Search Results: "David Lindsey"


BOOK REVIEW

LINDSEY LOST by Suzanne Marie Phillips
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 13, 2012

"Readers looking for a twisty, satisfying mystery should look elsewhere. (Mystery. 12-15)"
Life, death and suspicion in the pressure cooker of high-stakes teen athletics. Read full book review >

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DAVID by Mary Hoffman
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Nonfiction masquerading as a novel and failing as either sort of narrative. (character list, historical note, glossary) (Historical fiction. 13 & up)"
The author of the Stravaganaza series reveals the muse behind Michelangelo's David. Read full book review >

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LOVING LINDSEY by Linda Atwell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"A brutally honest, affecting memoir of family resilience."
In her debut memoir, former entrepreneur and catastrophic claims adjuster Atwell chronicles the challenges of helping an adult child with disabilities transition to independent living. Read full book review >

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THE FACE OF THE ASSASSIN by David Lindsey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 20, 2004

"Old pro Lindsey (The Rules of Silence, 2003, etc.) does his best to keep things twisty, but that well-traveled-road feeling is hard to shake."
The one about the civvie who stands in for his CIA twin and earns the thanks of a grateful nation. Read full book review >

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ANIMOSITY by David Lindsey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2001

"Not the best from this usually reliable veteran (The Color of Night, 1999, etc.). There's an unfortunate soap-opera feel here, undercutting the surprise end that seems to have shaped everything preceding it."
An over-the-top thriller about a successful sculptor with feet of clay. Read full book review >

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REQUIEM FOR A GLASS HEART by David Lindsey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 8, 1996

"Equal opportunity is a dominant if implicit theme of this violent, broody, overlong international thriller, the only moral of which seems to be that sex kills. (Author tour)"
With more women in the global workforce every year, it seems inevitable that at least a few will become hired guns. Read full book review >

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AN ABSENCE OF LIGHT by David Lindsey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 1994

"This rather implausible yarn hopscotches from thriller to mundane police procedural, with touches of existential angst thrown in—no mean feat for a writer trying to illuminate shadows."
The title of Lindsey's (Body of Truth, 1992) ambitious seventh novel refers to moral darkness in the Houston Police Department and in an international drug and arms operation that appears to have corrupted at least three detectives. Read full book review >

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DAVID BOWIE by Paul Trynka
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 18, 2011

"Bowie nerds will love it, and music nerds will admire it; regular nerds and most others will think it's about 150 pages too long."
Everything you always wanted to know about the Thin White Duke. Everything. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVID COPPERFIELD by Charles Dickens
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Marks's storytelling skills are further demonstrated by the different sizes of the pictures, their distribution, and layout—on the whole, they evocatively conjure this hearty tale, and will send readers off to the original. (Picture book. 8-12)"
A more or less self-contained excerpt from the novel, in a creative abridgement done by Dickens for one of his public readings (Anthea Bell's afterword provides notes about these performances and the texts Dickens prepared for them). Read full book review >

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THE RULES OF SILENCE by David Lindsey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 23, 2003

"Thin characterization and serviceable prose, but the nimbly executed set piece at the close is worth the wait."
The specter of terrorism adds a twist to an otherwise standard blackmail plot. Read full book review >

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RIDING WITH MISS LINDSEY by Jim Alexander
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2006

"A touching read for anyone, but especially poignant for parents raising children with similar conditions."
A father remembers a special daughter. Read full book review >