Search Results: "Dalton Fury"


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BLACK SITE by Dalton Fury
Released: Jan. 31, 2012

"More action hero than cerebral spy reluctantly wielding an HK416 carbine, Racer is locked and loaded for a series of adventures."
Fury (Kill Bin Laden, 2011), one of the first soldiers sent in pursuit of bin Laden, pens frontline-action fiction. Read full book review >

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TIER ONE WILD by Dalton Fury
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Action-adventure from an author who's been at the sharp end of the spear."
Fury (Black Site, 2012, etc.) again enlists gung-ho Delta Force Maj. Kolt "Racer" Raynor for anti-terrorist action, and this time the threat involves missiles and airliners rather than forted-up bad guys on the ground. Read full book review >

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EXTREME OPPOSITES by Max Dalton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"With whole stories unfurling in each image, the book has potential for classroom use as well as for solo enjoyment. (Picture book. 6-10)"
A witty, sophisticated book of opposites. Read full book review >

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INVISIBLE THREADS by Annie Dalton
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 11, 2006

"Easy to relate to, colorful and poignant. (Fiction. YA)"
A deft, moving chronicle of two lives: 16-year-old Carrie-Anne, hostile and restless within her adoptive family, and Naomi, her birth mother, shown from young childhood up until age 16 when Carrie is born. Read full book review >

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FIFTEENTH SUMMER by Michelle Dalton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 7, 2013

"It's just good writing, and good writing always works. (Romance. 12 & up)"
This sweet, realistic tale of a girl's first love proves that young romance fans don't need vampires, werewolves or other assorted immortals to enjoy a book about love in their age group. Read full book review >

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THE BLACK TEMPEST by Ryan Dalton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 25, 2017

"This flaw aside, the book's down-to-earth teenagers, bonded by adventure, will have readers rooting for the allies to prevail. (Science fiction. 14-18)"
After defeating a supervillain from the future in the first book of the Time Shift trilogy, The Year of Lightning (2016), the time travelers from Emmett's Bluff feel they've just barely recovered when they now encounter a new threat from the Time continuum. Read full book review >

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT by Kathleen Dalton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2002

"Cast slightly in the shadow by the recent works of better-known biographers (Edmund Morris's Theodore Rex and Louis Auchincloss's Theodore Roosevelt, both 2001), this nonetheless ranks high among the available portraits of the rough-riding president."
The renowned, larger-than-life politician comes in for respectful but critical treatment at the hands of debut biographer Dalton (History/Phillips Academy, Andover). Read full book review >

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WRITTEN IN RED by Annie Dalton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2016

"Dalton's warmth may mislead readers into thinking people who are attacked always recover (they don't). But even if her single-story risks sometimes falter, her long-term-plot risks pay off."
Unwelcome discoveries about a friend's past force her two closest companions to dig up details in order to protect her from things they don't know. Read full book review >

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HIGH STRUNG by Quinn Dalton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 8, 2003

"Pleasant narrative, but a first novel even so that lacks any punch."
A belated coming-of-ager about a woman in her 30s who returns home to Florence, Ohio, after a stint abroad to confront her family's not-very-secret secrets. Read full book review >

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ELSEWHERE, U.S.A. by Dalton Conley
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 13, 2009

"Bright, readable, overblown view of our hyperactive times."
Provocative analysis of stressed-out, striving upper-income professional couples cast adrift in today's 24/7 market-based information economy. Read full book review >

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HEAVEN LAKE by John Dalton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2004

"A plodding first novel, hollow at its center."
The education of a prig as an American in Taiwan evolves from self-righteous missionary to compassionate stand-in husband. Read full book review >

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BULLETPROOF GIRL by Quinn Dalton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2005

"Sadly, stories with a potential too insufficiently realized to deliver sustenance."
From novelist Quinn (High Strung, 2003), an oddly flat first collection that deals mostly with overly familiar domestic issues. Read full book review >