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BOOK REVIEW

HILDEGARD SINGS by Thomas Wharton
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 23, 2011

"A superb marriage of children's literature and digital technology, Hildegard's resurrected tale is an excellent way to introduce kids to the opera. Brava! (iPad storybook app. 3-8)"
A harmonious hippo gets her big break as an opera singer, but tragedy strikes when she loses her voice. Read full book review >

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ONE HUNDRED AND ONE WAYS by Mako Yoshikawa
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 11, 1999

"Trendy Asian elements do little to gussy up an unconvincing love story."
Newcomer Yoshikawa tries but fails to weave the story of a young woman's doomed love affair in Manhattan seamlessly together with the tale of her Japanese grandmother who was once a geisha. Read full book review >

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FROM ONE TO ONE HUNDRED by Teri Sloat
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

An equally delightful companion to Sloat's first book, From Letter to Letter (1989), with a full page for each number up to ten and double spreads for 20, 30, etc. to 100. Read full book review >

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ONE HUNDRED NAMES by Cecilia Ahern
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014

"Ahern (How to Fall in Love, 2013, etc.) once again spins a charming tale of redemption and romance."
Telling other people's stories isn't just about entertainment or news. Reporter Kitty Logan is about to learn that it's about love, too. Read full book review >

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ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES by Lucy Corin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"Experimental, postmodern and quirky."
Three longer short stories and one hundred very short stories, all about what comes before, during or after an end—of a relationship, the world or some conflation of the two. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 26, 2012

"This cogent, well-constructed apologia of American capitalism deserves wide readership."
A systematic and timely exploration of how corporate profits, personal fortunes and philanthropy have benefitted American society over the course of a century. Read full book review >

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ONE HUNDRED MILLION HEARTS by Kerri Sakamoto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"An elegant and thoughtful meditation on history, family, and personality, nicely packed into a tautly mysterious domestic drama."
A second from Toronto-based Sakamoto (The Electrical Field, 1999), the story of a young woman's posthumous discovery of her father's double life. Read full book review >

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ONE HUNDRED SAUSAGES by Yuval Zommer
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 23, 2017

"A lighthearted frolic with lively illustrations—Scruff peeing on the tree that holds his 'Wanted' sign is bound to be a reader favorite. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Scruff, dog extraordinaire, leads a diverse group of dog friends on an investigation to determine who stole the sausages from the butcher's shop. Read full book review >

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MY ONE HUNDRED ADVENTURES by Polly Horvath
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 9, 2008

"Jane's poetic, philosophical musings capture a child's logic with an adult voice in this witty, wise and wonderful novel. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Twelve-year-old Jane Fielding's soul itches for adventure. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 28, 2000

"While there's no shortage of illness literature, a memoir by a person trained in both illness and literature is a welcome addition, especially when it openly explores as many aspects of the experience as this one. (Author tour)"
A young physician's candid account of his harrowing experiences as a patient with a life-threatening illness. Read full book review >

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ONE HUNDRED DAYS by Alan Schom
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 14, 1992

"A master annalist's vivid reconstruction of a turning-point in world history. (Eight pages of illustrations—not seen.)"
By itself, Napoleon's mid-1815 defeat at Waterloo, barely four months after he had escaped from Elba, was so dramatic that historians often neglect the events leading up to the climactic clash between insurgent French and Allied forces. Read full book review >

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ONE HUNDRED SPAGHETTI STRINGS by Jen Nails
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2017

"Nails serves up a platter of tender, poignant goodies, but the resolution, or lack thereof, on some key questions raised may be a bit hard to swallow for young readers. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Is your family a well-catered, fancy meal? Or is it more like a cafeteria food fight? Finding the kernel of truth about her family's simmering secrets sets one girl up with a recipe for confusion. Read full book review >