Search Results: "Cliff McNish"


BOOK REVIEW

SAVANNAH GREY by Cliff McNish
FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2011

"The supernatural theme could pique the interests of reluctant readers, but they really deserve more than this work could ever offer. (Horror. 12 & up)"
Fifteen-year-old Savannah Grey discovers that she can bench press 725 pounds, outrun anyone in her school and has a mysterious growth in her throat that instills a killing power. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"A strong opening despite the latter—longer on imagination than action, but that could well change in future installments. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
The author of the Doomspell trilogy lays out a new storyline, this one set in a miles-long garbage dump and featuring six ordinary children who suddenly find themselves changing or acquiring eldritch powers. Read full book review >

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THE DOOMSPELL by Cliff McNish
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2001

"An opportunity for a sequel is provided at the end—an attractive option for those who care more for pyrotechnics than characters. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A monumental battle of good versus evil pits children against an ancient witch outcast from earth. Read full book review >

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DELILAH DIRK AND THE TURKISH LIEUTENANT by Tony Cliff
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Fast-paced and unabashed fun, this romp will leave readers longing for additional installments. (Graphic adventure. 14 & up)"
In Cliff's swashbuckling print debut, a tea-loving Turkish janissary must choose his future path after his quiet life is turned upside down by an encounter with a brash adventuress. Read full book review >

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DELILAH DIRK AND THE KING'S SHILLING by Tony Cliff
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: March 8, 2016

"Irresistible and exhilarating. (Graphic adventure. 14 & up)"
Delilah and Selim head to England in this sequel to Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant (2013). Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 20, 2008

"Forward-thinking insights for savvy, competitive organizations."
Berg (High Assurance Design, 2005, etc.) proves that it's possible to achieve both agility and risk management in information technology (IT), and necessary to do so in order to succeed in the coming years. Read full book review >

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MOVING ON by Cliff Wilkerson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 29, 2013

"An engaging tale of self-actualization."
An inspiring memoir about a man pursuing his goal to become a psychiatrist. Read full book review >

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THE STORE OF A MILLION ITEMS by Michelle Cliff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 1998

"Apart from these two, the momentum is essentially downhill in a disappointing patchwork publication from a writer who's capable of much better work than this."
A wispy second collection (after Bodies of Water, 1990) of 11 often inchoate stories from the Jamaican-born author of, among others, Free Enterprise (1993). Read full book review >

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MOSCOW NIGHTS by Nigel Cliff
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"Sweeping history combines with a sensitive rendering of Cliburn's extraordinary passion."
The glorious career of the Texan pianist who captured Russian hearts during the Cold War era. Read full book review >