Search Results: "Roger Rali Wiyepe"


BOOK REVIEW

AGES OF CREATION by Roger Rali Wiyepe
NON-FICTION
Released: May 3, 2013

"Earnest if not always persuasive."
Debut author Wiyepe offers a personal endorsement of modern Christian belief and humble devotion to Christ. Read full book review >

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NUMBERS by Roger Priddy
by Roger Priddy, illustrated by Roger Priddy
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 24, 2012

"Though creative, this selection doesn't shine. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
This interactive concept book provides some visually appealing but poorly constructed images. Read full book review >

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DONKEY-DONKEY by Roger Duvoisin
Released: July 1, 1940

"More or less routine story with a moral."
It is a donkey that is dissatisfied this time. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE OF FOUR SEASONS by Roger Duvoisin
Released: July 1, 1956

"Nice."
Father, Mother, Billy and Suzy buy a house in the country, a nice house with shutters, and their discussions about what color to paint it come to more than family quibbling. Read full book review >

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TOYS by Roger Priddy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2010

"An unassuming little gem. (Board books. 6-18 mos.)"
A bright pink cover contains a simple yet ingenious vocabulary builder for young babies. Read full book review >

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BABY TOUCH AND FEEL HONK! HONK! by Roger Priddy
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"A couple are pretty lame—the fire engine has shiny foil lights, the pickup a similarly shiny grill—and appeal more to the eye than the fingers, but overall, this bruiser will likely see plenty of use. (Ages 1-2)"
With testosterone fairly vibrating from its pages, this vertically oriented, slightly oversized book celebrates Big Machines That Go Vroom, including a semi, a dump truck, a fire engine, a backhoe, a pickup and a concrete mixer: "This is a very useful truck / With an important job to do, / Mixing up the concrete / And delivering it too!" Read full book review >

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Released: May 15, 2013

"A well-paced narrative as chock full of mysterious revelations as a good spy thriller."
A British investigative journalist offers an intriguing, somewhat circuitous look back at the Mossad's attempts to thwart the Egyptian missile program. Read full book review >

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KILLOYLE by Roger Boylan
Released: May 15, 1997

"Despite the often strained humor, Boylan's debut succeeds as a work in which the telling is more important—and more beguiling- -than the tale."
All of the Irish clichÇs—drink, religion, and more than a touch of blarney—strut their stuff in this satirical first novel that, mindful of the great native literary tradition, tries to amuse as well as dazzle. Read full book review >

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HEARTS GROWN BRUTAL by Roger Cohen
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A piercing study of the facts and myths that led to the destruction of multiethnic Yugoslav communities."
With the Bosnian war several years behind us, there has been a spate of books by journalists and diplomats. Read full book review >

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NOTHING BUT YOU by Roger Angell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 1997

"A nicely varied assembly of accomplished tales, and a reminder of the perception and skill possessed by several generations of The New Yorker's fiction editors."
The first anthology of short fiction from The New Yorker to be published in 30 years, and the first to be assembled around a theme, though, as editor Angell notes in his introduction, the organizing idea proved to be more expansive and provocative than he had anticipated. Read full book review >