Search Results: "Tom Sniegoski"


BOOK REVIEW

QUEST FOR THE SPARK by Tom Sniegoski
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Thrills, chills, twists and turns, this series ender offers it all. (Fantasy. 9-13)"
The lovably motley questing crew returns for their final stand against the looming powers of the Nacht. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

QUEST FOR THE SPARK by Tom Sniegoski
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A nimble, expertly paced middle-grade adventure yarn. (Fantasy/adventure. 9 & up)"
The Bone universe proves that it can still expand without spreading thin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRIM DEATH AND BILL THE ELECTROCUTED CRIMINAL by Mike Mignola
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"A thrilling, imaginative, and lurid illustrated novel that lovingly embraces the genre that inspired it."
When he's saved from an early death by a mad scientist, an orphan takes up the mantle of death in Prohibition-era America. Read full book review >

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QUEST FOR THE SPARK by Tom Sniegoski
ADVENTURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"However, this transition is easily abetted by the adept storytelling, making this one of those very rare creatures: a successful graphic series-to-novel translation. (Fantasy/adventure. 9 & up)"
Bone fans, rejoice: Beloved creator Smith has once again teamed up with Sniegoski (Tall Tales, 2010) for this illustrated novel, the first of a trilogy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LEGACY by Thomas E. Sniegoski
Released: Oct. 13, 2009

"Teenage boys will relate to Lucas as he struggles to live up to larger-than-life expectations, and they will also salute his bravery in the face of danger. (Fantasy. YA)"
Sniegoski's plot has all the trappings of a comic book, but it's packaged as a prose novel. Read full book review >

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SAVAGE by Thomas E. Sniegoski
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 31, 2016

"Think of Hitchcock's The Birds, only more intense and with many more animals. (Thriller. 12-18)"
Three teens are trapped when a hurricane hits their New England island with more than just wind and water. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OUTCAST by Christopher Golden
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Skip it. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Proof positive that a well-imagined setting and a promising premise can't survive amateurish writing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BILLY HOOTEN by Thomas E. Sniegoski
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 24, 2007

"Featuring full-page illustrations (most not seen), nonstop action, bursts of silliness and the inevitable '1' on the spine, this is tailor-made for fans of Bruce Coville's Magic Shop series. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
A nerdy lad assumes the mantle of a vanished superhero and discovers that he really does have what it takes in this airy esteem-builder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BILLY HOOTEN by Thomas E. Sniegoski
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 24, 2007

"Featuring full-page illustrations (most not seen), nonstop action, bursts of silliness and the inevitable '1' on the spine, this is tailor-made for fans of Bruce Coville's Magic Shop series. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
A nerdy lad assumes the mantle of a vanished superhero and discovers that he really does have what it takes in this airy esteem-builder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TALL TALES by Jeff Smith
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Lushly colored, brilliantly imagined—a must for every Bone fan. (Graphic fiction. 9 & up)"
Bone is arguably one of the most revered graphic-novel series of recent times. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOAT WORKS by Tom Slaughter
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 29, 2012

"No need for a life jacket; all these vessels glide smoothly into port. (Board book. 1-3)"
When you sail away on these seas, the vessel can be any you choose. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

1000 TIMES NO by Tom Warburton
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2009

"This clever, appealing concept is sure to be a hit with the very young; with gentle humor and a cartoon-like atmosphere, the expressive pictures beautifully capture the point of view and opinionated stance of a two-year-old who believes he knows exactly what he wants. (Picture book. 3-6)"
There are many ways to say "no," and when Mom says it's time to leave, Baby Noah uses them all. Read full book review >