Search Results: "David Edwards"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PEN THAT PA BUILT by David Edwards
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Teachers will welcome this visual demonstration in book form, which is almost as good as a visit to Old Sturbridge Village. (author's note) (Picture book. 4-8)"
This historic riff on The House That Jack Built provides dimension to the process of raising sheep to make wool. Read full book review >

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NIGHTSCAPE by David W. Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 7, 2016

"A richly rewarding, action-packed excursion into the classic pulp era, delivering a combination of eldritch villains and overmatched but valiant heroes."
Two novellas set in the world of the 2012 Nightscape movie.Read full book review >

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HANNA'S WAR by David Lynn Edwards
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 6, 2007

"For readers looking for a joyful portrait of a vibrant woman this will be an easy read, but those searching for a more candid portrait of life with cancer will have to look elsewhere."
Edwards recalls many warm years with his wife and the strength she showed in her battle with cancer. Read full book review >

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UNNATURAL SELECTIONS by Wallace Edwards
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"An imaginary zoo that will set readers to chortling. (key to smaller creatures) (Picture book. 6-8)"
A gallery of chimerical critters that Darwin himself would be hard put to justify. Read full book review >

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Nightscape: Cynopolis by David W. Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"By turns entertaining, poignant, and heady, a thoroughly enjoyable thrill ride powered by jolts of philosophy."
Through contact with interdimensional beings, a former Black Power activist releases a "thought-virus" that turns dogs wild and people into jackal-headed creatures resembling the ancient Egyptian god Anubis. Read full book review >

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THE BIKER'S BROTHER by Peter Edwards
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"A subpar mystery buoyed by a crackling gumshoe protagonist. (Mystery. 14-17)"
A biker is accused of murder. Read full book review >

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YOUR BIG BREAK by Johanna Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2006

"It'll take a lot of caffeine to make it through this safely constructed snooze."
Lies muddle the life of a Boston break-up artist. Read full book review >

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THE HANGING WOOD by Martin Edwards
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2011

"Reliable Lake District family intrigue from a seasoned pro."
Hannah Scarlett's Cold Case Review Team has exactly one week to solve a 20-year-old mystery. Read full book review >

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The Stowaway by Clyde Edwards
Released: July 13, 2014

"A debut horror novel about demonic possession that breathes new life into an old theme."
In Edwards' debut horror novel, a ship's captain discovers a mysterious orb that gradually infuses him with a malevolent personality. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 11, 1992

"Competently written and researched, but, apart from the Grace Kelly years, the Grimaldis come off here as a rather shabby and dull lot. (B&w photos—48—not seen.)"
Veteran celebrity-biographer Edwards (Wallis, 1991, etc.) does her best with Prince Rainier and his ancestors, but the Grimaldis as a dynasty seem more bent on survival than on cutting a heroic figure. Read full book review >

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OSCAR WILDE DISCOVERS AMERICA by Louis Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 18, 2003

"Tremendous fun: a marvelous story animated with just the right savvy, melodrama, wit, and fantasy."
A young man comes of age in the company of the great Irish wit and playwright, a story told by Edwards (N, 1997, etc.) with a sophistication worthy of its subject. Read full book review >