Search Results: "Nick Chiles"


BOOK REVIEW

IN LOVE AND WAR by Denene Millner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 2003

"Thoughtful and lively story from a husband-wife team who blend two distinctive voices into a seamless, satisfying whole."
Another contemporary romance from the authors of Love Don't Live Here Anymore (2002), etc. Read full book review >

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A LOVE STORY by Denene Millner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2004

"Another earthy, funny, juicy winner, the third from this husband-and-wife team."
Friends and lovers. Read full book review >

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LOVE DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE by Denene Millner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2002

"A clever idea, filled with hip references and attitudes—but no new perspective on love or marriage."
From a husband-wife team specializing in relationship guides geared to African-Americans: a first fiction that itself reads much like a guide about what not to do—in romance and storytelling. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1999

"Only the most cynical wouldn't wish Chiles the best and take pleasure in his capers: sail on, sailor, sail on. (maps, not seen)"
Bad days sailing, told with aristocratic though strangely appealing understatement, by Chiles (The Ocean Waits, 1984). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 6, 2007

"Delivers an avalanche of information with enough lucidity and enthusiasm to captivate not only aviation buffs, but general readers as well."
A surprisingly entertaining account of the helicopter: part history, part technical exploration, part flying lesson. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BAD KITTY SCHOOL DAZE by Nick Bruel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Bad Kitty's legions of fans will not be disappointed. (Graphic hybrid fiction. 8-12)"
Can Diabla von Gloom's School for Wayward Pets take the "bad" out of Bad Kitty? Read full book review >

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BAD KITTY by Nick Bruel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Fun for all, especially fans. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Bad Kitty is back; and, just like every morning, she doesn't want to get out of bed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FARMER GEORGE AND THE NEW PIGLET by Nick Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

"Pure homespun fun. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Ward's bucolic Galahad, Farmer George, makes a triumphant return, this time rescuing a swine in distress. Read full book review >

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BAD KITTY by Nick Bruel
Kirkus Star
by Nick Bruel, illustrated by Nick Bruel
ABC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Even the alphabet-experienced will love this bad, bad kitty! (Picture book. 3-9)"
She may be a "bad bad BAD Kitty," but she's the star of an alphabet book that should be in every collection. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Full of scary news, but unsensational and thoroughly documented. Just don't read it in flight."
Technological mishaps and human ineptitude take center stage in this impressive, sometimes horrifying compendium. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NEON ALIENS ATE MY HOMEWORK by Nick Cannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"A collection well-suited to young boys of color as well as all young fans of hip-hop culture, who often long for family-friendly content. (Poetry. 7-10)"
What if Shel Silverstein grew up on hip-hop? Read full book review >

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THE REVENGE OF LORD ODA by Nick Lake
Released: Dec. 7, 2010

"Sinister without excessive exposition, Kenji and Yukiko make fascinating, cold-blooded killers, but neither they nor ninja action can fully overcome the bloated narrative. (Horror. YA)"
Growing more comfortable with his ninja training, Taro embarks on a perilous mission to reunite with his mother at the fortified headquarters of a sect of warrior monks. Read full book review >