Search Results: "Jennifer Rush"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 5, 2011

"Buchholz projects a communicable affection for the loud business of life, of risk-taking and devoted engagement in the pursuit of happiness."
Former presidential economic advisor and hedge-fund director Buchholz (New Ideas from Dead CEOs: Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office, 2007, etc.) sings the praises of competition—in both our personal and professional lives—for leading a happier, healthier life. Read full book review >

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RUSH by Eve Silver
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 11, 2013

"Mind candy for those teen readers who love the thrill of the game. (Adventure. 13-18)"
Miki's understanding of reality completely changes when she's thrust into a deadly virtual game. Read full book review >

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ALTERED by Jennifer Rush
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 2, 2013

"Riveting. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
Ignore the shaky start—within minutes, this medical-engineering thriller will have readers glued to their seats. Read full book review >

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DEVILS & THIEVES by Jennifer Rush
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Don your leathers and get riding this (sub)urban fantasy. (Fantasy. 13-18)"
Motorcycle gangs and magical powers: two great concepts that go unexpectedly well together. Read full book review >

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ERASED by Jennifer Rush
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Lowering the stakes and piling on the violence makes for a disappointing sequel. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
Anna and the boys are still on the run from the Branch, the mysterious organization that shaped them into human weapons of mass destruction (Altered, 2013). Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2014

"What's next? Probably an equally maladroit series of trips to the Revolutionary War itself. (author's note, quiz) (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Rush Revere and his horse, Liberty, return to Manchester Middle School for more "rush, rush, rushing to history." Read full book review >

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JENNIFER GOVERNMENT by Max Barry
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"It's Catch-22 by way of The Matrix."
Bubblegum pop-future comedy in which corporations go to war like feudal fiefdoms. Read full book review >

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JENNIFER, TOO by Juanita Havill
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1994

"The perky, realistic dialogue, lively b&w art, and assertive protagonist will all appeal to other young feminists, and to boys with older sibs, too. (Fiction. 7-10)"
The author of the popular Jamaica books offers three easy chapters about a cheerful child edging her way into her big brother's games with his friends. Read full book review >

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JENNIFER MURDLEY'S TOAD by Bruce Coville
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1992

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Snagged immediately with ``If Jennifer Murdley hadn't been forced to wear her brother's underpants to school, the whole thing might never have happened,'' readers will find this latest escapade featuring Mr. S. H. Elives and his quirky magic-shop endlessly funny. Read full book review >

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GOLD RUSH by Michael Kowalewski
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 7, 1997

A large, lively gathering of primarily firsthand recollections of the California Gold Rush of 1848, drawn from memoirs and letters, and being published as a companion volume for a PBS documentary airing in January 1998. Read full book review >

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RUSH HOUR by Christine Loomis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"While adults may appreciate the irony (intended or not), and children will gain a certain amount of gratification from poring over the crammed images, the book imparts a sense of harried hopelessness that's almost overwhelming. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Rural readers unfamiliar with the pace of the urban rat race will be amused and enlightened by this excursion from suburbia to Manhattan as chronicled by Loomis (The Hippo Hop, 1995, etc.) and the astonishing Takabayashi. Read full book review >

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BENJAMIN RUSH by Alyn Brodsky
NON-FICTION
Released: June 16, 2004

"Still, readers without much knowledge of Rush—and that would be most people—will find this an accessible introduction to the man and his tumultuous times."
A solid—and somewhat stolid—life of an often-overlooked Founding Father. Read full book review >