Search Results: "JK Brandon"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 9, 2012

"Sexy, savvy and utterly satisfying."
The first installment of Brandon's saga features Phoenix-based ballistics expert Michael Cole in an un-put-down-able thriller noir. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2004

"Celtic polytheism, Christian monotheism, and scientific rationalism, all tied neatly together into an Irish arabesque."
A natty physical and spiritual geography of Ireland's holy Mount Brandon. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DRAGONWATCH by Brandon Mull
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 14, 2017

"Fans of the series will welcome a new story arc stocked with familiar characters, settings, and adventures. (Fantasy. 12-15)"
After narrowly averting a demon apocalypse in the previous series, Fablehaven sibs Seth and Kendra face a new threat to the world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIRATES OF THE SEA! by Brandon Dorman
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2011

"As pirate fare goes, this is far from the only ship on the sea, but it does sail along smartly. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A pirate yarn sails familiar territory in satisfyingly rollicking fashion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HUMANS OF NEW YORK by Brandon Stanton
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A wondrous mix of races, ages, genders, and social classes, and on virtually every page is a surprise."
Photographer and author Stanton returns with a companion volume to Humans of New York (2013), this one with similarly affecting photographs of New Yorkers but also with some tales from his subjects' mouths.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG WISH by Brandon Robshaw
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 26, 2016

"The appealing premise and occasional humor will probably carry readers past the obvious message of this predictable account of wish-fulfillment gone awry. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Life gets dull when all your wishes come true. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHADOWS OF SELF by Brandon Sanderson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A fast-paced fantasy adventure set in a fascinating world and populated with lovable, memorable characters."
A fantasy thriller about a supernatural assassin and a city on the brink of collapse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Fear Runner by Dale Brandon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 27, 2015

"The author keeps the action flowing and delivers enough clever twists to make this an enjoyable read for thriller fans, especially those who want to learn about the world of trading."
A thriller, set in the world of high-stakes finance, involves a ruthless trader who targets a government employee. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"Trying too hard to be strange, the effect is not fun but forced. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Searching for his grandfather, Oculator Alcatraz Smedry follows him to Egypt and into the Library of Alexandria. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CANDY SHOP WAR by Brandon Mull
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2007

"Leaving the door open an inch for sequels, he dishes up a crowd-pleaser as delicious—if not so weird—as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory . (Fantasy. 10-13)"
Four fifth-graders are recruited by a scheming magician in this hefty bonbon from the author of the Fablehaven tales. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE JOURNEY by Brandon Bays
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 9, 2001

"Mind-body healing and New Age spiritualism, delivered with unremitting enthusiasm."
An ebullient first-person account of an alternative healing experience that includes step-by-step do-it-yourself instructions. Read full book review >