Search Results: "Terry Hope Romero"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"More than just a niche guide, this mouthwatering collection of desserts will satisfy even the most reluctant reader."
The icons of hip vegan cuisine tackle the heavyweight champ of American dessert: pie. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CALLING EXTRA by Kristina Romero
Released: March 9, 2012

"A brave young heroine amid a fascinating historical setting, but short on attention to detail."
Debut author Romero's historical young-adult novel features a homeless 13-year-old girl who finds shelter among New York City's newsboys. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IBN AL-HAYTHAM by Libby Romero
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 12, 2016

"An illuminating introduction to both a significant era in the history of science and one of its brightest stars. (review quiz, index) (Biography. 8-11)"
A glowing tribute to one of Islam's—and the world's—greatest early scientists. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 3, 2012

"Twenty years of anecdotes from a terrific storyteller add up to a very entertaining behind-the-scenes perspective on Las Vegas."
A longtime Las Vegas resident shares stories, photos and history from the promotions- and-publicity side in a memoir about Sin City. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"A moving work that deconstructs the American Dream at the fraught intersection of race, class and gender."
In this penetrating case study, Romero (Justice and Social Inquiry/Arizona State Univ.; Maid in the U.S.A., 1992, etc.) examines the life history of Olivia Salazar, a successful public relations professional who grew up in a wealthy Anglo household where her mother worked as a domestic servant. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CALLE 10 by Danny Romero
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Episodes pile up without logic in a novel that, however authentic its intentions may have been, becomes an incoherent and tired ramble."
Romero's first novel is a confused and finally monotonous compilation of drugged-out scenes in a Bay Area Chicano neighborhood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RITA AND LOS ANGELES by Leo Romero
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1995

"Reserved realism and fantasy mix nicely, but perhaps Romero will take a bigger bite and hit stronger chords with the novel form."
Seven stories about the Southwest and Los Angeles: a first collection by a poet and bookstore owner in Santa Fe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE RAGGEDY RED SQUIRREL by Hope Ryden
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"The brief text follows the squirrel from spring to fall; an afterword adds a few more facts. (Nonfiction. 4-8)"
By the author of Wild Animals of Africa ABC (1989), another attractive nature book with outstanding photos. Read full book review >