Search Results: "Dennis Geiger"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 26, 2012

"Authentic insights into the day-to-day operations of a psychiatric institute, told in broad strokes."
A group of doctors and patients at a psychiatric hospital scramble through each day in this meandering sequel (Kinzua State: Earthshine, 2010). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"An intelligent rendering of a chilling phenomenon."
An award-winning Canadian author uncovers spiritual guardians who aid those in states of crisis. Read full book review >

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WILDMAN by J.C. Geiger
Released: June 6, 2017

"A thought-provoking, hilarious, eloquent story of a young man realizing that the world is much larger than the one set up for him. (Fiction. 14-adult)"
A high school valedictorian takes a madcap left turn in life. Read full book review >

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Prime Directive by Alexander Geiger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2013

"Pop-edutainment; a clever reliving of ancient Mediterranean history."
With a stranded time traveler in the fourth century B.C. as his narrator, author Geiger brings a fresh take to the rise of Prince Alexandros of Macedonia. Read full book review >

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FOLLOW ME BACK by A.V. Geiger
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 6, 2017

"A dysfunctional romance about a dysfunctional romance. (Thriller. 12-16)"
Two teens develop a Twitter relationship. Read full book review >

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PEARLS OF ASIA by Lee Geiger
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"An enjoyable, intelligent read that triumphs over its minor shortcomings."
An unexpected romance blossoms during a murder investigation in Geiger's debut mystery. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 9, 2014

"A well-researched, detailed tome probably best consumed at the rate of one chapter per day."
Geiger (Higher Education/Penn State Univ.; Tapping the Riches of Science: Universities and the Promise of Economic Growth, 2007, etc.) offers an encyclopedic history of American colleges and universities, ending as the United States entered World War II.Read full book review >

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HUNTERS OF THE GREAT FOREST by Dennis Nolan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"Quite a treat! (Picture book. 3-7)"
An intrepid band conquers a rugged landscape to capture an unusually tasty conquest in this funny, wordless story. Read full book review >

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THE SKY WRITER by Dennis Haseley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Both combine in an understatement that defies the saccharine but instead honors childish imaginations. (Picture book. 3-8)"
There is something that tugs at the heart in this softly illustrated, quietly told story. Read full book review >

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BUTTERFINGERS by Dennis Reader
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1991

"Still, kids may enjoy Benjamin's many comic mishaps, rather mercilessly caricatured in the lively illustrations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Benjamin Butters drops everything—balls, his toast, his goldfish, the eggs he's collecting, etc. But when (to everyone's consternation) ``Mom'' lets him hold his new baby sister, she's perfectly safe. Read full book review >

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SEA OF DREAMS by Dennis Nolan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"One thing's certain: It's magic. (Picture book. 4-10)
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A girl leaves her sandcastle at dusk, just as the inevitable tide rushes in, and misses a small, plaintive light that appears in its window. Rushes of tingly surrealism continue throughout this wordless adventure story about the tiny inhabitants of the sandcastle, who escape by boat. Read full book review >