“van Praag cracks the code that deciphers magical fate when it comes to couture and the complexities of love.”
It's July 12, 2014, and Dr. Kay Scarpetta's birthday. Her FBI profiler husband, Benton Wesley, is surprising her with a relaxing vacation in Miami.
“. . . a maelstrom of long-term child abuse, childhood love ironically gone bad, and a family feud coming full-circle.”
“Readers will delight in the beauty of the story, inspiring children between the ages of 5–7 to look beyond what they see at first glance and to appreciate the world around
“the effort of reading The Wall will enlarge our understanding [of the Holocaust and its aftermath].”
“Despite its artistic and literary weaknesses, The Boston Girl is interesting, informative, and a good read.”
Many of our best childhood memories center around thumbing through old scrapbooks or digging through old foot lockers.
"It was the most beautiful dreidel the shopkeeper had ever seen . . ." but it wouldn't spin for just anybody.
“this book contains everything you need to bug out (live in the wilderness) or bug in (hide at home) while the undead roam the earth.”
A tongue-in-cheek, speculative-fiction picture book that colorfully remedies a world without birds.
A darkly humorous picture book for adults tired of sweet and overly optimistic, and for kids who need to be scared—at least temporarily—into proper pet husbandry.
“This simple book may be even more important than its author/illustrator knows.”
Nicola Griffith is a spunky and fascinating personage, not at all loath to put herself out there: blogs, interviews, appearances, a multimedia memoir you can order that comes in a box with some of
With their rich symbolism; pleasing repetition of words, phrases and themes; and their stark revelation of human fears and fantasies, the vibrant folktales collected and edited by the Brothers Grim
“a very good book . . . an accessible and informative treatment of an important period and topic.”
“a heckuva good read.”
Irish author Paul Charles has created an endearing character in his new novel, Down on Cyprus Avenue.
“This book should be sold in books stores under the crafts and how-to sections rather than in the fashion or design sections.”
If there has ever been the question as to whether or not fashion should be considered an art form then The Haute Couture Atelier: The Artisans of Fashion surely makes the case.
“evil is never fully destroyed; it simply takes another form.“
Apple, Massachusetts is a dying town, a roach motel in which its inhabitants only escape through death.
“. . . an ambitious, masterful, page-turning, utterly absorbing series. . .”
“The Art of Mistakes: Unexpected Painting Techniques and the Practice of Creative Thinking delivers an inspiring message that affirms the nascent
“With its understated story of conflict resolution, The Olive Tree offers adults a valuable opportunity to discuss with children the importance of respect for all.”
"The best combination of modern and classic Disney in one collection."
“Revival is written at the pace of a slow burn.”
“Superman: The Golden Age Sundays 1946–1949 is the sound of America exhaling after facing nothing but stress for a long,