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Category Archives: Mini Pretzels

Kirkus Reviews Painted Horses from Grove Press

KIRKUS REVIEW A mid-1950s oater that wants to come over all cowboy and sensitive at the same time. Catherine Lemay, the heroine of Brooks’ debut, is a young archaeologist who’s seen the aftermath of war poking around in the rubble … Continue reading

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Lily King’s Euphoria reviewed in The New York Times Book Review

LILY KING’s Euphoria was the cover review of The New York Times Book Review Sunday, June 8th   “A taut, witty, fiercely intelligent tale.”—Emily Eakin, The New York Times Book Review  See full review here:  http://tinyurl.com/k2vnq75  “A small gem, disturbing and haunting.”—Kirkus … Continue reading

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Norman, Speak! from Groundwood Books

A comical yet thought-provoking story, Norman, Speak! follows a boy and his family who adopt a dog that just can’t seem to learn the things other dogs do… Review: The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books “The boy narrator … Continue reading

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Cock-a-Doodle Oops!

Don’t miss this catchy, fun read-aloud for parents, teachers, and librarians! MidWest Book Review: May 14, 2014 “Cock-A-Doodle-Oops!” is a rollicking, rhyming farm fun illustrated story about a farm family rooster in need of a vacation from his crowing duties. … Continue reading

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MORE CURIOUS from McSweeney’s

A sharply observed, emotionally resonant journey from coast to coast by best-selling author Sean Wilsey. “Wilsey (Oh the Glory of It All) makes curiosity the unifying aesthetic and raison d’être of this eclectic collection of essays on places and people, … Continue reading

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The Legend Of George Jones from Heritage Builders

George Jones lived a storied life, but his career was not without controversies. This book reveals fascinating, intimate details about the life of George Jones that have never before been published. Charlene and Peanutt Montgomery, who were George’s closest friends … Continue reading

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Bob And Rob from Frances Lincoln Children’s Books

Rob loved anything shiny, expensive and preferably stolen.  Because he was a burglar and he was bad! Really BAD! Enjoy a giggle with this hilarious picture book with lots of slapstick humor and a happy ending. KIRKUS REVIEW Bob, a … Continue reading

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Fridays At Enrico’s from Counterpoint

Don Carpenter was one of the finest novelists in the West. His first novel, A Hard Rain Falling, published in 1966, has been championed by Richard Price, and George Pelecanos called it “a masterpiece . . . the definitive juvenile-delinquency … Continue reading

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KABOOM! KAPOW!

PGW has a plethora of amazing children’s books coming in Fall 2014!  Kirkus BEA/ALA Special Issue reviewed Dojo Daycare from Owlkids! “Ninja training begins early, but before any power moves are taught, young ones must first learn to control their emotions … Continue reading

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“It’s going to change the way we look at parenting.” Oprah Winfrey

Parents who want to find a new way to raise their children will love this book about parenting, from a spiritual perspective.   Source: https://www.facebook.com/oprahwinfrey   Contributor Information Shefali Tsabary, PhD, received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University, … Continue reading

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