Search Results: "Tim Lovejoy"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 11, 2013

"Brechneff leavens his account of adventure, simple pleasures and hard work in a magical landscape with interludes from his life in Europe and America. Yet, happily, the author seldom strays far from his beloved island refuge, even when its enduring entreaty begins to wane."
Artist and author Brechneff (Homage: Encounters with the East, 2007) chronicles his 30-year courtship with the Aegean isle of Sifnos, recalling his passages of self-discovery, development as a painter and ambivalence over his island identity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RUNNING OUT OF NIGHT by Sharon Lovejoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"Lush, detailed, total-immersion storytelling. (author note, glossary) (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
Lively characterization and an intimate portrait of the natural world enrich this tale of an abused white girl in antebellum Virginia who shelters, then joins an enslaved runaway in search of freedom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REST IN PIECES by Bess Lovejoy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 12, 2013

"A fascinating foray into the way of all flesh."
Death is only the beginning in Schott's Almanac writer and researcher Lovejoy's marvelously macabre chronicle of some of history's most well-traveled cadavers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CLAN by Realm Lovejoy
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 12, 2013

"Highly enjoyable, thought-provoking sci-fi by an author with considerable talent and promise."
A well-crafteddebut science-fiction tale about a young member of a society of human clones on an alien planet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HENGE by Realm Lovejoy
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"Camelot meets Hogwarts meets Panem in this intriguing, well-written beginning to a planned YA series."
In this YA fantasy novel set in a modern-day Camelot, a 16-year-old Morgan Le Fay vies to become the next king's magical protector and guide—if she can beat Merlin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"Index not seen. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
A sampling of mechanisms that plants and animals use to enhance pollination and reproduction, to avoid predators, and to capture prey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BACK\SLASH by William H. Lovejoy
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A grand user-friendly yarn that gives new meaning to the words computer error."
Paperback vet Lovejoy makes his hardcover debut a memorable occasion with an ultracool, swiftly paced tale of cyberspace chicanery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUT! by Tim Hamilton
by Tim Hamilton, illustrated by Tim Hamilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"The premise promises more than the delivery, BUT…there's no denying that this tale of pirate foolishness is great good fun. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An impromptu piratical birthday bash is saved at the last minute thanks to quick thinking and ample ugly footwear. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JEREMY KOOLOO by Tim Mahurin
ABC BOOKS
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"A book idiosyncratic enough, beguiling enough, to become a staple of the ABC canon. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Jeremy Kooloo, the cat, loves milk. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BURNT TOAST ON DAVENPORT STREET by Tim Egan
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1997

"Home is where the burnt toast is in this original and zany offering. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Stella and Arthur, a couple of dogs, live on Davenport Street. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHESTNUT COVE by Tim Egan
by Tim Egan, illustrated by Tim Egan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1995

"As with his earlier work, Egan demonstrates why he is a rare bird: thoughtful, disarming, charming, and eccentric. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Another splendid tale from Egan (Friday Night at Hodges' Cafe, 1994), cautionary but with the accent squarely on the story line. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF by Tim Arnold
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 1993

"Not essential, but an attractive addition. (Folklore/Picture book. 4- 8)"
While Glen Rounds's version of this favorite (p. 378) is the best in a generation, this one and Bender's (below) each have their own merits. Read full book review >