Search Results: "James Gulliver Hancock"


BOOK REVIEW

UNDERWORLD by Jane Price
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Sheds plenty of light into dark places, but best for flip-through browsing, as the tunneling goes in arbitrary directions. (index) (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
A scattershot but revealing dig beneath our planet's surface, illustrated with a mix of photos and schematic cutaways. Read full book review >

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ENGINEERED! by Shannon Hunt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Eye-opening, encouraging, and attractive—a winning trifecta. (Nonfiction. 10-16)"
Hunt draws a welcoming introduction to the engineering trade, which isn't just bridges, tunnels, and highways anymore. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOW CITIES WORK by Jen Feroze
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"Likely to prompt young city dwellers to a broader understanding of their environment. (Informational novelty book. 7-10)"
A survey of typical urban features and structures, with flaps and gatefolds offering peeks beneath the surface. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 24, 2015

"Inspirational lessons hidden in a repetitive, difficult read."
In her debut collection of essays, Gulliver offers guidance for overcoming life's challenges through embracing faith in the Holy Spirit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY YEAR WITH ELEANOR by Noelle Hancock
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 7, 2011

"Inspired, white-knuckled fun from start to finish."
A charmingly candid memoir of the year a young journalist spent conquering her deepest fears. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAGICIANS OF THE GODS by Graham Hancock
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"For the Art Bell addict in the audience. Risible and sure to sell."
Asteroids melted the poles! Baalbek was erected by "ancient and unknowable minds"! Everything we know is wrong! Read full book review >

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SURPRISE ATTACK by Larry Hancock
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"A timely, pertinent study emphasizing the fact that when it comes to military or terrorist attacks, 'there are always warnings.'"
A valuable examination of U.S. national security crises past and present. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1992

"Not as much fun as might be hoped as Hancock digs through literary and bibical texts while convincing himself that the Ark exists. (Sixteen pp. of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
English journalist Hancock retells the circumstances and thoughts that led to his discovery that the Lost Ark of the Covenant really exists. Read full book review >

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MY OWN LITTLE CHRISTMAS STORY by Christina Goodings
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A simple, satisfying presentation of the most important events in the Nativity story. (Picture book/religion. 3-7)"
This British import is a gentle, simplified retelling of the Nativity story for younger children, from a prolific author of Christian books for children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MISS CARTER'S WAR by Sheila Hancock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 14, 2015

"Hancock herself, an actress who's written memoirs (Just Me, 2008, etc.)—proves that old age is not a time to languish, having published her first novel at age 81."
Marguerite Carter never found life easy. She lost her parents as a child and worked for the French Resistance during World War II before coming to England with a desire to make the world a better place. Read full book review >