Search Results: "Robin Bridges"


BOOK REVIEW

DREAMING OF ANTIGONE by Robin Bridges
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 29, 2016

"Though largely plot-driven, Bridges' narrative effectively shows there are no easy remedies to some of society's most troubling ills. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Andria grapples to reconstruct her life following the death of her twin sister, Iris, due to a lethal heroin overdose. Read full book review >

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THE MORNING STAR by Robin Bridges
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Recommended for sophisticated readers who enjoy a fully immersive paranormal experience. (Paranormal romance. 11 & up)"
The Katerina Trilogy wraps up with a sometimes-confusing but action-packed climax. Read full book review >

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THE UNFAILING LIGHT by Robin Bridges
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"The simmering tale never quite reaches the boiling point, but fans will nonetheless yearn for the conclusion. (Paranormal romance. 11 & up)"
In the sequel to The Gathering Storm (2012), the tsar forces Katerina to put aside her ambition to attend medical college and return to Smolny Institute for another year of finishing school, immersing her in the dangerous paranormal intrigue of the Russian court. Read full book review >

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THE GATHERING STORM by Robin Bridges
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"An atmospheric and complicated vampire tale that's worth the effort of reading it. (Historical fantasy. 11 & up)"
Sixteen-year-old Katerina, a descendant of Russian royalty, is threatened with the evil sorcery of vampires in this first of a trilogy. Read full book review >

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THE FORM OF THINGS UNKNOWN by Robin Bridges
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Interesting questions about mental health and self-awareness are sacrificed in favor of a too-tidy happily-ever-after ending and poorly realized setting. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Natalie hopes a summer Shakespeare program will offer stability, but instead, her belief in rumors of a theater ghost suggests her schizophrenic delusions may be worsening. Read full book review >

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DREAMS SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED...THE BEGINNING by Dale Bridges
Released: Nov. 17, 2012

"Colorful characters in a lively era but in need of focus."
In 1963, three girls travel up to Memphis for a weekend they'll remember the rest of their lives Read full book review >

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Released: June 15, 1997

"This is a probing record of what Bridges calls the calligraphy of the land."
William Least Heat-Moon (Prairyerth, 1991, etc.) crisscrossed America by land and conveyed his impressions in words; Bridges travels by air and records her vision in photographs. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 31, 2001

"A highly entertaining, if ultimately depressing, saga of greed and good-ol'-boy immorality. (b&w photos)"
A journalist picks through an unsavory gumbo of political corruption in the Pelican State. Read full book review >

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THE RISE OF DAVID DUKE by Tyler Bridges
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1994

"Until that biography arrives, this will be a vital resource. (40 b&w photos, not seen)"
A sobering, solidly researched portrait of the politically adept ``twisted fanatic'' who gained a majority of white votes in two statewide Louisiana races. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 1, 1999

"Denton's airy illustrations are perfectly in keeping with the book's sweet tone. (Picture book. 3-8)"
PLB 0-688-15193-0 If I Were Your Father (32 pp.; $16.00; PLB $15.93; May; 0-688-15192-2; PLB 0-688-15193-0): A young boy offers his ideas on parenthood to his father. Read full book review >

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THE DUDE AND THE ZEN MASTER by Jeff Bridges
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"May lead readers to plenty of better introductions to Zen. You dig?"
A rambling conversation on all things Zen between the mystic-minded movie star and his spiritual teacher. Read full book review >