Search Results: "Xio Long Liang"


BOOK REVIEW

THREE KINGDOMS by Wei Dong Chen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Still, a sprawling, brawling and, with an effort, immersive epic. (Graphic classic. 11-14)"
An alliance of warlords forms and collapses in this graphic adaptation—the first of 20 volumes—of a renowned 700-year-old Chinese historical novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Long Home by J.T. Stilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2016

"A sequel presents an ample and pronounced Christian doctrine but has a tale of individuals protecting their home against malicious baddies at its core."
Mortals and immortals reintroducing science and technology to New Earth have their peaceful realm threatened by evil beings planning an uprising in this second installment of a fantasy series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LONG, LONG JOURNEY by Sandra Markle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Readers of Markle's Snow School (2013) and Waiting for Ice (2012), both illustrated by Alan Marks, will welcome this additional account of a baby animal's growth to independence. (Informational picture book. 4-9)"
In four short months, a bar-tailed godwit chick becomes an adult that makes an incredible journey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 5, 2012

"A detailed, real-life romance that attests to the endurance of genuine affection."
An affable dual memoir about catching up with the one who got away. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LONG, LONG LETTER by Elizabeth Spurr
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 1996

"A jolly tall tale. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Aunt Hetta is lonely. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LONG, LONG LINE by Tomoko Ohmura
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2013

"It's a whale of a fun ride! (Picture book. 4-7)"
If the line is long, there's bound to be something good at the end, right? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A LONG LONG WAY by Sebastian Barry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2005

"Flawless, honest, humane, moving."
Barry's prequel to the fine Annie Dunne (2002) turns to WWI for the story of a young Dublin soldier who loses love, crown, country, and family in the war-torn desolation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LONG SHOT by Chris Paul
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2009

"The volume ends with a note detailing Paul's accomplishments in college basketball and in the NBA. (Picture book. 6-10)"
In this made-to-inspire autobiographical account, NBA All-Star Chris Paul recalls the difficulty he faced making it onto the school's basketball team. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LONG SHADOWS by Erna Paris
NON-FICTION
Released: June 5, 2001

"Paris raises uncomfortable questions of enormous importance, but the complexities of the situations often demand far more analysis than she offers—or appears capable of offering)."
A Canadian writer visits places with dark histories to find what people know and feel about them. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LONG REMEMBER by MacKinlay Kantor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"A welcome reissue, offering further proof that Kantor was one of the preeminent historical novelists of the past century."
One of the reasons that Long Remember, a novel set in and around the farming community of Gettysburg during the calamitous summer of 1863, is so haunting is that Kantor (1904-77) had a chance growing up to speak with Civil War veterans, and the skill to translate what they told him into a startling and convincing portrait of war. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A LONG LONG SLEEP by Anna Sheehan
FICTION
Released: Aug. 9, 2011

"Thoughtful but uneven. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Sleeping Beauty wakes up to a future world where everyone she ever knew is gone. Read full book review >