Search Results: "Steven Pease"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Intriguing look at the modern history of an outstanding people."
Exhaustive examination of Jewish achievement over the past 200 years. Read full book review >

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THE RAGE OF INNOCENCE by William D. Pease
Released: May 1, 1993

"The verdict: Scott Turow has a lot to answer for. (First printing of 35,000)"
A determined Maryland police detective breaks ranks with her colleagues to defend a man accused of killing his wife—in this ambitious but deeply flawed courtroom drama. Read full book review >

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THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL by Donald E. Pease
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2010

"A solid addition to the literature about one of the 20th century's most influential American writers."
A slim biography puts the good Doctor and his oeuvre on the couch for some gentle analysis. Read full book review >

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THE MONKEY'S FIST by William D. Pease
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1996

"CIA, the KGB, and the harried reader's credulity. (First printing of 75,000; $75,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
The mandarins of the new world order sure make a mistake when they pick on retired D.C. cop Eddie Nickles (Playing the Dozens, 1990), who's just trying to buy his daughter a graduation gift. Read full book review >

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CINDERELLA by Steven Guarnaccia
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Chic and sophisticated, a delectable homage to fashion. (Picture book/fairy tale. 4-8)"
A crisp, modern take on the oft-told tale: deliciously subversive and visually captivating. Read full book review >

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YOU MUST BE THIS TALL by Steven Weinberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"Humorously speaks to kids' frustrations but doesn't support rule-following. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Tongue-in-cheek humor explores that age-old conundrum facing every child who is too short to ride some exciting attraction. Read full book review >

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HARRY HUNGRY by Steven Salerno
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Children will delight in growling loudly along with Harry's tummy, turning story time into a rumbling, tumbling feast. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Harry is hungry! Read full book review >

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THE MISSING MITTEN MYSTERY by Steven Kellogg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"The plot and pictures have undergone considerable change, but this is still suffused with Kellogg's characteristic warmth and charm and all the better for being easier to read to a group. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Kellogg (Give the Dog a Bone, see above, etc.) remakes his Mystery of the Missing Red Mitten (1974) into a larger, longer, and more colorful ramble through snow-covered landscapes. Read full book review >