Search Results: "Jim Rush"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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"From stealthy tracking to all-out sprints, hand-to-hand battles and mental combat—a triumph in every respect."
CIA agent Browning is implanted with a sensory-enhancing microchip to help track down rogue test subjects in the author's debut action novel. 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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Released: April 26, 2012

"A ride alongside a master flier with a cool head and sly sense of humor who, even facing death, refused to be grounded by circumstance."
Facing a terminal illness, an aviator reflects on his time above and below the clouds. Read full book review >

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THE RUSH by Edward Dolnick
Released: Aug. 12, 2014

"Readers new to Gold Rush history will find a bonanza here—and for old hands, Dolnick provides enough fresh interpretation to keep the pages turning."
The miners of the California Gold Rush didn't need law and order, toothpaste or running water. They needed a course in money management. Read full book review >

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GOLD RUSH by Miri Yu
by Miri Yu, translated by Stephen Snyder
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"Distinctive and disturbing imagery; familiar diagnoses."
A violent teenaged boy darts to adulthood in Yokohama, a mural of hell in bestselling Yu's forceful if uneven English-language debut. Read full book review >

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LUCKY JIM by James Hart
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 11, 2017

"A finely written, painful, but profound book."
A former business executive tells the moving story of his rise from poverty to privilege and the secrets that haunted—and almost destroyed—his life. Read full book review >

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GENTLEMAN JIM by Raymond Briggs
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: July 1, 2008

"A short, sweet and meaningful volume."
This slim volume, a reissue of a 1980 work, has seminal significance in the development of the graphic novel. Read full book review >

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JIM MORRISON by Dylan Jones
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1991

"Sixty-five color and 65 b&w photos boost the Jones; the 40 color and 75 b&w photos that accompany the Dylan were not seen."
Incandescent rock star Jim Morrison doused his own fire by drowning, drugged, in a Paris bathtub 20 years ago. 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 >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 1998

"After reading about how to work a sluice, where to find gold, even how to talk like a miner, readers will be more than ready to hit pay dirt. (b&w illustrations and photos, graphs, charts, notes, maps) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
A fascinating guide for children about how to strike it rich by prospecting for gold in their own backyards—and not just in California backyards. Read full book review >