Search Results: "C.M. Butzer"


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GETTYSBURG by C.M. Butzer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Undoubtedly smarter and more astute than many of its graphic-nonfiction counterparts, this book should speak to those seeking a visual account. (map, author's notes; footnotes, bibliography, not seen) (Graphic nonfiction. 9-12)"
This sophisticated contender in the graphic nonfiction market opens with "The Story So Far," setting the stage for the events that led to the bloody Civil War battle at Gettysburg. Read full book review >

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Eerie by C.M. McCoy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 2015

"A charming and inventive tale with a brave heroine confronting romance and dangerous entities."
A young woman must deal with a missing sister and a peculiar university in this debut paranormal adventure. Read full book review >

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HUNTING THE FIVE POINT KILLER  by C.M.  Wendelboe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2017

"A slow-burning cold case with copious clues, conscientious detection, a high body count, periodic interruptions from the killer's viewpoint, and all the pages and pages of unraveling you'd expect from such a generously plotted mystery."
The chronicler of FBI agent Manny Tanno (Death on the Greasy Grass, 2013, etc.) launches a new series that brings a retired Denver cop back to his roots, and a lot of other people's, in Cheyenne. Read full book review >

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VAMPIRES ON THE RUN by C.M. Surrisi
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"An unusual approach to vampires with shudders tempered by plenty of humor. Readers will happily welcome back Quinnie and the Maiden Rockers. (Mystery. 10-14)"
Amateur sleuth and wild jumper-to-conclusions Quinnie Boyd is back in a second cozy mystery (The Maypop Kidnapping, 2016)—this time trying to determine if a pair of visiting horror writers are blood-sucking vampires. Read full book review >

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THE MAYPOP KIDNAPPING by C.M. Surrisi
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Surrisi's debut novel is a delightful cozy mystery, snugly mixing intrigue and humor, with an unpredictable and satisfying resolution. (Mystery. 10-14)"
When Ms. Stillford does not show up on the first day of school, 13-year-old Quinnie Boyd is convinced her beloved tutor has been kidnapped. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 23, 2014

"The author argues effectively that Madero's manual is essential to understanding his revolutionary zeal."
An introduction to and translation of Mexican revolutionary Francisco Madero's Spiritist Manual.Read full book review >

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MODERN GREECE by C.M. Woodhouse
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2000

"It is also unfortunate that the author completely neglected the last decade of the 20th century, as he finishes his account with Papanderou's defeat in the 1989 elections."
A comprehensive history of Greece from the reign of Constantine the Great to the end of the 20th century, written by former diplomat Woodhouse (The Struggle for Greece, 1941 - 1949, not reviewed). Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1999

"Davenier's watercolors are charmingly atmospheric, perfectly suited to Millen's spirit-raising verse; the two will work magic on any down-at-the-mouth child. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A fine counterpoint of wistful ache and be-bop sparkle informs this story about shaking the blues. Read full book review >