Search Results: "Sachin Nagar"


BOOK REVIEW

GANDHI by Jason Quinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 4, 2014

"Inspiring, of course…but also a well-told tale, rich alike in intimate moments and momentous historical events. (quotes, chronology, lists of books, films, websites) (Graphic novel. 11-15)"
A fictionalized graphic "memoir" conveys bright pictures of the Great Soul's character and achievements without falling into blind hero worship. Read full book review >

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MOTHER TERESA by Lewis Helfand
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"'Why did she want to help? Why could she not turn a blind eye to those in need?' A searching and reverent treatment. (bibliography, foldout poster) (Graphic biography. 11-14)"
Mother Teresa shines brightly both figuratively and literally in this graphic portrait of her life and mission. Read full book review >

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PHOTO BOOTH by Lewis Helfand
Released: June 21, 2011

"Ambitiously constructed but ultimately falling short. (Graphic fiction. 14 & up)"
An intriguing—though fussily intricate—premise is hampered by an unfortunately disjointed execution. Read full book review >

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ROMEO AND JULIET by William Shakespeare
Released: May 10, 2011

"There are certainly better adaptations out there. (Graphic classic. 12 & up)"
A bland, uninspired graphic adaptation of the Bard's renowned love story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Lemon Spell by Sachin Kumar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2015

"A tale of love and loss with ample atmosphere but underdeveloped characters."
After a tragedy rips her family apart, a woman seeks closure in a witch-filled village in this short novel. Read full book review >

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An Illustrated Guide to Mobile Technology by Sachin Date
Released: March 22, 2015

"A commendable exploration of the technology and ideas supporting our wireless world."
A comprehensive history of mobile technology. Read full book review >

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COBALT BLUE by Sachin Kundalkar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"This novel neatly establishes an emotionally complex situation and presents its characters with difficult decisions to quiet but devastating effect."
A lodger causes fissures in the relationship between a brother and sister when both find themselves drawn to him in this atmospheric novel. Read full book review >

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THE SHADOW ROADS by Sean Russell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"Furiously, bafflingly complicated, then, but nothing and nobody original or compelling enough to stand forth from the background noise. Even Russell's usually pellucid prose has degenerated into plodding banality."
Final installment in Russell's medieval-Wales-flavored fantasy trilogy (The Isle of Battle, 2002, etc.) centered on the magical River Wynnd. Read full book review >