Search Results: "e-Toiles Editions"


BOOK REVIEW

MY PEAR by Stephane  Kiehl
illustrated by Stephane Kiehl, developed by e-Toiles Editions
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 5, 2012

"A playful game of matching and silly mismatching. Children will probably figure out how to use this faster than their parents. (iPad bestiary app. 1-3)"
Very simple graphics on two sliding layers give precocious toddlers a chance to assemble a huge menagerie of animal variants and even to create new species. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TITANIC CALLING by MAPP Editions
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: April 6, 2012

"For Titanic completists and old-school wireless buffs, a thing of much interest. Others, though, will find the app overly narrow in scope."
Dispatches from the fated luxury liner, swallowed by the icy waves a century ago. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAGICAL FILM PROJECTIONS by Insight Editions
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"Not even a 'Lumos' spell can rescue this flop. (Novelty. 6-8)"
Shining light through acetate windows brings six Wizarding World creatures, from Dobby the house-elf to Swooping Evil, to any darkened wall. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

CHOOSING YOUR OWN PATH
by Leila Roy

Everyone wants something different from me. It’s like one second, I should be a better dude. I should stop being such a girly douche, and I should just man up. Then, it’s the opposite: I’m too much of a guy, and it’s not right. I should be a girl, because that’s what I’m supposed to be.

The thing is, I’m ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE POPPIN PRINCESS by Leïla Brient
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 11, 2013

"Perhaps it's not for everyone, but there's a lot to admire. For adults and kids who find it funny, it will be a total gas. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
An unusual princess from a faraway land breaks barriers (and wind) in a gorgeously illustrated and humorous fairy tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GENUINE FRAUD by E. Lockhart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"This thriller from the author of We Were Liars (2014) will challenge preconceptions about identity and keep readers guessing. (Suspense. 12-adult)"
Can Jule recognize her own true self within the tangled story of the past year? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CONSCIENCE PUDDING by E. Nesbit
Released: Oct. 21, 1970

"A plum, pictured in the spirit of the period, and a sampling of Nesbit's rare goodness."
Done up in a merrie olde-time-Christmas jacket is the story of the Bastables and that most unpalatable of holiday puddings — O.E. and Alice "went and begged for money for poor children, and then kept it!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PARADOX by E. Magill
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

"Dense and sometimes confusing but offers red meat to technical sci-fi lovers."
In this sci-fi novel, humankind is on the verge of extinction and a secret time-travel mission may hold answers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GEEK FANTASY NOVEL by E.  Archer
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

"The self-conscious metafictional folderol is likely to lose more readers than it gains, but Archer (pseudonym for YA suspense novelist Eliot Schrefer) creates engaging characters and telling throwaway lines and ultimately wrestles the family conflict at the core of this into a sort of resolution. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
What are the chances that a granted wish will go off without a hitch—particularly when both the Fairy Godmother and the Narrator are ham-handed bumblers? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REAL LIVE BOYFRIENDS by E. Lockhart
FICTION
Released: Dec. 28, 2010

"Like, really recommended. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
The chronicle of the irrepressible Ruby Oliver continues in this fourth installment of her coming-of-age struggles. Read full book review >