Search Results: "Sheryl Crow"


BOOK REVIEW

CROW by Barbara Wright
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"An intensely moving, first-person narrative of a disturbing historical footnote told from the perspective of a very likable, credible young hero. (historical note) (Historical fiction. 10-12)"
Growing up in Wilmington, N.C., in 1898, a naive black boy and his family are devastated by a racist uprising in this fictionalized account of a little-known historical event. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"Brimming with easy, nourishing recipes, food tips and personal anecdotes, Crow's recipe book should garner new appreciation from fans, foodies and cancer survivors."
The popular singer joins forces with her personal chef to share nutritious, seasonal dishes. Read full book review >

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CROW by Leo Timmers
by Leo Timmers, illustrated by Leo Timmers
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Timmer's 12 double-page spread illustrations, done in acrylic paints, are evocative and beautifully composed, with a wise use of white space— genuine works of art. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Everyone avoids pitch-black Crow. Read full book review >

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CROW COUNTRY by Kate Constable
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"An original Aussie time-travel tale. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
After moving to the country, an Australian teen travels back in time to right old wrongs involving her family and a threatened aboriginal site. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TITUS CROW by Brian Lumley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Hideous mobile sludge, hellish dreams, babbling madness, the horror, the horror!"
First hardcover volume of three, each holding two Titus Crow novels from Lumley's earlier days as an H.P. Lovecraft disciple. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CROW TIME by Sheila Cudahy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 14, 1995

"No day-brighteners these."
Twenty-one downbeat short stories from poet and novelist Cudahy (Nectar at Noon, 1989, etc.), chronicling with more imagery than insight the grim lives of men, women, and children trying to survive in a hostile world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLACK CROW, BLACK CROW by Ginger Foglesong Guy
ANIMALS
Released: April 26, 1991

"A happy fusion of unusual idea, melodious words, and charmingly lucid art. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A repetitive, lyrical text (``Black crow, black crow, what do you caw about?/What do you jaw about high in your tree?/I wake up my children, my small sleeping children...'')with just a few words changed in each versetakes a crow and her young through a day, from ``high in the sky'' to ``home in your nest.'' Parker pictures the young crows, who wear simple clothes and have toys, engaged in activities (eating, playing) paralleled by the child who asks the questions. Read full book review >

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CROW GIRL by Kate Cann
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"The beautiful black-on-blue cut-paper-designed cover is perhaps the most attractive thing about it. (Fiction. 10-18)"
From a press that specializes in middle-grade-and-above-interest-level books written at a low reading level, a story both simple and simplistic about a teen finding herself. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHITE CROW by Marcus Sedgwick
FICTION
Released: July 5, 2011

"Wickedly macabre and absolutely terrifying. (Horror. 14 & up)"
Two girls are brought together more from ennui than anything else in this riveting tale that brings the murderous history of a disintegrating coastal town into the present. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CROW by Alison Paul
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 3, 2007

"Younger and more timorous audiences will appreciate the take-it-or-leave-it quality of the suspense. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Riffing on "The Raven" for her debut, Paul demonstrates that she's no Poe (yet, at least) when it comes to verse—but her shadowy, skewed-perspective paper-collage illustrations do create a properly brooding atmosphere. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CROW LAKE by Mary Lawson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 5, 2002

"A simple and heartfelt account that conveys an astonishing intensity of emotion, almost Proustian in its sense of loss and regret."
A finely crafted debut looks back to a young woman's harshly beautiful childhood in rural Canada. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 31, 1997

"Lumley's lively but adolescent gouache is complete, but, unlike Lovecraft's miasmic oils, it lacks a style you'd revisit for the glow alone."
Third double-volume, after The Clock of Dreams and Spawn of the Winds (p. 668), ending the Titus Crow sextette, the first hardcover reprint of a series based on Lumley's borrowings from H.P. Lovecraft. Read full book review >