Search Results: "A.J. Colucci"


BOOK REVIEW

THE COLONY by A.J. Colucci
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"Not a book for picnic-goers, this tale may have you rethinking those warnings about fire ants heading north."
Mutant ants—millions of 'em—have taken over New York City, killing tens of thousands of humans, and only one thing can stop them: a special formula synthesized from a queen's pheromones that makes the ants turn on each other. But will entomologist Kendra Hart be able to dose the invading army with her special brew before the military goes ahead with a plan to nuke Manhattan? Read full book review >

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EVEN MONSTERS... by A.J. Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"A humorous, somewhat unoriginal offering—for kids who prefer monsters to dinosaurs. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Who says monsters can only be frightful? Read full book review >

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CAPTIVE by A.J. Grainger
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"What better forbidden romance than with a man who chloroforms a girl and zip-ties her to a bed? (Thriller. 12-14)"
The 16-year-old daughter of the U.K.'s prime minister is kidnapped by terrorists. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 15, 2002

"A well-researched, informative nail-biter."
Riveting account of the 1920 sinking of US submarine S-Five and the improbable escape of her crew. Read full book review >

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DEATH FOR OLD TIME'S SAKE by A.J. Orde
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1992

"A winner."
The third outing for Denver antiques dealer/decorator Jason Lynx (Death and the Dogwalker; A Little Neighborhood Murder) reopens an issue Jason thought was permanently closed: Who badly burned him as a toddler and abandoned him to an orphanage? Read full book review >

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GIRL, 7 by A.J. Bassler
Released: Oct. 10, 2012

"An overlong but effective indictment of the evils of violence against children."
After surviving horrific violence at a young age, a woman dedicates her life to preventing child abuse in Bassler's debut novel. Read full book review >

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"An accompaniment of lipsmacking is in order for this recall of ailments which makes quite a bill of fare for anyone with a taste for 'good food and good bottles'."
From "whacking lunches" to "glorious dinners" experienced by the author and not in de luxe or recommended restaurants — this is a pursuit of specialties in foods and wines, in cooking and menus, started in his student days at the Sorbonne and continued to the present. Read full book review >

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AFTER LINCOLN by A.J. Langguth
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Langguth shows rather than explains, and the result is a rich history of an understudied period of American history."
A new political history of Reconstruction. Read full book review >

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Supernova by A.J. Salinas
Released: April 18, 2013

"An auspicious beginning for a youthful sci-fi romp."
An outcast seventh-grade boy travels to another planet in Salinas' debut novel. Read full book review >