Search Results: "Amy Carol Reeves"


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RESURRECTION by Amy Carol Reeves
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 8, 2014

"Only for readers desperately waiting for this trilogy closer. (Paranormal historical fiction. 13-18)"
Abbie, William and Simon return to face off against Max, the sole surviving member of the immortality-obsessed Conclave—or so they think…. Read full book review >

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RENEGADE by Amy Carol Reeves
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 8, 2013

"An insult to all readers, teen or otherwise. (Paranormal historical fiction. 13 & up)"
This sequel to Ripper (2012) takes readers back to Abbie Sharp's late-Victorian London. Read full book review >

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RIPPER by Amy Carol Reeves
Released: April 8, 2012

"Skip. (Paranormal historical fiction. 12 & up)"
A rebellious young woman of high station finds her calling—and much more—volunteering in an East London hospital just as the Jack the Ripper murders commence. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"A bit dry, but scattered with intriguing nuggets."
A survey of Renaissance lore regarding magnifying mirrors and lenses. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 28, 1982

"No order, no rigor, no real resolution-but a lively sounding on issues that democracy itself keeps alive."
Political scientists, sociologists, economists have reviewed Tocqueville's descriptions and prophecies—but it was a journalistic brainstorm to take the notes Tocqueville made during the 1831 tour on which Democracy in America was based (published in 1938 as Tocqueville and Beaumont in America), and "recreate Tocqueville's journey": ask the same questions of the same sorts of people; see what American democracy had become. Read full book review >

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A FORD, NOT A LINCOLN by Richard Reeves
Released: Oct. 24, 1975

"Dispiriting."
The point of Reeves' little debunking book on Jerry Ford can be quickly stated: Gerald Ford is like a McDonald's hamburger, a triumph in marketing the lowest common denominator. Read full book review >

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SLICE OF CHERRY by Dia Reeves
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"This gleeful page-turner is a winner. (Urban fantasy. YA)"
Reeves returns to her fictional East Texas town of Portero for a tale more gruesome, disturbing and shamelessly enjoyable than Bleeding Violet (2009). Read full book review >

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BLEEDING VIOLET by Dia Reeves
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 5, 2010

"Captivating. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
Portero, Texas, is so terrifying that out-of-towners flee in terror. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 2015

"An engaging and comprehensive depiction of an essential, but sometimes-overlooked, era of U.S. history."
Former Frontline journalist Reeves (Portrait of Camelot: A Thousand Days in the Kennedy White House, 2010, etc.) brings his reporting chops to this history of America's less-publicized response to the Pearl Harbor bombings.Read full book review >

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My Name Is Tom by Jon Reeves
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 16, 2015

"A frank and funny coming-of-age story with a rousing soundtrack."
In this music-powered story, a young man sets out to reclaim his prized record collection after pawning it during a period of drug-fueled indiscretion. Read full book review >

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MANITOULIN MEMORIES by W.J. Reeves
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 17, 2012

"A beautiful, tragic glimpse into isolation, family and coming of age."
An aging New Yorker reflects on his childhood growing up on a Canadian island in novelist Reeves' (Bada Bing in Brooklyn, 2012, etc.) linked story collection. Read full book review >