Search Results: "Jonathan Mahler"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2005

"With a nice touch for pop culture, Mahler paints an informed picture of a bright city in a dark hour."
Sports and politics overlap in an exhibition of municipal excitement in a city that, scarcely a generation ago, was in ferment. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 13, 2008

"Though sometimes bogged down in legal minutia, quite understandably, Mahler's fluent account of events is essential reading for students of constitutional law—and anyone concerned with civil rights."
Near-exhaustive account of what some Supreme Court watchers consider "the most important decision on presidential power ever." Read full book review >

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THE DIARIES by Alma Mahler-Werfel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Readers seeking a clearer picture of her story should seek it in the second volume of Henry-Louis de La Grange's monumental Mahler biography."
Alma Mahler-Werfel had a knack with men. Read full book review >

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CONTROL by A. J. Mahler
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A fast-paced, crowded tale that's sure to spark another sequel."
In this third installment of Mahler's (Power, 2015, etc.) thriller series, spy Betty Thursten struggles to stop a nefarious organization from obtaining enough wealth and power to start a world war.Read full book review >

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Money by A. J. Mahler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 18, 2015

"An often engaging tale of a woman who's just as comfortable with melodrama as she is with harrowing espionage."
An attorney moonlighting as a covert agent helps a U.S. black-ops group target a powerful but diabolical organization bent on world domination in Mahler's (Smoking Kills, 2010) thriller.Read full book review >

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Power by A. J. Mahler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 18, 2015

"A dizzyingly enjoyable spy plot that offers consistent suspense."
In Mahler's (Money, 2011, etc.) latest thriller, secret agent Betty Thursten ends up in the cross hairs of her black-ops employer, who thinks that she's gone rogue.Read full book review >

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A ONE-EYED HORSE IN A ONE-HORSE TOWN by Julie Mahler Harris
Released: July 2, 2011

"Though it begins quite dark, this winning tale quickly moves forward to reveal a touching story about a family who would do anything to save their beloved horse."
The story of a beloved animal best friend almost lost and the neighbor who couldn't see beyond his greed. Read full book review >

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I'M NOT READING! by Jonathan Allen
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 2013

"Fun and reassuring. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Baby Owl's plan to read a story to his toy, Owly (not the delightful comic-book character, but adorable just the same), turns viral. Read full book review >

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THE LITTLE RABBIT WHO LIKED TO SAY MOO by Jonathan Allen
ANIMALS
Released: March 3, 2008

"EWSLUGp2007, illustrated by Allie Busby, is just one of several recent examples—but this one is a particularly crowd-pleasing iteration. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Allen's big, simple pictures of smiling farm animals give this invitation to a collective Moo-Along unusual appeal. Read full book review >

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“I’M NOT SCARED!” by Jonathan Allen
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2007

"A nice choice for youngsters just starting to explore the outside world. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Baby Owl—accompanied only by his trusty toy owl, Owly—is out at night, sans parents, for the first time, and if he feels a bit frightened, he certainly isn't going to admit it. Read full book review >

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“I’M NOT CUTE!” by Jonathan Allen
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2006

"Young listeners will recognize themselves without realizing it; their parents will smile knowingly. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Baby Owl sets out to explore the woods. Read full book review >