Search Results: "Nikhil Singh"


BOOK REVIEW

SALEM BROWNSTONE by John Harris Dunning
FANTASY
Released: July 13, 2010

"Readers who, like Salem, 'love the rum and unusual, the uncanny, the macabre' will find much to appreciate in the artwork; those looking for a plot of similar depth will be disappointed. (Graphic novel. 14 & up)"
Part mystery, part horror, this sly, psuedo-Victorian graphic novel is heavy on style but light on plot. Read full book review >

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DEEP SINGH BLUE by Ranbir Singh Sidhu
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2016

"A heart-wrenching coming-of-age tale in which survival depends more on compassion than rebellion."
Sixteen-year-old Indian-American Deep Singh is at a crossroads. Well, several crossroads, actually. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 6, 2010

"The series kickoff (and adult-fiction debut) from prolific children's author Flint effectively captures the color and vigor but also the clichés of vintage whodunits."
A retro sleuth attempts to save a femme fatale from being framed. Read full book review >

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STEP UP TO THE PLATE, MARIA SINGH by Uma Krishnaswami
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2017

"A loving look at a slice of American life new to children's books. (Historical fiction. 9-13)"
Krishnaswami offers a peek into the life of Maria Singh and her loving family in Yuba City, California, in 1945. Read full book review >

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THE HUNT FOR MAAN SINGH by Hipólito Acosta
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 30, 2016

"Certainly flawed but moderately informative and entertaining."
The account of two Immigration and Naturalization Service officers who helped bring down a human trafficking operation that spanned the globe. Read full book review >

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TALES FROM THE HIMALAYAS by Nikhil Modi
Released: April 25, 2011

"Falls short as a moving novel, but it's enough to satisfy a beginner curious about northern India."
Packed with illuminating history, this fictional travelogue carefully details a colorful family vacation across northern India. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"A heartfelt but limited-scope plea for systemic change from a determined gadfly."
A journalist argues that conventional schools are oppressive, anti-democratic, and even harmful to children. Read full book review >

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ARCHANGEL'S HEART  by Nalini Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Singh explores power, love, and redemption with her typical consummate skill."
When an archangel disappears, it becomes clear there's more at stake than just power. Read full book review >

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DIWALI by Rina Singh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"An exceptionally valuable resource. (glossary, references and resources, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
In a change from many of the superficial holiday books available, this sophisticated volume incorporates information about the major Indian religions; Hindu, Sikh, and Jain Diwali traditions; and Indian immigration to the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. Read full book review >

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STRINGS by N.S. Singh
Released: Jan. 4, 2013

"An intriguing, if uneven, collection of stories from a writer with potential."
Singh's debut short story collection explores the intricacies of human emotion among everyday people. Read full book review >