Search Results: "Sean Ferrell"


BOOK REVIEW

MAN IN THE EMPTY SUIT by Sean Ferrell
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A narrative that strikes the head more than it strikes the heart."
A time traveler has annual reunions with his younger and older selves, with surreal—and often confusing—results. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NUMB by Sean Ferrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Even though Ferrell's exploration of identity comes up short, that's a small blemish on this artfully barbed entertainment."
He's an accident-prone amnesiac, the lead, but his inability to feel pain brings him celebrity; Ferrell's eye-catching debut is a mordant take on contemporary culture. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SNURTCH by Sean Ferrell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Original in its visual and linguistic presentation of behavioral problems, this important call for understanding should sit on library, classroom, and bedrooms shelves—the high ones, just above a Snurtch's reach. (Picture book. 2-8)"
The Snurtch sits in Ruthie's seat at school, all furry, spiky, goofy, and googly-eyed, waiting—just as she expected. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEAN CONNERY by John Parker
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"Strong pages here and there, but many in Sunday supplement style. (Photographs)"
Many interviews (though none with Connery) give a lift to this otherwise placid celebio of the popular actor, which follows on the heels of Andrew Yule's 1992 Connery bio of the same title—a much stronger work. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I DON'T LIKE KOALA by Sean Ferrell
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"Slightly creepy, funny and fun. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A boy receives a stuffed animal that he really doesn't like—and it's not hard to see why. Read full book review >

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SEAN PENN by Richard T. Kelly
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 20, 2005

"One of those rare oral biographies that's admiring yet still honest."
A star-studded cast comes together with relative unknowns to chat about their buddy Sean. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHARING SEAN by Frances Pye
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2004

"Suspense driven primarily by characters' blind spots still makes for a Teflon-slick beach read."
Four London women conspire to share the alliteratively available Sean. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEAN CONNERY by Andrew Yule
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 27, 1992

"Much, much better than average, and made so by Connery's wit. (Photos—not seen.)"
A life of Connery that's given its richness as much by the whimsically outspoken star himself as by Yule. Read full book review >

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I REPRESENT SEAN ROSEN by Jeff Baron
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 19, 2013

"An engaging and educational primer on the workings of the movie industry. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Thirteen-year-old Sean has an innovative concept that he believes will transform the entertainment industry. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEAN GRISWOLD'S HEAD by Lindsey Leavitt
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2011

"While she learns a few lessons about denial and selfishness in the abstract, she's protected from having to put them in practice. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Payton Gritas' world is turned upside down when she discovers her father has multiple sclerosis and that her parents and older brothers have kept the news from her for six months. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SECRET OF FERRELL SAVAGE by J. Duddy Gill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Strip the cannibalism, the clumsy, plot-driven characterization and the dopey names, and this could be quite a sweet story. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A debut that reads like an early draft of a successful story of mild middle school drama. Read full book review >