Search Results: "Shaun David Hutchinson"


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VIOLENT ENDS by Shaun David Hutchinson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Engaging and heart-wrenching but spread a bit too thin. (Fiction. 14-18)"
A variety of characters affected by a school shooting offer their perspectives in this work of realistic fiction penned by 17 different authors and coordinated by Hutchinson. Read full book review >

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FML by Shaun David Hutchinson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 25, 2013

"Bland characters and plot gimmicks make this an empty-calories book. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Two different storylines about one party may result in a "who cares?" shrug. Read full book review >

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THE FIVE STAGES OF ANDREW BRAWLEY by Shaun David Hutchinson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"Hutchinson remains an author worth watching. (Fiction. 13-17)"
A homeless, gay teen finds shelter and hope in the hospital where his family perished. Read full book review >

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WE ARE THE ANTS by Shaun David Hutchinson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 19, 2016

"Bitterly funny, with a ray of hope amid bleakness. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Extraterrestrials offer depressed, acerbic Henry Denton the chance to save the Earth from certain destruction by pressing a red button. Read full book review >

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AT THE EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE by Shaun David Hutchinson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"An earthy, existential coming-of-age gem. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
If your boyfriend is erased from history, is it because the universe is shrinking, or have you totally lost your mind? Read full book review >

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FERAL YOUTH by Shaun David Hutchinson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A compelling, uncomfortable narrative that lets readers know that the tragedy the world can bring to teens transcends socio-economics, gender, and race. (Fiction. 14-adult)"
Ten teenagers have been blindfolded by their camp counselors, taken into the woods, and left to find their way back to the main camp, in three days. Read full book review >

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THE SINGING BONES by Shaun Tan
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"These inscrutable, unsettling sculptures demand that viewers connect art and tale, examining their own reactions to the darkest impulses and glimpses of light within the book—and themselves. (foreword, introduction, bibliography, afterword, annotated index) (Fairy tales. 12 & up)"
Tan's latest book is a portable gallery: each spread features an artfully illuminated sculptural scene facing a paragraph-length "explanation"—an excerpt from one of 75 Grimm fairy tales. Read full book review >

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THE SPANISH ARMADA by Robert Hutchinson
NON-FICTION
Released: June 10, 2014

"Those with fond memories of Garrett Mattingly's classic The Armada (1959) will discover an equally enthralling successor."
Historians regularly weigh in on the 1588 sea battle with Spain that assured the survival of a Protestant England, and contemporary readers will certainly enjoy this outstanding contribution. Read full book review >

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YOUNG HENRY by Robert Hutchinson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"Hutchinson provides insight into Henry's spoiled life and his self-orbiting attitude, but surely there was more to the young man than this."
Biography of the younger life of the infamous Tudor king. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 6, 2016

"A good history of difficult times in England and Ireland, but Hutchinson provides little significant information about the spy."
The story of "one of those mysterious and charismatic characters in British history whose breathtaking exploits underline the wisdom of the old maxim that truth can be stranger than fiction." Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Informative, though some may wince at Walsingham's bloody tactics."
An examination of the life and sometimes gruesome career of the Protestant official who crushed Catholic resistance in 16th-century England. Read full book review >

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2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FOR SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, & HORROR FANS (PART 2)
by John DeNardo

In the first part of this Gift Guide for fans of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, we covered lots of great suggestions for the bookworm on your holiday shopping list.  This time around, we offer gift suggestions for lovers of visual media, like art books, film, television, and comics.

For the visually oriented giftee on your list, art books ...


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