Search Results: "Read Forward LLC"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MAGICAL TISSUES by Eva Scognamiglio
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 19, 2013

"This story is shallow, and the interactivity is weak. Perhaps Arianna should use the remaining tissue to wish for a more substantive app. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
An enchanted pack of hankies grants wishes to a sick little girl. Read full book review >

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DOUBLEBORN by Toby Forward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Nevertheless, with its gorgeous language and thoughtful themes, this is a book to be savored rather than devoured. (Fantasy. 10-16)"
Mirrors and magic collide in this third volume of a lyrical fantasy quartet. Read full book review >

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THE QUAYSIDE CAT by Toby Forward
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Gorgeous illustrations combine with the poetic language of the narrative to create a winsome journey. (Picture Book. 3-7)"
A wharf cat gets a taste of life at sea. Read full book review >

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KUNG FU PANDA 2 STORYBOOK by FrogDogMedia LLC
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2011

"A motionless but gorgeous adaptation of a slick Hollywood kid flick. (iPad storybook app. 5-9)"
Po the Panda is back to master Kung Fu, fight villains and, ultimately, discover the truth about his own identity. Read full book review >

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THE SMURFS MOVIE STORYBOOK by FrogDogMedia LLC
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 26, 2011

"Make room at the bottom of the barrel for this smurforrendous (non)effort. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
A smurfstonishingly bad tie-in to the recently released film. Read full book review >

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WHAT DID YOU DO TODAY? by Toby Forward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2004

"Anxious first-timers, of both the youngster and grown-up variety, will find Forward's comforting tale vastly reassuring. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Forward offers a unique twist on a familiar theme: the first day of school. Read full book review >

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VILLAINS BY NECESSITY by Eve L. Forward
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 1995

"A frothy and ingenious debut, with an agreeable, mildly humorous streak, though unsuspenseful and too long by half; should prove especially popular with the teenage fantasy-gamer crowd."
On a world unsubtly named Chiaroscuro, Good has finally extinguished Evil; those few unregenerate rascals who refuse to see the light have their attitudes permanently improved by Mizzamir, the Good Elf Wizard. Read full book review >

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THE CRAZY SCHOOL by Cornelia Read
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2008

"Caustic, gripping and distinctive—intelligent entertainment."
Another bitterly amusing mystery from the author of A Field of Darkness (2006). Read full book review >

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POINTS AFTER ABUSE by Richard Read
Released: March 8, 2012

"A beautifully honest depiction of a teenage boy's difficult path to healing."
In Read's (The Go Between, 2012, etc.) latest YA novel, a teenage boy struggles with his memories of childhood sexual abuse as he begins to navigate the world of dating. Read full book review >

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SATURN RUKH by Robert L. Forward
Released: March 1, 1997

"Thrilling speculations, sub-par dramatics: Once again, Forward's remarkable ideas run way ahead of his ability to express or dramatize them adequately."
Another sf venture from physicist-writer Forward (Camelot 30K, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 15, 1991

"A compassionate book that casts light into some of the darker recesses of the human heart and mind."
Whether you are an obsessive lover yourself or the target of one, there is insight and help to be found in this latest from mega-selling psychotherapist Forward and her usual co-author Buck (Toxic Parents, 1989, etc.). Read full book review >