Search Results: "V.T. Davy"


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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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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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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAVY! by Brigitte Weninger
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"A warm, intergenerational family story, a sure story-hour hit. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The seventh title in the Davy series finds the little rabbit counting down the days until his birthday in a gentle story that's once again ably abetted by Tharlet's soft-edged, cozy watercolors. Read full book review >

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TO DAVY JONES BELOW by Carola Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2001

"Daisy's legion of fans will be delighted."
The eighth adventure for Dunn's 1920s busybody/heroine Daisy Dalrymple (Rattle His Bones, 2000, etc.), married at last to Inspector Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard and on a honeymoon that will take them to America aboard the Talavera, all expenses paid. Read full book review >

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DAVY CROCKETT GETS HITCHED by Bobbi Miller
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 15, 2009

"Pair this with Steven Kellogg's tall tales about Davy Crockett and Sally Ann to round out their life stories. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Festooned with similes and hyperbole, as all good tall tales should be, this tells the infamous story of how Davy Crockett and Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind met and wed. Read full book review >

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DAVY CROCKETT SAVES THE WORLD by Rosalyn  Schanzer
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

Vowing that "every single word is true, unless it is false," Schanzer (Escaping to America, 2000, etc.) relates an American hero's greatest feat. Read full book review >

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WHAT HAVE YOU DONE, DAVY? by Brigitte Weninger
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1996

"The characters, in word and art, are nearly indistinguishable from one another, even though Tharlet's hazy illustrations beautifully evoke both Davy's smallness and the exuberance that lands him in so much trouble. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A conventional story about a family of rabbits, the smallest of whom ruins his siblings' toys, playhouse, and secret burrow and learns that he can win their forgiveness only by working with them and fixing what he broke. 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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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 >