Search Results: "Holly McGee"


BOOK REVIEW

HUSH, LITTLE BEACHCOMBER by Dianne Moritz
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Overall, a fresh take on the joys of the salty sea. (Picture book. 2-6)"
"Hush, Little Baby" receives a bright makeover, with seagulls and sand pies replacing mockingbirds and diamond rings. Read full book review >

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REVOLUTIONARY by Krista McGee
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 15, 2014

"The faith is fervent, but the story is just a mess. (Dystopian romance. 12-18)"
The final installment in the evangelical-dystopian Anomaly trilogy keeps the tension cranked up to 11. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 12, 2009

"Readable and generally interesting, but the appeal won't go far beyond serious college-baseball fans."
Pitch-by-pitch account of the 2008 College World Series in Omaha, Neb. Read full book review >

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THE BLOODING by James McGee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 2015

"Captivating action, page upon page, from a Regency-era Bond or Bourne."
Matthew Hawkwood of the Bow Street Runners, the British crown's special police unit, finds himself stuck in America, trying to wend his way home to London while the Yankees are at war with Britain. Read full book review >

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RESURRECTIONIST by James McGee
Released: Nov. 14, 2012

"Part fiction, part fact and all unsuitable for the faint of heart. McGee (Hawkwood, 2012) provides so many scurrilous grave robbers and medical atrocities that gentle readers may want to keep a perfumed hankie handy."
Why would an escapee from Bedlam need an endless supply of fresh cadavers? Read full book review >

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HAWKWOOD by James McGee
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 15, 2012

"Acceptable action. Vague villainy. Intriguing milieu."
Even though he's a Bow Street Runner, Matthew Hawkwood can get caught up in international intrigue. Read full book review >

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THE THOUSANDTH FLOOR by Katharine McGee
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Individual elements are appealing, but sometimes the novel feels like an awfully long setup for a sequel. (Dystopian romance. 14-18)"
Five teens experience emotional ruin resulting from the rigid socio-economic caste system that rules their futuristic vertical city—a 1,000-story residential/retail tower—in the year 2118. Read full book review >

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THE DAZZLING HEIGHTS by Katharine McGee
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Only for avid CW viewers and tabloid-news fans, a shallow yet overlong tale of rich people and their problems. (Dystopian romance. 14-18)"
Guilty parties continue to party in this soap-opera sequel. Read full book review >

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RAPSCALLION by James McGee
Released: May 15, 2013

"Not a page without peril, whether from pistol, blade or rogue."
Bonaparte at war with England provides a backdrop for McGee's (Hawkwood, 2012, etc.) third Matthew Hawkwood saga. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REBELLION by James McGee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2014

"Hawkwood fans will delight. New readers should seek out the full series."
McGee (Rapscallion, 2013, etc.) continues the Regency-era adventures of Matthew Hawkwood of the Bow Street Runners, the crown's special police unit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LUMINARY by Krista McGee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"The faithful may enjoy it. (Dystopian romance. 10-14)"
This simplistic dystopia delivers formulaic romance and a large dose of religious faith. Read full book review >