Search Results: "Mus White"


BOOK REVIEW

FOR SURE! FOR SURE! by Hans Christian Andersen
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Czernecki's bold and vividly colored graphics are definitely attention-grabbing, but not enough so to redeem the retelling. (Picture book/folktale. 4-8)"
The hens who overhear a chicken's innocent remark about losing a feather—and then pass the information on from one bird to another—do not recognize their own tale as, in true "telephone" fashion, it evolves into a story about how five lovesick hens killed themselves by plucking out all of their feathers and then pecking each other. Read full book review >

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WHITE by Christopher Whitcomb
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 26, 2005

"Whitcomb adeptly keeps many balls in the air in this artful shell game of suspense."
A restless thriller from Whitcomb, returning with many in the appealing cast from his debut, Black (2004). Read full book review >

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PATRICK WHITE: LETTERS by Patrick White
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1996

"A literary milestone."
A swarming and copious selection of letters by the Nobel Prizewinning novelist and playwright. ``My life is a series of blunders and recoveries and so it will be, I expect, till the end.'' Described by his biographer Marr (Patrick White: A Life, 1992) as ``a wise man who could be stubbornly wrong,'' White (191290) acquired the epistolary habit at age four or five, never to abandon it for long. Read full book review >

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WHITE BODIES by Jane Robins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"Had this been a character study of the obsessive, bordering on fanatical, relationship between twin sisters it would be a stellar novel; unfortunately, it's the crime that bogs down the story."
A woman worries that danger lurks beneath the seeming happiness of her twin sister's relationship with a new man and becomes obsessed with uncovering the couple's every secret. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 21, 2016

"A riveting thesis supported by staggering research."
A rigorously researched study of the entrenched system of racial classification that dispels many myths about American national identity. Read full book review >

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WHITE RAGE by Carol Anderson
NON-FICTION
Released: May 31, 2016

"A book that provides necessary perspective on the racial conflagrations in the U.S."
A close reading of America's racial chasm. Read full book review >

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WHITE ESKIMO by Stephen R. Bown
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A vivacious study that will surely revive interest in the writings of this towering explorer and ethnographer."
Canadian author Bown (The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, 2012, etc.) fashions a thorough, insightful biography of the fearless explorer and noted writer Knud Rasmussen (1879-1933). Read full book review >

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WHITE DRESSES by Mary Pflum Peterson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"A candid, moving memoir about the many complexities of family."
In a debut memoir, a former CNN reporter and current Emmy Award-winning Good Morning America producer recounts her family's painful history.Read full book review >

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WHITE LINES by Jennifer Banash
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 4, 2013

"Subtle, sad and, eventually, hopeful. (Historical fiction. 14 & up)"
Despite the title's obvious drug reference, this is less a scare-'em-straight story than a memoirlike account of a lost club kid navigating 1980s New York's underground parties. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOW WHITE by Silicon Beach Software
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 31, 2012

"Good for a few chortles, particularly from fans of cheesier video games. (iPad storybook app. 7-10)"
Elaborately crafted pans, zooms and touch-controlled dialogue trick out this tale of the origins of the magic mirror and the evil queen's enmity. Read full book review >