Search Results: "Tanya Biank"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"An eye-opening account of a military in transition."
Biank (Under the Sabers: The Unwritten Code of Army Wives, 2006) analyzes the increasingly important role played by women in the military. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 7, 2006

"Despite its excess of minutiae, Biank has created a vivid picture of life today as a military spouse that may give any prospective bride second thoughts."
A close look at the lives of four Army wives at Fort Bragg that depicts the challenges and stresses of being married to the military. Read full book review >

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THREE LITTLE KITTENS by Tanya Linch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

Linch (My Duck, 2000, etc.) gives this oddly-written, deceptively simple folk ditty a playful tone with illustrations featuring a trio of chunky, earth-colored felines sporting comically ingenuous expressions and brightly colored, striped or polka-dotted, paw gear. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"This grim, enlightening tale is most likely to appeal to those who seek out disaster stories or have an interest in American history. (Nonfiction. 11 & up)"
During the Civil War, with many men serving in both armies, young women, and even girls, joined the work force, finding employment in armories. Read full book review >

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THE SKELETON CUPBOARD by Tanya Byron
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 7, 2015

"A lucid and compassionate memoir."
A British mental health practitioner and media personality's absorbing account of the years she spent as a clinical psychologist-in-training. Read full book review >

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THE GOLDSMITH’S DAUGHTER by Tanya Landman
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"However, the plot hardly compels, and there is nothing evocative of reality, making this a failure of fiction as well as of history. (bibliography) (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Readers meander through Itacate's childhood in Tenochtitlán observing omens that foretell the arrival of the Spaniards. Read full book review >

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HELL AND HIGH WATER by Tanya Landman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2017

"So riveting that the pages seem to turn of their own accord. (Fiction. 13-adult)"
Murder and mystery abound in this engrossing and atmospheric tale set in 18th-century England. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"Nevertheless, Melich's history is thorough and her rage well substantiated at every turn."
A lucid and passionate insider's indictment of the Republican party's misogynist political strategies and, even more valuable, an explanation of how they evolved. Read full book review >

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I AM APACHE by Tanya Landman
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Constantly engrossing, this offering will engage young readers in a way no textbook can. (historical note, bibliography) (Historical fiction. YA)"
This absorbing tale of a teenage Apache girl who becomes a warrior comes to readers from a British author fascinated by the subject. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 13, 2003

"Travel as spiritual therapy for white people: a genre that ought to be passé."
Performance artist Shaffer vividly records meaningful encounters with the locals during her yearlong jaunt across Africa—but remains obtuse about the reality of their lives. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 3, 2000

"An excellent introduction for laymen and students of literature."
A concise account of a tireless political writer's adventures and education. Read full book review >