Search Results: "Jeffrey J. Trester"


BOOK REVIEW

MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"Still, a financial thriller that tries to do the right thing-and make a killing in the process. Trester achieves at least partial success on both accounts."
A Wall Street insider searches for the soul lurking within the cutthroat world of high finance in this efficient, entertaining novel. Read full book review >

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THE SHROUD OF TORRINGTON by Jeffrey J. Messenger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 6, 2005

"A captivating mystery with muted moral undertones."
The mysterious death of a close friend throws an atheist into a battle between good and evil. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 19, 2016

"Levelheaded advice for students and parents on the best path to take from high school to employment."
A guide to help "dispel our fears about life after college." Read full book review >

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THE SUPER NATURAL by Jeffrey J. Kripal
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"A thought-provoking, intelligent reconceptualization of supernatural events."
A religious historian and a popular fiction writer and mystic collaborate to adopt unexplained phenomena into the realm of natural occurrences. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 5, 2001

"Altogether, a show of support for the current administration's revival of the Reagan-era Star Wars initiative: useful reading for students of policy and tactics."
Policy papers on missile warfare and defense for the 21st century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LAST LAUGHS by J. Patrick Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"Some spry and inspired grave humor here, but weighed equally with some unimaginative efforts. (Picture book. 7-10)"
Cracked epitaphs from Lewis and Yolen. Read full book review >

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THE PHANTOM BULLY by Jeffrey Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 28, 2015

"Everybody's middle school years should be as ultimately satisfying as Roan's, whether they are Jedis-in-training or not. (Graphic fantasy. 8-12)"
Perhaps playing off the principle that a great ending will mitigate almost anything, this story has at least a dozen endings, and all of them are pretty spectacular. Read full book review >

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WHO BROKE THE VASE? by Jeffrey Turner
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"An interesting debut, one that may instigate discussion, emotion, and, yes, even laughs. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A broken vase, an eyewitness, and a cast of improbable suspects lead to one surprise ending in this celebration of the whopper. Read full book review >

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WHO AM I? by Jeffrey Turner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"With full force of knowing right from wrong, readers will jump at the chance to chime in with the repeated admonishment: 'You are a rabbit!' (Picture book. 3-6)"
A rabbit with a madcap imagination pretends to be many other animals. Read full book review >

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RETURN OF THE PADAWAN! by Jeffrey Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 29, 2014

"Future installments—and further disasters—will be most welcome. (Graphic fantasy. 8-12)"
The line between humor and heartbreak is very thin in this new Star Wars graphic novel. Read full book review >