Search Results: "Rich Davis"


BOOK REVIEW

TINY GOES BACK TO SCHOOL by Cari Meister
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 26, 2014

"Never underestimate the power of a treat to motivate. (Early reader. 4-6)"
When Tiny fails to do any of his tricks—sit, stay, shake—his owner decides it's time for the anything-but-tiny dog to go back to school. Read full book review >

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TINY ON THE FARM by Cari Meister
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"Sure to appeal to fans of that other big dog too. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The enormous and abundantly energetic Tiny, canine star of the team's When Tiny Was Tiny (1999) and other early readers, takes center stage in his first picture book. Read full book review >

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TINY THE SNOW DOG by Cari Meister
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Can a springtime adventure for Tiny be far behind? (Easy reader. 4-7)"
Meister and Davis team up for their fourth beginning easy reader about Tiny, a gigantic golden dog who is anything but tiny. Read full book review >

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SCAT, CATS! by Joan Holub
Kirkus Star
by Joan Holub, illustrated by Rich Davis
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2001

"A first choice for most libraries. (Easy reader. 5-7)"
A marauding band of neighborhood cats of every color invades the house of a red-haired little girl and her tow-headed brother in this amusing easy reader from the talented Holub (The Garden That We Grew, below, etc.). Read full book review >

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FIREFIGHTERS TO THE RESCUE! by Kersten Hamilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2005

"With just the right amount of tension and a large amount of admiration, Hamilton and Davis have created a sure fire hit. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This exciting look at firefighting is steeped in 1950's style and engaging rhyme. Read full book review >

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OTIS LEE CRENSHAW by Rich Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Where Crenshaw blames society, readers should blame Hall."
It's hard to tell which is dumber: this unfunny satire or the redneck protagonist who narrates it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FROM DOCTOR TO 
DEFENDANT by Rich Cowin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 30, 2007

"An amateurish autobiography of a podiatrist who was damaged-but ultimately not broken-by a series of medical malpractice lawsuits that revealed to him the myriad flaws in the tort system."
This sincere attempt to criticize the United States tort system with regard to medical malpractice is at heart a self-pitying autobiography of a talented and well-meaning podiatrist who was sued for malpractice throughout his medical career in the 1980s and '90s. Read full book review >

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THE HAREM MIDWIFE by Roberta Rich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"The ending's too nice for the guts-and-gore theme of the rest of the book, but the author ties up most loose threads and delivers an enthusiastic effort. This earthy account will please Rich fans."
A midwife in the palace of Sultan Murat III helps a poor Jewish harem girl in Rich's follow-up to The Midwife of Venice (2012). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 1, 2001

"A sermon preached to the choir, this is not a good starting-point for those unfamiliar with Rich and her views—but it may be of some interest to those already attuned to her work."
An uneven collection of occasional pieces by one of America's foremost poets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ISRAEL IS REAL by Rich Cohen
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"A must-read for those who want to understand the context of the modern Jewish state."
An accessible primer on a complex nation and its faith. Read full book review >

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THE HAND THAT FEEDS YOU by A.J. Rich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2015

"Despite its lack of believable characters and events, this slim, nasty thriller is hard to put down."
A student of forensic psychology finds her fiance mauled to death. Did her dogs do it? Read full book review >