Search Results: "David Macinnis Gill"


BOOK REVIEW

SHADOW ON THE SUN by David Macinnis Gill
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 26, 2013

"A refreshingly nondystopic sci-fi adventure. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
In this fast-paced sequel (Invisible Sun, 2012, etc.), ex-Regulators Durango and Vienne are at it again in a race against time on a dangerous Martian landscape. Read full book review >

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INVISIBLE SUN by David Macinnis Gill
Released: April 1, 2012

"A weirdly tepid, stop-and-start mess of a sci-fi thriller. (Science fiction. 13 & up)"
Danger! Romance! Library ambushes! Read full book review >

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BLACK HOLE SUN by David Macinnis Gill
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Fans of science fiction and the strange will eat this up. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
Intrepid teen regulator Jake Durango leads a daring pack of fearless freedom fighters in a dystopian future where humans rage against ferocious, porcine creatures called Drau, who prey upon human flesh. Read full book review >

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SOUL ENCHILADA by David Macinnis Gill
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2009

"All readers can do is buckle their seatbelts, close their eyes and take the plunge. (Fantasy. YA)"
Broke-down pizza-delivery heroine Eunice "Bug" Smoot's snake of a granddad sold his soul to the devil for a 1958 Cadillac Biarritz. Read full book review >

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UNCANNY by David Macinnis Gill
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A bloated, sloppy mess. (Paranormal romance. 12-adult)"
Willow Jane's power awakens—as does an ancient enemy. Read full book review >

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DAVID OWEN
by Alex Layman

The American West has long been a place of myth and wonder, of dramatic canyons, mesas, and mountain ranges. These dramatic landscapes have wooed Americans for centuries, and The New Yorker’s David Owen isn’t immune to its siren song. Though Owen has lived in Connecticut for most of his adult life, he spent the summers of his youth in ...


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DAVID SAMUEL LEVINSON
by James McDonald

“I'm just furious,” David Samuel Levinson says, agitation lending his voice both energy and an edge. “I'm furious that we have to talk about this in 2017.” It was less than a month into the new administration when we discussed his novel, Tell Me How This Ends Well, and the dangerous implications for minority groups of ...


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LOVE YA
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

I don’t read a lot of Young Adult/New Adult books, but I’ve become a fan of Huntley Fitzpatrick.

I think I’ve read all of her books now (and hope a new one is coming out soon!).

I just finished What I Thought Was True, and I invite you all to read it!

Sometimes, with YA, I feel ...


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DAVID GARROW
by Gregory McNamee

Barack Obama has been portrayed as being many things over his life and political career. Some have thought him flippant, coasting by on charm and glibness. Others have thought him suspect. Admirers and detractors both have found him aloof, though very few have doubted the fact of his formidable intelligence.

And admirers and detractors alike have also found Barack Obama ...


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A READING YEAR: SOMETIMES A CHANGE OF PERSPECTIVE IS USEFUL
by J. Kingston Pierce

Last December, after posting my “favorite crime novels of 2015” list, I put together a rather different assessment of the year’s new offerings in this genre. Rather than confine myself to picking 10 books (all released in the United States) that I judged to have been particularly well-written and memorable—a traditional and potentially valuable, but admittedly limiting exercise—I expanded my ...


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START YOUR READING YEAR OFF RIGHT WITH JANUARY'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY BOOKS
by John DeNardo

Another year of reading begins! What better way to start it off than with books that will stretch your imagination? This month's selection of the best science fiction and fantasy reads offers sword and sorcery, eldritch horrors, a richly-imagined forest world, deals with the Devil in the Old West, espionage across parallel worlds, and a 25th Century whodunit ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 12, 2005

"Never quite jells into a coherent work, but its many individual parts are great fun to read."
An entertaining potpourri about poison: anecdotes, history, lore, science and trivia. Read full book review >