Search Results: "Bruce Glass"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 2011

"A fine introduction to evolutionary science that leaves room for religion."
Deploring both the atheistic and "intelligent-design" camps that have polarized recent debates over Darwin, this smart, well-informed but conflicted treatise insists that Christianity and evolution are entirely compatible. Read full book review >

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WILDLIFE SPECIAL AGENT by Edward R. Ricciuti
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"They also may not comprehend how seizing the snow leopard pelts in the US affects those engaged in illegal hunting abroad—the economic and other deterrents are never explained. (further reading, index) (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
Ricciuti (see review, above) turns in an entry in the Risky Business series that is subtitled ``Protecting Endangered Species,'' about Richard Moulton, a man on the brink of arresting a criminal who is selling animal skins, horns, and tusks. Read full book review >

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JULIA GLASS
by Kerri Arsenault

Julia Glass, author of A House Among the Trees, speaks to me wearing sweaty badminton clothes. Marblehead, Massachusetts, where she lives, operates one of the few remaining private badminton clubs—Gut‘n Feathers—in the United States. “If I have a routine, it’s not writing; it’s playing badminton as often as I can,” she says. Her love of the sport mirrors the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE INTERPRETER by Suzanne Glass
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"The plot is whisper-thin, and newcomer Glass, a columnist for London's Financial Times, doesn't say whether it has any factual basis. The main interest here lies in her subtle characterization and moody, elegiac style."
Oddly understated debut novel about a possible cure for AIDS. Read full book review >

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JEHOSHUA: SIGNS AND WONDERS by Garrett Glass
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 2, 2013

"Creatively portrays a classic story that both believers and nonbelievers may enjoy."
Glass' first novel in a planned trilogy retells the early days of Christianity, with the followers of Jesus as the main characters. Read full book review >

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A HOUSE AMONG THE TREES by Julia Glass
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2017

"This is a fitting tribute to the man who brought boldness and emotional depth to children's literature: vivid without being simplistic, as grippingly readable as it is thoughtful."
The sudden death of a successful children's author leaves the survivors to grapple with his legacy and consider the secrets we all keep in this radiant latest from Glass (And the Dark Sacred Night, 2014, etc.). Read full book review >

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NOISES AT NIGHT by Beth Raisner Glass
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"This tale is a wonderful way to ease bedtime fears and may even result in children creating their own soothing game. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Nighttime, with all its shadows and sounds, can be disconcerting for even the most lion-hearted. Read full book review >

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FINDING DANNY by Linzi Glass
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"An additional subplot follows both Bree's budding romance with a classmate, Ashton, who shares parent problems, and her friendship issues with two girlfriends, but even the inclusion of these typical tween issues fails to elevate the novel beyond average. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Only child Bree, 12 years old, feels all but abandoned by her career-driven parents: Her father is a writer who travels a great deal, and her mother is a broadcast journalist hoping to move up to an anchor position. Read full book review >

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BLOOD by Joseph Glass
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"Below-average prose and over-the-top plotting by a pseudonymous, allegedly best-selling author."
Susan Shader (Eyes, 1998), a renowned Chicago psychiatrist with psychic powers, returns in a stomach-turning, explicit mix of sexual obsession, torture, and murder. Read full book review >

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TRACKING TIME by Leslie Glass
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"As for April—frequently inscrutable even to herself (Stealing Time, 1999, etc.)—she remains an appealing original."
"Chinese silences are full of meaning," thinks Detective Lieutenant Mike Sanchez. Read full book review >

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THE DIVIDED CROWN by Isabel Glass
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2005

"Churning, multi-threaded, engagingly populated fan-pleaser, with no aspirations to be anything more."
More thaumaturgical turmoil in the kingdom of Karededin, in a sequel to Daughter of Exile (2004). Read full book review >

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JUDGING TIME by Leslie Glass
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 1998

"Next time she might actually be able to do some detective work of her own."
April Woo has made Sergeant and been transferred to Manhattan's Midtown North, but the more her caseload changes, the more it stays the same. Read full book review >