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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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

THAT TIME I JOINED THE CIRCUS by J.J. Howard
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 1, 2013

"For any reader who ever has felt like running away to join the circus. (Fiction. 12-18)"
After high school senior Lexi's dad dies, she's forced to head for Florida, where her long-absent mother might be working for a circus. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THIS GIRL IS DIFFERENT by J.J. Johnson
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"Readers will never look at high school—or life—the same. (Fiction. YA)"
Despite warnings from her hippie mom (who stealthily places peace stickers on toy guns at Wal-Mart), Evie's eager to give up homeschooling at their sustainable home in upstate New York to spend her senior year at the "Institution of School." Read full book review >