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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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 >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"Enough jaundice to turn the paper yellow, but also enough pep and advice on bar etiquette to get you on the barstool for a test drive."
A former "spineless, frustrated Islamic New Jersey girl" chronicles her decade-long bartending stint at Marion's, a "kitschy fifties knockoff" in Manhattan. Read full book review >

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DIARY OF A DEAD GUY by Ty Hager
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 17, 2013

"An imaginative ensemble comedy for readers with twisted senses of humor."
Poltergeists and country music converge in Hager's surreal debut novel. Read full book review >

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PHOBOS by Ty Drago
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"Rather too many what-ifs to swallow in one gulp; nonetheless, an intriguing whodunit with well-developed characters whose mostly stock situations Drago handles with flair and skill: a newcomer worth keeping an eyestalk canted towards."
Military murder-mystery set on Phobos, one of the hurtling moons of Barsoom—er, Mars. Read full book review >

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THE YEARS OF ZERO by Seng Ty
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 14, 2014

"An engaging, open memoir of one child's wartime experiences."
A survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime tells his story. 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 >

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SO SHELLY by Ty Roth
FICTION
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"Lurid yet literary. (afterword, bibliography) (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Fatalistic teen narrator John Keats opens this tale with his observation that most of us don't matter. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"A rewarding journey across a continent and into the author's own past."
In this debut memoir, an education specialist travels across America and asks people, "If you could ask everyone you met just one question, what would you ask?" 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 >

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 >