Search Results: "Jamie Freveletti"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Freveletti turbocharges tension to nonstop levels in this Covert-One thriller."
The ninth in Ludlum's Covert-One series (The Ares Decision, 2011, etc.) again joins the perilous adventures of Lt. Col. Jon Smith of the United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases. Read full book review >

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RUNNING DARK by Jamie Freveletti
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 29, 2010

"Decent story, by-the-numbers execution."
Biochemist-cum-action hero Emma Caldridge, barely recovered from her frightening Colombian adventure in Running from the Devil (2009), is drafted by a Blackwater-like security firm to help save a cruise ship and its dangerous cargo from Somali pirates. Read full book review >

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MISS MINGO WEATHERS THE STORM by Jamie Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"The appealing story and wide array of weather facts make this a breath of fresh air to round out and add interest to weather units that are heavy in nonfiction titles. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A class hike to the weather observatory turns out to be more educational than anticipated for Miss Mingo and her eclectic group of students. Read full book review >

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BELLA'S BEST OF ALL by Jamie Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Cute, but a miss nevertheless. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A little mouse compares her things to her mother's, and all but one come up short. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WAGON TRAIN 911 by Jamie Gilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"It's usually to an author's credit to render such a realistic picture of school, but in this case the authenticity—with a predictable plot to boot—is numbing. (Fiction. 10-12)"
When the whole fifth grade embarks on a two-week simulation of a wagon train, Dinah is paired with Orin, a boy she despises, and grouped with an unpleasantly contentious bunch of children who seem set on ruining the game with their constant bickering. Read full book review >

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THE EDGE OF THE CRAZIES by Jamie Harrison
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 2, 1995

"Harrison's debut will have you checking the schedule for the next train back to Blue Deer. (Author tour)"
``Blue Deer had always boasted a high rate of insanity,'' reflects archeologist-turned-sheriff Jules Clement, and it's no idle boast. Read full book review >

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AN UNFORTUNATE PRAIRIE OCCURRENCE by Jamie Harrison
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"Harrison (Going Local, 1996, etc.) makes it all deliciously worthwhile in the most resonant and tightly controlled yet of her three bountifully plotted high-country idylls."
Jules Clement can't help feeling that October is too early to worry about serious snow or comical crime. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 15, 2012

"An engaging, if uneven, thriller about a distressing investigation."
In Jones' chilling debut thriller, a precocious Tunisianadolescent discovers that high-level government officials are involved in a sex trade involving young children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I WANT TO SHOW YOU MORE by Jamie Quatro
Released: March 5, 2013

"Bizarre."
A debut collection of short stories by Quatro that's more confusing than profound. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KILBRACK by Jamie O’Neill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"O'Neill again proves himself one of Ireland's finest writer."
The pastoral image of rural Ireland is roasted over a slow fire in this inventive black comedy, a 1990 novel by the Irish author of the 2002 critical success At Swim, Two Boys. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"It's difficult to imagine the average home cook not gaining wisdom, skill and confidence from this worthy addition to the Oliver Empire."
"I'm too busy." "It's too expensive." "I don't know how." Celebrity chef and author Oliver (Jamie's Food Revolution, 2011, etc.) doesn't want to hear your excuses for not preparing home-cooked meals. None of them are true anyway, and he sets out to prove it. Read full book review >