Search Results: "Jonathan Case"


BOOK REVIEW

DEAR CREATURE by Jonathan Case
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A funny, bizarre, unexpected pleasure that gives a creature from the depths heart and soul as well as a happy ending."
A mutant submariner pines for a surface girl trapped in a prison of her own making. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 3, 2014

"A good, undemanding collection for those seeking to understand and commune with God."
Case provides a slim but thoughtful volume of prayers, based upon Christian Scripture but far from orthodox or didactic in character. Read full book review >

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OUT OF CABRINI by Dave Case
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 5, 2006

"This grim and gritty procedural, veteran cop Case's fiction debut, earns extra tension via short chapters with timelines. Watch for the series."
Streetwise Chicago cops take down a rising gang leader. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1992

"An instructive and encouraging overview that submits that the nation's business glass may be well over half full."
A journalist's persuasive brief for the intriguing proposition that American business has taken a turn for the better over the past couple of decades. Read full book review >

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THE EIGHTH DAY by John Case
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"A standard come-to-realize, run-like-hell plot (consult your Collected Alfred Hitchcock), but Case, who writes so very well, keeps it all at a merry boil."
Briskly paced thriller from Case (The Syndrome, 2001, etc.), with high-tech gadgetry, old-fashioned melodrama, and much ado about "gray goo." Read full book review >

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SOPHIE AND THE NEXT-DOOR MONSTERS by Chris Case
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"This saucy, tongue-in-cheek tale has a timely message worth sharing. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Meeting the new neighbors turns into a monstrous affair for the intrepid Sophie in this wry tale. Read full book review >

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THE FIRST HORSEMAN by John Case
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 30, 1998

"Far more realistic than Stephen King's superflu in The Stand."
Superchilling tale of the Spanish Flu's revival (which killed 20 to 30 million people in 1918)from the pseudonymous Case (the well-received biotech thriller The Genesis Code, 1997). Read full book review >

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THE MURDER ARTIST by John Case
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 12, 2004

"It's all in the telling, and Case does it just right: no clue, moment, or character unturned."
Searching for his kidnapped twin sons, a TV journalist follows an eerie trail. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BIG FEAR by Andrew Case
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"The case is slow to gather momentum but rises to an improbable, rousing finale in which the bad guys, who've been consistently more clever and resourceful than the good guys, finally get theirs."
Playwright Case's first novel plunges a New York cop and the man charged with investigating him into a world of trouble. Read full book review >

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NELLY DEAN by Alison Case
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 2016

"Although its obvious audience is Brontë lovers, this well-written historical novel brings enough depth and new material to stand on its own."
Housekeeper Nelly Dean tells a multigenerational saga of wild weather and impossible love at Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange. Wait, didn't Emily Brontë already write that book? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOVE, DAVID by Dianne Case
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 8-12)"
From South Africa, a moving evocation of the life of the ``colored'' under apartheid, based on the childhood of the author's mother. Read full book review >

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EMMA AND THE WHALE by Julie Case
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"A well-intentioned effort from a debut author, this does not rise above the plethora of existing tales about whales—beached, biblical, or bellicose. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Emma lives near the sea, where she enjoys beachcombing and playing with her dog, Nemo. Read full book review >