Search Results: "Danny Brower"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 4, 2013

"A novel idea about the origins of the human mind but long-winded and repetitious in its development."
A new answer to the question of why Homo sapiens are the only species to have developed a brain with complex mental abilities. Read full book review >

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THE BOY AT THE GATE by Danny Ellis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Heartbreak at its most bittersweet."
An Irish singer/songwriter's powerful debut memoir about growing up at the notorious Artane Industrial School for orphaned and abandoned boys in Dublin. Read full book review >

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OUT OF ARKLOW by Danny O'Neill
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 28, 2014

"An engrossing, detailed read about a working life at sea."
Debut memoirist O'Neill went off to sea, did not look back and has a footlocker full of tales to tell. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 1991

"A mercifully brief kitsch hodgepodge, with 16 pages of color and b&w photographs of Rose and his pals Pied-Pipering away."
In his biography of Jim Morrison (No One Here Gets Out Alive) and his own autobiography (Wonderland Avenue), Sugerman has previously waxed poetic about roads of excess leading to palaces of rock 'n'roll wisdom. Read full book review >

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THE FACULTY CLUB by Danny Tobey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2010

"A novel as callow as its protagonist."
In this debut novel, a small-town Texas kid starting out at a high-powered Ivy League law school is seduced and then threatened by members of a secret underground society. Read full book review >

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RAGE AGAINST THE MESHUGENAH by Danny Evans
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 4, 2009

"Tedious and ultimately mediocre."
A nice Jewish boy reflects on his experiences with depression. Read full book review >

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MAN FROM THE SKY by Danny Wynn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2014

"Conjuring shades of Steinbeck's meditations on nature, this enjoyable, pleasant yarn passes like the cool summer breezes described within its pages."
In this short but sweet novella, Wynn spins an enjoyable tale of lost souls colliding in the most unlikely of places. Read full book review >

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THE PLOTS AGAINST HITLER by Danny Orbach
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"A dense but gripping look at a historical counternarrative that remains relevant and disturbing."
A robust history of the German conspiracy against Nazism. Read full book review >

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IN SEARCH OF THE LOST CHORD by Danny Goldberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 6, 2017

"No substitute for more serious histories of the era but a genial you-were-there memoir of a golden age."
A reminiscence of the time that brought us Sgt. Pepper and the Summer of Love. Read full book review >

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A CHILDREN'S GUIDE TO ARCTIC BIRDS by Mia Pelletier
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"Interesting for bird lovers whose homes are in temperate climes as well, especially those who might see some of these intriguing Arctic nesters in winter. (Nonfiction. 8-15)"
An Arctic ecologist introduces a dozen bird species that take advantage of the food available in the brief but bountiful summer to nest and raise their young in the far north. Read full book review >

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POLAR BEAR by William Flaherty
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2016

"Uninspired outings. (Informational early reader. 6-8)"
A first introduction to the largest living land-dwelling carnivore. Read full book review >