Search Results: "Gery Greer"


BOOK REVIEW

JASON AND THE LIZARD PIRATES by Gery Greer
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 1992

"Genuinely sweet, zany, and funny: a fine change-of-pace readaloud. (Fiction. 8-10)"
In their second adventure, Cooper Vor, Intragalactic Troubleshooter, has taken on a bigger job than 12-year-old assistant Jason and rabbit-eared housecat Lootna really want: pirates have taken over the fabulous planet Lumaloon, with its diamond moons and diamond palace. Read full book review >

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JASON AND THE ALIENS DOWN THE STREET by Gery Greer
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 30, 1991

While chasing a dog into a neighbor's yard, Jason meets a pair of Intragalactic Troubleshooters with a spaceship in the garage. Read full book review >

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LET ME OFF THIS SPACESHIP! by Gery Greer
FICTION
Released: April 15, 1991

"The Ransom of Red Chief,'' with a couple of wise cracking kids who never lose their cool, is spoof, romp, and tall tale, all in one. (Fiction. 10+)"
Tod and Billy are captured by aliens, but brattiness saves the day. Read full book review >

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DEBACLE by Mark Gery
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES

"A dense, thorough look at the failures and horrors of the first Iraq War."
A scathing indictment of the United States' efforts in the 1990-91 Persian Gulf War that uses Iraqi history to highlight what the author sees as the achievements of Saddam Hussein. Read full book review >

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I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU KNOW ME FROM by Judy Greer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 2014

"Readers will wish Greer was their conspiratorial best friend."
A memoir by a rare breed of Hollywood actress: happy, well-adjusted and working. Read full book review >

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LIMITED TIME by Robert Greer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 11, 2000

"Among white-bread scientists, he seems colorless, pointless, and as lifeless as the rest. (Author tour)"
A world-class swimmer breaks a record, then dies gruesomely. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 13, 2014

"A successful, engaging book about shamanic ideas and psychological archetypes, among other concepts."
A rich guide to spiritual awakening and emotional balance. Read full book review >

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GIRL IN DISGUISE by Greer Macallister
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 21, 2017

"A celebration of a singular woman's life that's guided by facts but features some inviting imaginings."
The story of the very first female detective traces her growth from determined young woman to seasoned pro. Read full book review >

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WHITE BEECH by Germaine Greer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2014

"Passionate and well-intended but not especially accessible."
A controversial scholar/journalist's quasi-academic account of how she helped transform Australian land dedicated to dairy farming back into rain forest. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 2005

"Hard knocks for Australian 'whitefellas,' though perhaps less compelling for American readers."
From native daughter and well-known feminist Greer (The Whole Woman, 1999, etc.), a provocative essay insisting that Australia can achieve political maturity only when its white citizens transform their whole way of thinking about themselves and their country. Read full book review >

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VEILED MADNESS by Greer Noble
Released: March 3, 2011

"An occasionally overwrought narrative with skillful prose."
In her adventure novel, Noble animates the setting of early-1960s Africa. Read full book review >