Search Results: "Dee Mosier"


BOOK REVIEW

FINANCIAL STRAIGHT TALK by Dee Mosier
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"As an abbreviated guide, Mosier's work won't replace a more comprehensive discussion of the necessary financial preparations for retirement, but it's an excellent starting point."
A solid overview of financial strategies for retirement. Read full book review >

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SOLVING ZOE by Barbara Dee
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 21, 2009

"A key to the ciphers embedded in the story appears at the end, along with a list of sources. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Eleven-year-old Zoe is the black sheep of her eccentric, intelligent family. Read full book review >

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TRUTH OR DARE by Barbara Dee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"Entertaining bibliotherapy but also a useful road map to resolution of the age-old problem of severe cattiness. (Fiction. 10-14)"
It's hard to watch white seventh-grader Lia, rebounding from her mother's death two years ago, engineer her own slow-motion train wreck. Read full book review >

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A THOUSAND PARDONS by Jonathan Dee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 12, 2013

"With his sixth novel, Pulitzer finalist Dee has written a page turner without sacrificing a smidgen of psychological insight. What a triumph."
A marriage flames out. Gleefully, thrillingly, Dee (The Privileges, 2010, etc.) tracks its aftermath, focusing primarily on the evolution of the ex-wife. Read full book review >

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BRONX ANGEL by Ed Dee
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 22, 1995

"The result is all the richly reeking background of Robert Daley and William Caunitz's cops without the high fat content of their NYPD epics."
More crime and corruption among New York's finest, courtesy of ``paper cop'' Det. Anthony Ryan and his wild and crazy partner, Det. Joe Gregory (14 Peck Slip, 1994). Read full book review >

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WILDFIRE RUN by Dee Garretson
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Mostly harmless MacGyver-esque foolishness, this gadget-filled thriller is expressly calculated to hit the sweet spot for middle-grade readers who like their survival literature laced with technology. (Adventure. 9-12)"
A breakneck adventure in the unusual setting of Camp David features the president's son Luke and his two pals, Theo and Callie. Read full book review >

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HALFWAY NORMAL by Barbara Dee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A powerful story not only about illness, but about accepting yourself for who you are—no matter the experiences that shaped you. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Norah Levy is 12 and entering seventh grade, but she hasn't been in school for the past two years: she's been busy fighting acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and now she's figuring out how to re-enter the "normal" world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 20, 1995

"But toward the end, Breger brings us back to mundane reality—with a darling close-up of every urban dweller's friend, the cockroach. (First serial to New York Times Magazine)"
It is tautological that we'll never know the unknowable, but it seems we can see the invisible—thanks to the scanning electron microscope (SEM). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

14 PECK SLIP by Ed Dee
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1994

"For a novice, Dee manipulates the entangled plots of this police procedural with a surprisingly sure hand."
In a terrific debut for retired New York policeman Dee, two detectives investigating mob activities mistakenly fish the wrong cement-filled barrel out of the East River. Read full book review >