Search Results: "Ace Landers"


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"This fantasy has that appeal; and though the humor here is less pungent than in Martin's Mice (1989), King-Smith's fans are sure to enjoy Ace's adventures."
Like his ancestor, Babe, the Gallant Pig (1985), who distinguished himself as a champion herder of sheep, Ace is a persistent achiever. Read full book review >

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ACE by Steve Williams
MYSTERY THRILLER

"A satisfying buddy-cop thriller with swift pacing and creative character development."
Sal Mitchell and Eddie Sandovan are back in Williams' (Slice, 2013, etc.) third series thriller—this time as the targets of a gang leader's deadly revenge plot. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2009

"Here's just more proof that there's no room in Motham for bad guys—er, bugs—with Ace on the case. (Picture book. 7-9)"
It's all about family in the chitinous crime solver's latest caper. Read full book review >

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ACE LACEWING by David Biedrzycki
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2005

"Fans of Doug Cushman's Mystery at the Club Sandwich (2004) and similar capers will happily sink their mandibles into this buggy brouhaha. (Picture book. 7-9)"
His bright yellow trench coat lighting up the tenebrous mean streets of Motham City, crack gumshoe Ace Lacewing swoops into action when Hive Rise Honey Company's Queenie Bee goes missing. Read full book review >

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DOUBLE ACE by Robert Coram
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Scott remains a footnote, but Coram's book is a pleasure for fans of military aviation history."
Military biographer Coram (Brute: The Life of Victor Krulak, U.S. Marine, 2010, etc.) continues his campaign of restoring heroes-turned-footnotes to historical memory. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN ACE by Marilyn Nelson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"Readers will join Nelson's protagonist in quietly hoping for that healing, too. (Verse fiction. 12-16)"
When will the Constitution's racial fractions become a healthy whole? Read full book review >

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ACE OF SPADES by David Matthews
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 6, 2007

"Moments of exuberant power, but Matthews too often stumbles over his own sentences."
Debut memoir relates the author's struggles with a mixed-race identity, his family's battles with poverty and his search for a profoundly schizophrenic mother who disappeared during his infancy. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2010

"His generous text, narrated by Ace in vintage Chandler fashion, may suit an older age group than his Photoshop illustrations, but both have appeal. (Picture book. 5-10)"
Can an insect shamus solve the case of the missing bat? Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A mythic figure cut down to size to reveal the self-serving rascal beneath the bon vivant. (Illustrations)"
British espionage historian Cook gives a thorough hammering to the outlandish career of a man often considered the archetype of the modern spy. Read full book review >