Search Results: "Griff"


BOOK REVIEW

GRIFF CARVER, HALLWAY PATROL by Jim Krieg
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 29, 2010

"Still, this is a fast-paced read characterized by knowing, kid-friendly humor, and middle-grade readers will enjoy getting to know Hallway Patrolman Carver. (Mystery. 10-12)"
Junior Philip Marlowes or Sam Spades—or readers fed up with schoolyard miscreants—will welcome the exploits of this hard-boiled, seen-it-all seventh-grade "hall cop." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHARK-MAD STANLEY by Griff
by Griff, illustrated by Griff
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2000

Fact-infested waters swirl beneath a shark-loving child's train of reasoning in this chaotic, cartoony import. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EXORCISING YOUR EXCUSES by Griff Neilson
Released: Feb. 20, 2017

"A comprehensive but flawed wellness manual."
Neilson's debut holistic self-help book examines the ways that excuses can interfere with a healthy lifestyle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PLAY DIRTY by Sandra Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Solid, satisfying thriller from the prolific Brown (Ricochet, 2006 etc.)."
Fallen gridiron great, fresh out of prison, reluctantly agrees to impregnate the wife of a disabled millionaire. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING DANGEROUS by David Dante Troutt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2007

"A promising concept flattened by overdevelopment and inattention to nuance. Maybe next time."
Racial inequality inspires a complex revenge plot in this sprawling first novel from Brooklyn law professor Troutt (stories: The Monkey Suit, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WAITING FOR BONES by Donna Cousins
Released: Nov. 7, 2011

"A taut, introspective thriller that mixes detailed survivalist fare and character study with aplomb, expertly framed by a vibrant setting."
A story of survival and self-discovery set in the African bush amid army ants, poachers and, of course, lions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WHISPERER by Fiona McIntosh
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"A gripping, first-rate tale of a prince and a pauper. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Two 13-year-old strangers living in the land of Drestonia find themselves communicating through their minds as their perilous lives become surprisingly intertwined. Read full book review >

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HELLBENT ON HOMICIDE by Gary Lovisi
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 10, 1997

``We ain't sirs, we're cops!'' Sgt. Read full book review >

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THE PENNY PINCHERS CLUB by Sarah Strohmeyer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2009

"Thanks to Strohmeyer's penchant for humor, Kat's adventures entertain despite the transparently contrived plot."
A spendthrift interior designer, fearing that her economist husband plans to divorce and impoverish her, joins a support group of eccentric skinflints, in the latest from Strohmeyer (Sweet Love, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PLAY DIRTY by Sandra Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Solid, satisfying thriller from the prolific Brown (Ricochet, 2006 etc.)."
Fallen gridiron great, fresh out of prison, reluctantly agrees to impregnate the wife of a disabled millionaire. Read full book review >