Search Results: "Ty Templeton"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 1, 2012

"Though Finger has been a known commodity to comics cognoscenti for years, this salute in his own format will make the lasting impression he deserves. (Graphic biography. 8 & up)"
It turns out that Batman—the orphaned, shadowy, well-heeled defender of an embattled Gotham—had another embarrassment of riches: two fathers. Read full book review >

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TY COBB by Charles Leerhsen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 12, 2015

"Cobb was indeed a bruised peach but, as the author shows convincingly, not a thoroughly rotten one."
The former executive editor of Sports Illustrated explores the idea that Tyrus Raymond Cobb (1886-1961), perhaps the greatest player in baseball history, was also a violent, racist, roundly hated person. Read full book review >

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TEMPLETON GETS HIS WISH by Greg Pizzoli
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"Moderately inspired but tired all the same. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Pizzoli's young cat, Templeton, gets what he wishes for, with predictable results. Read full book review >

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THE LIFE OF TY by Lauren Myracle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2014

"A so-so read for the second-grade set. (Fiction. 5-8)"
Ty is back, and he's a little nervous about his latest class project: to practice random acts of kindness and then recite them to the class at the end of the week. After all, how can you "do random acts of kindness on purpose?" Read full book review >

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LIFE OF TY by Lauren Myracle
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2013

"Still, Ty might hit the spot for certain kids in that liminal stage. (Fiction. 6-8)"
The spinoff from the popular The Winnie Years series will offer a new, younger generation of Myracle fans the chance to enjoy the ups and downs of the Perry family. Read full book review >

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THE MONSTERS OF TEMPLETON by Lauren Groff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Flawed, but commendably ambitious and stuffed with ideas—many of them not well developed, but inspiring hope for a more disciplined second effort from this talented newcomer."
Cooperstown, N.Y., and its most famous native son provide first-time novelist Groff with much of the grist for this sprawling tale of a young woman searching for her father. Read full book review >

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THE TEMPLETON TWINS HAVE AN IDEA by Ellis Weiner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Templeton Twins hidden in integrandfunction (5, 3). Read it to solve it! (Fiction. 9-13)"
The scene-hogging narrator steals the show in this clever series opener. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GODS LIKE US by Ty Burr
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A focused history of films that occasionally flirts with—but does not wed—portentousness."
The film critic of the Boston Globe explores film celebrity and waxes philosophical about what it means to and for the rest of us. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE UNDERTAKERS by Ty Drago
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

"The elements of a good action novel are here but are assembled into a soulless shell. (Adventure. 10-14)"
More zombies doesn't necessarily equal more action. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST ACT OF ALL by Aline Templeton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 14, 1996

"The logic bends under pressure, and the murderer can be spotted practically on introduction."
A shattered actress beauty is claimed by her second husband after serving time for the murder of her divorced first, a schizoid TV star. Read full book review >

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AWKWARD by Ty Tashiro
NON-FICTION
Released: April 25, 2017

"Tashiro offers little revelatory information, but it helps to know that you are not alone."
An academic and psychologist examines the "quirks and unique talents of awkward individuals" and why it's not so bad to be awkward. Read full book review >

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QUEEN OF THE DEAD by Ty Drago
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Uneven, but the quality improves as the story progresses. (Science fiction/horror. 10-15)"
Will Ritter continues the battle started in Rise of the Corpses (2011) to protect humanity from the corpse-possessing invaders from another dimension. Read full book review >