Search Results: "Charlie Crist"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Republicans will find little to cheer about here, but independent-minded readers might enjoy this front-row view of Florida politics at the turn of the millennium."
With the assistance of Henican (co-author, with Dwight Gooden: Doc, 2013, etc.), the former Republican governor of Florida explains why he is now a Democrat. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 23, 2012

"Some casual readers may be turned off by the page count, but this is likely to be the authoritative history of the origins and progress of the Iranian policy morass for years to come."
An encyclopedic account of the ongoing military and diplomatic conflict between the United States and Iran. Read full book review >

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EMILY DICKINSON: GODDESS OF THE VOLCANO by Despina Lala-Crist
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2013

"A highly personal view of Dickinson's words and spirit that will find an appreciative audience among the poet's kindred spirits."
A series of linked passions runs through the famed poet's life in this fictionalized biography. Read full book review >

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DEAD INVESTIGATION by Charlie Price
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Better as a mystery than a coming-of-age tale but not even fully successful as that. (Paranormal mystery. 15-18)"
A psychic 17-year-old learns to talk to the living, while an adult detective catches a serial killer in this sequel to Dead Connection (2006).Read full book review >

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DEAD GIRL MOON by Charlie Price
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"A paltry few good guys try to balance cunning and pervasive evil in this disturbing mystery. (Mystery. 14-18)"
Three teens, variously abandoned and abused, become involved in a small-town murder that exposes their own exploitation in revealing ways. Read full book review >

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YOUNG BOND by Charlie Higson
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2006

"A page-turning read. (Fiction. YA)"
Adventure, intrigue, romance, pirates, murder, stolen treasures, deception, characters good and bad, teenagers both brave and clever and strange secrets all play a part in this suspenseful second entry in the Young Bond series. Read full book review >

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THE INTERROGATION OF GABRIEL JAMES by Charlie Price
FICTION
Released: Aug. 17, 2010

"Top notch. (Thriller. YA)"
Suspense and mystery dominate this exciting double-layered story of a misfit high-school boy giving evidence to the police after a multiple shooting. Read full book review >

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YOUNG BOND BOOK 1 by Charlie Higson
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2005

"A great read for fans of detective tales. (Fiction. 10-15)"
Higson sets his story in the 1930s as a young James Bond (only 14) embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the missing Alphie Kelly. Read full book review >

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CALUMET CITY by Charlie Newton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 4, 2008

"A galloping ride from first page to last."
A female Chicago police officer confronts her complex past in Newton's absorbing debut novel. Read full book review >

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HALF THE BLOOD OF BROOKLYN by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 26, 2007

"Violent, often ugly, Huston's series is not for the squeamish, but fans will find this installment the best to date."
The further, even gorier adventures of Joe Pitt, Vampyre extraordinaire (No Dominion, 2006, etc.). Read full book review >