Search Results: "Jordan Belfort"


BOOK REVIEW

CATCHING THE WOLF OF WALL STREET by Jordan Belfort
NON-FICTION
Released: March 3, 2009

"Still a hustler, still a salesman—and also a hell of a writer."
After serving time in federal minimum-security prison for stock fraud, money laundering and other financial crimes, Belfort offers another coarse, lively text as a companion to The Wolf of Wall Street (2007). Read full book review >

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THE WOLF OF WALL STREET by Jordan Belfort
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 2, 2007

"Entertaining as pulp fiction, real as a federal indictment."
A cocky bad boy of finance recalls, in much detail and scabrous language, his nasty career as a master of his own universe. Read full book review >

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EYEWITNESS TO MURDER by Sophie Belfort
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 26, 1992

"Worth reading for its unusual plot and setting but, unfortunately, a bit of a slog."
Boston's aged, world-renowned scholar Caleb Tuttle has been poisoned, seemingly at his own table. Read full book review >

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UNINVITED by Sophie Jordan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"A schlocky bodice-ripper disguised as a dystopian romance. (Dystopian romance. 14 & up)"
She's tagged as a killer. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"From where to buy those elements you just gotta have to where to go to find inspiration, Schwartz has included it all, and Lego fans will want this close to hand as both inspiration and guide for their next builds. (Nonfiction. 9 & up)"
Combining a history of Lego, interviews with prominent Lego builders and ideas for bringing models to the next level of inventiveness, this book will speak both to readers who are just starting out and to those looking to refine their skills. Read full book review >

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ARE YOU EXPERIENCED? by Jordan Sonnenblick
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"This provocative, personal peek at legendary Woodstock rocks. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
When 15-year-old Rich Barber travels back in time from 2014 to the 1969 Woodstock festival, he encounters the '60s, including his teenage father. Read full book review >

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ZEN AND THE ART OF FAKING IT by Jordan Sonnenblick
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Hilarious and heart-wrenching. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Adolescence is a time when teenagers ask the all-important question, "Who am I?," but for San Lee, an adopted Chinese boy starting eighth grade in a new school, the question has particular urgency. Read full book review >

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VANISH by Sophie Jordan
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 6, 2011

"Overall, predictable but still imaginative, formulaic but still suspenseful. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
What's a dragon-girl to do when she's in love with a boy who hunts dragons? Read full book review >

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THE JUNIPER GAME by Sherryl Jordan
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

A 14-year-old finds herself psychically linked with a young woman who was burned as a witch in medieval England. Read full book review >

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REIGN OF SHADOWS by Sophie Jordan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"All the standard tropes and clichés, only ever-so-much more so. (Dystopian fantasy. 14-18)"
Star-crossed romance smolders in a sunless fairy-tale kingdom of ugliness, horror, and grisly violence. Read full book review >

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THE DEADLY SIDE OF THE SQUARE by Lee Jordan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"No surprises here, but the pervasive atmosphere of menacing urban blight is as quietly, unnervingly effective as the melodrama of last year's The Toy Cupboard."
Murder and skulduggery at a moldering block of flats in Sebastopol Square as somebody seems intent on clearing out the aging tenants, mostly WW II refugees, to make room for tomorrow's luxury living. Read full book review >