Search Results: "Ray A. Young Bear"


BOOK REVIEW

BLACK EAGLE CHILD by Ray A. Young Bear
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1992

"A unique account and a milestone in Native American literature. (Photos—not seen.)"
Fascinating and accomplished memoirs in which a Mesquakie poet blends myth, fact, and the unvarnished recollections of a young Native American. Read full book review >

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REMNANTS OF THE FIRST EARTH by Ray A. Young Bear
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"It is one of the most interesting (and audacious) ongoing projects in American letters."
A continuation of native American poet Young Bear's exuberant fictionalized memoirs, begun in Black Eagle Child (1992), featuring the further remarkable adventures and recollections of the writer Edgar Bearchild. Read full book review >

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A MIGHTY IMAGINATION
by Julie Danielson

Barbara DaCosta and Ed Young aren’t new to collaboration. In 2012, she wrote and he illustrated Nighttime Ninja, her debut picture book. Mighty Moby, on shelves in early August, is their second collaboration, and it came to exist in a way not typical for most picture books, what the author calls “an unusual method” and “backward.”

Evidently, Ed Young ...


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The Secret History of Another Rome by Bear
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 2, 2015

"Despite its uneven pace, this idea-filled book succeeds in exploring various concepts à la Asimov's Foundation series."
From debut author Bear comes a heady sci-fi novel about a futuristic Roman Empire and the man in charge of it. Read full book review >

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MOTORCYCLE MUSINGS
by Bobbi Dumas

Two fave authors have books coming out early next month, and I thought I’d make sure these titles are on your radar screen.

Laura Kaye and Julie Ann Walker always promise heart-stopping action and breathtaking romance, and if you haven’t read these two yet, then I recommend you get on that right away!

They’re both romance bestsellers, so I expect ...


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SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for Wonderful Feels Like This by Sara Lövestam, translated by Laura A. Wideburg

Cover Story: Underbar
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale:
 7
Talky Talk: Straight Up, Swedish Style
Bonus Factors:
 Jazz, Kickass Jazz Mentor
Ambivalence Factor: Bullying
Relationship Status: 'S Wonderful

Cover Story: Underbar

The brightness! The colors! The '80s Boy George hat ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2012

"Saturated with facts, March's account of this threatened river forces readers to reconsider water as a commodity that requires protection."
A meticulous history of an endangered waterway. Read full book review >

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DINOSAUR SUMMER by Greg Bear
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 17, 1998

"Amiable, sometimes stirring incident-packed baloney: a yarn that screams I wanna be a movie!"
Fantasy built on a fantasy—in Bear's alternative 1947, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World wasn't fiction, but fact!—mingling real and imaginary characters with a quite unbelievable hodgepodge of defiantly unextinct beasties from the Carboniferous on up. Read full book review >

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MUD, SWEAT, AND TEARS by Bear Grylls
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"An inside look at the makings of an intrepid, insatiable explorer."
The fearless host of Man vs. Wild illustrates a highly spirited life. Read full book review >

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BLOOD MUSIC by Greg Bear
Released: April 30, 1985

"Very disappointing work from a strong talent."
Expanding one of his splendid short stories (a standout in The Year's Best Science Fiction, 1984), Bear has fashioned a woefully ragged and aimless novel—despite some arresting ideas and images. Read full book review >

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BIG RIG by Jamie A. Swenson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Youngsters who meet Frankie will be looking for him on every highway, as he's a friend they won't soon forget. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Frankie the semi introduces himself and all the things he can do. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 20, 2011

"Adds immeasurably to our understanding of the Revolution's full meaning."
Three distinguished scholars commission 22 essays about historical characters for whom the American Revolution was insufficiently revolutionary. Read full book review >