Search Results: "Zac Retz"


BOOK REVIEW

TOO MUCH GLUE by Jason Lefebvre
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Great gobs of glue should be more fun than this. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Can there be too much glue? Matty's about to find out. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BLOOD BETWEEN US by Zac Brewer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 3, 2016

"Brewer weaves sexuality and identity into the story but does not make them the engine for it; the result is a rich, authentic read. (Mystery. 13-18)"
Adrien can't get away from his wicked sister fast enough after his adoptive parents die in a horrific accident; it takes something huge to get him back in the same city as his sister, his past, the ghosts he's been trying to outrun, and danger he doesn't see coming. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WORKING FIRE by Zac Unger
Released: March 8, 2004

"Full of rare insights on one of the toughest jobs anyone has to do."
All the critical stuff Hollywood never had time to tell you in special-effects epics like Backdraft. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GREAT BEANIE BABY BUBBLE by Zac Bissonnette
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 5, 2015

"A spicy portrait of a taciturn toy magnate made entertaining with sensationalistic testimonial."
The inside scoop on the rise and fall of the Beanie Baby. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MADNESS by Zac Brewer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"With an ending that's more hopefully ever after than happily, it'll satisfy fans of 1980s-style coming-of-age stories who wish the girls in them were more willing to walk away from abusive boys. (Fiction. 14-18)"
After her release from the mental hospital where she was treated after a suicide attempt, Brooke Danvers feels as if a part of her actually died while the rest was scooped out of the Black River by the old man who saw her jump in. Read full book review >