Search Results: "Ned Rust"


BOOK REVIEW

RUST by Julie Mars
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"An inspiring, offbeat story of an artist who trusts her instincts and finds herself regaining her life."
When her New York options seem to run out, artist Margaret Shaw heads to New Mexico to remake her work and her life. Read full book review >

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RUST by Jonathan Waldman
NON-FICTION
Released: March 10, 2015

"Waldman is a bright and curious companion in this lively adventure in search of the scourge of rust and its ingenious opponents."
How the world turns to rust. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GIFT by James Patterson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 13, 2010

"A new low in children's publishing. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Whit and Wisty Allgood, sibling magic-users with amazingly unreliable powers, return to fight with their utterly expendable teen comrades against The One Who Is The One, dread master of the New Order, who hates the young and those with imagination (Witch & Wizard, 2009). Read full book review >

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PATRICK GRIFFIN'S FIRST BIRTHDAY ON ITH by Ned Rust
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"The jokes, however, have improved since the first volume, and kids with a taste for weirdness will be eager to start again with Book 3. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
Patrick Griffin's second adventure seems to start over with every chapter. Read full book review >

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PATRICK GRIFFIN'S LAST BREAKFAST ON EARTH by Ned Rust
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"The story could use less of the villain and more of the giant jackalope. But then, every book needs more jackalopes. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
For a story about parallel worlds, this book is hardly science fiction at all. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KNUCKLEBALL NED by R.A. Dickey
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2014

"Well-intentioned but not quite a winner. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A major league knuckleball pitcher pens a cautionary tale about self-esteem and standing up to bullies. Read full book review >

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COWBOY NED AND ANDY by David Ezra Stein
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2006

"Warm, fuzzy and friendly. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Tomorrow is Cowboy Ned's birthday and he is far from home with only his trusty horse Andy to keep him company on the cattle drive. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OF DREAMS AND RUST by Sarah Fine
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Neatly wraps up the romance, too neatly wraps up the plot. (Steampunk. 12-18)"
In the sequel to Of Metal and Wishes (2014), Wen faces an impossible choice—betray her country or let her beloved be slaughtered?Read full book review >

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RUST AND BONE by Craig Davidson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Thick with bleak characters and thin on redemption, Davidson moves from one unsavory battered character to another. The relentless, unforgiving nature of these difficult worlds makes for heavy reading."
Stories of blood, guts, dog-fighting and sex addiction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NED THE NEURON by Erica Warp
by Erica Warp, illustrated by Andy Warner, developed by Kizoom Labs
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"A rangy introduction to the parts of the brain and their functions that skips or dives, your choice. (works on iPad 2 and above) (iPad informational app. 10-14)"
A deep-dish serving of brain matter, but surprisingly digestible for all that. Read full book review >

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RUST ON THE RAZOR by Mark Richard Zubro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 9, 1996

"Zubro presents his antigay intrigue with a vividness and a sober concentration that make you wonder why he ever wasted his time on the silly antics of Tom and Scott's last outing (An Echo of Death, 1994)."
Strike three for Chicago pitcher Scott Carpenter: First, he's pressed to come completely out of the closet; then a pulled groin muscle takes him off the mound; finally, his father's heart attack recalls him to Brinard, Georgia, where men are men and Scott's lover, high-school teacher Tom Mason, is about as welcome as the return of General Sherman. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NED THE KNITTING PIRATE by Diana Murray
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Cast on, cast off, and set sail for a great yarn. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Can one pirate ship contain both knitting needles and pirates' cutlasses? Read full book review >