily long—though, given the continued aura of Jordan, likely to sell well."
An exhaustive—and exhausting—biography of the greatest player in NBA history. Read full book review >