Search Results: "R.K"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 22, 2012

"One woman's tale of adventure on the road, in the great American tradition."
A young woman recounts her adventures traveling through four countries in this vivid debut memoir. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DREAM by R.K. McLay
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2016

"Lovely but overwritten. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
A young caribou blessed with the ability to see beyond what the other members of his herd can is given a dangerous task that can change the course of nature. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GRANDMOTHER'S TALE by R.K. Narayan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Narayan, a Talkative Man himself, writes out of a love of the sound of human voices trying to make sense of the world."
This grouping of stories, most of which were published previously, confirms Indian novelist and short-story writer Narayan (Under the Banyan Tree and Other Stories, 1985, etc.) as a writer who views narrative as an infinitely superior form of intelligence to mere reason. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Sharley's Lessons by R.K. Vetter
Released: Feb. 26, 2016

"Though it bathes the past in a rose-colored light, this novel delivers a lively glimpse of supposedly simpler times."
Vetter (Poo Skadoo, 2015, etc.) offers a nostalgic look at two Iowa friends in her latest work of YA historical fiction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"Not likely to be favorite bedtime reading for John Paul II—or for anyone who believes in mature debate."
Hotheaded, ill-mannered attack against the Catholic Church, by a disaffected doctor. Read full book review >