Search Results: "Zack O'Malley Greenburg"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 3, 2014

"A useful, informative examination of this important artist's career."
A quick-moving yet comprehensive narrative of the singer's career, downfall and unlikely post-mortem second act. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 1997

"For children making the transition to chapter books, this is readable fare, nothing more. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Zack, a boy with a propensity for supernatural experiences, and his friend Spencer, learn from a '60s-era book how to have an out-of-body experience. Read full book review >

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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 >

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CLAWS by Dan Greenburg
ADVENTURE
Released: June 27, 2006

"Solid book bait. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Fourteen-year-old Cody is not afraid of anything. Read full book review >

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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 >

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WHEN LILACS LAST IN THE DOORYARD BLOOMED by Bradley Greenburg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"A worthy historical-fiction exploration of the African-American struggle for freedom."
In Greenburg's debut, the McGhee family wends its way from Alabama slavery to Nashville's unstable freedom to a hard-earned Indiana farm, never fully escaping Jim Crow's shadows. Read full book review >

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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 >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"In a world continually shocked—and feigning disgust—by the doings of Britney and Paris, Peaches & Daddy provides a strange but certain comfort."
Lively, intelligently rendered account of a largely forgotten 1920s tabloid scandal. Read full book review >