Search Results: "The Ink Circle"


BOOK REVIEW

BE A BUDDY, NOT A BULLY by Michael Scotto
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2012

"The affordable price of this app makes it a low-risk investment, and parents may find the story helpful in stimulating conversation about bullying. But they'll likely need to fill in a lot of holes. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
A well-meaning but weak story about dealing with bullies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PIRATE KOOSTOE by Michael Scotto
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 20, 2011

"A bit livelier than the simultaneously published print edition, but the digital enhancements are anemic at best. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
A young would-be pirate learns that kindness and other intangibles are the real "treasures" in this lesson-driven episode. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

God So Loved... by Steve Ink
NON-FICTION
Released: May 5, 2015

"A succinct but thorough analysis of the Christian faith that raises thought-provoking questions in a personable voice."
An investigation into the foundations of Christianity through one of its most popular verses. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILL & KATE by Adam Larkum
illustrated by Adam Larkum, developed by Ink Robin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2011

"Truly a fairy tale to warm cockles on both sides of the pond, with a few dashes of sauce to flavor the sugar. (iPad storybook app. 6-9, adult)"
Oozing charm, a sweet bonbon to celebrate the royal wedding of (probably) the decade. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 29, 2008

"A heartfelt, irreverent look at the underbelly of fine dining."
A popular blogger offers behind-the-scenes tales about working the front of the house. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"Delightfully absurd musings on both everyday life and fantasy from an unusually creative mind."
Quirky, irreverent comic strips loaded with interesting and eclectic observations about the today's society. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 19, 2011

"The plot lurches from one surreal scenario to the next, but readers can really amp up the silliness if they've a mind to. (iPad storybook app. 6-9)"
As customizable as they come, this tale of a wisecracking meatball on the run from a greedy chef can take longer to set up than to read through. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALPO FINDS ALMA by Jukka  Lemmetty
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 17, 2011

"With a little more ingenuity, creativity, interactive depth and literary effort, this app could've peeked its head over the 'average' bar. But as it is, Alpo is still doing the limbo. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
After falling off the roof of his doghouse, Alpo enlists his friend Jimmy to help him find "first aid." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CHEWING GUM ADVENTURES by Alan Emmins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"A memorably fine example of amusement and instruction. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
A piece of chewing gum by the name of Green gets an entomology lesson when he escapes from the pack. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOJAVE GREEN by The Brothers Washburn
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Scary, fun and cool. (Horror. 12-16)"
Cal Jones and Camm Smith may have left their hometown of Trona, but the spooks and ghouls sure haven't. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JAZZY WORLD TOUR by The Melody Book
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 17, 2013

"A fun first step into cultural awareness. (iPad 2+ recommended) (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
A mini-almanac doubles as a cumulative travel book in this survey of various countries. Read full book review >