Search Results: "David Moody"


BOOK REVIEW

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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NON-FICTION
Released: March 3, 2015

"A hodgepodge of science and personal observation, this all-encompassing book urges women to get in sync with their bodies and embrace their moods."
Beyond the provocative title, psychiatrist Holland (Weekends at Bellevue: Nine Years on the Night Shift at the Psych ER, 2009) does not cast aspersions but instead urges women to embrace their mood fluctuations as part of natural hormonal rhythms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOODY FOREVER by Steve Oliver
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 11, 1998

"Just don't look too closely at the clothespins and mucilage that hold the crazy plot together."
Scott Moody's been in Vietnam, in a mental institution, and in a shamus's office, but now he'd cheerfully settle for balancing his nights driving a cab around Spokane with his days as a second-string reporter for the Mill City newspaper his ex-wife Andrea works for, and his daydreams of reuniting with Andrea and his daughter with his night dreams (and not only dreams) of steamy sex with nubile socialite Xanthia Welch. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JUDY MOODY by Megan McDonald
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2000

"Surefire fare for Cleary, Kline, and Hurwitz fans. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Changeable skies arch over a third-grader's moodscape in this easy-reading chapter book from the versatile McDonald (The Night Iguana Left Home, 1999, etc). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AUTUMN by David Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Standard zombie fare from Moody (Dog Blood, 2010), slowed down to a lifeless crawl."
When a fast-moving virus decimates the population, the few survivors struggle to make lives for themselves, even as some of the dead come back as mindless zombies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JUDY MOODY GETS FAMOUS! by Megan McDonald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"New chapter-book readers will enjoy watching Judy's moods, and the ensuing complications, unfold. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Envious of classmate and spelling-bee champ Jessica's picture in the local paper, the irrepressible third grader introduced in Judy Moody (2000) tries for her own 15 minutes of fame. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HATER by David Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"At times savagely brutal—the moments of outrageous violence may be considered over-the-top by some readers—but engrossing and effective."
Originally self published in 2006, British author Moody's thriller concerns a young father who attempts to save himself and his family from a world moving inexorably and mysteriously toward chaos and violence. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOG BLOOD by David Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2010

"Lean, relentless and terrifying."
The war between the Haters and the Unchanged rages on in the follow-up to Moody's taut horror/suspense debut Hater (2009). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

JUDY MOODY, MOOD MARTIAN by Megan McDonald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Even new Moody fans will find diving into the series this late in the game a pleasure. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Back again for her 12th outing, Judy tries to take the "moody" out of her name, with mixed results. Read full book review >

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ONE OF US WILL BE DEAD BY MORNING by David Moody
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 5, 2017

"Another wetwork nightmare that should delight fans of Haters and intrigue writers who wallow in the genre."
Fifteen people trapped on a remote island in the North Sea struggle to survive during a violent outbreak. Read full book review >