Search Results: "Ethan Evers"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 22, 2010

"An entertaining debut that's just what the doctor ordered."
Sinister forces stop at nothing to squelch a medical breakthrough in this adrenalized thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAVE NO FEAR by Charles Evers
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 10, 1997

"His depiction of the racism he faced as he was coming of age in Mississippi is as melodramatic as it is authentic and significant. (8 pages photos) (Author tour)"
A spirited recounting of the life and times of one of America's most contradictory and controversial African-American politicians. Read full book review >

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FRIGHT CLUB by Ethan Long
by Ethan Long, illustrated by Ethan Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"Long ably proves that 'when it comes to scaring, the more the merrier.' (Picture book. 4-8)"
The members of Fright Club are in for a surprise when a crew of cuddly critters wants to join and participate in Operation Kiddie Scare. Read full book review >

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THE WING WING BROTHERS CARNIVAL DE MATH by Ethan Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"Ultimately, this lacks the solid and seamless math practice of the first; it's just some math annoyingly mixed with a few kinda-funny jokes. (Math picture book. 4-8)"
The first, fabulous vaudevillian math escapades of the Wing Wing Brothers (The Wing Wing Brothers Math Spectacular, 2012) give way to this lackluster second adventure at a carnival, with the action divided into three amusements. Read full book review >

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STOP KISSING ME! by Ethan Long
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Fans of Mo Willems's pigeon tales will find themselves in familiar territory. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A fervent pre-recorded smooch activated by the press of a button forms the interactive component in this romantic comedy for the preschool set. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FEAR IN FENWAY by Crabbe Evers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 19, 1993

"For fans, then, there's plenty of baseball trivia."
When two former Red Sox players—partners in a bid to wrest ownership of the team from the rich widow Dougherty—are both murdered at Fenway Park during an Old-Timer's Day reunion, retired sportswriter Duffy House and his hubba-hubba niece Petey are asked to investigate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE VENICE ADRIANA by Ethan Mordden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1998

"But all of this only serves to underline Mark's own lack of color or life: He fails in his mission in more ways than one, proving a too-pallid narrator for an otherwise gaudy tale."
Few events in life are more apt to be lathered in melodrama than those surrounding a diva in decline, but veteran gay writer Mordden (Some Men Are Lookers, 1997, etc.) offers both more and less by coupling opera with the good life in Venice as seen by an innocent young American on the cusp of his sexual awakening. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Mental-health professionals should pay attention, and shrewd investors in pharmaceuticals may take interest in Watters's guess as to what disorder is likely to be big in the near future."
Americans may not be any more deranged than anyone else on the planet—but, says pop social scientist Watters (Urban Tribes: A Generation Redefines Friendship, Family, and Commitment, 2003, etc.), we are much better at universalizing our afflictions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HABITS OF A LIFETIME by Ethan Feinsod
Released: Oct. 15, 1992

"The result is uninspired but heartfelt."
Superannuated 60's survivor David Robbins, now tending sheep on some mountain, is called back to L.A. when his ex-wife, photographer Andrea Wild, is murdered and her second husband, Nick Sawyer, vanishes with her two kids—his own and Dave's. Read full book review >

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THE PERIPATETIC COFFIN by Ethan Rutherford
Released: May 7, 2013

"The author seems well-read, and he aspires to the highest literary standards, but some of these stories seem more significant in their inspiration than their execution."
A debut collection of eight stories that run the literary gamut, from seafaring parables to domestic realism, with the quality of the stories varying as well. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A vicarious peek into an escapist pastime."
Journalist and former Dungeons & Dragons obsessive Gilsdorf explores the imaginative alternate realities populated by fantasy gamers worldwide. Read full book review >