Search Results: "Corey Olsen"


BOOK REVIEW

EXPLORING J.R.R. TOLKIEN'S <i>THE HOBBIT</i> by Corey Olsen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Tolkien's roads, it seems, go ever, ever on, but with as amiable and knowledgeable a guide as Olsen, the weather remains fine and the journey sweet."
A journey across Middle-earth with an English teacher. Read full book review >

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COREY TO THE RESCUE! by Meg Kimball
Released: Nov. 14, 2013

"Briskly paced, humorous and warm; an enjoyable but somewhat predictable read."
A seventh-grade girl writes an advice column for the school newspaper in this YA novel. Read full book review >

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ENVY by Gregg Olsen
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"A relatively gratifying examination of the complexity of connections in a close-knit community. (Suspense. 12 & up)"
Katelyn's death is ruled accidental by the coroner, but twins Hayley and Taylor are convinced that a deeper evil has been committed. Read full book review >

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“I” by Jack Olsen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 20, 2002

"True-crime entertainment at its best."
Veteran true-crime author Olsen (Hastened to the Grave, 1998, etc.) explores the crimes and motivations of a truck-stop murderer. Read full book review >

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CHARMER by Jack Olsen
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 21, 1994

"Russell's compulsion to kill is less in evidence here than is Olsen's compulsion to churn out yet another murderous tale. (Author tour)"
Best-selling true-crime writer Olsen's latest account of psychopathic terror is little more than a chronological retelling of the basic facts. Read full book review >

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Nani's Tale by Corey Fair
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 17, 2016

"A taut and rewarding tale about a young girl's frightening life and last-minute rescue.
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A little girl struggles to find love and salvation against terrifying odds in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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Walking The Crooked Path by Corey King
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 23, 2014

"An engrossing, informative read for anyone intrigued by the concept of finding peace and happiness while in the grips of terminal illness."
Using clever commentary and realistic reassurance, King's comforting memoir details his struggle with early-onset Parkinson's disease. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FEAR by Corey Robin
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"A worthy, if gloomy, contribution to the political-philosophical literature."
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself—and the uses to which the powers that be are putting that fear. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"A fairly conventional self-improvement outline with an intriguing poetic twist."
A self-help guide that offers a lifestyle plan based on a 118-year-old poem. Read full book review >