Search Results: "Drew Howell"


BOOK REVIEW

EXPENDABLE ASSETS by Drew Howell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 5, 2011

"Though a slow start dims its shine, Howell's freshman effort satisfies without indulging in dramatics."
In Howell's debut thriller about terrorism, conspiracy and corruption, a former government operative with a troubled past teams up with an FBI agent to untangle a dangerous web that stretches from Afghanistan to Washington. Read full book review >

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Wild-born by Adrian Howell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"A solid start to a new superhero saga."
In this first installment of a new YA urban-fantasy series, a boy discovers that with great telekinetic powers comes great danger from sinister organizations and others. Read full book review >

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THE CHORISTER AT THE ABBEY by Lis Howell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 2, 2008

"Well-realized characters can't make up for the overblown plot."
The murder of an unpopular history buff discloses dark secrets. Read full book review >

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20/20  BLINDSIGHT by Busser Howell
Released: Feb. 4, 2013

"Brings much-needed focus and unprecedented access to an oft-ignored community."
An introduction to the experiences of the visually impaired as well as the misconceptions about blind and low-vision artists. Read full book review >

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CLUTCHES AND CURSES by Dorothy Howell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2011

"Howell's voice almost comes off as a satire of herself (Purses and Poison, 2009, etc.)-a little more compassion would make this series a lot more fun."
For a vacuous valley girl, what happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas. Haley Randolph would never leave sunny California. Read full book review >

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Released: March 31, 1989

Drew's latest collection of New Yorker essays is her fourth devoted to national presidential campaigns, and is every bit as incisive as the first three (American Journal, 1977; Portrait of an Election, 1981; Campaign Journal, 1985) One measuring stick of a good journalist is how well her writing holds up after the fact. Read full book review >

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ON THE EDGE by Elizabeth Drew
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"Drew's insightful account of an increasingly paralyzed presidency raises questions about the viability of American government that go beyond the fate of the Clinton administration."
Distinguished essayist and ``Meet the Press'' commentator Drew (Election Journal, 1989, etc.), relying heavily on firsthand interviews with senior White House officials, paints a vivid portrait of a presidency in turmoil. Read full book review >

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THE CREEPY CASE FILES OF MARGO MALOO by Drew Weing
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A tough, ambitious, and courageous heroine is always welcome, and Margo and Charles are an odd couple kids will enjoy rooting for. (Graphic fantasy. 8-12)"
In the grand tradition of childhood adventures executed free from adult interference, this graphic novel takes readers on escapades involving two young monster hunters and the ghosts, goblins, and other wicked beasties lurking in the underbelly of their city. Read full book review >

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NOPE by Drew Sheneman
by Drew Sheneman, illustrated by Drew Sheneman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"Full of humor and action, with easily recognizable emotions. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A nearly wordless graphic picture book illustrates the angst of a fledgling whose parent is determined to see it take its first flight. Read full book review >

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HOLLYWOOD IS MAKING YOUR FAVORITE FANTASY BOOKS INTO TV SHOWS AND MOVIES
by John DeNardo

Although most diehard readers prefer books over movies, they greet news of TV and film adaptations of the books they love with some amount of trepidation. That's an understandably cautious reaction; Hollywood has butchered more than a few adaptations. But there is also lots to be hopeful about. You get to re-experience the story you loved and others will ...


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