Search Results: "Andrew Pyper"


BOOK REVIEW

LOST GIRLS by Andrew Pyper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 16, 2000

"In its best moments, a Canadian Anatomy of a Murder. A savvy, stylish, and very entertaining debut."
Canadian author Pyper's highly successful first novel (a huge bestseller Up North) is a teasing mystery that blossoms into a nailbiting courtroom drama, seasoned with a carefully measured soupçon of the supernatural. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Agreeably terrifying and all quite believable."
Two brilliant dot.coms and their retinue steam up Brazil's Rio Negro into a world without broadband or pity and learn more than they expected about their place in the scheme of things. Read full book review >

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THE WILDFIRE SEASON by Andrew Pyper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 5, 2006

"It's a pity: This might have been a truly exemplary thriller."
A runaway wildfire tests the mettle and reawakens the spirits of a battle-scarred firefighter in the Canadian author's latest (The Trade Mission, 2002, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE DAMNED by Andrew Pyper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"A treat for fans of intelligent treatments of the supernatural and rock-solid writing."
Pyper's portrait of twins—one good and one evil—isn't a new literary concept, but his version is memorable and, perhaps, nightmare-inducing. Read full book review >

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THE DEMONOLOGIST by Andrew Pyper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 5, 2013

"This artful literary exploration of evil's manifestation makes for a sophisticated horror tale."
In Pyper's (The Guardians, 2011, etc.) sixth novel, professor David Ullman's marriage has imploded, his closest confidant has terminal cancer, and he's been approached by a mysterious emaciated woman offering an all-expenses-paid first-class trip to Venice. Read full book review >

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MAKING UP HISTORY (BUT MAKING IT FEEL REAL)
by Claiborne Smith

When debut authors talk about their struggles to get published, their stories usually boil down to a dramatic tale of numbers, despite the literary context: X number of writing workshops they attended, X number of years spent working on the debut, X number of rejections from agents or publishers. Andrew Hilleman, whose electric, compelling debut novel, World, Chase Me Down ...


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BOOK REVIEW

LETTERS ARE FOR LEARNING by Andrew Neyer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"This whimsical presentation of the alphabet is good fun for both toddlers and their adults. (Board book. 2-5)"
This small, square board book offers a scene incorporating animal characters, actions, and miscellaneous items to introduce each letter of the alphabet. Read full book review >

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HOSTAGE RUN by Andrew Klavan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 17, 2015

"Another empty-caloried thriller, thinly sauced with superficial psychology and earnest professions of generic faith. (Science fantasy. 11-13)"
The desperate MindWar enters a new phase when evil mastermind Kurodar breaks through the boundary between his digital Realm and Real Life in this cranked-up middle volume. Read full book review >

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MOBIUS DICK by Andrew Crumey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 20, 2015

"An intellectually nimble doomsday scenario that makes all those worries of creating an accidental black hole at the Large Hadron Collider sound benign by comparison."
Worlds collide when a university professor stumbles across a machine that threatens the fabric of the universe. Read full book review >

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CRAZY DANGEROUS by Andrew Klavan
Released: May 1, 2012

"In the end, this is a garden-variety, formulaic mystery thriller with supernatural window dressing. (Thriller. 12 & up)"
In this fast-paced but predictable thriller, a good kid who has fallen in with a bad crowd comes to the aid of a bullied schizophrenic girl. Read full book review >