Tags » Farrar Straus Giroux

City Life in Picture Books

I love city life. There is always so much going on. It seems at any hour of the day or night, you can find something interesting happening in the city. 517 more words

Primary (K-2)

The Tangled Web of Love

To paraphrase William Shakespeare, “What a tangled web we weave, when our senses love makes us leave.” These three books are about teens falling in love. 1,130 more words

Children's Book Reviews

TBR Wednesdays: 100 Days by Nicole McInnes

100 Days by Nicole McInnes is a YA contemporary about rare diseases and unexpected events. 219 more words


Book review: Paper Wishes, by Lois Sepahban

Sepahban, Lois. Paper Wishes. Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2016. $16.99. ISBN 9780374302160. 181 pgs. Ages 9-12. P7Q8.

Ten year old Manami lives on Bainbridge Island in Washington. 188 more words

Book Reviews

Book review: Knife Edge, by Andrew Lane

Lane, Andrew. Knife Edge. FSG. 2016. $18.99. 341p. ISBN 978-0-374-38011-3. Ages 11-14. P9 Q8

In the sixth book about Sherlock Holmes as a young teenager, his ship lands at Galway (Ireland) after the evil Paradol Chamber shanghais him to meet great dangers and adventure in China. 169 more words

Book Reviews

Book review: Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey, by Ozge Samanci

Samanci, Ozge. Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015. $16.99 200p. 9780374316983. Ages 14+. P8Q9

Turkish turbulent politics in the late 20th century combine with a search for a career in the author/illustrator’s graphic memoir of her childhood when her father believed her future lay only through hard work in a prestigious high school. 96 more words

Book Reviews

Review: The New World

The New World
By Chris Adrian; Eli Horowitz
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Hardcover, 9780374221812, May 2015, 224pp.

The Short of It:

A strange, surreal story about love and marriage. 436 more words

Book Review