Search Results: "Jack Sussek"


BOOK REVIEW

MANHATTAN AFFAIR by Jack Sussek
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"A wickedly suspenseful thriller about the intrigue wrought when sex and lies are videotaped."
A smart, thrilling medley of twisted relationships, unrequited love and closely guarded secrets. 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

MEET DIZZY DINOSAUR! by Jack Tickle
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Tailor-made for ticklers and ticklees alike. (Picture book. 1-3)"
From authorial pseudonym on, an invitation to interact with a jolly red dinosaur. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WRITING RADAR by Jack Gantos
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"A standout among writing guides, valuable for its sage and friendly encouragement and for the sheer fun of hanging out with Jack. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Advice on writing from one of the best writers around. 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

MONEY RUN by Jack Heath
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Take a deep breath, go with it, and never look back. (Adventure. 10-16)"
Ashley and Benjamin are two teen partners in crime—real crime, as in major heists—who rely on their youth to avoid suspicion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 9, 2007

"Add this to the growing body of wartime resistance stories to inform and inspire young readers. (Nonfiction. 10+)"
Edith Cavell's story ought to be better known. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"For motivated science enthusiasts, much of the information will be fascinating. (index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Eleven animal mysteries that were the subjects of magazine pieces in "Highlights for Children" have been gathered and updated in this volume. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SKYLIGHT by Jack Driscoll
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"Meanwhile, Driscoll sends a series of clear but dismal messages about trusting women, crossing class boundaries, and setting goals. (Fiction. YA)"
Country boy meets rich girl and gets burned in this melancholy, faintly comic novel. Read full book review >