Search Results: "Bones Kendall"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 17, 2009

"An exuberant but overblown tale of miraculous misfits."
A gaggle of disabled and otherwise different teens have their friendship tested by jealousy and hip-hop exclusionism in this gonzo young-adult fable. Read full book review >

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BONES by Joe Tone
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"A suspenseful story as well as a fascinating depiction of the mechanics of money laundering, the largely unfamiliar world of quarter horse racing, and the dynamics of an extended family, the book draws readers into the complexities of life at the border."
A deep dive into the world of the Mexican drug cartels and their unexpected relationship with quarter horse breeding and racing in the southwestern United States. Read full book review >

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BONES by Jan Burke
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Taut and suspenseful early on, Bones goes soft around the middle."
Nicky Parrish is one bad boy. Read full book review >

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bones by Margaret Weis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 24, 2009

"Despite some contrived plot developments, a grimly powerful hybrid: provocative literary fiction crossed with a propulsive thriller."
Part earnest Dreiserian tragedy, part Cormac McCarthy novel transplanted to the Steel Belt, Meyer's debut in the end takes a gothic turn into blockbuster-movie bloodbath. Read full book review >

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BONES by Elaine Dewar
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

"The New World may well be another Old World, and hoary parables may speak as loudly as DNA testing in the search to answer Dewar's question."
Where did North Americans come from way back when, asks Canadian journalist Dewar (Cloak of Green, not reviewed, etc.), in this eye-opening study for laypeople that debates the merits of archaeological theories swirling about the question. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 18, 1992

"The general reader in search of true-crime forensic suspense, though, will be better off with Christopher Joyce & Eric Stover's livelier Witnesses from the Grave (1990). (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Bullet, stab, and hatchet wounds abound in this super-serious memoir/essay about police science—but Ubelaker (Curator of Anthropology/Smithsonian Institution) and Scammell (Mortal Remains, 1991) avoid sensationalism in discussing their gruesome subject, and give a close, often technical look at how skeletal remains aid in solving mysteries. Read full book review >

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BONES, BONES, DINOSAUR BONES by Byron Barton
Released: Sept. 30, 1990

"As usual, Barton's handsomely designed, brightly colored pages draw the eye as his thick, lined figures work busily away."
"Bones, Bones. We look for bones." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CASTING BONES by Don Bruns
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"Although Bruns (Reel Stuff, 2013, etc.) supplies all the necessary characters, plot twists, and motives for murder, they don't entirely come together. Concentrating on one of the many threads he seeks to weave into this tale would have produced a tighter story."
A New Orleans detective who seems to be the only one more interested in justice than a collar must rely on instinct over information. Read full book review >

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SMALL BONES by Vicki Grant
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"Clues come at just the right pace for the readers to crack the puzzle right along with the protagonist in this mystery, one of seven linked novels publishing simultaneously. (Historical mystery. 12-16)"
In a witty and believable 1964 Ontario, a foundling teen investigates the circumstances of her own birth. Read full book review >

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FAT & BONES by Larissa Theule
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Strange and strangely compelling, this is one of those books that needs the right reader—who will eat it up. (Short stories. 14 & up)"
Short, peculiar, inexplicable: This won't be for everyone. Read full book review >

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BORROWED BONES by Charles A. Salter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 23, 2013

"Coursing action with a sci-fi flavor."
In Salter's latest thriller (The eBay Guardian, 2013, etc.), the recurring protagonist is sent to Puerto Rico for a covert assignment that may have global implications. Read full book review >