Search Results: "Warren Roberts"


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THE WHORE OF BABYLON by Warren Roberts
Released: June 1, 2012

"Usually by the third go-round, characters and plots lose luster; Roberts keeps his tales shiny, robust and primed for more."
With two Joe Milo books already in the rearview (Kill City USA, 2012; Bell of Girardius, 2012), Roberts' latest PI tale begins with a new leading lady. Read full book review >

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THE BELL OF GIRARDIUS by Warren Roberts
Released: June 1, 2012

"Another successful Joe Milo experience."
An action-packed adventure with the interminably charming and witty Joe Milo and his Jamaican sidekick Jonah. Read full book review >

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KILL CITY USA by Warren Roberts
Released: June 1, 2012

"A contemporary mystery with an old-world feel."
In his novel debut, Roberts puts his own twist on hard-boiled noir and successfully channels the voice of beloved gumshoe greats. Read full book review >

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OLD NOAH'S ELEPHANTS by Warren Ludwig
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 18, 1991

"Ludwig captures the fun of this comical tale in energetic line, bright colors, and a briskly told narrative- -just right for the picture book hour. (Folklore/Picture book. 4- 8)"
When the greedy elephants get into the food, they gain so much weight that—huddled together on one side—they threaten to upset the Ark. Read full book review >

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THE CAT’S MEOW by Warren Kimble
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2006

"Beautiful paintings and handsome design create an exquisite cattery battery that's pure delight, and the cover is guaranteed to make people reach for it. (Picture book. All ages)"
These 12 fine felines are truly the "Cat's Meow." Read full book review >

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THE HEAD TRIP by Jeff Warren
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 4, 2007

"A sprawling and occasionally goofy examination of a shockingly little understood aspect of our lives."
A Canadian journalist goes deep into history and his own psyche to explore all the possible permutations of sleep. Read full book review >

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THE BOY WHO BECAME BUFFALO BILL by Andrea Warren
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"A well-researched, engagingly written, though incomplete portrait of a fascinating, complex figure. (notes, bibliography, index) (Biography. 10-14)"
Warren explores how the man who became the most famous entertainer of his time and a legend of the "Wild West" grew up amid a violent regional conflict that would soon tear apart the nation. Read full book review >

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PIONEER GIRL by Andrea Warren
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"They just did what had to be done.' (index, not seen, b&w photos, further reading) (Biography. 8-12)"
Warren, basing her work on the memoir of Grace McCance Snyder about her pioneer childhood in Nebraska, also tells the riveting story of life on the prairie and the determination of the families who settled there. Read full book review >

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WE RODE THE ORPHAN TRAINS by Andrea Warren
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"As fascinating as the original and a worthy sequel. (index, sources) (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
From 1854 to 1930, more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned boys and girls were cleaned up, dressed in new clothes, and turned over to the custody of the agents of the Children's Aid Society. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"A sort of intellectual memoir that delivers an engaging sampler of an important business scholar's past and present work."
If the text at hand were an art show, it would be described as a retrospective. Read full book review >

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TURPENTINE by Spring Warren
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"The journey eventually becomes tedious as Ned fails to establish an identity that satisfies both himself and the reader."
An effete easterner in western guise rambles across the 19th-century American landscape. Read full book review >