Search Results: "V T Davy"


BOOK REVIEW

THE HYSTERY APP by V T Davy
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Feb. 18, 2015

"Could use more wonder but otherwise an impressively conceived story with true weight."
A lesbian couple accidentally creates an extremely unique app in Davy's (A Very Civil Wedding, 2014, etc.) darkly satirical sci-fi novel. Read full book review >

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BLACK ART by V.T. Davy
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"An extremely satisfying read, as thrilling as it is humane."
Set in the modern-day Channel Islands and Dresden, Germany, Davy's neonoir mystery follows a transgendered (female to male) man investigating the disappearance of a famous actress' grandmother during World War II. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 19, 1999

"A classic of Civil War literature worthy of a place beside the general's own Memoirs."
General William Tecumseh Sherman, perhaps the Union Army's fiercest and most complicated soldier, wages war in these letters against the Confederacy, the press—and himself. Read full book review >

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DACTYLS! by Robert T. Bakker
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 22, 2005

"It's a pity that the standard Step into Reading treatment has such low production values, as this offering definitely deserves better. (Easy reader/nonfiction. 7-9)"
One of paleontology's hottest excavators turns his hand to writing a children's book, with entirely winning results. Read full book review >

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MY HEART IS AN IDIOT by Davy Rothbart
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Rothbart has admirable wit, but his sensitive-wiseacre persona gets repetitive."
A collection of personal essays by a man with a knack for stumbling into alcohol- and lust-fueled predicaments. Read full book review >

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THE LONE SURFER OF MONTANA, KANSAS by Davy Rothbart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2005

"A storyteller mastering his craft."
Eight tales of youthful heartache and road-trip escapades from the Michigan rapper, filmmaker and creator of Found (www.foundmagazine.com). Read full book review >

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A Very Civil Wedding by V.T. Davy
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"Not all princesses seek handsome princes in fairy tales; sometimes they want to wed valiant and beautiful women as in this twist on the happily-ever-after tale.

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Davy's second novel (Black Art, 2012) explores the very public implications of a same-sex marriage in a contemporary procedural drama about Britain and the royal family. Read full book review >

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JOHN T. EDGE
by Megan Labrise

John T. Edge’s The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South is no mere paean to peanuts, homage to hominy, and laudation to lard. Like the nutritive broth for which it’s named, this title is more substantive than it appears at a glance.

“One the primary aims of my book,” says Edge, a native Georgian who lives ...


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BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG JERRY FORD by Hendrik Booraem V
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"A revealing portrait of the formative years of a future president of the United States. (Biography. 10-14)"
A vivid, colorful and insightful biography of the 38th president of the United States looks at his childhood and adolescence. Read full book review >