Search Results: "Tommy Kovac"


BOOK REVIEW

WONDERLAND by Tommy Kovac
by Tommy Kovac, illustrated by Sonny Liew
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 17, 2009

"Best enjoyed as an aperitif to Alice's twin outings. (Graphic novel. 10-12)"
A look at Wonderland just after the departure of the "Alice Monster." Read full book review >

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WE ALL LOOKED UP by Tommy Wallach
Released: March 24, 2015

"A thought-provoking story that will bring out readers' inner philosophers. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
The end of the world turns into a life-changing opportunity for four high school seniors. Read full book review >

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SAM'S CROSSING by Tommy Hays
Released: Jan. 4, 1993

"Maybe next time out he'll give us a story that really goes somewhere instead of settling down in an easy chair."
A sensitive first novel about a hot topic—how a nice, eminently marriageable young man conquers his fear of commitment, without resorting to conga lines Ö la Iron John. Read full book review >

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Soul Wars by Tommy Scherer
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 22, 2013

"A breezy sci-fi saga that will delight aficionados of both science and spirituality."
An offbeat novel about a group of spiritually gifted beings that discovers a means to bring their peaceful message to other planets. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 2, 1991

"It's an attractive mix."
Though Tang himself came here from Bangkok in 1972, his restaurants—the first opened in L.A. in 1982, a twin in N.Y.C.'s Tribeca four years later—have as much to do with American enterprise and California style as with Thai cuisine. Read full book review >

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NAZARETH, NORTH DAKOTA by Tommy Zurhellen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2011

"A raw talent, not yet ready for prime time."
Zurhellen's debut is a collection of loosely linked monologues and stories (two of them previously published) in search of a story line. Read full book review >

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THE PLEASURE WAS MINE by Tommy Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2005

"An intimate, loving portrait of a dreaded disease's devastating effects."
Second-novelist Hays (In the Family Way, 1999, etc.) beautifully captures a husband's grief as he watches his beloved wife slip into Alzheimer's. Read full book review >

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IT'S A DOGGY DOG WORLD  by Tommy Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Fun and friendship combine for a satisfying sequel. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Following on My Dog Is Better than Your Dog (2015), this second in the CrimeBiters! series finds crime-fighting vampire dog Abby going to obedience school. Read full book review >

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THESE ARE THE NAMES by Tommy Wieringa
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"A magnum opus from a leading young writer takes on the meaning of exile, identity, faith, and the limits of endurance."
While one man struggles with his origins, a ragged group of wanderers walks across the steppe. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >