Search Results: "Tommy Davey"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 3, 2012

"All aboard this lighthearted, old-fashioned whodunit."
An overnight train ride sets the stage for Davey's debut children's mystery. Read full book review >

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CRAZY ABOUT CATS by Owen Davey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"There's lots going on here, and all of it good. (index) (Informational picture book. 5-10)"
An informational picture book explores the mammal family of felids—cats. Read full book review >

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MAD ABOUT MONKEYS by Owen Davey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"A vast amount of information on monkeys is expertly delivered in both text and image without patronizing either readers or monkeys—a delight. (index) (Informational picture book. 5-10)"
An informational picture book about monkeys throughout the world. Read full book review >

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NIGHT KNIGHT by Owen Davey
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 27, 2012

"A visual feast for very youngest fans of knights and castles. (Picture book. 2-4)"
An upside-down colander becomes a knight's helmet and a yawn becomes "ye olde yawn" when a small boy dreamer gets ready for bed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIRST AID by Janet Davey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"Unbelievable and unlikable characters undermine a well-developed setting."
A fractured family deals with both a mother's and a daughter's need to run away. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE I CHONG by Tommy Chong
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"Sincere but slight, best taken with a joint."
Confessions of a pot smoker from comic Chong, who depicts his nine months in the federal pen for selling high-quality glass bongs on the Internet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHAT I CAME TO TELL YOU by Tommy Hays
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Readers will be quickly and surely drawn in by quirky siblings Grover and Sudie, rooting for them to find a measure of peace and happiness in the wake of tragedy. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Two lovable, grief-stricken children try to find their footing after their mother's death in a senseless accident. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE FAMILY WAY by Tommy Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1999

"Oprah will want to check out Tommy Hays."
The influences of Harper Lee and Anne Tyler are strongly present in this winning, if borderline-sentimental, second novel by the author of the wistful Sam's Crossing (1993). Read full book review >

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My Journey Within by Tommy Dickerson

"A mixed bag of practical self-help tips and essays on all that's wrong with the world."
A treatise on the virtue of marching to the beat of one's own drummer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2002

"A pungent, woebegone tale of emotionally crippling loneliness."
Walker unspools in detail the dark psychological results of excruciating inhibition and loneliness. Read full book review >