Search Results: "Dana Regan"


BOOK REVIEW

ODESSA AGAIN by Dana Reinhardt
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"With humor as well as depth, this is an endearing story of a spunky girl who realizes that life gets more, not less, confusing as she grows up. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Odessa Green-Light discovers a loophole in time. Now she can fix all kinds of things, especially the de-hyphenation of her family. Read full book review >

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DYING FOR DANA by Jim Patton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

Max Travis, the white-knight ADA of Portland, Oregon, is in big trouble this time, and it's all his fault. Read full book review >

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I CAN DO IT MYSELF! by Dana Regan
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 24, 2011

"A quick (the read-aloud section clocks in at just under two minutes) but, overall, satisfying read. (iPad storybook app. 3-5)"
A simple, rhyming text provides readers a glimpse of a confident little girl's routine at home. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Regan puts a human face on the multiple problems created by desperate, poverty-stricken people entering the United States illegally to look for work, and the costly measures taken by the American government to secure its borders."
An indictment of U.S. immigration policy via harrowing stories of immigrants trying to cross from Mexico into Arizona, the Border Patrol agents whose job it is to stop them and the volunteers dedicated to saving their lives. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1999

"A paean to Richard and Saladin and desert warfare—the clashes of cultures resound as loudly as those of the weapons. (8 pages photos, not seen; 5 maps)"
In this brisk account of the Third Crusade (1189—1192), Regan, author of numerous popular military histories, shines a soft, flattering light on the leaders of the two opposing forces in the greatest of all oxymorons: holy war. Read full book review >

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Cold-Blooded by Lisa Regan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 4, 2015

"A delightful detective who more than earns and deserves her own series.
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In Regan's (Hold Still, 2014, etc.) thriller, Philadelphia private investigator Jocelyn Rush takes the reins of a cold case from a terminal ex-homicide detective who needs help finding the killer before he dies.Read full book review >

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STREET GIRLS by Linda Regan
Released: June 1, 2012

"Regan (Brotherhood of Blades, 2011, etc.) continues her sure-footed walk on the noir side. Entertaining stuff, but not for the fainthearted."
Street girls walk, street gangs war—it's all business as usual, thinks DI Georgia Johnston, except for an unsettling surge in South London's murder rate. Read full book review >

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BROTHERHOOD OF BLADES by Linda Regan
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Page-turning stuff, this auspicious series debut is for readers who, like Regan (Dead Like Her, 2009, etc.), don't flinch from brutality."
Gangbangers battle bloodily in South London, but can any of them really win? Read full book review >

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INTOXICATING MINDS by Ciaran Regan
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Material that might have worked better as chapters of a textbook."
An extremely short account of an extremely big subject: the history, uses, physiological effects, pharmacological development, and future of drugs. Read full book review >

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DETAINED AND DEPORTED by Margaret Regan
NON-FICTION
Released: March 10, 2015

"Together, Regan's books bring into focus the fates of undocumented people fighting against the odds to make it into America and then, if they get here, struggling, and often failing, to build a life."
A timely look at the inhumane effects of immigration policies in the United States. Read full book review >

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SOUL CRIES by Theresa Regan
Released: Sept. 13, 2012

"A thoughtfully constructed, deeply felt book that Christian parents can look to for encouragement."
A devotional that provides meditations on Bible passages to encourage Christian parents whose children face behavioral challenges. Read full book review >

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UNICORN VS. GOBLINS by Dana Simpson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"Fans of the series may appreciate its untiring comedic banter, but the endless sparkles and running jokes start to lose a bit of their luster, making this feel a bit like a one-trick pony—er, unicorn. (Graphic fantasy. 7-12)"
In this third installment, Phoebe and her unicorn find themselves encountering yet more whimsical hilarity. Read full book review >