Search Results: "Pranas T. Naujokaitis"


BOOK REVIEW

BELCHES, BURPS, AND FARTS—OH MY! by Artie Bennett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 19, 2014

"A light, comic look at two bodily functions with high child appeal—but not noteworthy nonfiction. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
The logical successor to Bennett's previous "classics," The Butt Book and Poopendous! (2010, 2012). Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"The kind of big-hearted fun that may lose its element of surprise, but not its power to please young readers. (Graphic picture book. 6-9)"
A girl with strange powers and a subversive sense of humor bedevils the epic adventures of a young knight-aspirant and his Bigfoot sidekick. Read full book review >

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WINE AND WORK by T. Mullen
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"A fine, maverick company of winemakers hold court about the thing they love best: communing with the world of the grape."
From a global cast of winemakers come intimate, revealing comments about their art, which swing between invigorating to mellow. Read full book review >

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FREYA ON THE WALL by T. Degens
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 1997

"While it is not a page-turner, this novel is studded with subtle connections and concepts. (Fiction. 12+)"
From Degens (On the Third Ward, 1990), an intricate, cerebral picture of life in East Germany just before the Berlin Wall's destruction, as seen through the eyes of a teenager with family on both sides of the Iron Curtain. Read full book review >

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Let Your Light So Shine by T. Fields
NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2011

"A passionate sermon on the pervasiveness of love in Christian teaching and its overwhelming importance in Christian life."
A short manual about the theory and practice of Christian love. Read full book review >

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BREATHING WATER by T. Greenwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1999

"Familiar themes with a slight twist, but, nevertheless, still more familiar than not."
In a first novel that strains for effect, a young woman summering in Vermont finds healing and happiness after an abusive relationship ends. Read full book review >

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THE HUNGRY SEASON by T. Greenwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Maudlin, melodramatic and predictable, but the author knows how to make her characters' suffering wrench readers' hearts."
Family-damage specialist Greenwood (Two Rivers, 2009, etc.) tackles a really big trauma—coping with a loved one's death from anorexia. Read full book review >

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NEARER THAN THE SKY by T. Greenwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 10, 2000

"Deft handling of a difficult and painful subject, slightly marred by one-dimensional people, but compelling nevertheless."
A young woman is forced to confront a long-held family secret: that her mother suffers from the mental illness known as Munchausen syndrome. Read full book review >

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The Uncommon Cure by T.  Agvanian
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 2015

"A promising debut that resists sweetness while understanding the longing for it."
In this collection—a novella and three stories—women face melancholic truths that drive them to food, fantasy, and other survival gambits. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REAL MAN ADVENTURES by T Cooper
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 20, 2012

"A memoir infused with personality and the ballsy honesty of someone for whom becoming a man was 'the most natural thing in the world.' "
Sublime confidence and spirit distinguishes this unorthodox memoir of gender and identity. Read full book review >

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JOHN T. EDGE
by Megan Labrise

John T. Edge’s The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South is no mere paean to peanuts, homage to hominy, and laudation to lard. Like the nutritive broth for which it’s named, this title is more substantive than it appears at a glance.

“One the primary aims of my book,” says Edge, a native Georgian who lives ...


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