Search Results: "Will Hermes"


BOOK REVIEW

HERMES by BumpBump Books
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 4, 2013

"A pleasantly understated alternative to the many frenetic apps on the market. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
As might be expected for a god, Hermes' beginnings are far from ordinary. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 2011

"A hip, clever, informative look at an unjustifiably dismissed musical era that will have readers scouring iTunes for the perfect accompanying soundtrack."
Readers may assume that a book whose title riffs on a Talking Heads deep cut would be pretty cool; they would be right. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HERMES IN PARIS by Peter Vansittart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2001

"Vansittart's alluring gem is an exhilaration, a sigh, a prose poem that resembles a standard novel only in length. Lacking the poised densities of plot and character to ground it, it's caviar for the happy few."
A delectable work of lyric fiction offers an aural snapshot of Paris in the time of Napoleon III, glimpsed through the eternally wandering eyes of mythic trickster Hermes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILL by Maria Boyd
FICTION
Released: July 13, 2010

"Still, Will's feelings and relationship struggles are authentic, and the dialogue is crisp when the author pulls her message punches. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Aussie soccer jock and guitar player Will is forced to join the band of his high school's musical as punishment for mooning a bus full of girls. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILL EISNER’S NEW YORK by Will Eisner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Incredible sights and bite-sized sagas of the city that never sleeps."
From skyscraper to subway, fat cats to the homeless, here's the Big Apple envisioned by one of America's top graphic-novelists—a town without pity but teeming with terrific tales. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILL GRAYSON, WILL GRAYSON by John Green
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2010

"Their story, along with the rest of the cast's, will have readers simultaneously laughing, crying and singing at the top of their lungs. (Fiction. YA)"
Will Grayson loves indie rock, plays the eye-rolling angry stepchild to his extraordinarily giant, lovable, gay best friend Tiny Cooper and doesn't realize that he yearns for his other indie-rock-loving friend Jane until it's too late. will grayson (he never uses uppercase) hates most everything except sharing an XXL coffee with his best friend Maura each morning and covertly conversing with his Internet boyfriend every night. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN OF GUATEMALA by Jules Hermes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 23, 1997

"The portraits of children are strikingly candid, with vignettes that offer pieces of lives rather one way of life; some readers may be inspired to dig up a more comprehensive social history of the region after reading Hermes's work. (index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Mayan, Cakchiquel, Ladino, and Garifuna children star in this new entry in The World's Children series, in which brightly colored garb and warm, wide smiles fill expressive, full-color photographs of the people of Guatemalan villages. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILL STARLING by Ian Weir
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"What Dickens might have written had he set loose Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll to explore the doomsday trade."
Framing the mystery within Weir's (Daniel O'Thunder, 2011) novel is an extraordinary rendition of life in Regency-era London. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILL & WHIT by Laura Lee Gulledge
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 7, 2013

"Quirky, clever and insightful; a must-read for fans of Raina Telgemeier. (Graphic fiction. 12 & up)"
After the untimely death of her parents, an artistic girl living with her aunt must face her fears. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FREE WILL by Sam Harris
NON-FICTION
Released: March 6, 2012

"Short enough to be read in a single sitting and provocative enough to arouse outrage and rebuttals."
In a brilliant and concise book, the co-founder of Project Reason argues that free will is an illusion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILL & KATE by Adam Larkum
illustrated by Adam Larkum, developed by Ink Robin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2011

"Truly a fairy tale to warm cockles on both sides of the pond, with a few dashes of sauce to flavor the sugar. (iPad storybook app. 6-9, adult)"
Oozing charm, a sweet bonbon to celebrate the royal wedding of (probably) the decade. Read full book review >