Search Results: "Zoran Drvenkar"


BOOK REVIEW

SORRY by Zoran Drvenkar
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 22, 2011

"Ignore the literary and philosophical pretensions and hang on for the ride."
An intricately plotted but thematically belabored German thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TELL ME WHAT YOU SEE by Zoran Drvenkar
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Alissa's story is told in alternating chapters by different characters, and the down-to-earth perspectives of Evelin and Alissa's stepfather keep this lyrical tale grounded until the satisfying and surprising conclusion. (Fantasy. YA)"
In the icy-cold weeks after Christmas, Alissa's normal adolescent problems are overlaid with supernatural mysteries. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CITY ABC BOOK by Zoran Milich
ABC BOOKS
Released: March 1, 2001

"Still, as a playful way to stimulate any young child's powers of observation, the general premise is hard to beat; consider this as a viable but contrived second choice. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Like Stephen T. Johnson's Alphabet City (1995), this invites young viewers to spot letters of the alphabet in the large and small structures commonly visible on city streets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CITY COLORS by Zoran Milich
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2004

Photographer Milich follows up City ABC Book (2001) and City Signs (2002) with another set of generic urban scenes, each placed opposite a close-up detail, and captioned with a single, large-type color word. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AN ALIEN CALLED FREDDY by Zoran Perisic
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 18, 2012

"A fun novel of sci-fi adventure, friendship, and courage."
In a sci-fi story for middle-grade readers, an unlikely alliance forms between two adolescent boys and a tiny alien with a chatty computer. Read full book review >

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CITY 123 by Zoran Milich
photographed by Zoran Milich
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"Like Stephen Johnson's City By Numbers (1998), this offers an irresistible invitation to count, and also to look more closely at the world all around. (Picture book. 2-4)"
The best yet of Milich's urban albums for the toddler set, this offers within each photograph's frame both numerals and familiar items to count, from a single pedestrian with a "1" on his back to "10" tempting French fries lined up on a plate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HIDDEN CAMERA by Zoran  Živkovic
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 17, 2005

"For those who can't get enough of others' dreams and wish them recalled in great detail."
A nameless mortician in a nameless city allows himself to be led through a series of dreamlike encounters while wondering if he is being filmed by hidden cameras. Read full book review >