Search Results: "Sean Michael Thomas"


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I DARE YOU by Sean Michael Thomas
Released: Dec. 6, 2012

"A children's story that engagingly explores how children can handle dares creatively and successfully."
In this children's book, Olivia breaks a window, gains a new friend and learns life lessons by taking on a series of dares. Read full book review >

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THE BOOK OF WILDLY SPECTACULAR SPORTS SCIENCE by Sean Connolly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"Worth the purchase just to learn the most effective angle to skip a stone across a water surface. (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
Hands-on demonstrations and explanations show how scientific principles apply in the wide world of sports. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"An illuminating biography, though Winters is often too forgiving of Falwell's trespasses."
A sympathetic biography of the man who, for good or ill, became "the face of Christianity to millions of Americans" in the 1980s. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"Amusing, insightful snapshots of Ivy League variegations."
A former Marine, who earned college degrees as a commuter, recounts living at each Ivy League school during an academic year in this memoir/guide. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2007

"Not nearly as explicit as one would expect from a horny single guy on the make—instead, a tastefully amusing roll in the hay."
A perpetually single British journalist in his late 30s logs on to assess the state of online dating. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE VOICES OF AIDS by Michael Thomas Ford
HEALTH
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Ford's book, despite the subject, is uplifting because of the energy and commitment the interviewees bring to the fight against the disease. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
In this hard-hitting but wholly compassionate book, Ford (One Hundred Questions & Answers About AIDS, 1992) interviews people personally affected by the AIDS crisis. Read full book review >

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JANE VOWS VENGEANCE by Michael Thomas Ford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"Fans will doubtless come running. But the dutiful cook's tour of stately buildings and the joyless whodunit conventions combine to make this the most earthbound installment of the trilogy, even though it keeps jumping the shark."
In the final installment of Ford's trilogy (Jane Goes Batty, 2011, etc.), Jane Austen, vampire, prepares to wed her swain, architectural restorer Walter Fletcher, but complications keep arising. And arising. Read full book review >

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JANE BITES BACK by Michael Thomas Ford
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 5, 2010

Armed only with her vampire powers, 192-year-old Jane Austen hits the publicity trail to promote what fond readers think is her first novel. Read full book review >

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Lily by Michael Thomas Ford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"In this moving and magical literary journey, a heroine grapples with a terrifying power."
A young girl gains the ability to see the death of anyone she touches in this debut "modern(ish)" fairy tale. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Tough-minded and thus more inspirational than the usual worshipful chronicle of brave soldiers in battle."
Lively account of an inept National Guard battalion that pulled itself together, went to Iraq and performed heroically. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"Still, their scholarship is thorough, and their book makes good introductory reading on our conflicted feelings about the nation's highest office."
Americans' paradoxical views of the presidency are explored by two political scientists. Read full book review >

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EVERY TIME I SPEAK, I WANT THE TRUTH TO COME OUT
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Cover Story: Statementastic
BFF Charm: Platinum Edition
Swoonworthy Scale:
 6
Talky Talk: A Star(r) Is Born
Bonus Factors:
 Political Activism, Awesome Family, Community
Relationship Status: Head Over Heels

Cover Story: Statementastic

Simple and perfect. Although I'll give it the benefit of the doubt that Starr is, indeed, in ...


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