Search Results: "Jack Connor"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 18, 1991

"Nature writing by a keen observer of nature, both human and otherwise. (Line drawings—not seen.)"
The title's ``Point'' is Cape May Point, N.J., and the ``Season'' is the 1988 hawk-watch, a three-month period from mid- August to mid-November when tens of thousands of migrating birds pass overhead. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WE WHO LIVE APART by Joan Connor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Without a defining or memorable buzz, but, nonetheless, an accomplished work."
Thirteen polished stories on the physical and emotional isolation of men and women, set mostly in New England, where climate and temperament exacerbate their sense of distance and alienation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Reading the stories in this volume in rapid succession is akin to consuming an entire chocolate cake in one sitting; it proves much tastier when cut into smaller slices."
Connor's latest collection of short stories explores both the highs and lows of letting go of love. Read full book review >

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WHAT GOES AROUND
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for The Boomerang Effect by Gordon Jack

Cover Story: Viking Cute
BFF Charm: Roger Murtaugh
Swoonworthy Scale: 2
Talky Talk: Real Boy
Bonus Factor: Unexpected Friendships
Relationship Status: Maybe in a Few Years 

Cover Story: Viking Cute

A cutesy viking is kind of an oxymoron when you think about the actual history of vikings, but this one with ...


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BOOK REVIEW

The Superyogi Scenario by James Connor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 4, 2015

"A fun philosophical thriller featuring superheroes with yoga mats."
The supernatural meets the spiritual in this unusual, endearing thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 28, 1991

"Connor may be correct when she says that the writing of art history can be pompous and overbearing, but surely there's a better way to poke lighthearted fun than this."
A hyperbolic retelling of lurid and lecherous gossip about famous artists. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NEW AMERICAN DIET SYSTEM by Sonja L. Connor
Released: Jan. 31, 1990

Partly a redo of the Connors' New American Diet (1986), this go-round introduces the CSI, a "single number" that measures the cholesterol and saturated fat content of food. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CRUNCH by Leslie Connor
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2010

"Charming and original. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Readers are thrust immediately into the trials and tribulations of 14-year-old Dewey Mariss and his family. Read full book review >

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ALL RISE FOR THE HONORABLE PERRY T. COOK by Leslie Connor
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Well-crafted, warm, and wonderful. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Positive thinking proves powerful for Perry Cook and his incarcerated mother. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WAITING FOR NORMAL by Leslie Connor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"First-rate. (Fiction. 10-13)"
A heroine with spunk and spirit offers an inspiring lesson in perseverance and hope. Read full book review >