Search Results: "S. Lochlann Jain"


BOOK REVIEW

MALIGNANT by S. Lochlann Jain
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Not a pretty story, but a heartfelt communication to patients and families that merits study by government agencies, policymakers and health professionals."
A dark journey into cancer as it is understood, diagnosed and treated in America today. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAYA by Mahak Jain
Kirkus Star
by Mahak Jain, illustrated by Elly MacKay
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2016

"Jain and MacKay's story and art work seamlessly to convey an important and subtle story of love, loss, beauty, and joy. (Picture book. 4-10)"
A young girl and her mother soothe themselves to sleep during a power outage in modern urban India, despite how sorely they both miss Maya's dead Papa. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 3, 2014

"A mix of inspiring and familiar advice about taking steps toward a healthy lifestyle."
A business-minded doctor prescribes a whirlwind of advice in his comprehensive debut guide to health and well-being. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RANGOLI by Anuradha Ananth
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"The passing on of a traditional art from grandparent to grandchild is a worthy topic, but this short book provides too quick a glimpse of India and no real story development. (Picture book. 3-5)"
What happens when a young city girl wakes up early in her grandma's village? Read full book review >

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6 BOOKS FOR EARLY 2017
by Ana Grilo

Who’s excited that 2016 is coming to an end soon? I know I am, and I already started wish-listing all the awesome-looking 2017 releases and preparing my challenges and goals for 2017. One of them is to continue my Time Travel Project (in which I read as many books featuring time travel as I can, old and new) and the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

VOICES FROM THE STREETS by S. Beth Atkin
NONFICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Alex Kotlowitz provides a foreword (not seen). (index, not seen, b&w photos, glossary) (Nonfiction. 10+)"
In a work subtitled ``Young Former Gang Members Tell Their Stories,'' Atkin offers readers what for most of them will be a rare and realistic glimpse of life in a street gang, through a series of searingly honest interviews. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HIT by Delilah S. Dawson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 14, 2015

"Practically movie ready, this novel will satisfy fans of thrillers and dystopias alike. (Thriller. 14-18)"
To pay off her mother's massive debt, Patsy Klein becomes a government assassin. Read full book review >