Search Results: "Clive Davis"


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THE SOUNDTRACK OF MY LIFE by Clive Davis
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"A touch overlong, but a pleasure to read, elevated and mensch-y at the same time."
Revealing, entertaining account of the fortunes—almost always waxing—of the music mogul. Read full book review >

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ABARAT:  ABSOLUTE MIDNIGHT by Clive Barker
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"All in all, fans will revel and newcomers will be baffled. (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
The long-awaited third book of Barker's series has finally arrived. Read full book review >

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THE FOX AND THE WILD by Clive McFarland
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 14, 2017

"There's lots that appeals: a polite but determined fox, just enough danger, and plenty of colorful art. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A fox named Fred quests for a life away from his native city. Read full book review >

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A BED FOR BEAR by Clive McFarland
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Pleasant—though it does not plow particularly new ground. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This simple tale riffs on a perennial theme: "There's no place like home." Read full book review >

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ABARAT by Clive Barker
by Clive Barker, illustrated by Clive Barker
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Still, with three promised sequels on the way, many readers will, like Candy, want to 'trust to Mama Izabella' to take them somewhere worth the trip. (Fiction. 12+)"
A new series revives the almost-extinct genre of the fantasy travelogue. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Expect heavy demand. (Fantasy. 12+)"
Picaresque digression yields to plot development in this second entry about the archipelago of the Abarat, where each island is ruled by a different hour of the day. Read full book review >

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Released: April 14, 1989

A collection of 27 keen pieces dealing with historians and their readers. Read full book review >

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BLOOD MONEY by Clive Egleton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 13, 1998

"Edgy, indeed paranoid spy stuff."
British Intelligence operative Peter Ashton returns in Egleton's (Warning Shot, 1997) 27th high-tech, fact-laden international thriller filled with credible and complex characters in steady, steel-plated sentences. Read full book review >

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A DOUBLE DECEPTION by Clive Egleton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1992

"The clever characters, scenes of bureaucratic warfare, and the romantic setup are more attractive and of greater interest than the rather frantic plot."
Heroism and betrayal in wartime Warsaw haunt late 60's London- -in the latest thriller from Egleton, who previously paired England and Poland in Last Act (1991). Read full book review >

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A LETHAL INVOLVEMENT by Clive Egleton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"Here, the mysteries are revealed with edgy ambiance (courtesy of the professional paranoia induced by downsizing democracies) in much the same way as one peels away an onion's layers to reach the pearl at the center."
Though finally separated from Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, hard-to-handle agent Peter Ashton (Death Throes, 1995, etc.) is now recalled to duty by his erstwhile masters to investigate a seemingly simple case that soon turns complicated. Read full book review >

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MISUNDERSTANDINGS by Clive Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 1993

"A most readable first collection."
A debut collection of ten stories that elegantly limns the power of the often innocent misunderstanding to wound the human heart. Read full book review >

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THE HONEY TRAP by Clive Egleton
Released: April 1, 2001

"Sharply observed, entertainingly set down: Egleton has served his time in those bureaucratic trenches, and does it ever show."
Internecine war continues to rage as Egleton delivers his 29th adventure chronicling the secret life of the Secret Intelligence Service (Dead Reckoning, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >