Search Results: "Fred Hunter"


BOOK REVIEW

HUNTER by Eric Walters
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"As a companion piece, this may be of interest to readers who enjoyed Walters' previous book; as a plea for humane treatment of feral cats, it's a somewhat clumsy but obviously heartfelt statement; unfortunately, however, it's ultimately less than the sum of its parts. (author's note) (Fiction. 9-12)"
An interesting experiment in collaborative creation and complementary storytelling, this Canadian import falls short as a stand-alone work. Read full book review >

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HUNTER by Mercedes Lackey
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Captivating, dynamic, well-paced, and thrilling. (Science fiction/fantasy. 12 & up)"
Joyeaux Charmand is a young Hunter, chosen from her village to join the Hunter corps of Apex, protecting its Cits from the Othersiders—fantastical, menacing creatures—and also protecting the secrets and people of her village back home. Read full book review >

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HUNTER by James Byron Huggins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"Villainous ultrababble."
Volcanic, hypergalactic supersequel to Huggins's Cain (1997), which was bought for film by Bruce Willis. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 23, 1993

"Let's hope it's less awestruck than the first two. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
The author of Female Difficulties (1985) offers the second recent biographical love letter (see Paul Perry's Fear and Loathing, p. 1361) to America's notorious outlaw journalist. Read full book review >

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IMAGINARY FRED by Eoin Colfer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Not the solidest piece in the looking-for-a-friend genre. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An imaginary person has needs of his own. Read full book review >

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RANSOM FOR A HOLIDAY by Fred Hunter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 19, 1997

"As quietly warming as a Christmas breakfast."
Two years after the Yuletide murder of her brother Nathan closed Hawthorne House, her bed-and-breakfast outside upstate LeFavre, Michigan, Sara Bartlett is ready to reopen. Read full book review >

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THE MUMMY’S RANSOM by Fred Hunter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 8, 2002

"Charters series (Ransom at the Opera, 2000, etc.): none of the characters evokes interest, and the tired, lackluster prose reads like a textbook."
Ruthless industrialist Louie Dolores unleashes a storm of controversy when he sponsors an exhibit of sacred ancient mummies in his corporate headquarters, Chicago's Dolores Tower. Read full book review >

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NATIONAL NANCYS by Fred Hunter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2000

"It's hard to remain politically neutral when you know as many dykes as we do," says Alex Reynolds. Read full book review >

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GOVERNMENT GAY by Fred Hunter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 1997

"All that's missing from this sprightly update is laughs, danger, thrills, and paranoia more than an inch deep."
Stopping at a gay bar on the way home to his husband Peter Livesay, freelance commercial artist Alex Reynolds offers a cigarette to the stranger who's just given him a light—and the next thing you know he and his partner are getting threatened with death and worse by foreign hooligans convinced that the stranger passed Alex a matchbook they really want back. Read full book review >

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PRESENCE OF MIND by Fred Hunter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 17, 1994

"Maybe Jeremy and Emily's promised next outing will be better balanced: after all, you can't kill the whole house in every book."
Only six people were in the audience for the Pennington Players' final performance of Love's Labour's Lost, but it's six too many for whoever has started to kill them off. Read full book review >