Search Results: "Clint Twist"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Still, this small title has big appeal. (Nonfiction. 9-15)"
For readers fond of the disgusting, Twist provides a lively introduction to slime in the natural world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2003

"Highly literate and by turns convincing, depressing, even humorous, thanks to P.G. Wodehouse's delicious 'Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest.'"
So much to steal, so many ways to steal it. Corruption, embezzlement, fraud, the good old stickup, and more find their way into this tangy anthology of pieces on Big Apple crime from Adrenaline series editor Willis (NYPD, 2002, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Gennebar Rising by Clint Geller
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An epic fantasy tale set in an ornately crafted universe."
Geller tells the story of a boy whose otherworldly powers may liberate his nation in this debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"Lots of familiar pieces here, but the variety of Willis's 13 selections makes for an anthology crime buffs can't refuse."
An anthology of previously published material on the uniquely savage business of crime as practiced by the organization known variously as La Cosa Nostra, the Outfit, the Syndicate, the Mafia. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 16, 2012

"Ardent, progressive ideas derailed by a predictable plotline and stereotyped characters."
American alternative politics finds its heroine in Trafton's (You Can't Push A Rope, 2006) congressional what-if novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Anathema by Chris Twist
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 24, 2012

"Although this story has its heart in the right place, readers may want to seek out other fiction that shows greater respect for transgender people."
A middle-aged man falls in love with a young transgender woman in this experimental debut novel that seems more concerned with anatomy than humanity. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"An informative, optimistic look at how a partnership between private capital and government can unleash America's innovative capabilities."
Two consultants associated with Clean Edge, a clean-tech advisory firm, review potential areas for investment in clean energy and technology. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IMMIGRATION WARS by Jeb Bush
NON-FICTION
Released: March 5, 2013

"Cynical, tardy and unnecessary."
The 2012 election is still fresh in memory, but with this effort to make a multicultural, immigrant-flush America safe for Republicans, it's clear that another Bush is declaring for the presidency. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FALSE FORTUNE by Twist Phelan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Phelan's fourth (Spurred Ambition, 2006, etc.) provides a worthy heroine, harrowing adventures and a satisfying mystery."
How far will the government and an Indian tribe go to avoid adverse publicity about radioactive waste buried on a reservation? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FALSE FORTUNE by Twist Phelan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Phelan's fourth (Spurred Ambition, 2006, etc.) provides a worthy heroine, harrowing adventures and a satisfying mystery."
How far will the government and an Indian tribe go to avoid adverse publicity about radioactive waste buried on a reservation? Read full book review >