Search Results: "Will Steger"


BOOK REVIEW

ADVENTURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"The whole project is inspiring, and readers will find that it's worthwhile to get acquainted with this band of intrepid and remarkable people. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Steger (for adults, Crossing Antarctica, 1992) recounts how, in 1995, he set out with 2 women, 4 men, 33 dogs, and 2 tons of gear to cross the ice-covered Arctic Ocean in this real-life adventure story. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 9, 1992

"Indispensable for Antarctica buffs, but for real chilly thrills, try Shackleton or Scott. (Eight pages of color photographs and ten maps—not seen.)"
Routine account of a groundbreaking expedition in the Great White Waste. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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CONTESTED WILL by James Shapiro
NON-FICTION
Released: April 6, 2010

"A thorough, engaging work whose arguments would prove more persuasive were we not living in an era of such fierce anti-intellectualism and pervasive conspiracy theory."
The author of A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: 1599 (2005) chronicles the emergence of doubts about the playwright's identity and speculates about the assumptions and motives of the principal doubters. Read full book review >

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WICKED WILL by Bailey MacDonald
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 23, 2009

"Lively and quick, it may offer some small amusement to readers not quite ready for King of Shadows. (Historical fiction. 8-11)"
Some nearly threadbare tropes hold together this fast-paced mystery for middle schoolers, only fraying completely at the end. Read full book review >