Search Results: "J.J. Howard"


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

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

DEATH'S TWISTED TALES by J.J. White
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2013

"Don't fear the Reaper; let him read you these quick, creepy stories."
White (Elephants Never Forget, 2012, etc.) assembles a plethora of his stories to thrill and disturb in this creepy short story collection. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Anyone with an interest in Jewish affairs will find it unsettling and indispensable."
This eye-opening examination of the myths and realities of Jewish influence in America is bound to raise hackles in the Jewish community. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BELIEVAREXIC by J.J. Johnson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Despite occasional unevenness, a powerful story of healing and self-acceptance. (Historical fiction. 12-18)"
In an autobiographical novel, Jennifer spends two months at a mental hospital in Syracuse, New York, undergoing treatment for her eating disorder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Harry Hid It by J.J. McKeever
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 18, 2016

"A promising debut crime novel about a Renaissance man-turned-reluctant criminal."
McKeever (Common Sense for Today's America, 2014) offers a pleasantly ambling thriller about a talented mechanic and criminal.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2000

"This is a memorable work which should be considered by many and undoubtedly will be acted upon by some."
A subversive, disturbing, and altogether remarkable exposure of our frightening transparency to government agencies, investigators, the media, and more malign forces. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RESOLVE by J.J. Hensley
Released: March 15, 2013

"The city of Pittsburgh is the best character in this workmanlike mystery."
After a female student who has made sexual advances toward him is found dead, Pittsburgh criminology professor and former cop Cyprus Keller conducts an independent investigation to clear his name and solve the murder. Read full book review >