Search Results: "Miguel Angel Diaz"


BOOK REVIEW

GRANDPA MONTY'S MUDDLES by Marta Zafrilla
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"This well-intentioned effort will surely comfort children coping with similar situations and may lead to further discussions on how children can help when someone is unwell. (Picture book. 5-8)"
First-person narration from a likable 7-year-old boy describes how he is adapting to the changes that follow once his grandfather moves in after experiencing increased memory loss. Read full book review >

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SUCH A PRETTY FACE by Ann Angel
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2007

"Authors' biographies and discussion questions are appended. (Fiction. YA)"
Combining contributions from established veterans and newcomers, this appealing anthology, with its baker's dozen of stories about beauty—a topic often on the minds of youth—offers a broad perspective. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 15, 2011

"The author provides an intriguing, nuts-and-bolts view of brain research, but readers without a background in physical science will have a frustrating time."
The wonders to come when thoughts control not only us but our tools, communications and artificial body parts. Read full book review >

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MARY POSER by Angel A.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 21, 2017

"A few flaws but entertaining and romantic."
In A's debut novel, an update of Jane Austen's Persuasion, a Nashville woman struggles with perfectionism, attraction to a Hindu filmmaker, and an overbearing mother.Read full book review >

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JANIS JOPLIN by Ann Angel
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Young music buffs will gain an understanding of Joplin's place in pop culture and how, even with her career cut short, she paved the way for today's female rock musicians. (Biography. 14 & up)"
At the time when wholesome singers like Debbie Boone were on the radio, girls from Janis Joplin's hometown of Port Arthur, Texas, were expected to marry their high-school boyfriends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A TOUCH OF LOVE FROM HEAVEN by Angel Love
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2005

"Should have remained a private journal."
A self-involved, indulgent chronicle of a woman's personal relationship with God. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU AND ME, ME AND YOU by Miguel Tanco
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2017

"A charming reminder to stop and smell the roses with a child. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In perfect pairings, Tanco's spare illustrations combine with brief text to show all the joys and wonders children introduce to their parents' lives. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HISTORY OF VEGAS by Jodi Angel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 22, 2005

"Dispirited young people with small dreams and short sight."
Nightmarish memories from high school make up Angel's weightless and grim first collection. Read full book review >

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THINGS I'LL NEVER SAY by Ann Angel
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 24, 2015

"Though uneven, the collection offers many worthy entries. (Anthology. 14-18)"
A collection of 15 short stories by different authors focuses on learning, keeping and telling secrets. Read full book review >

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UNMASTERED by Katherine Angel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 4, 2013

"An unconventional and strikingly lyrical observation of women and their desire to speak regarding the fulfillment of their sexual and emotional needs."
A revealing look at postmodern feminism and its role in female desire through one woman's personal anecdotes, meditations and professional research. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FIFTH SEASON by George Angel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1996

The Fifth Season ($19.95, paper $11.95; June 1996; 134 pp.; 1- 57366-015-9; paper 1-57366-016-7). Read full book review >