Search Results: "Charles Benoit"


BOOK REVIEW

COLD CALLS by Charles Benoit
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 1, 2014

"Alas, fails to shed light on the all-too-common issue of bullying and its impact on the emotional lives of teens. (Mystery. 12­-15)"
Three teens blackmailed into bullying behaviors team up to discover who's behind it. Read full book review >

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SNOW JOB by Charles Benoit
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2016

"Filled with nail-biting action and crackling with evocative detail. (Historical thriller. 14-18)"
Just as former "banger" Nick makes a vow to change his life, the boy he sent to jail is set free. Read full book review >

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FALL FROM GRACE by Charles Benoit
Released: May 8, 2012

"A slow-build, film-noir high-school drama. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Lies, lust and betrayal just don't add up fast enough. Read full book review >

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YOU by Charles Benoit
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Harrowing. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Quiet, hoodie-wearing slacker Kyle Chase has anger-control issues and wants to be left alone by his teachers, his parents and the rest of the world. Read full book review >

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NOBLE LIES by Charles Benoit
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A tense and efficient cat-and-mouse mystery from Benoit (Relative Danger, 2004, etc.), with liberal doses of exotic local color."
In post-tsunami Thailand, the search for a missing American runs afoul of a local gangster. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOBLE LIES by Charles Benoit
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A tense and efficient cat-and-mouse mystery from Benoit (Relative Danger, 2004, etc.), with liberal doses of exotic local color."
In post-tsunami Thailand, the search for a missing American runs afoul of a local gangster. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHARLES DICKENS by Jenny Hartley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2017

"A deft, authoritative, and engaging reappraisal of the great Victorian novelist."
Restless, tireless, and prolific, Dickens "became an adjective in his own lifetime." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHARLES ADDAMS by Linda H. Davis
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"A bemused and indulgent look at the artist, all in good taste."
Charles Addams, longtime New Yorker cartoonist and creator of "The Addams Family," was a gentle soul manipulated by women, according to Davis's largely anecdotal biography. Read full book review >

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CHARLES DARWIN by Janet Browne
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 23, 1995

"An exciting and richly evocative portrait of one of the most important thinkers in scientific history that leaves the reader wishing the second volume were already on hand. (48 pages photos and 4 maps, not seen)"
This first volume of a definitive new Darwin biography is full of insight into both the man and his era. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 8, 1993

"Bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 10+)"
Darwin was an amateur who never received a thorough grounding in biology and never learned how to draw properly; for his last 40 years, he was an invalid. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"Brief bibliography (standard adult works; three books for young readers; 14 of Dickens's most familiar works). (Biography/Picture book. 8+)"
The authors follow their splendid Bard of Avon (1992, ALA Notable) with an equally handsome book on the beloved novelist. Read full book review >

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CHARLES OLSON by Tom Clark
NON-FICTION
Released: April 22, 1991

"Told at a steady plod that takes Olson's ideas perhaps more seriously than warranted but that points steadily toward the writer's best work."
Life of Charles Olson (1910-70), the ego-driven poet known as Maximum, who fathered ``projective'' verse and became the grand old man of Black Mountain College. Read full book review >