Search Results: "Mike Moran"


BOOK REVIEW

SUPERKID IN TRAINING by Jennifer Allison
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2013

"Labored, but it doesn't take psychic powers to see how this could be a crowd pleaser. (Science fiction. 9-11)"
The author of the Gilda Joyce, Psychic Investigator series piles on the yuks in this slapstick science-fiction opener. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 24, 2012

"Despite the interest, the treatment is too limited to be useful. (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
We all poop—humans and animals—so readers are urged to be strong and come along for this silly scoop on a subject most nasty. Read full book review >

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SCIENCE NO FAIR! by Nancy Krulik
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"More premise than plot, but it's funny enough to keep fledgling readers turning pages. (Fiction. 6-8)"
When Logan Applebaum's mother sends him to school with the android "cousin" she's invented, the white boy finds it difficult to keep Java's manufactured identity a secret. Read full book review >

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BLOODLINE RISING by Katy Moran
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"Grim, lyrical and unforgettable. (Historical fantasy. 12 & up)"
A boy becomes entangled in his family's mysterious past in this stand-alone sequel to Bloodline (2009). Read full book review >

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RETURN TO ME by Kelly Moran
ROMANCE
Released: March 3, 2015

"Moran's ability to create romantic and psychological tension makes us care about the characters and root for their happily-ever-after."
Two star-crossed lovers are reunited when she's hired to help him recover from war injuries, allowing them to revisit their past and start over. Read full book review >

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ALL THE RAGE by Martin Moran
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 17, 2016

"A courageous release from the pain, guilt, and fury of sexual abuse."
A sexually abused man addresses his residual unprocessed anger. Read full book review >

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HOW TO BUILD A GIRL by Caitlin Moran
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"Hilarious autobiographical fiction debut for Britain's Lena Dunham—if you can forgive a dot too much nasty sex and poignant lessons learned."
From British humorist Moran (How To Be A Woman, 2012, etc.), an overweight, socially inept teen drops out of school to become a rock critic and sexual adventuress. Read full book review >

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MIKE WALLACE
by Megan Labrise

When it comes to chronicling turn-of-the-twentieth-century New York City, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Mike Wallace takes a novel approach.

“History is written in the grooves,” says Wallace, author of Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898-1919. “There are economic historians, political historians, cultural historians, social historians, gender historians, African-American historians...and people who are specializing in ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 7, 2012

"Important historical points that would glow brightly if illuminated by more narrative fire."
Moran (History/Univ. of Kansas; The Scopes Trial, 2002, etc.) provides a scholarly look at the antievolution "impulse," focusing on the interactions of the social forces that animated, propelled and changed it. Read full book review >

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THE THANKSGIVING GANG by Russell F. Moran
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 19, 2014

"A time-travel adventure with well-developed characters, but more than a few (worm) holes."
The second volume of Moran's (The Gray Ship, 2013) Time Magnet series continues the adventures of Jack Thurber, an investigative journalist who has a knack for finding time portals.Read full book review >

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THE MAN IN THE BOX by Thomas Moran
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 26, 1997

"A commendable first effort, then, but flawed by some flat secondary figures and a rather slow pace.(Book-of-the-Month Club alternate selection)"
First-novelist Moran, who edits W magazine, has chosen an unconventional debut subject: a childhood encounter with the shadow of Nazism and the consequences of ethnic prejudice, set in Austria during WW II. Read full book review >