Search Results: "Dennis Hart"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 31, 2012

"Recommended both as a suspenseful story and a cautionary tale of yielding to temptation."
A habitual gambler recounts a life of bad decisions in sports books and corporate embezzlement, and the effect it had on his family. Read full book review >

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GULF BOULEVARD by Dennis Hart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 21, 2014

"Works by Dave Barry and Carl Hiaasen offer more hyperbole and surrealism, respectively. Still, there's plenty of good fun here, with a sequel to come."
A universal fantasy kicks off Hart's debut comic caper. Read full book review >

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PICTURES OF CHILDREN by Dennis Hart
Released: April 12, 2013

"An on-target, high-octane modern-day noir."
An avenging gunman takes on a child prostitution ring. Read full book review >

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MERWIN by Christopher Hart
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Merwin does pull a fast one on the zookeeper by claiming he is Merwin in disguise, giving a small 'what is reality' twist to the story, but it's not enough to elevate it beyond its one-note joke into an entertainment. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Cartoonist and bestselling author of drawing books, Hart's first picture book is goofy all over, but whether or not that is intentional is open to debate. Read full book review >

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BEFORE YOU by Amber Hart
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 29, 2014

"This riff on West Side Story is torrid and heartfelt if not at all subtle, with a sequel featuring Faith's best friend still to come. (Romance. 14-18)"
The daughter of a pastor and a young man on the run from a Cuban drug cartel get past their initial animosity to fall in love in this sexy romance. Read full book review >

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DARE TO DIE by Carolyn Hart
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 31, 2009

"Like its predecessors (Death Walked In, 2008, etc.), a cozy warranted to make more uncouth readers spit up fur balls and lace their tea with single-malt scotch. Longtime fans will welcome the usual suggestions for further mystery reading, all couched in genially undemanding prose."
The bookselling Darling duo once again prowl amongst their Broward Rock friends for clues to murders past and present. Read full book review >

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SCANDAL IN FAIR HAVEN by Carolyn Hart
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 15, 1994

"On the evidence here, Fair Haven must be the busiest, nastiest little hamlet in the galaxy."
Just because Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins (Dead Man's Island, 1993) has retired from reporting the news doesn't mean she's retired from asking nosy questions; and when Craig Matthews stumbles into the Tennessee vacation cottage she was to share with his stricken aunt gasping that he didn't kill his socialite wife, Patty Kay, she swiftly assumes the role of his aunt and takes up his cause. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Those with a thing for physics and an openness to Eastern philosophy will appreciate the vigor and the clarity of Hart's ideas about how we simulate reality, create time, and shape the world with our thoughts."
Former exploration geophysicist and adventurer Hart explains how our consciousness participates in the creation of reality and the elements it draws on to fuel its vision. Read full book review >

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INTO THE SILENCE by America Hart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"Poetic, yes, but this not-a-novel reads like something from an art school writing class."
A young woman reflects on her relationship with her father, a fisherman, in this free-form coming-of-age tale. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT WAR by Peter Hart
Released: May 1, 2013

"A good history of the war that questions some widely held opinions. Probably not the first thing to read, but anyone interested in the war will find it a valuable supplement."
Just in time for the centennial of World War I, a look at the major campaigns and battles, with a heavy emphasis on the Western Front. Read full book review >