Search Results: "Peter Adam Salomon"


BOOK REVIEW

ALL THOSE BROKEN ANGELS by Peter Adam Salomon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 8, 2014

"The problem with this book isn't the ideas, it's the execution. (Suspense. 12-16)"
When his childhood friend Melanie returns after being presumed dead for over a decade, Richard must uncover the truth behind a ghostly presence that haunts his every move. Read full book review >

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HENRY FRANKS by Peter Adam Salomon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 8, 2012

"A tertiary purchase for those who seek creepy science fiction. (Horror. 14 & up)"
Loner sophomore Henry Franks desperately wants to regain his memory so he can find out if he is who his father says he is. Read full book review >

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THE LOST TREASURE OF TALUS SCREE by Adam Osterweil
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2005

"Sophomoric and flimsy. (Fantasy. 9-11)"
Osterweil offers a thin, weak fantasy with no depth or solidity. Read full book review >

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THE AMULET OF KOMONDOR by Adam Osterweil
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Don't bother—go play a good video game instead. (Fantasy. 7-9)"
In this facile, thin fantasy, 12-year-olds Joe and Katie are drawn into a video game in which they must put together the five pieces of a dragon amulet in order to save a kingdom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WORLD PEACE by Salomon Alain Mpouma
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 19, 2008

"A memoir of heart-wrenching honesty that needs edits."
An ambitiously titled memoir that combines Mpouma's life story with thoughts on inner calmness. Read full book review >

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PETER WATSON
by Gregory McNamee

Five hundred-odd years ago, in the time of Leonardo da Vinci, a scientist—a term then unknown—was a person of many parts, someone who might work in fields ranging from chemistry to botany, astronomy to metallurgy, to divine the hidden order of the universe.

Even as recently as the early Victorian idea, writes British science historian Peter Watson in his new ...


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IF YOU LOVE SOMETHING, LET IT GO
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

Cover Story: Night and Day
BFF Charm: Big Sister
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Past and Present
Anti-Bonus Factor: Mental Illness
Relationship Status: Let’s Be Friends

Cover Story: Night and Day

One boy walks in the night. The other, in the day. Never the twain shall meet.

The ...


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BOOK REVIEW

EDDA by Adam Auerbach
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 24, 2014

"While this will introduce readers to aspects of Norse mythology, there's not enough detail to satisfy; the questions this will raise far outweigh any comfort those new to school may gain from it. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Wagner's operas inspired this Valkyrie-themed look at the first day of school. Read full book review >

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FRANKENSTEIN TAKES THE CAKE by Adam Rex
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Some of the humor will resonate more with adults than kids, but there's something in here for just about everyone—even a grouchy raven. (Picture book/poetry. 7-12)"
A snort-inducing companion to 2006's Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, Rex's return to horror-poetry finds the green-skinned monster getting ready for his wedding, complete with a comic-strip visit to his future mother-in-law ("I'm not trying to be mean, but I never thought my little girl would be marrying someone green") and best man Dracula encountering garlic bread at the buffet. Read full book review >

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NOTHING RHYMES WITH ORANGE by Adam Rex
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Fruitful in every sense of the word. (Picture book. 4-8)"
As page after page uses rhymes and puns to celebrate fruits, an orange, who is sadly aware of its nonrhyming name, provides commentary that encompasses a wide range of emotions—ending with a feeling of acceptance from the greater fruit community. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TROLL AND THE OLIVER by Adam Stower
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Nicely tuned to a preschool sense of the ridiculous. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A clever—and impossibly cute—child thwarts a bumbling beast at every turn. Read full book review >

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SILLY DOGGY! by Adam Stower
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Funny enough, but it won't have much staying power. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Lily's new pet is a real handful. Read full book review >