Search Results: "Grant Tinker"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A late-summer beach read for TV folk and curious couch potatoes. (8 pages b&w photos—not seen)"
A breezy, anecdotal insider's memoir of network television, from a top producer (``The Mary Tyler Moore Show'') who also chaired NBC for five years in the early 1980s. Read full book review >

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The Impiety of Ahasuerus: Percy Shelley's Wandering Jew by Tamara Tinker
Released: Dec. 10, 2009

"A concise, readable introduction to a literary archetype."
An exploration of the figure of the Wandering Jew in Percy Bysshe Shelley's first and last mature poetic works. Read full book review >

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THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS by Leigh Grant
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"Other versions of the song abound, but this may well supersede them all. (Picture book/folklore. 9+)"
An enlightening rendition of the holiday song, enhanced by generous historical notes and elaborate, festive illustrations. Read full book review >

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MESSENGER OF FEAR by Michael Grant
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"An unusual and intriguing puzzle of a book. (Paranormal suspense. 14 & up)"
Sixteen-year-old Mara thinks she might be dead when she wakes up in a mist and finds herself with a strange boy dressed in black and displaying frightening supernatural powers. Read full book review >

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HUNGER by Michael Grant
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2009

"Missable. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
As their numbers diminish, the kids of the FAYZ struggle to survive. Read full book review >

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WHITE HEAT by K.M. Grant
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Purchase where the first volume is popular. (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
Plot advancement defers to character development in this sequel set during the 13th-century Albigensian crusade. Read full book review >

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OXBLOOD by Annalisa Grant
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"This fast-paced spy novel has just the right amount of international intrigue and danger; a touch of romance is a sweet bonus. (Thriller. 16 & up)"
Victoria Asher, 20, leads an uneventful life in Miami, working at a diner and celebrating her birthday eating pie and ice cream with her best friend—but when she receives an ominous package from her brother, Gil, her entire world shifts. Read full book review >

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DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY by Grant Sutherland
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2001

"Nicely plotted, with good characters and some clever twists."
A diplomatic thriller by Sutherland (Due Diligence, not reviewed) that takes us into the seedier reaches of UN diplomacy. Read full book review >

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THE VANISHING OF KATHARINA LINDEN by Helen Grant
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Atmospheric moments punctuate a story marked by uncertainties of pace and logic which, despite gruesome content, is probably intended for younger readers."
Grimm and grimmer fairy tale meets terror in a small German town where girls are being abducted again as they were 50 years ago. Read full book review >

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MAP OF IRELAND by Stephanie Grant
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2008

"A distinctive coming-of-age tale."
Grant (The Passion of Alice, 1995) uses the political as a counterpoint to the personal in a novel set amidst the tumult of Boston in 1974. Read full book review >