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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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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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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Released: Oct. 1, 1984

"As an honest statement of confusion, it's as good as anything around (certainly preferable to V. S. Naipaul's caustic Among the Believers)."
Political reporter and commentator Reeves, as American as we come, discovers the Pakistani/Muslim/Third World differences: in one of many apt nutshells—"we couldn't even get each other's names straight." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1997

"Though it's all too quick for any depth, there are savory nuggets everywhere, and the little absurdities and disjunctions of travel take on vigor and wit in Reeves's hands."
Veteran journalist and traveler Reeves (President Kennedy: Profile of Power, 1993, etc.) in lite mode, as he cobbles together family impressions of their 34-day, jet-propelled, round-the-world jaunt. Read full book review >

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PRESIDENT KENNEDY by Richard Reeves
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 21, 1993

"Neither Camelot elegy nor scathing revisionism—but the kind of cool, dispassionate narrative that JFK himself might have appreciated."
Behind the scenes in the Kennedy Administration—in well- documented, unusually revealing depth. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"Still, anyone who lives and works intimately with teenage girls should find these insights a helpful beginning."
An admirable foray into underexplored aspects of teenage girls' relationships, by the Harvard educator whose groundbreaking study In a Different Voice (1982) broached the issue of girls' moral development. 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 >