Search Results: "Craig Dirgo"


BOOK REVIEW

THE EINSTEIN PAPERS by Craig Dirgo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 11, 1999

"Even so, well done and much fun with ironic dialogue."
The coauthor with Clive Cussler of The Sea Hunters (1996) and Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt Revealed (not reviewed) debuts with his first solo adventure novel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 2, 2002

"A lively narrative slickly done: nothing wrong with that, but intelligent readers who like their history straight up may find it simply annoying."
The creator of the immensely popular series of marine and underwater adventures starring Dirk Pitt (Valhalla Rising, 2001, etc.) returns with a sequel to his nonfiction Sea Hunters (1996). Read full book review >

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GOLDEN BUDDHA by Clive Cussler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 7, 2003

"Honestly fabulous."
Sailing the high seas with Cussler once again. Read full book review >

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SACRED STONE by Clive Cussler
Released: Oct. 5, 2004

"The usual Cussler the Incredible, crammed with endless technological detail and ablaze with action."
The multitudes of fans awaiting each new work the Mighty Cussler Factory pumps out must wonder which Cussler they'll get next. Read full book review >

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THE SEA HUNTERS by Clive Cussler
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"The lively text includes a number of handsome, helpful maps, plus line drawings of designated vessels and the vanished locomotive."
Life has imitated pop art in the case of best-selling author Cussler (Shock Wave, 1996; Sahara, 1992; etc.), whose avocation is locating great ships lost in deep waters. Read full book review >

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OUR NOISE by Jeff Gomez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"And there's enough material here for a season's worth of TV shows."
A slacker soap opera, first published as a serial 'zine through mail order, classifieds, and in Tower Record stores, that lacks the literary pretensions of Douglas Coupland's Gen-X sagasand is much the better for it. Read full book review >

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ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE by Steve Kluge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 11, 2004

"Gaily self-amused, told in tart memos, cheeky checklists, sighs, essays, legal briefs, and heartsick journal entries. Straights may nod off."
Gay guys go gaga. By the author of the well-received baseball novel The Last Days of Summer (1998). Read full book review >

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GONE, GONE, GONE by Hannah Moskowitz
Released: April 17, 2012

"A complete miss from an otherwise solid author. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
The Beltway sniper shootings and the attacks of 9/11 become the crucible for this exploration of teenage grief and love. Read full book review >

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THE INTERVIEW ROOM by Roderick Anscombe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2005

"Along with the steadily mounting tension, Anscombe (Shank, 1996, etc.) provides enough exquisitely turned therapeutic dialogues between participants ferally skilled in talking around the point to create a heaven for connoisseurs of mind games."
A forensic psychiatrist asked to evaluate an accused stalker finds himself pulled into a nightmare in which nothing is what it seems—maybe not even himself. Read full book review >

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LOTS OF DOTS by Craig Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Zingy and crisp, joyful and sprightly, this is one outstanding read. (Picture book. 2-7)"
In his gamesome new work, Frazier shows how one shape—the simple dot—creates and shapes our world. Read full book review >

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MULE TRAIN MAIL by Craig Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"Informative as well as evocative, and told with crisp clarity. (author's note) (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
In some remote pockets of Arizona, the postman wears a cowboy hat and leads a mule train. Read full book review >

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THE TOWN MOUSE AND THE COUNTRY MOUSE by Helen Craig
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Tyler'' are charming; in the meantime, there are some splendidly dramatic takes, especially during Charlie's encounter with the cat, while the tiny protagonists are delightfully individual and appealing—as is this well-worn tale in its fresh new garb. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A spirited retelling with lively dialogue and many colorful embellishments, plus enchantingly detailed illustrations in cleverly varied frames and spreads. Read full book review >