Search Results: "Angus Gomes"


BOOK REVIEW

BROKEN by Elizabeth Pulford
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"In the end, this story attempts to tackle serious issues but fails to grasp the gravity of its subject matter. Disappointing. (Graphic hybrid fiction. 14 & up)"
A novel with graphic elements chronicles a girl's mental and emotional journeys as she works through a childhood trauma while in a coma. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FINGER by Angus Trumble
NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 2010

"Intelligent, passionate and amusing—though Trumble's old-fashioned voice may not appeal to some readers."
Museum curator Trumble (A Brief History of the Smile, 2004) renders an adept cultural tour of our fingers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KING'S MAN by Angus Donald
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"A fast-moving, thoroughly enjoyable yarn."
The rip-roaring tale of a young follower of Robin Hood and their mission to rescue King Richard from captivity in A.D. 1192. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FAMOUS TIMES by Angus Gordon
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 20, 2017

"An idiosyncratic but lovely collection of shed photographs."
Gordon (In the Shadow of the Cape, 2004) documents century-old woolsheds of New Zealand's Hawkes Bay in this photography book.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EXILE'S CHILDREN by Angus Wells
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"A great big lumbering ox of a yarn, predictable and overweight, with nothing fresh or new to attract uncommitted readers."
In Wells's huge new fantasy (the paperback Lords of the Sky, etc.), the Amerindian-like People live harmoniously with the land and each other—until young warrior Rannach's rivalry with Vachyr over the beautiful Arrhyna causes fighting among the tribes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 9, 2003

"Godspeed, Colin Angus, and may there soon be another river to fire your hapless exuberance and your readers' good fortune."
You'd think he would have learned from his Amazon misadventure, but humorously intrepid river runner Angus (Amazon Extreme, 2002) is back on the wildwater, this time following the mighty Yenisey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SECRETS by Angus Mackenzie
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"But his charges ring true, and civil-liberties advocates will find much of interest in his pages. (11 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A muckraking adventure in the violation of First Amendment rights. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A HORSE CALLED HERO by Sam Angus
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2014

"Adventure, a horse, faithfulness and truth—an arresting combination. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
A horse named Hero inspires his young owner to heroics in this suspenseful coming-of-age novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG BEE GOES TO SEA by Angus Lee
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2013

"Smooth sailing, with rewards aplenty for tap-happy younger travelers. (iPad storybook app. 2-3)"
Touch screens will definitely need a wiping off in the wake of this serene and wordless but seldom dull sea voyage. Read full book review >