Search Results: "Ellis Henican"


BOOK REVIEW

DAMN FEW by Rorke  Denver
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"'What can't these SEALs do?' To hear Denver tell it, when it comes to special operations, hardly anything at all. Good reading for military buffs."
A 14-year veteran of more than 200 combat missions reflects on a career training and leading the Navy's elite warriors. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 16, 2015

"An intriguing but minor testament to the persistence of old-school military espionage."
The story of a millennial who became an informant for the FBI. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 5, 1993

"A timely, if overly promotional, introduction to the only drug-treatment method that works for the hard-core addict."
The story of the most successful drug-treatment program ever, as told by its founder. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 9, 2017

"Speaking to both animal welfare and the well-being of wounded warriors, Montalván's memoir is a testimonial to the 'quest for wholeness' and the healing power of companionship."
Affecting memoir by wounded veteran and PTSD-treatment advocate Montalván (Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him, 2011), well known for his public appearances with his service dog, Tuesday. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Republicans will find little to cheer about here, but independent-minded readers might enjoy this front-row view of Florida politics at the turn of the millennium."
With the assistance of Henican (co-author, with Dwight Gooden: Doc, 2013, etc.), the former Republican governor of Florida explains why he is now a Democrat. Read full book review >

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DOC by Dwight Gooden
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 4, 2013

"Better than your average memoir of rise, fall and redemption."
Pitching great Gooden tells the story of his spectacular baseball career and the loss of it all through a devastating cocaine addiction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOME by Carson Ellis
by Carson Ellis, illustrated by Carson Ellis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"Visually accomplished but marred by stereotypical cultural depictions. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Ellis, known for her illustrations for Colin Meloy's Wildwood series, here riffs on the concept of "home." Read full book review >

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MOON AT NINE by Deborah Ellis
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 1, 2014

"A harsh introduction to a disturbing moment in Iran's recent history. (Historical fiction. 14-18)"
In a novel based on a true story, two teen girls fall in love and face harsh political fallout in post-revolution Iran. Read full book review >

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THE HEAVEN SHOP by Deborah Ellis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Allan Stratton's Chanda's Secrets (p. 498) is far deeper and better written (though its African country is fictional). (author's note, map, author interview) (Fiction. 10-13)"
This AIDS-in-Africa story, though occasionally poignant, smacks of intention. Read full book review >