Search Results: "Squeaky Oak"


BOOK REVIEW

THE STORY OF MISS MOPPET by Beatrix Potter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 28, 2011

"Potter's story of an abusive relationship between Miss Moppet the cat and Mouse is given short shrift in this shoddy, derivative app. Readers will be left feeling teased and unsatisfied, even if they're unaware far better Potter apps exist. (iPad storybook app. 3-8)"
There's homage and then there's pure imitation, and in this adaptation of Beatrix Potter's cat-and-mouse tale, the developer has clearly studied the template created by Loud Crow Interactive and created a cheap, off-putting knockoff. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Warrior, Lover, King by Acacia Oak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 13, 2014

"A slow-paced tale, but hopefully its sequel will pack in a little more action."
A king struggles to rule with authority in Oak's (Anna's Awakening, 2011, etc.) historical novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THOREAU IN PHANTOM BOG by B.B. Oak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Although the story could use some pruning, it provides plenty of vividly presented historical information on the Underground Railroad and Thoreau's world in the 1840s."
A philosopher, a physician, and a free-spirited woman work together to solve a mystery in the 19th century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TELL ME EVERYTHING YOU DON'T REMEMBER by Christine Hyung-Oak Lee
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"A fascinating exploration of personal identity from a writer whose body is, thankfully, 'no longer at war.'"
The stroke that hit Lee at age 33 left no visible signs of trauma, but it still changed her life forever. Read full book review >