Search Results: "Cole Stryker"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 13, 2012

"One of the most well-informed examinations of the Internet available today."
A multilayered and well-reasoned retort against all those who would seek to erase anonymity from the Web. Read full book review >

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END GAME by Dev Stryker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1994

"The pseudonymous Stryker (Deathright, 1993) turns in another fast-paced, empty-headed performance, with a battle of wits more reminiscent of a demolition derby than a chess match."
The first victim of New York's Monogram Murderer is a homeless man plucked from the Port Authority Bus Terminal and dumped on the Upper East Side with the letter P carved on his forehead. Read full book review >

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DEATHRIGHT by Dev Stryker
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1993

"Cold-eyed Billy Starr never would've relied on such a feeble cover story."
``It was preposterous. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 23, 1991

"It's clear that McGuire's capital helped make these countries such enjoyable places to visit, but for anyone with the same resources, it sounds like a great trip."
From Newsweek's chief of correspondents, an engaging travelogue of lands from Mexico to Argentina, deftly weaving anecdotes, historical tales that rival the region's fantastical fiction, and ponderings over racial conflict, economic booms and busts, and political violence. Read full book review >

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TRUDY by Henry Cole
by Henry Cole, illustrated by Henry Cole
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"The deceptively simple story gently nudges children to look at and appreciate animals as more than just barnyard fixtures. (Picture book. 4-8)"
At the country auction, Esme and Grandfather find just the right animal for them: "Not too big, not too small. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2010

"A rare gift: a novel with artwork as whole and vital as a picture book's. (afterword) (Animal fantasy. 6-10)"
Starting outside a house, the reader's viewpoint moves indoors page by page until there "sat Celeste, hunched over her work table" under the floorboards. Read full book review >

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ON THE WAY TO THE BEACH by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"Perfect for introducing youngsters to the world around them, and especially appropriate for anyone who visits or lives near the seashore. (answer key) (Picture book. 4-12)"
The mid-Atlantic coast with its myriad plants and animals comes to life in this marvelous search-and-find book. Read full book review >

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JACK'S GARDEN by Henry Cole
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1995

"Capped by a lively and elegant design, the book should supplement to an elementary science lesson; what Jack's Garden lacks in personality, it more than makes up for in attention to detail. (Picture book. 3+)"
Cole mimics the cumulative technique of ``The House That Jack Built'' to describe the garden the eponymous hero might tend in his backyard. Read full book review >

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THE BAD GOOD MANNERS BOOK by Babette Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1996

"1958) and the much more recent lessons of Caralyn and Mark Buehner's It's a Spoon, Not a Shovel (1995). (Picture book. 5- 8)"
A rhyming list of dos and don'ts, with the don'ts alluringly depicted in Cole's chaotically zany pencil-and-watercolor illustrations. Read full book review >

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Z.APOCALYPSE by Steve Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2012

"If a little illogical and unsubtle, this trilogy closer nonetheless delivers what's most important: thrills. (Science fiction. 10-14)"
Adam Adlar is back, working with his scientist dad to save the world from the deviant dreams of Geneflow, a high-tech organization that wants to remake the world, even if it means starting World War III. Read full book review >

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THE CANYON by Sheila Cole
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2002

"On par with a bad made-for-television movie. (Fiction. 10-12)"
The San Diego community is horrified when their local television station announces that San Ramon Canyon, the place where they hike and enjoy local flora and fauna, is slated to be leveled for 95 luxury homes. Read full book review >