Search Results: "Kerrie Logan Hollihan"


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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 1, 2016

"A worthwhile addition to every library collection and a natural for military-history enthusiasts. (Nonfiction. 12-18)"
Hollihan examines the wartime service of 12 men and three women and how it affected the rest of their lives. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 2011

"A very qualified success. (timeline, bibliography, index) (Biography. 9 & up)"
Biographical narrative combines with activities to bring good Queen Bess to life, with mixed results. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"For young readers not quite ready for Ann Bausum's masterly With Courage and Cloth (2004), the survey offers a powerful lesson in the vindication of the rights of women. (resources, index [not seen]) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
A timeline that starts in January 1777, when Mary Katherine Goddard printed the first full copy of the Declaration of Independence, and ends with the women's suffrage amendment passed in 1920 opens this fine history of how women got the vote in the United States. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: July 1, 2010

"An attractive, well-written volume that, through the better activities, makes learning history a hands-on affair. (places to visit, index) (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
The latest installment in the For Kids series offers a clear and interesting biography of the 26th President, plus 21 activities to supplement the narrative. Read full book review >

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SENATE PROOF by Logan Snyder
Released: May 11, 2012

"For a novel about whiskey, this thriller doesn't go down easily."
The double crossings and plot twists are dizzying in this thriller, Snyder's first novel. Read full book review >

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THE BIG LAW by Chuck Logan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"And what he serves up here is a satisfying throwback to the kind of suspense novel where complex people matter more than high-tech machines."
A crackerjack thriller and a second appearance for Phil Broker (The Price of Blood, 1997), tough ex-cop, hard-bitten Vietnam vet, and serious daddy. Read full book review >

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APOCALYPSE COW by Michael Logan
Released: May 21, 2013

"Despite a generous accolade from Discworld creator Terry Pratchett, who bestowed the inaugural Terry Pratchett Prize upon it, this zombie adventure inspires more gasps than laughs."
"Two legs bad," might be the borrowed motto of the titular monsters of this apocalyptic look at the end of the world—were the great beasts not busy trying to kill everybody. Read full book review >

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THE GRACEKEEPERS by Kirsty Logan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 19, 2015

"Logan delivers a haunting, spare, and evocative debut."
A beautifully strange debut novel that draws upon folklore of the Scottish west and the isles. Read full book review >

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THE PRICE OF BLOOD by Chuck Logan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 12, 1997

"An admirably flinty, adroitly plotted, and worthy successor to Logan's first hard-boiled thriller (Hunter's Moon, 1996). ($50,000 marketing budget; regional author tour)"
An ex-soldier who was among the last Americans to escape Vietnam before the Communist takeover returns to Southeast Asia in search of a fortune in gold that disappeared on his last mission. Read full book review >

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The Navel Diaries by Diann Logan
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: July 15, 2015

"An upbeat guide for navigating an inevitable path."
An amusing collection of commentaries about coming to terms with aging and change. Read full book review >