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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THE MONGOOSE DECEPTION by Robert Greer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 9, 2007

"Greer is a confident and generous storyteller. His sixth CJ Floyd mystery (The Fourth Perspective, 2006, etc.) entertains more with its picturesque detours into the backstories of a large cast of characters than its layered theory of the Kennedy assassination."
Who really killed JFK? Read full book review >

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HEAT SHOCK by Robert Greer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 28, 2003

"Carmen and Walker are an appealing pair, but Greer (Limited Time, 2000, etc.) squanders their charm with draggy pacing."
Who killed the fighting-cock flock and why? 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 >

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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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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 >