Search Results: "Jack Furlong"


BOOK REVIEW

CRIME SCENE by Jack Furlong
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 17, 2014

"An atypical thriller, but its winsome protagonist will convince many readers to dive right in."
A New Jersey lawyer confronts police corruption in Furlong's debut legal thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KILLER STRANGELETS by C.T.  Furlong
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Lots of fun for the right audience. (Comic suspense. 9-13)"
Six British kids save the world in this suspenseful, comic romp through Switzerland's famed CERN laboratories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KILLER GENES by C.T.  Furlong
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Scooby-Doo would fit right in. (Science fiction. 10-14)"
The intrepid Arctic6 team of British kids will try to save the U.S. President from death by a genetically engineered virus in the second installment of their eponymous series (Killer Strangelets, 2011). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COLMAN by Monica Furlong
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2004

"Furlong merits a memento mori, but this one is more of a rough draft. (Fiction. 11-13)"
Prefaced by an appreciation from Karen Cushman, this posthumously published sequel to Wise Child (1987) plunges its small band of fugitives into new adventures, but suffers from slow pacing and a general lack of internal cohesion. 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

ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2005

"Plenty of child appeal here, in topic and presentation both. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-8)"
The title isn't all that's wordy in this new publisher's debut offering, but Reynolds's tale of a ruby-throated hummingbird's journey from a Costa Rican rain forest to a favorite garden on the U.S.'s eastern seaboard will leave young readers wowed by the tiny bird's endurance and toughness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOUR THOUSAND YEARS OF JEWISH HISTORY by Jack Lefcourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2010

The story of one of the world's oldest religions is folded into an overview of world history. Read full book review >