Search Results: "Sterling Publishing"


BOOK REVIEW

PUBLISHING by Gail Godwin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"No blindingly brilliant insights into the seismic changes that have transformed publishing but an agreeable memoir that captures its pleasures and pitfalls."
The evolving nature of the book business over the past half-century, as experienced in one up-and-down career. Read full book review >

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MY FIRST HOCKEY BOOK by Sterling Publishing
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"The combination of spare text with appealing visuals makes this a great entry point into the world of hockey for eager, pint-sized participants. (Board book. 2-5)"
This hockey primer is the latest in a series of board books designed to introduce youngsters to various sports. Read full book review >

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SLEEPY PUPPY by Sterling Publishing
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2015

"Only for dedicated lovers of pictures of animal babies. (Board book. 6 mos.-1)"
Sleepy puppies put off going to bed as long as they can. Read full book review >

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BALLET by Sterling Publishing
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A decent starter for aspiring ballerinas and danseurs. (Board book. 1-3)"
Little readers explore the world of ballet. Read full book review >

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FOOD by Sterling Publishing
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"As word books go, this set offers nothing new, but the presentation is simple and attractive. (Board book. 1-3)"
Colorful photos introduce babies and toddlers to some everyday foods and clothing in this set of board books. Read full book review >

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STERLING SQUADRON by Eric Nylund
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2012

"Tailor-made for gamers, this adventure fills a niche. (Science fiction. 10-14)"
A young pilot trainee needs to recruit more to defend Earth against an alien menace in this made-for-video-game sci-fi adventure. Read full book review >

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LORD OF PUBLISHING by Sterling Lord
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Anecdotal and occasionally self-admiring—but some affecting episodes sprinkled throughout."
In his debut, the nonagenarian founder and co-chairman of Sterling Lord Literistic remembers his youth, the founding of his literary agency, some literary lions (and bears), his four wives, success and failure. Read full book review >

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The Sterling Forest by John Fenzel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 8, 2016

"A well-paced espionage tale that centers on the slow unraveling of a complex mystery."
A newly elected U.S. congressman, before he's ever sworn in, travels to Europe to uncover his family's secret history as Lithuanian resistance fighters in Fenzel's (The Lazarus Covenant, 2009) thriller. Read full book review >

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THE STERLING INHERITANCE by Michael Siverling
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 7, 2004

"The tart narrative, winner of St. Martin's 2002 Best First Private Eye Mystery contest, has an appealing retro feel and a clever solution."
An amiable private eye may be getting too close to his prime suspect. Read full book review >

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THE LAST DAYS OF PUBLISHING by Tom Engelhardt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2003

"A brilliantly realized cri de coeur, pulsing throughout with life, sorrow, and thought."
An ex-editor laments the death of the book—by writing a wonderfully observant novel about an editor whose career and way of life are both coming to an end. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD by Mercer Mayer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2011

"Overall, this Little Critter app benefits from deeper interactive features as well as improved character and voice work over earlier iterations. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
The physical characteristics of Mayer's guinea pig-like Little Critter characters may not be evolving much, but the apps based on their books are. This 20-year-old take on the Grimm fairy tale is translated into a much richer experience than such previous iPad adaptations of his amusing storybooks as Just Grandma and Me, developed by Oceanhouse Media (2010). Read full book review >