Search Results: "John Twelve Hawks"


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SPARK by John Twelve Hawks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"With its fascinating protagonist, Hawks' first book since his Forth Realm trilogy sets itself apart from other futuristic thrillers."
If you suffer from a condition that makes you think you're dead, robbing you of all human feeling, does that make you a better killer for hire? Hawks' latest dystopian adventure explores the possibilities. Read full book review >

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THE GOLDEN CITY by John Twelve Hawks
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"Tepid and vague."
Less-than-rip-roaring final installment in Twelve Hawks' Fourth Realm trilogy (The Traveler, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE DARK RIVER by John Twelve Hawks
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 10, 2007

"Dull."
The freedom-hating Vast Machine is at it again in this second libertarian-minded thriller from Twelve Hawks. Read full book review >

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THE TRAVELER by John Twelve Hawks
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 28, 2005

"As if Carlos Castaneda and Robert Ludlum had collaborated for a surefire bestseller."
The first of a trilogy—and (it's hoped) the next Da Vinci Code. Read full book review >

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HAWKS by Ray Rosenbaum
Released: June 1, 1994

"Too easygoing to be thrilling, Hawks is hard to dislike without being likeable."
This WW II thriller soars when its characters are at the controls of a plane, but between flights the prose falters and the novel is grounded by foul weather. Read full book review >

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TWELVE by Lauren Myracle
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"Light, quick reading with an authentic perspective. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Another year, another set of 'tween concerns about friends and foes, anatomical changes, the opposite sex and mother/sister relationships all recounted by 12-year-old Winnie of the previous Eleven (2004). Read full book review >

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TWELVE by Nick McDonell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"Not bad for a by-now 18-year-old, but still far from good: McDonell should stay in school a few more years."
Debut novel penned by a 17-year-old private high-school student in Manhattan. Read full book review >

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HOWARD HAWKS by Todd McCarthy
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1997

"It portrays in wide-screen format a life until now presented only in sketches. (16 pages photos, not seen)"
A pleasingly thorough, if not critically groundbreaking, retrospective of the works and life of Hollywood's most versatile (and, to some cineasts, best) director. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION

"Some readers may find this a forward-thinking overview of an intriguing profit-oriented methodology, but others are likely to be more skeptical of its practical applications."
An unconventional, strategic approach to optimizing business profits. Read full book review >

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HAWKS AND ROSES by Jim Ure
NON-FICTION
Released: May 13, 1991

"Funny, warm, sad, and informativejust the sort of rich memoir that animal-lovers enjoy."
With deftness, wit, and charm, Ure, a former journalist and Disney animal trainer, writes of the Utah predatory bird rehabilitation project begun in 1973 by him and his wife, Stel. Read full book review >

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JOHN!  by Rolin Bruno
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2015

"While sometimes offering a confusing tangle of voices that lack individual features, this tale delivers a fresh and well-researched fictionalization of the assembling of the Apostles from John's point of view."
A young John the Apostle leaves his home to follow Jesus in this debut biblical novel. Read full book review >

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JOHN by Niall Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Irish novelist Williams (Four Letters of Love, 1999, etc.) takes spiritual issues seriously—and continues to write compellingly about them."
John the Apostle, now a revered Master in exile with a small band of Christian brothers on the island of Patmos, confronts heresy, schism and doubt. Read full book review >