Search Results: "Peter Conners"


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JAMERICA by Peter Conners
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A mostly superfluous volume that will nonetheless appeal to fans of the scene."
A meandering oral history of the modern jam-band landscape. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2009

"Insightful and entertaining at times, but frequently, aggravatingly hipper-than-thou."
Poet Conners (Emily Ate the Wind, 2008) revisits his eight-year odyssey following the Grateful Dead around America. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Conners sometimes falls into hero worship, especially of Ginsberg, and the time frame is occasionally unclear, but he provides an entertaining overview of an era whose echoes still ring."
A full account of the two 1960s icons who made it their cause to launch the psychedelic age. Read full book review >

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"Less a guide to investment and more a memoir of a possible mogul in the making."
A former Apprentice contender shares her secrets to success. Read full book review >

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GABBY DURAN AND THE UNSITTABLES by Elise Allen
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"Surely the 'trusted friends' who are invited to read Gabby's first dossier deserve a real understanding of what makes her unique. (Science fiction. 7-12)"
Twelve-year-old Gabby Duran's reputation as babysitter to the stars is positively intergalactic. Read full book review >

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TROLL CONTROL by Elise Allen
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2016

"A mostly lukewarm second outing. (Science fiction. 7-12)"
Only two days after her first assignment for the Association Linking Intergalactics and Earthlings as Neighbors, 12-year-old Gabby Duran's cosmically renowned babysitting skills are called back into service. 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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WHEN DARKNESS FALLS
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for Nightfall by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinski

Cover Story: Are We Out of the Woods Yet?
BFF Charm: Bertie Bott's Every Flavor
Swoonworthy Scale:
 0
Talky Talk: Descriptive
Bonus Factor:
 LEGO Batman
Ambivalent Factor: World Building
Relationship Status: It's Not You, It's Me

 

Cover Story: Are We Out of the Woods ...


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7 MORE TIME TRAVEL BOOKS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
by John DeNardo

If you like stories about time travel (and who doesn't?) here are seven recent time travel books you'll want to know about…

The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. by Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland 

What do you get when one of science fiction's most meticulous authors teams up with an historical novelist? You get ...


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CHLOE by Peter McCarty
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Beautifully benign illustrations conjure powerful familial feelings. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Who wouldn't want to put on a monster show in a big, cardboard box or pop bubble wrap at rapid-fire speed? Read full book review >

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HENRY IN LOVE by Peter McCarty
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"There's nothing sly or cynical here—just a celebration of the moment. (Picture book. 3-6)"
With precise figures placed in vignettes on a gorgeous creamy stock, McCarty tells a sweetly simple, utterly sincere schoolyard love story. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN MAKE TERRIBLE PETS by Peter Brown
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"The story lacks depth and subtlety, although young children may find the role reversal hilarious, and the catchy title and '50s nouveau art provide a soupçon of charm. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Lucy, a tutu-clad bear child, begs her mother to allow her to keep a small boy she finds in the forest. Read full book review >