Search Results: "Ethan Black"


BOOK REVIEW

AT HELL’S GATE by Ethan Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"You won't be bored, but it runs on empty."
Fast but flimsy tale about "the richest cops in the NYPD" getting wrong-footed by sunken gold. Read full book review >

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DEAD FOR LIFE by Ethan Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 2, 2003

"Mindless, empty fun."
Contrived, occasionally ludicrous beat-the-clock psychokiller tale. Read full book review >

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ALL THE DEAD WERE STRANGERS by Ethan Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"If Black doesn't exactly shine as a stylist, or Voort (Irresistible, 2000, etc.) as detective, lover, or avenger, their greased-lightning adventures will keep you guessing and turning pages long into the night. "
What starts off as a List of Adrian Messenger retread ends up as a helter-skelter race against terrorists and antiterrorists alike in the third and best of Black's overscaled, overheated thrillers. Read full book review >

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THE BROKEN HEARTS CLUB by Ethan Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 14, 1999

"Stand back and watch it take off. (Literary Guild/Mystery Guild/Doubleday book club selections)"
Just in time for Valentine's Day, a pumped-up, deeply silly thriller that shows that woman hath no fury like a man scorned. Read full book review >

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ETHAN ALLEN by Willard Sterne Randall
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 13, 2011

"Colorful, well-written and nuanced."
Randall (History/Champlain Coll.; Alexander Hamilton: A Life, 2003, etc.) delves beneath the myth to fashion the definitive biography of the frontier hero and founder of Vermont. Read full book review >

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Waiting for Ethan by Diane Barnes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Fans of romantic beach reads will find that this book's charismatic heroine makes it an engrossing page-turner.
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Almost 20 years after a psychic predicted she would marry a man named Ethan, a woman ready to give up on love meets the man of her dreams in Barnes' debut novel. Read full book review >

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ETHAN MARCUS STANDS UP by Michele Weber Hurwitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Terrific ideas imperfectly executed. (Fiction. 9-12)"
High-energy seventh-grader Ethan Marcus campaigns to be allowed to stand up in school. Read full book review >

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ETHAN BETWEEN US by Anna Myers
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Readers will only wish the discussion, curtailed abruptly when Ethan heroically attempts to save a retarded girl in a fire, could have been brought to a more prosaic, less explosive, ending. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Myers (The Keeping Room, 1997, etc.) returns to the red-dirt section of Oklahoma, exploring the line between inspiration and madness. Read full book review >

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Ethan The Raindrop by Sean Patrick Guidera
Released: Nov. 25, 2015

"A contemplative text with vibrant illustrations that should appeal to young readers facing significant changes, such as starting a new school."
A fearful drop of water makes a momentous discovery in this rhyming debut picture book from a poet. Read full book review >

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THE ETHAN I WAS BEFORE by Ali Standish
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"This is the sort of melodramatic story that relies on the characters never telling each other the whole truth; add that to being yet another book about a tragic medical situation for a miss. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A grieving boy befriends an unconventional girl in a small Southern town in Standish's debut. Read full book review >

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Black by Joan Vassar
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A daring romance full of adventure and striking period detail."
Antebellum romance between a heroic liberator and the enslaved woman he loves. Read full book review >