Search Results: "Hank Phillippi Ryan"


BOOK REVIEW

TRUTH BE TOLD by Hank Phillippi Ryan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Ryland and Brogan are such a cute couple that you wonder how long it'll be before somebody makes a TV series out of them."
Foreclosure fraud entwines with a 20-year-old murder case in the latest knotty, engrossing mystery-thriller by an award-winning Boston journalist. Read full book review >

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WHAT YOU SEE by Hank Phillippi Ryan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Reading this book will offer a perverse comfort to those who think our screen-infested culture curtails any possibility of genuine mystery. Looks can still deceive in the digital age."
Think all those surveillance cameras in public places will keep you safe and solve every crime? An intrepid Boston journalist and her police detective boyfriend find out that they probably won't. Read full book review >

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THE WRONG GIRL by Hank Phillippi Ryan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"The complex storyline, which approaches child welfare from many different angles, provides Ryan (The Other Woman, 2012, etc.) with a plot that never allows the reader a moment of breathing room."
A young woman's murder, which orphans two children, gives a reporter a story she can't resist. Read full book review >

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SAY NO MORE by Hank Phillippi Ryan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Ryan shows a greater assurance in handling her multitiered plot through the use of multiple points of view. The device works so well it should become a regular part of her winning format."
Boston's smartest, sexiest investigative couple returns, and, even more so than usual, they find themselves entwined in each other's cases. Read full book review >

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THE OTHER WOMAN by Hank Phillippi Ryan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"More of everything you read thrillers for—two unrelated stalkers, four unrelated killers (along with diverse non-homicidal malefactors) and enough plot twists for a pretzel factory. Readers who love too much of a good thing will look forward to the promised series from Ryan (Drive Time, 2010, etc.)."
Fired by the TV station that got sued for libel when she refused to reveal a source, a Boston reporter gets thrown into the even more dangerous shark tank of a U.S. Senate campaign. Read full book review >

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HANK by Arch Montgomery
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Billed as the first of a trilogy, too. (Fiction. YA)"
A Maryland eighth-grader with an attitude problem stumbles through a catastrophic summer in this labored, agenda-ridden debut. Read full book review >

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HANK by Mark Ribowsky
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 22, 2016

"It's not every 29-year-old who can pack enough into a life to warrant a 500-page biography—and a good one at that."
"Everything he did was bad for his health": a sturdy biography of the unsteady icon of outlaw country avant la lettre. Read full book review >

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HANK by Neeli Cherkovski
Released: Feb. 28, 1990

Pleasant hagiography of alcohol-fueled Los Angeles poet/novelist Charles Bukowski, by the author of Ferlinghetti (1979), etc. Cherkovski came to sit at Bukowski's feet as a lad of 15, then parted from him many years later after harsh words. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HANK GREENBERG by John Rosengren
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 5, 2013

"A sensitive look at the cultural impact of the man who once was 'the face of Judaism in America.'"
A veteran sportswriter fondly recalls the life of "the greatest Jewish ballplayer of all time." Read full book review >

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RAILROAD HANK by Lisa Moser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"An endearing tale of a jovial fellow, trying to do good by the world. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A lovable engineer gets confused and takes a train full of surprises up a mountain. Read full book review >

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RYAN WHITE by Ryan White
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1991

"Illustrated with photos. (Biography. 12+)"
Written with a producer of a TV special about Ryan White, this freewheeling account captures what endeared him to so many. Read full book review >