Search Results: "Clint Young"


BOOK REVIEW

RETURN TO THE WILLOWS by Jacqueline Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Funny and warm, this could tempt a new generation toward the raptures of 'messing about in boats.' (Animal fantasy. 6-10)"
Writing a sequel to such a beloved classic is almost as bold a move as Toad stealing a motor-car, but happily, Kelly's results warrant accolades rather than a trip to gaol. 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 >

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A MIGHTY IMAGINATION
by Julie Danielson

Barbara DaCosta and Ed Young aren’t new to collaboration. In 2012, she wrote and he illustrated Nighttime Ninja, her debut picture book. Mighty Moby, on shelves in early August, is their second collaboration, and it came to exist in a way not typical for most picture books, what the author calls “an unusual method” and “backward.”

Evidently, Ed Young ...


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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

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

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"A greatest hits compilation that scores with every selection."
A resolutely fun and exciting collection that spans the gamut of magical fiction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KENNEDYS by Clint Willis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Into the Kennedy aura once more, but brightly."
A gallimaufry of musings on the Kennedy family showcases some classy political writing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MEMBER-GUEST by Clint McCown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 1995

"Newcomer McCown's fluid writing is sometimes marred by strained coincidences, and the endings tend to be a tad pat and sermonizing, yet this series of mini-portraits successfully illuminates the subtle details of middle-age people coming to grips with failed ambitions."
A deft series of interconnected stories set around a small- town country-club golf tournament. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Evangeline by Clint Adams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2015

"After this fine historical novel, it's easy to predict new fans for Adams."
A fanciful, fictional memoir of the real-life Evangeline Smith Adams, the most famous astrologer of the early 20th century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"This lacks some of the thrills and spills of Into Thin Air but is of the same class and caliber—and will make many readers wonder why anyone would ever dare climb into the clouds."
A death-haunted saga of the scalers of heaven. Read full book review >