Search Results: "Natasha Pulley"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WATCHMAKER OF FILIGREE STREET by Natasha Pulley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 14, 2015

"Clever and engaging, this impressive first novel will reward both casual readers looking for a fun period adventure and those fascinated by the tension between free will and fate."
Set mostly in 1880s London, Pulley's debut novel twists typical steampunk elements—telegraphs, gaslight, clockwork automata—into a fresh and surprising philosophical adventure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BEDLAM STACKS by Natasha Pulley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Where Pulley's first novel sparkled with the ingenuity of spinning gears, her second offers a slower, sadder meditation on love, trust, and the passage of time."
Pulley's (The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, 2015) second novel demonstrates that the imagination she showed in her impressive debut was no fluke. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DEAD KEY by D.M. Pulley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2015

"For readers who do make it to the end, there is genuine suspense with satisfying surprises."
Pulley's debut is a story of theft, seduction and greed in a stately bank building. Read full book review >

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THE COMFORT OF HARLEM
by Leila Roy

“Thanks!” Jin said. As she ran off in the opposite direction toward school, she thought about that word: community. Harlem was a diverse place full of all sorts of people, but they all had one thing in common. They cared about the neighborhood. It really was a special place, and if Miss Hardwick and Halmoni were any indication, Councilman ...
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BOOK REVIEW

RAINDROPS ROLL by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Wonder-full in every way. (further resources) (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
With lyrical words and striking images, a poet, photographer and veteran natural history writer celebrates rain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEST IN SNOW by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Adult companions of young explorers will find in Sayre's latest nature study an ideal vehicle for early STEAM curricula and activities at home or in school. (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
This striking photo essay engages curious readers as the world of snow is revealed in all of its frigid manifestations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FULL OF FALL by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Young readers' imaginations are sure to be fired by Sayre's awe-inspiring photos and by the bite-sized science facts provided at the end of the book. (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
Leaves of orange, gold, and red shout from amid the last of summer's fading green canvas. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LET'S GO NUTS! by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 28, 2013

"Another cheery, useful overview of real food from a first-rate science writer. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
After tributes to veggies (Rah, Rah, Radishes, 2011) and fruit (Go, Go, Grapes, 2012), Sayre delivers another peppery blend of upbeat, celebratory rhymes and photos taken at local grocery shops and farmers markets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GO, GO, GRAPES! by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2012

"Plan a fruit-buying scavenger hunt after reading this one—even picky eaters are sure to be tempted. (Nonfiction picture book. 3-7)"
Sayre follows up her salute to vegetables (Rah, Rah, Radishes!, 2011) with this rousing chant in favor of fruit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RAH, RAH, RADISHES!   by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2011

"A winning recipe blending crispy verse and fresh photography: Go team! (Picture book. 3-7)"
Let's hear it for the veggies! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOR KEEPS by Natasha Friend
Released: April 6, 2010

"Hopeful and endearing. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Having been deserted by her father before she was born, Josie fears abandonment and heartbreak. Read full book review >