Search Results: "Tin Man Games"


BOOK REVIEW

HEX BOYFRIENDS by Lacy Wilson
by Lacy Wilson, illustrated by Ash Beevers, developed by Tin Man Games
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Aug. 21, 2013

"A great mix of black magic, hot boyfriends and bloodthirsty beasts makes this interactive app an addicting read. (iPad game app. 14-18)"
An electronic choose-your-own adventure story with multiple dark twists and turns that will hook readers as they attempt to avoid being eaten. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARCO POLO by John Man
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"Marvelous tales that first inspired the Western traveler to see and learn more."
British historian Man (Samurai: A History, 2014, etc.) chronicles his journey to Asia where Marco Polo first led the Western traveler. The book was first published in the U.K. in 2009 as Xanadu.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BESTIAL NOISE by Tin House
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2003

"Sexy and worthwhile."
Tin House has quickly become one of the country's most noticed literary magazines—and herewith some of its contributors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Man presents readers with a Wall for every season, even more awe-inspiring in its workaday clothes than in its romantic garb."
A learned, lively history of the Great Wall's evolution that cuts it down to size without diminishing its allure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PENELOPE ROSE HD by Mobad Games
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 25, 2011

"Definitely ambitious but a bit clunky in the end. (iPad storybook app. 4-6)"
A good-looking but thin tale about a fairy who gives all the roses their colors. Read full book review >

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TEGO ARCANA DEI by Andrew Man
Released: Nov. 19, 2012

"Offers some interesting fragments about our dystopian future, but frequent mistakes make a nearly impenetrable narrative even more difficult to read."
In Man's sci-fi yarn, a banker zigzags through time and space with lots of passion but little purpose. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOBI by John Man
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"It makes the Gobi—the land and those that move upon it'so seductive that readers may forget it is a place that treats the incautious without mercy. (7 color and 12 b&w photos)"
A spare, polished profile of the Gobi, Mongolia's southern sweep of desert, long closed to most non-Mongolians, from journalist Man. Read full book review >

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ATTILA by John Man
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 18, 2006

"Entertaining and lucid account of a phenomenal militarist unable to resist a crumbling empire's vast, unprotected wealth."
A surprisingly intimate view of the man labeled "God's scourge" by a Roman Empire in its death throes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NINJA by John Man
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A thoroughly researched, appealing examination of the 'original men in black.'"
Intriguing look at the enigmatic world of the deadly Asian assassin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 12, 2008

"Scholarly yet spellbound, skeptical yet open to belief."
A judicious exploration of the circumstances and meaning behind the terra cotta army interred with China's first emperor. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PARADISE DOGS by Man Martin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2011

"Martin has a gift for shepherding his amiable protagonist through truly absurd situations, but patience for the pinballing plot largely depends on affection for the disingenuous Adam."
A nostalgic Floridian with an unsound mind fumbles his way through a series of misadventures and reconciliations. Read full book review >