Search Results: "Monte Beauchamp"


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MASTERFUL MARKS by Monte Beauchamp
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"There's always a hit-or-miss quality to such projects, and some question over the selections, but what's great here is really terrific."
Graphic biographies of 16 of the most influential cartoonists by some of the great cartoonists they influenced. Read full book review >

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EQUINOX by Monte Killingsworth
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"For the rest, the symbols are a little too obvious, the pace a little too slow and the sentiments a little too easy. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Autumn's world is shaken when her father suggests they leave their cherished island refuge for the mainland. Read full book review >

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MONTE CARLO MASQUERADES by Monte Renfro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 23, 2016

"A delightful, well-designed ride for readers who enjoy a long journey down a road filled with intriguing detours."
A debut mystery novel delivers an opulent historical setting: Monaco in March 1914. Read full book review >

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THE MERMAID OF WARSAW by Richard Monte
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"So visit the Karkonosze Castle or the Wieliczka salt mine or the banished city of Wineta—you may be challenged, but you will not be disappointed. (Folktales. 8-12)"
A gratifying and unusual collection of folktales from Poland. Read full book review >

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SKINTIGHT by Wade Beauchamp
Released: Aug. 7, 2014

"An enjoyable visit to a world where superheroes live, curse, and sleep together."
A novel about the personal lives of superheroes. Read full book review >

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Scream If You Wanna Go Faster by Wade Beauchamp
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2013

"A fun, slightly dangerous drive through the car-culture canyon."
From Beauchamp (Skintight, 2014), a novel about adventures in and around a 1963 Ford Galaxie. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 15, 2010

"Unlike the story of Ishi, however, this one has a happy ending—a payoff that isn't entirely anticipated, given all the other tragic aspects of the tale."
Washington Post South America correspondent Reel delivers a moving, well-constructed account of a latter-day Ishi in the embattled Amazonian rainforest. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 24, 1997

"A triumph of discovery in the often strip-mined quarry of film history."
A biography of the highest-paid female scriptwriter in Hollywood becomes an exploration of the work and sustaining friendships of the leading women of early cinema. Read full book review >

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THE MANY FACES OF MAX / LAS MUCHAS CARAS DE MAX by Katherine Del Monte
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"'Max is always loveable. / Max siempre es muy simpático.' (Bilingual picture book. 2-8)"
A gentle, extremely simple story shows various emotions experienced by a beloved family pet, with parallel texts in English and Spanish. Read full book review >