Search Results: "Rachel S. Cox"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 3, 2012

"A unique take on the war, from the point of view of the young, idealistic and foolhardy."
A multifaceted, moving story of five American Ivy League students who committed themselves to fight alongside the British in the spring of 1941. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 3, 2016

"A hopeful and optimistic treatise that will surely be required reading for performing arts students."
A guidebook for aspiring performing artists to help them navigate the business side of showbiz. Read full book review >

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Released: April 1, 1995

"She thus exposes her readers to a great variety of experiments, and encourages them to learn languages. (appendix, glossary, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 10+)"
A general introduction to languages and linguistics, synchronic and diachronic—informative and entertaining in just the right proportions. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2001

"Given Dante's own fascination with the relationship of poets to one another, this exuberantly showcases a vivacious dialogue between the living, the dead, and their Dante."
A chorus of voices unites to sing the praises of l'altissimo poeta—Dante. Read full book review >

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IS THAT YOU, MONSTER? by Steve Cox
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"An interchangeable knockoff but still tailor-made to spark bursts of delighted nighttime screaming. (Novelty/picture book. 4-7)"
In a barely disguised remake of Is That You, Wolf? (2012), intrepid readers are invited to stick their hands into a series of pockets…and feel what lies within. Read full book review >

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RACHEL HULIN
by Megan Labrise

Fancy a Dangerous Liaisons-styledelicacy? Rachel Hulin’s epistolary debut features some lip-smacking secrets between brother and sister.

“I love epistolary novels,” says Hulin, author of Hey Harry, Hey Matilda. “I always try to think about how to get that voyeuristic voice without letters...but it just feels like you’re not getting in there. I really want to be in ...


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BOOK REVIEW

IS THAT YOU, ALIEN? by Steve Cox
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2014

"A labored effort to squeeze a little more juice from a once-fresh gimmick. (Novelty. 5-7)"
Intrepid readers who don't mind slipping their hands into places without looking will get what they deserve from this backyard hunt for aliens. Read full book review >

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THE GLASS OF TIME by Michael Cox
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"A sequel that will provide utterly different but equally rewarding experiences for readers who have and haven't read its equally leisurely predecessor."
Cox's second pastiche of Victorian sensational fiction is doubly remarkable for its sure grasp of the genre's idiom and its strange relationship to his first (The Meaning of Night, 2006). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 2009

"A pleasant little profile in courage."
The story of Elizabeth Evan Hughes—who in 1919 was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in the era before insulin—interwoven with a brief account of the research that led to insulin's discovery. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 16, 2011

"Entertaining, but readers may wish for more Amundsen and less Cox."
Record-breaking long-distance swimmer Cox (Grayson, 2008, etc.) retraces Norwegian explorer's Roald Amundsen's groundbreaking polar explorations. Read full book review >

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THE SOUND BOOK by Trevor Cox
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 2014

"An intriguing tour d'horizon of the world of sound."
Cox (Acoustic Engineering/Salford Univ.; Acoustic Absorbers and Diffusers, 2009) explores how the psychological and physical worlds of sound come together. Read full book review >

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ON THE LIP by Jerry Cox
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"Surprisingly good, despite a brief slip into sentimentality near the end."
In Cox's fiction debut, Wall Street meets California when two surfing buddies launch an internet startup. Read full book review >