Search Results: "Jack M. Gorman"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Best as a starting point in looking for help and as a summary of the standard medical position on these mental illnesses."
A concise but dry outline of the current standards of medical care for mental illness. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2009

"Evo devo for the everyday reader, with the personal stuff adding color needed to sustain a skirmish with molecular paleobiology."
Brash, world-renowned paleontologist confesses that if he had his druthers, he'd "Bring ‘em Back Alive." Read full book review >

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DOUBLE FAULT by Jack M. Bickham
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 1993

"Altogether a bloated, mediocre farrago; Brad Smith isn't the first spook to look threadbare in the absence of reliable, Evil Empire KGB opposition."
Former tennis champ, Vietnam grunt, and CIA stringer Brad Smith (Breakfast at Wimbledon, 1991, etc.) finds himself harried by homicidally traumatized Vietnam combat vets. Read full book review >

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THE DAVIS CUP CONSPIRACY by Jack M. Bickham
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1994

"But if you want the big story—whether Brad's boys pull off that qualifying match- -you'll just have to read the book."
What looks like a routine Davis Cup qualifying match in Caracas, Venezuela, turns into a routine political thriller when rebels stage a long-planned revolt to assassinate the president and, if necessary, disrupt the match. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 26, 2012

"A wonderful tool for spiritual self-examination."
In his debut, Jacob takes readers on a journey through six Old Testament books—and nearly 80 pages of questions—to find the answer to the question of whether they follow the ways of God or the ways of men. Read full book review >

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Google Glass Can Read Your Mind by Jack M Wedam
NON-FICTION
Released: May 29, 2014

"An engrossing look at the eye-tracking wizardry of Google Glass that doesn't quite bear out its own alarmism."
A hot new digital device could let sinister—or at least annoying—forces read your mind according to this intriguing if overwrought exposé. Read full book review >

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OVERHEAD by Jack M. Bickham
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 20, 1991

"Credibility crushed in straight sets 6-2, 6-0, 6-1."
Tennis pro, Vietnam vet, and intelligence operative Brad Smith, who first served in Dropshot (1990), quits an irritating job in Texas to head for Montana, where his unusual skills are needed to open a new tennis resort and locate a murderous nearby secret agent. Read full book review >

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BREAKFAST AT WIMBLEDON by Jack M. Bickham
Released: Dec. 1, 1991

"Smith's game continues to improve."
Tennis pro, Vietnam combat vet, and CIA stringer Brad Smith (Overhead, p. 483, etc.) packs his whites and knee-brace and flies to London for the big match against John McEnroe and the IRA. Read full book review >

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SNOOPING OUT STORIES WITH JACK
by Julie Danielson

I’ve probably said this before right here at my Kirkus blog, so I apologize for any redundancy, but it is a spectacular thing to hear award-winning author Jack Gantos give a presentation. Anywhere. I always want to stand up when he’s done, and (complete with lots of fist pumps) yell, “Now, that is why I chose to work in the ...


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FELONIOUS FELINES by Carol Gorman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Carrie Channell, Mat Coward, Brian Lawrence, Wendi Lee, Janet Pack, Tom Piccirilli, Roman Ranieri, Peter Schweighofer, and Edo van Belkom supply fresh blood, with reprints by Carole Nelson Douglas, Joan Hess, and Nancy Pickard making the case that nine lives are never enough."
The gimmick of the latest Gorman-sponsored collection of cat mysteries (Ed Gorman's co-edited Cat Crimes Through Time, 1998, etc.) is that there's no gimmick, unless you count the presence of a dozen felines in key roles. 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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