Search Results: "Sylvia Day"


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BARED TO YOU by Sylvia Day
Released: June 12, 2012

"Erotic romance fans will likely enjoy this story, though they may find themselves bemused by how perfect the couple is and how very closely the book follows the blueprint of the wildly popular Fifty Shades trilogy."
Another beautiful couple is struck and confounded by magnetic attraction and scorching sex and may even heal their tormented pasts through their journey from lust to love. Read full book review >

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CARL'S MASQUERADE by Alexandra Day
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 8, 1992

"Painted with more impressionistic freedom that others in the series, as befits the imaginative subject; fans will find Carl as sweet and his exploits as appealing as ever. (Picture book. 3+)"
This time the popular Rottweiler, baby on his back, follows his charge's parents to a costume ball where—among other imaginatively got-up people—they see a buxom lady dressed as the baby, complete with a model of Carl that she seems to be riding. Read full book review >

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CARL AT THE DOG SHOW by Alexandra Day
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"Carl and his concept are getting a bit long in the tooth, but fans of the series and Rottweiler owners will still find Carl a charming canine character. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Mischievous Madeleine and her canine companion, Carl the Rottweiler, attend a dog show in this latest entry in the long-running series. Read full book review >

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CARL'S BIRTHDAY by Alexandra Day
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 4, 1995

"Some of the pictorial cues in this episode are more acute than those in the earlier stories; they may need explaining to children under six. (Picture book. 4+)"
Carl, the smart Rottweiler, is five years old in this latest in the series of (almost) wordless books, in a new adventure with Madeleine, the little girl who is left in his charge. Read full book review >

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CARL MAKES A SCRAPBOOK by Alexandra Day
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Here's a laid-back and sentimental Carl, yet another appealing side of the Åber-hound. (First printing of 75,000) (Fiction/Picture book. All ages)"
Everyone's favorite rottweiler returns to the page. Read full book review >

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A MILLION MILES FROM BOSTON by Karen Day
ANIMALS
Released: April 5, 2011

"A pleasant but never compelling effort that captures the flavor of preteen-hood even if it misses the mark with its protagonist. (Fiction. 9-13)"
With sixth grade—and elementary school—finally over, Lucy is excited about summer. Read full book review >

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TALL TALES by Karen Day
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2007

"Realistic, with an auspicious ending. (Fiction. 10-13)"
New town, new school, same old family problems. Read full book review >

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QUENNU AND THE CAVE BEAR by Marie Day
Released: April 1, 1999

"An explanatory page at the end puts the action into context. (Picture book. 7-11)"
paper 1-895688-87-6 Day uses the prehistoric tale of a young girl coming to terms with her fear of bears to explore the world of cave art. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 1994

"List of abbreviations; glossary; notes; bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Taking on what was a chapter or two in recent books about animal rights, Daniel Cohen's Animal Rights: A Handbook for Young Adults (1993) and Marna Owen's Animal Rights: Yes or No? (1993), Day manages to create detective thriller out of the dilemmas. Read full book review >

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DEATH TRAIN TO BOSTON by Dianne Day
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 14, 1999

"Light on mystery, medium-light on romantic intrigue, heavy on cliffhanger endings, Fremont's fifth (Emperor Norton's Ghost, 1998, etc.) will best please audiences who really wonder about the answers to those questions."
Forget about the title. Read full book review >

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THE PRISON NOTEBOOKS OF RICHARDO FLORES MAGON by Douglas Day
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"A vivid chapter in Mexican history but told by a less-than- vivid narrator."
Fictional notebooks in which a historically real Mexican anarchist intellectual describes his country's revolution of 1914, his experiences with Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata, and his thoughts about the cause to which he has given his life. Read full book review >

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ANTARCTICA by David Day
NON-FICTION
Released: June 3, 2013

"An intriguing addition to a centuries-long geopolitical adventure story."
Day (Research Fellow/La Trobe Univ., Melbourne; Conquest: How Societies Overwhelm Others, 2008, etc.) examines the strange history of Antarctica, "a continent of many claimants and no owners." Read full book review >