Search Results: "Chelsea M. Cameron"


BOOK REVIEW

MY FAVORITE MISTAKE by Chelsea M. Cameron
ROMANCE
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"A sexy, generally affecting romance. This is the first entry in a two-book series. It was originally self-published in 2012."
Taylor and Hunter are inexplicably thrown together as roommates in a college dorm; drawn to each other despite—or perhaps because of—deep-seated wounds, they develop a close bond that leads to romance. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"In brief, then, an academic's examination of a presumptive pathology, which will strike many readers as rotten to the Corps. (Photos, line drawings, and maps.)"
In a revision of his 1990 doctoral dissertation, Cameron (History/Old Dominion Univ.) attempts to anatomize the esprit of the 1st Division of the US Marine Corps on the basis of its performance during WW II and after. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 1999

"The book is useful, and its flashy contemporary format and the striking photographs that will keep it circulating. (glossary, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
This well-written, informative entry in the Student's Guide to American Civics series serves as a good introduction to a complex and sometimes controversial issue. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KILL YOU TWICE by Chelsea Cain
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Cain's abiding determination to outdo the suspense, plot twists and gore of each previous outing is both perverse and awe-inspiring."
A fourth match—a fifth, if you count The Night Season (2011), in which she's limited to a cameo—between Gretchen Lowell, the Beauty Killer, and Archie Sheridan, the Portland cop who alternates between locking her up and having sex with her. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST CHANGELING by Chelsea Pitcher
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 8, 2014

"A series opener with appeal for fantasy fans, especially those at home with faerie conventions (think Seelie and Unseelie courts). (Fantasy. 13-18)"
A faerie princess on a quest falls for an appealing teen who's grieving a recent loss. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UGANDA BE KIDDING ME by Chelsea Handler
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 4, 2014

"Fans of Handler's outrageous persona will find much to enjoy; the unconverted will remain so."
Further globe-trotting adventures of the scandalous talk show host. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SWEETHEART by Chelsea Cain
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 2, 2008

"Gretchen requires heavily engineered suspension of disbelief, but there are numerous thrills to be had and, underneath the Grand Guignol, there's a perfectly normal detective story."
The seductive force of the murderess who tortured and maimed him continues to complicate the workaday life of a hard-used policeman in Portland, Ore. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HEARTSICK by Chelsea Cain
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 4, 2007

"Despite obvious red herrings, Cain (Confessions of a Teen Sleuth, 2005) creates a cleverly contorted thriller plot and characters with memorable personalities."
A detective, emotionally damaged after his own kidnapping, pursues a serial killer of young girls in Portland, Ore. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Indigenous Writes by Chelsea Vowel
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 9, 2016

"A convincing case for rejecting the prevailing policies of 'assimilation, control, intrusion and coercion' regarding aboriginal people."
A Canadian explores the many misconceptions about her country's indigenous citizens. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NIGHT PILGRIMS by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 30, 2013

"No fangs, capes, hissing or bats: just a wise immortal moved by vast pity."
The latest entry in Yarbro's impressive historical fantasy cycle, each independently intelligible, about the saintly vampire Count Saint-Germain (Commedia Della Morte, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Haunting Investigation by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 31, 2015

"Engaging characters, one already dead, highlight this loving tribute to the classic detective story."
In Yarbro's (Sustenance: A Saint-Germain Novel, 2014, etc.) mystery/thriller, a journalist in 1924 investigates a possible murder with help from the ghost who's haunting her.
Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"An entertaining read, and not without the virtues of humor and smarts, but an ultimately disappointing volume on an underexamined subject."
An intelligent but severely flawed look at Anglophone films set in Africa from the silent era to the present. Read full book review >