Search Results: "J.J. Harrison"


BOOK REVIEW

NINJA BOY GOES TO SCHOOL by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 22, 2014

"A book for those who see school as a prison to be escaped; this is about as strongly anti-school as a picture book gets. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A young ninja shows off some skills for school. Read full book review >

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Dream Student by J.J. DiBenedetto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 20, 2013

"A promising launch of a charming female lead with a nifty paranormal gift."
College junior Sara Barnes starts seeing into others' dreams, leading to romance and tracking down a killer, in this first installment of a paranormal suspense series. Read full book review >

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THE SEVENTH JEWEL by J.J. Pritchard
Released: March 10, 2005

"Despite some stiffness, however, after being captured by the frigid mountaintop sacrifice of Munray in chapter one, readers will certainly want to follow to the end the fate of her people's descendents. (Quechua glossary, chronology of Incan emperors, bibliography) (10-12)"
Alternating first person accounts create a multi-genre adventure with an intriguing plot. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRUTH TOLD by J.J. Nash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 19, 2005

"A compelling premise marred by the author's flawed narrative technique."
After a highly respected black professor and Vietnam vet is charged with 28 counts of murder, his favorite niece takes on his legal defense. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEATH BY PUBLICATION by J.J. Fiechter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 10, 1995

"Wonder what nefarious tale lies underneath that prize?"
The Information meets While England Sleeps? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ART OF GUERILLA WARFARE by J.J. Tucker
Released: Feb. 19, 2014

"A treatise that might whet the appetite of readers looking for a more searching reflection on its subject."
An instruction manual that navigates the contours of guerrilla warfare. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Some Things You Keep by J.J. Landis
Released: March 25, 2015

"An honest memoir from a strong woman that will appeal to fans of Christian narratives."
Debut author Landis preaches the "good news" in her true-life story of redemption. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"A wonderful resource for households, schools, Scouting groups and other organizations catering to kids. (index) (Nonfiction. 5 & up)"
Ferrer transports readers to a time gone by, when stoopball and jacks, string games and stickball, hopscotch and marbles were the staples of childhood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING by J.J. Johnson
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Despite the story's rushed ending, Sarah's snappy yet pithy observations will appeal to teens working on their own theories about life. (Fiction. 14 & up) "
Sarah has a theory about BFF Jamie's death, but no one wants to hear it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Happy Life of Preston Katt by J.J. Zerr
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 29, 2015

"A detailed portrayal of an everyday sailor that rings true."
A young man finds a second home in the military, as well as a purpose in life, in Zerr's (Noble Deeds, 2013, etc.) realistic story of naval warfare during World War II. Read full book review >