Search Results: "Jennifer Angus"


BOOK REVIEW

IN SEARCH OF GOLIATHUS HERCULES by Jennifer Angus
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"An uneven effort, but bug enthusiasts may latch on. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
In this Victorian adventure, Henri discovers that he can talk to insects and decides to travel to British Malaya to find his father and capture the elusive, man-eating insect, Goliathus hercules. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FINGER by Angus Trumble
NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 2010

"Intelligent, passionate and amusing—though Trumble's old-fashioned voice may not appeal to some readers."
Museum curator Trumble (A Brief History of the Smile, 2004) renders an adept cultural tour of our fingers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KING'S MAN by Angus Donald
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"A fast-moving, thoroughly enjoyable yarn."
The rip-roaring tale of a young follower of Robin Hood and their mission to rescue King Richard from captivity in A.D. 1192. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCARECROW NIXON by Angus Krieg
Released: July 26, 2010

"Unwieldy back stories and grammatical errors hobble an ambitious story of love and war."
A love affair turns into a deadly link to terrorism in Krieg's slim debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WARLORD by Angus Donald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 12, 2013

"A fast-paced and exciting story unsuitable for the squeamish."
Part of Donald's Robin Hood series (King's Man, 2012, etc.), this book is a bloodcurdling tale of medieval greed, cruelty and honor. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FAMOUS TIMES by Angus Gordon
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 20, 2017

"An idiosyncratic but lovely collection of shed photographs."
Gordon (In the Shadow of the Cape, 2004) documents century-old woolsheds of New Zealand's Hawkes Bay in this photography book.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 9, 2003

"Godspeed, Colin Angus, and may there soon be another river to fire your hapless exuberance and your readers' good fortune."
You'd think he would have learned from his Amazon misadventure, but humorously intrepid river runner Angus (Amazon Extreme, 2002) is back on the wildwater, this time following the mighty Yenisey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EXILE'S CHILDREN by Angus Wells
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"A great big lumbering ox of a yarn, predictable and overweight, with nothing fresh or new to attract uncommitted readers."
In Wells's huge new fantasy (the paperback Lords of the Sky, etc.), the Amerindian-like People live harmoniously with the land and each other—until young warrior Rannach's rivalry with Vachyr over the beautiful Arrhyna causes fighting among the tribes. Read full book review >

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SECRETS by Angus Mackenzie
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"But his charges ring true, and civil-liberties advocates will find much of interest in his pages. (11 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A muckraking adventure in the violation of First Amendment rights. Read full book review >