Search Results: "Susie Brooks"


BOOK REVIEW

HUMAN BODY LIFT-THE-FLAP by Susie Brooks
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Still, anatomy books for this age are scarce, and this one is relatively sturdy and amusing to browse, perhaps compensating for its other issues. (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
A lift-the-flap board book briefly explores the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Read full book review >

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GET INTO ART by Susie Brooks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"When enjoyed by adults and kids together, this book will deliver a pleasing, fresh mix of animal-art-inspired projects utilizing varying media and techniques. (table of contents, glossary, art materials checklist, index) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
Families may want to ride the DIY wave with this attractive British import, which publishes simultaneously with the similarly conceived Get into Art: People (2013). Read full book review >

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ELEFANTITOS / LITTLE ELEPHANTS by Susie Jaramillo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 27, 2016

"Another design success for Jaramillo and the lucky babies who are given this book. (Board book. 1-3)"
In this bilingual version of a traditional Mexican counting song, an ever growing herd of elefantitos plays on a spider's web.Read full book review >

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LITTLE CHICKIES / LOS POLLITOS by Susie Jaramillo
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2016

"A thoroughly engaging, ingeniously designed Latino celebration. (Board book. 1-5)"
A concertina-style board book features the Spanish nursery rhyme "Los pollitos dicen" on one side and an English translation on the other. Read full book review >

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LITTLE SKELETONS / ESQUELETITOS by Susie Jaramillo
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"Worth it for the Spanish rendition—which those who don't speak the language will be happy to have learned. (Board book. 1-5)"
With this fifth addition to her Canticos line of songs for babies, Venezuelan-born Jaramillo partners Mexico's Day of the Dead's painted skeletons, or "calacas," with a popular Latin American children's song, "Los Esqueletos." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BEST AMERICAN EROTICA 2006 by Susie Bright
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"An uneven, sometimes bumpy ride."
The erotic imaginings of 24 American authors. Read full book review >

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SUSIE BRIGHT'S SEXUAL STATE OF THE UNION by Susie Bright
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1997

Insight, rendered with soul and humor, on sex and sexual politics. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 6, 2004

"Smartly done, at times deeply felt."
Editor Bright asks three writers to face a life-changing sexual event. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CHARACTERS OF LOVE by Susie Boyt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1997

"Second-novelist Boyt (The Normal Man, published only in UK) begins by crafting a complex psychological portrait of her protagonist, but then resorts to a serviceable romance plot that veers away from any deep or original exploration of the ways love and obsession can commingle."
In an attempt to plumb the nature of obsessional love, this slim British novel dabbles with psychological motivations but comes up with a pretty simplistic analysis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BODIES by Susie Orbach
NON-FICTION
Released: March 3, 2009

"The only flaw in Orbach's reasoned, wise essays is that they're so low-key they may not get the attention they deserve."
A cogent, relevant look at the contemporary body in crisis. Read full book review >

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THE BEST AMERICAN EROTICA 2007 by Susie Bright
Released: Jan. 9, 2007

"Another year, another celebration of sex."
Sexologist Bright's annual paean to the more physical aspects of love. Read full book review >