Search Results: "Tank & Bear LLC"


BOOK REVIEW

THE JÖRGITS AND THE END OF WINTER by Anders Sandell
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 20, 2013

"A tongue-in-cheek tale with serious underpinnings, enhanced by inventively designed visuals. (iPad science-fiction app. 9-11)"
Following a crash landing in the Baltic, a motley crew of space aliens encounters strange creatures (well, Finns) in this briskly paced, eco-themed import. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2013

"A stellar—indeed, archival—addition to any library. (Enhanced e-book/fantasy. 6 & up)"
This sumptuous iBook presents a straightforward telling of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, accompanied by artwork that will send readers down the rabbit hole of delight. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMAL ALPHABET BOOK by Aaron Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 11, 2013

"Although this app isn't doing anything radically different, its simple design, attractive artwork and excellent narration make it an effective way to share the ABCs with babies and preschoolers. (iPad alphabet app. 1-3)"
While animal alphabet apps are proliferating like bunny rabbits, this app's clean design makes it stand out from the throngs. Read full book review >

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The Secret History of Another Rome by Bear
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 2, 2015

"Despite its uneven pace, this idea-filled book succeeds in exploring various concepts à la Asimov's Foundation series."
From debut author Bear comes a heady sci-fi novel about a futuristic Roman Empire and the man in charge of it. Read full book review >

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MUD, SWEAT, AND TEARS by Bear Grylls
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"An inside look at the makings of an intrepid, insatiable explorer."
The fearless host of Man vs. Wild illustrates a highly spirited life. Read full book review >

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DINOSAUR SUMMER by Greg Bear
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 17, 1998

"Amiable, sometimes stirring incident-packed baloney: a yarn that screams I wanna be a movie!"
Fantasy built on a fantasy—in Bear's alternative 1947, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World wasn't fiction, but fact!—mingling real and imaginary characters with a quite unbelievable hodgepodge of defiantly unextinct beasties from the Carboniferous on up. Read full book review >

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BLOOD MUSIC by Greg Bear
Released: April 30, 1985

"Very disappointing work from a strong talent."
Expanding one of his splendid short stories (a standout in The Year's Best Science Fiction, 1984), Bear has fashioned a woefully ragged and aimless novel—despite some arresting ideas and images. Read full book review >

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SIN: THE DISEASE AND THE CURE by David K. Tank
NON-FICTION
Released: March 10, 2017

"A compact study of God's close bond with humankind."
A short, intense treatise on the nature of sin and free will. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KUNG FU PANDA 2 STORYBOOK by FrogDogMedia LLC
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2011

"A motionless but gorgeous adaptation of a slick Hollywood kid flick. (iPad storybook app. 5-9)"
Po the Panda is back to master Kung Fu, fight villains and, ultimately, discover the truth about his own identity. Read full book review >

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THE SMURFS MOVIE STORYBOOK by FrogDogMedia LLC
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 26, 2011

"Make room at the bottom of the barrel for this smurforrendous (non)effort. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
A smurfstonishingly bad tie-in to the recently released film. Read full book review >