Search Results: "Dan E. Moldea"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 5, 1995

"Moldea has left no stones unturned in his examination of the Robert Kennedy assassination, uncovering many worms and perhaps, finally, the true smoking gun."
Crime writer Moldea (Interference, 1986, etc.) attempts to write the last chapter in the debate over who killed Robert F. Kennedy. Read full book review >

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THE ULTIMATE ARENA by Dan E. Ireland
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 16, 2014

"A conspiracy-filled thriller that works by hinging on the family's struggle for answers and by not providing the easy ones."
An American soldier's death during a mission in Afghanistan seems to be part of a government conspiracy in Ireland's debut military thriller inspired by the life of Pat Tillman. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY BOYFRIEND BITES by Dan Jolley
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Hip, steamy fun. (Graphic paranormal romance. 12-14)"
A small-town teen fond of taking on difficult boyfriends as "projects" acquires a taste for tougher challenges when her newest one turns into a giant bat. Read full book review >

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PRESIDENTIAL MISADVENTURES by Bob Raczka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 27, 2015

"Lighthearted and entertaining, Raczka's irreverent quatrains show middle graders no figure is too lofty for some poetic play. (Informational poetry. 8-12)"
Presidential portraits in light verse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON THE ROPES by James Vance
Released: March 11, 2013

"The old world isn't coming back, but at least one more volume of this series appears inevitable."
An oft-praised graphic novel of the Depression era belatedly spawns a sequel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 30, 1993

"A perceptive, unsparing analysis of a colossus in crisis."
Wall Street's minders had been predicting the imminent demise of the New York Stock Exchange as the world's premier securities market long before the SEC abolished fixed commission rates in 1975. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 12, 2015

"Horrifying, darkly comic, yet ultimately hopeful—a riveting account."
In this harrowing yet witty memoir, Tucker, a former heroin addict and alcoholic, recounts his experience being held hostage by a brutal madman on a nightmarish road trip. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"A must-read field guide for the intellectually curious."
Superforecasting—predicting events that will occur in the future—is not only possible; it accounts for an entire industry. World-renowned behavioral scientist Tetlock (Expert Political Judgment: How Good Is It? How Can We Know, 2005, etc.) explains why some people are so good at it and how others can cultivate the skill. Read full book review >

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DAN CHAON
by Stephanie Buschardt

When bestselling author Dan Chaon heard about a conspiracy at his sister’s university linking a string of drowning deaths to a serial killer, he scribbled it down in his notebook and let it simmer—for 10 years. “I kept trying to figure out a way to go back to it,” says Chaon. “And then eventually that image of [a] kid ...


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BOOK REVIEW

TRUMP AS ADJECTIVE by E
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 19, 2017

"A laboriously inscrutable novel about the teachings of a mysterious figure."
A guru tutors a group that meets regularly in his apartment in the Language of the Universe, in which Donald Trump is an adjective. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BILLY AND GOAT AT THE STATE FAIR by Dan Yaccarino
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2015

"Billy's experience may encourage young children who share his attitude toward new adventures to screw their courage to the sticking place. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A shy lad and his horned, adventurous best buddy take in the state fair. The lights! The rides! The corn dogs! Read full book review >

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PILOT & HUXLEY by Dan McGuiness
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"While the ick factor is high, the actual plot is pretty thin; still, Captain Underpants fans will probably enjoy this mucous-drenched romp. (Graphic fiction. 9-12)"
A zany, gross-out graphic novel that reads like a madcap, G-rated South Park episode. Read full book review >