Search Results: "Milo S. Afong"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 4, 2007

"Anyone doubting the nature of America's mission in Iraq need look no further than these grim accounts."
Grisly tales of bloodlust in Iraq by much decorated Marine sniper Afong. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MILO by Alan Silberberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 14, 2010

"Middle-school readers will find his school life familiar and painfully funny, but they may be surprised by the poignancy of his story. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Seventh grader Milo Cruikshank narrates and illustrates an up-and-down year in yet another new school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

S. by Slavenka Drakulic
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"This one is more painful than most."
Justly acclaimed as a journalist and an essayist, Drakuli—chose the novel for her latest tale of the terrors of the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

S by John Updike
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 12, 1988

"Possible moral here: a rage for symmetry isn't always an artist's best friend."
A companion piece to Roger's Version, this is Updike updating Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter by having Hester Prynne—here, Sarah Worth—get her two cents in as well. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

S. by J.J. Abrams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"Beguiling. For fans of mysteries, postmodern fiction and fine bookmaking: a book that makes demands of its reader, but that amply entertains in return."
A delightful, endlessly unfolding fiction that is meta beyond meta, a sort of Da Vinci Code for smart people. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MILO ARMADILLO by Jan Fearnley
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"Appreciating what you have is not a new story, yet Fearnley has knit together a sweet yarn of selfless love in the unlikely person of a sweet stuffed armadillo. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Tallulah wants a pink fluffy rabbit, just like all her friends. Read full book review >

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HISS-S-S-S! by Eric A. Kimmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"With a disappointing lack of emotion and humor, the story feels less like a boy's adventure with his first pet and more like a manual on how to (and how not to) care for a pet snake. (Fiction. 7-12)"
Ophidiophobes beware! Readers who aren't genuine snake lovers will likely find it difficult to sink their fangs into this tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAGGI AND MILO by Juli Brenning
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2014

"Move over Ladybug Girl (2008), there's a new spunky gal-and-canine twosome in town. (Picture book. 3-6)"
What do you need for a frog hunt? Big polka-dot boots, a book about frogs and one giant border collie best friend. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A PRESENT FOR MILO by Mike Austin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 8, 2010

"Here's hoping the paper romp is as engaging as the digital one. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
Like a Next Gen version of a lift-the-flap Spot story, this digital cat-and-mouse chase features very simple art, familiar settings and hidden surprises in every scene. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAX & MILO GO TO SLEEP! by Heather Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Laugh-out-loud fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Brothers Max and Milo have totally different approaches to bedtime. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MILO AND MILLIE by Jedda Robaard
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 27, 2014

"An elemental origami odyssey. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Bathtime adventures—starring a boy, a teddy and a paper boat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

S&M by Jeffrey DeShell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1997

STATEMENT PAGE Read full book review >