Search Results: "eMotion Tales"


BOOK REVIEW

DRAGONSTER by Andy  Hullinger
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2012

"Colorful, yes. Interactive, absolutely. Captivating or original, not so much. (iPad storybook app. 4-9)"
Things that go bump in the night are tediously explained. Again. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CUT! IT'S A WRAP! by Ekaterina Okovitaya
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 19, 2011

"Here's hoping the creators will employ a better translator and editor for the sequels. (iPad storybook app. 7-10)"
This chapter book for independent readers features talking animals in a lightweight gumshoe mystery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 11, 1997

"Strong scientific support for the mind-body school of medicine, sure to rankle those alpha males back in the labs. (Author tour)"
Pert, a self-described ``catalyst in the mindbodyspirit revolution in modern medical science,'' and once a chief of brain chemistry at the NIH, freely intermingles vibrant stories of her professional and personal life with her theories about neuropeptides. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TALES by Amiri Baraka
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"An intense and button-pushing collection."
A clutch of early stories from the poet, playwright, and provocateur, infused with jazz and informed by racial alienation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

100 FIRST WORDS by Tiger Tales
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"The engaging images and familiar terms presented will appeal to little ones and help them to add to their quickly expanding vocabularies. (Board book. 1-3)"
This oversized lift-the-flap word book presents 100 terms that toddlers can relate to. Read full book review >

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THINGS TO SEE by Tiger Tales
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"While not flawless learning experiences, both books are useful tools to promote language development thanks to clear photos and clean layouts. (Board book. 1-3)"
Colorful photos and simple captions introduce babies and toddlers to their world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RECLUCE TALES by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Don't expect great significance everywhere—some of the pieces are no more than vignettes—but Modesitt is excellent company, and the more familiar you are with the series, the richer these stories will seem."
A collection of 17 new and three reprinted stories plus an essay, weaving among the prolific Modesitt's impressive 18-book (and counting) fantasy Saga of Recluse (Heritage of Cyador, 2014, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BRISA'S TALES by Dennis L. Robbins
Released: Sept. 12, 2014

"A delightful follow-up to Naj's Tear that delivers a sky serpent and a strong heroine."
Written in rhyming verse, a children's chapter book continues Brisa's exploits as she helps her friend Naj return to his distant home. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YAKUT TALES by Sergey Khristoforov
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 23, 2014

"A delightful folk tale from a region that is not often represented in our literature. (Requires iOS 6 and above.) (iPad folk-tale app. 4-8)"
A fluid retelling of "Why Is the Tip of the Ermine's Tail Black," a pourquoi tale from the far northeastern reaches of Siberia. Read full book review >