Search Results: "Vincent Caut"


BOOK REVIEW

YOUR PAJAMAS ARE SHOWING! by Michael-Yves Schmitt
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Just try to read it and not snicker. (Graphic fiction. 6-11)"
Pesky little brothers can be annoying—but what if yours was invisible? Read full book review >

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SNOWBALL TRUCE! by Michel-Yves Schmitt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A quick and enjoyable yarn. (Graphic fiction. 6-11)"
Impish Leopold returns for more madcap adventures with his big sister, Celine. Read full book review >

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WHO'S HIDING WITH PENGUIN? by Vincent Mathy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Sturdier in construction than geography. (Board book. 1-3)"
Animals play hide-and-seek. Read full book review >

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I'M SICK OF IT! by Vincent Bourgeau
ANIMALS
Released: May 19, 1997

"A charming identity crisis, gratifyingly played out; another temporary malcontent can be found in I'm Sick of It: A Fishy Melodrama (0-8431-7925-2). (Board book. 4-6)"
An artful board-book parable. Read full book review >

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AMADORO by Vincent McConnor
Released: May 1, 1989

A two-steps-behind-the-reader, quasi-psychic mishmash from the ever-predictable McConnor (The Man Who Knew Hammett). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2002

"Heresy to some, Vincent's parting words are apt: 'Baseball is an entertainment, an escape. It is moving and dramatic, and for millions of us, it's an important part of our lives. But it is not life itself.'"
Diverting tales from the big league—gifted with a low-key crackle—courtesy of baseball's ultimate inside angle, by former (1989-92) Commissioner Vincent. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 28, 2009

"A short but well-told overview."
Washington Post news editor and features writer Bzdek (Woman of the House: The Rise of Nancy Pelosi, 2007) recasts the brothers' famous story in four acts, as each picks up the torch in the aftermath of tragedy. Read full book review >

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CUTTER’S ISLAND by Vincent Panella
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"On balance, promising as worthy kin of Mary Renault and Steven Pressfield."
Suetonius says that at age 25, sailing to Rhodes to study rhetoric, Caesar was taken by pirates and held for 40 days, "to his intense annoyance." First-timer Panella gives fictional voice to the episode in a book that deserves its place on the shelves of the historically minded. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 2015

"An absorbing and comprehensive study of a sea captain and place largely forgotten by history."
An old seafaring world comes to life in this examination of the coastal trade of the mid-1800s. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MENAGERIE by Rachel Vincent
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"Fans of paranormal fiction and of Vincent's previous work (The Stars Never Rise, 2015, etc.) should enjoy the unusual premise of the novel, but the violence throughout may limit its appeal."
This novel begins a dark and moody new series set among circus freaks and cryptids. Read full book review >