Search Results: "Zack Giallongo"


BOOK REVIEW

BROXO by Zack Giallongo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"By the end, both characters and readers have had a workout; the latter will hope for more. (Graphic fantasy. 10 & up)"
The ruler of a kingdom of one and a runaway princess join forces in this agreeable sword-and-sorcery graphic novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STRATFORD ZOO MIDNIGHT REVUE PRESENTS <i>ROMEO AND JULIET</i> by Ian Lendler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"Bravo! Where so many earnest Shakespeare adaptations flop, this series bids fair to light genuine enthusiasm in young readers. (Graphic fantasy/classic. 8-12) "
The animal thespians at the Stratford Zoo perform yet another of the Bard's tragedies, this time with a rooster and a bear in the title roles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STRATFORD ZOO MIDNIGHT REVUE PRESENTS <i>MACBETH</i> by Ian Lendler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Encore, please! (Graphic fantasy. 8-12)"
Ever wonder what zoo animals do at night? Why, they perform Shakespeare, of course! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SECRET OF SKULL ISLAND by Zack Norris
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Fans can follow the twins to the Amazon, Paris and the Rockies later this year…if they haven't found something better. (Mystery. 8-11)"
Is Black Heart's treasure still on Skull Island? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RULES FOR REVOLUTIONARIES by Becky Bond
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 18, 2016

"A lively update of and rejoinder to Saul Alinsky's Rules for Radicals, which, as this book very well may do, has long offered guidance to the right as well as the left."
Senior advisers to the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign leadership offer pointers on how to start the next movement—or perhaps continue the one they started. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 17, 2011

"Aside from some dirt-dishing by former colleagues and some specifics about the extent of Jay-Z's fortune, the book doesn't offer anything of substance that can't be found elsewhere."
In his debut, former Forbes reporter Greenburg offers a gossipy, middling Jay-Z bio/business study. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAX & CHARLIE by Zack Lieberman
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS

"This urban Alice in Wonderland combines excitement and reflection to take readers on a colorfully wild ride through an archetypal New York."
In this graphic novel, a boy searches a surreal New York City for his lost dog, learning much about the world and himself. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COLIN FISCHER by Ashley Edward Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 8, 2012

"Entertaining, but confused about its point of view. (Fiction. 11-16)"
The subgenre combining sleuthing with characters who have Asperger syndrome gets a new entry offering humor and interesting historical and scientific connections—but the narrative viewpoint drifts unsettlingly. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIMINAL STATES by Zack Parsons
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2012

"Intensely realized and often gripping, so perhaps the lack of any discernable structure, logic or explanations deliberately points readers to the multimedia extensions. It's bizarrely fascinating, and what it's all about is anybody's guess."
This first novel from the author of Your Next-Door Neighbor is a Dragon (2009) is part of a multimedia project that also encompasses video, music, artwork, blogs and web pages. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOMER HENRY HUDSON'S CURIO MUSEUM by Zack Rock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 19, 2014

"Hudson claims, 'Everything has a story.' And through his personal descriptions and musings over each artifact, he knows how to tell a good one. (Picture book. 8-12)"
In Rock's debut picture book, an eccentric bulldog named Homer Henry Hudson collects "bits and bobs" from around the globe, displaying them floor to ceiling in his museum of curios. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 8, 2011

"Not the type of book to read in one setting, but its information could fill many seasons of baseball broadcasts."
A baseball book by an obsessive for other obsessives. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1993

"Straight reporting with no surprises—or even anything that wasn't obvious to the most casual fan. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
Georgia sportswriter Zack's first book follows the 1992 Atlanta Braves from spring training to their second straight World Series loss. Read full book review >