Search Results: "Nick Price"


BOOK REVIEW

TUMTUM & NUTMEG by Emily Bearn
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2009

"Sweet but never saccharine—and how often do rescues involve mice on pogo sticks? (Fantasy. 6-9)"
Charmingly old-fashioned but full of vigor, three tales about spry mouse couple Mr. and Mrs. Nutmouse offer humor and adventure. Read full book review >

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THE SNAGGLEGROLLOP by Daniel Postgate
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2009

"The crazy perspectives and the little white dog that hides in most spreads add a bit of fun to this otherwise also-ran British import. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Sam wants a pet. Read full book review >

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THE ROSE COTTAGE TALES by Emily Bearn
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"Nonetheless, if this volume feels a little more slapdash than the first, it still harkens charmingly back to The Wind in the Willows and The Borrowers. (recipes) (Fantasy. 6-9)"
Three rousing adventures sweep up homebody mice Nutmeg and Tumtum in their continuing role as unofficial guardians of human children Arthur and Lucy and amusingly immature military rodent General Marchmouse. Read full book review >

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DEAD CONNECTION by Charlie Price
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2006

"Though the story ends in an unusual and slightly awkward fashion, the realistic complexities explored are ripe for discussion. (Fiction. 12-14)"
A spectral mystery starts strong but ends differently. Read full book review >

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THE STERKARM HANDSHAKE by Susan Price
FICTION
Released: Oct. 31, 2000

"Along with romance, adventure, and the wonderfully rendered picture of life in the 16th century—you can smell and hear it as well as see it—adults and more sophisticated teens will appreciate the ambiguities of cultural values in conflict. (Fiction. 12+)"
This American edition of a prize-winning English novel combines convincing historical detail, smart, engaging storytelling, and a simple science-fiction premise to produce an exciting, highly readable, and morally complex tale. Read full book review >

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STRANGER IN SAVANNAH by Eugenia Price
Released: May 14, 1989

Here, at long last, is the climax of Price's Savannah quartet—which, taken as a whole, covers the history of that graceful southern city from 1812 to Sherman's march in 1864. Read full book review >

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LADIES' MAN by Richard Price
Released: Sept. 15, 1978

"Empty."
Moving his Bronx characters downtown to Manhattan proves traumatic to Price (The Wanderers, Bloodbrothers); he picks up a bad case of angst. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"Stickily sentimental and often unconvincing—more a memorial than a memoir."
Debut memoirist Price regales us with Life Lessons learned from a rustic Yoda named Jeanne. Read full book review >

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YEAR OF THE DUNK by Asher Price
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 12, 2015

"In this briskly paced book, readers will recognize the courage and tenacity of everyday competitors and the power and awe-inspiring achievements of elite athletes."
Austin American-Statesman energy and environment reporter Price seeks to overcome his "genetic foibles" in pursuit of a singular and profound experience: dunking an NBA basketball. Read full book review >

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BATTLEGROUND STATE by Owen Price
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 22, 2016

"A preposterously entertaining thriller about a Southern conspiracy."
A double murder investigation uncovers a secessionist plot in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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NIGHT WOMAN by Nancy Price
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 1992

"Don't even wait for the movie."
Following up on her 1987 novel Sleeping with the Enemy (made into a star vehicle for Julia Roberts), Price returns with a terrific suspenser with a softly ironic fade-out—and a lust for mainstream status. Read full book review >