Search Results: "Nate Powell"


BOOK REVIEW

THE YEAR OF THE BEASTS by Cecil Castellucci
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2012

"It won't be for everyone, but sophisticated readers will eat this melancholy, appealingly disjointed novel right up. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 12-16)"
A tale of contemporary family and a comic that draws on Greek mythology unfold in alternating chapters, interweaving to tell of two sisters blighted by the sting of jealousy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARCH by John Lewis
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"'We're gonna march'—oh, yes. (Graphic memoir. 11 & up)"
Heroism and steadiness of purpose continue to light up Lewis' frank, harrowing account of the civil rights movement's climactic days—here, from cafeteria sit-ins in Nashville to the March on Washington. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARCH by John Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"A powerful tale of courage and principle igniting sweeping social change, told by a strong-minded, uniquely qualified eyewitness. (Graphic memoir. 11-15)"
Eisner winner Powell's dramatic black-and-white graphic art ratchets up the intensity in this autobiographical opener by a major figure in the civil rights movement. Read full book review >

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MARCH by John Lewis
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"This memoir's unique eyewitness view of epochal events makes it essential reading for an understanding of those times—and these. (Graphic memoir. 11 & up)"
A living icon of the civil rights movement brings his frank and stirring account of the movement's most tumultuous years (so far) to a climax. Read full book review >

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CIVIL RIGHTS THEN AND NOW
by Leila Roy

In celebration and honor of this weekend’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, let’s take a look at some of the recent and upcoming books about the Civil Rights Movement!

While they are certainly not the most recent books on the list, John Lewis’ March: Book One, Two, and Three are most immediately on my mind—partly because Lewis is the last ...


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MARCH ON
by Julie Danielson

This past weekend, I managed to catch the Atlanta March for Social Justice and Women while in town for the American Library Association’s Midwinter conference. If, like me, you marched (or couldn’t make one, yet wholeheartedly supported the notion of a march), you may wonder: What is next? I think a lot of people, women in particular, have this top ...


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BOOK REVIEW

SLOW GETTING UP by Nate Jackson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"Jackson was never a household name, but his memoir is better than any ghostwritten self-homage from a superstar."
An insightful memoir of an unlikely NFL career. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"In the main, Blakeslee's well-rendered story will be familiar to anyone who has followed the Yellowstone wolves, but those who have not will find this a solid overview of recent events—evenhanded but clearly and rightly on the side of the wolves."
On-the-ground reporting on the fate of Canis lupus as a creature once nearly extirpated struggles to regain a home in the Rockies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLOODSTONE by Nate Kenyon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 30, 2006

"Ghostly cackles that will raise few hackles."
A debut horror novel saddled with by-the-numbers spooks. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SURVIVE by Nate Hardcastle
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

"Rattling stories that repel and attract the reader like natural forces, dreadful and irresistible."
A discomforting collection of stories of people in extremely straitened circumstances, stranded and often with nothing to eat but their deceased comrades, assembled by Hardcastle (Deep Blue, not reviewed). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAY ONE by Nate Kenyon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Occasionally thrilling but not very credible and full of blunders."
Malevolent computer intelligence aims to take down humanity in this apocalyptic thriller set in New York City, from the author of Diablo III: The Order (2012, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE INTERNET POLICE by Nate Anderson
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 19, 2013

"A thought-provoking primer on the state of cybercrime."
A nuanced study of crime on the Internet and how government and law enforcement agencies have been tackling it. Read full book review >