Search Results: "Gil McNeil"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ONLY BOY FOR ME by Gil McNeil
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2002

"Not very deep but undeniably entertaining."
First-time novelist McNeil makes single motherhood, as sometimes suffered but mostly enjoyed by a freelance ad-producer in a quaint village near London, look awfully appealing. Read full book review >

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KNIT ONE PEARL ONE by Gil McNeil
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 27, 2011

"May appeal to a niche readership with a high tolerance for tedium."
Third in a bland series about a British knit-shop owner. Read full book review >

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GIL MARSH by A.C.E. Bauer
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"What's ultimately lacking, though, is a compelling link between myth and contemporary tale. (French glossary, author's note) (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Smart, handsome, athletic Gil Marsh, 17, hero of this contemporary take on the Gilgamesh epic (and first literary bromance) thinks he has no competition. Then hirsute Enko Labette shows up at Uruk High. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A loving appreciation of a rare commodity: an extraordinary athlete who was an even better man."
A neglected baseball great receives his due in this comprehensive biography. Read full book review >

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GIL SCOTT-HERON by Marcus Baram
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"Controversial and enigmatic, the tragic trajectory of Scott-Heron's life and career is expertly examined in this testament to one of the last great radical artists."
The first full-length biography of the legendary poet/musician famous for his socially conscious lyrics. Read full book review >

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3:59 by Gretchen McNeil
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"The patchy science, though hastily injected with romance, makes for an unsatisfying read. (Science fiction. 12-18)"
In this quasi-science-fiction novel, doppelgangers Josie and Jo agree to temporarily trade places after their mothers' scientific experiments accidentally open a portal between their parallel worlds. Read full book review >

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TEN by Gretchen McNeil
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"For murder-mystery fans, there's more than enough horror and gore to sustain this effort (and several more), making for a breathless read. (Mystery/horror. 14 & up)"
A scary gorefest of murder and mayhem, not for the faint of heart. Read full book review >

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GET DIRTY by Gretchen McNeil
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 16, 2015

"For committed fans of the first book only. (Suspense. 12-16)"
A secret society faces a threat greater than discovery: death. Read full book review >

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GET EVEN by Gretchen McNeil
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"A compelling contemporary thriller for readers who don't mind waiting for Volume 2. (Suspense. 12-16)"
A new series aiming at the Pretty Little Liars sweet spot kicks off. Read full book review >

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PROTECT HERO by Gil Ortega
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 2, 2014

"A worthwhile thriller, primarily for fans of military action."
In Ortega's debut thriller, a U.S. Navy SEAL commander finds his personal life shattered by a kidnapping. Read full book review >