Search Results: "C.T. Furlong"


BOOK REVIEW

KILLER GENES by C.T.  Furlong
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Scooby-Doo would fit right in. (Science fiction. 10-14)"
The intrepid Arctic6 team of British kids will try to save the U.S. President from death by a genetically engineered virus in the second installment of their eponymous series (Killer Strangelets, 2011). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KILLER STRANGELETS by C.T.  Furlong
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Lots of fun for the right audience. (Comic suspense. 9-13)"
Six British kids save the world in this suspenseful, comic romp through Switzerland's famed CERN laboratories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE EXILE by C.T. Adams
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 10, 2015

"It's not exactly deep, but this book (the first in a planned series) will entertain readers looking for a fun fantasy that mixes adventure with just a bit of romance."
A fast-paced fantasy about a half-faerie, half-human girl struggling to figure out which world she really belongs in. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DON'T ORDER DOG by C.T. Wente
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 30, 2013

"A fiendishly tricky (sometimes-overcomplicated) thriller with a brain, a sense of humor and a promising heroine."
Anonymous love letters sent to a young bartender catch the attention of a Homeland Security agent in this debut thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CRIME SCENE by Jack Furlong
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 17, 2014

"An atypical thriller, but its winsome protagonist will convince many readers to dive right in."
A New Jersey lawyer confronts police corruption in Furlong's debut legal thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COLMAN by Monica Furlong
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2004

"Furlong merits a memento mori, but this one is more of a rough draft. (Fiction. 11-13)"
Prefaced by an appreciation from Karen Cushman, this posthumously published sequel to Wise Child (1987) plunges its small band of fugitives into new adventures, but suffers from slow pacing and a general lack of internal cohesion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SOUTH by B.C. Hall
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1995

"An enjoyable enough survey, burdened by excessive historical flights of fancy that add up to nothing very clear."
A folksy, meandering look at the American South's past and present. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 4, 1992

"Hall and Wood's humorless and mundane responses to their odyssey leave their recital as flat as the Mississippi Delta: Stick with Twain. (B&w photographs throughout.)"
Superficial, pseudo-folksy report on a trip down the ``Father of Waters'' undertaken by Hall (English/Arkansas Tech Univ.) and Wood (an economist/consultant) in 1991. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2005

"Plenty of child appeal here, in topic and presentation both. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-8)"
The title isn't all that's wordy in this new publisher's debut offering, but Reynolds's tale of a ruby-throated hummingbird's journey from a Costa Rican rain forest to a favorite garden on the U.S.'s eastern seaboard will leave young readers wowed by the tiny bird's endurance and toughness. Read full book review >