Search Results: "Lynn Peril"


BOOK REVIEW

PERIL by Thomas H. Cook
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 3, 2004

"A fluent, suspenseful, synthetic yarn, this time without the staying power of Cook's more characteristic descents into the dark past (The Interrogation, 2002, etc.)."
A runaway wife is pursued by half a dozen men whose violently conflicting agendas will put them in just as much danger as she is. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 7, 2002

"Both amusing and dismaying. (8 pages color, 45 b&w illustrations, some not seen)"
A witty, acerbic, and, for those women who grew up in the mid-20th century, painful review of the social and marketplace pressures that reduced women to "soft, delicate, nurturing beings made of ‘sugar and spice and everything nice.' " Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 25, 2011

"A great choice for ladies climbing the corporate ladder from the bottom up."
A humorous guide to exploring the changing definition of a woman's role in the workplace. Read full book review >

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LYNN VISIBLE by Julia DeVillers
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2010

"Lynn's kooky optimism and enthusiasm for her work give this book a funny, inspiring vibe that young fashion enthusiasts should enjoy. (Fiction. 10 & up)"
Lynn's unique personal style makes her stand out in all the wrong ways at her small-town high school. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2008

"A firm but not strident attack on 'techno-elites' that raises serious questions about the way we farm."
Former environmental lawyer Cummings argues that the dramatic shift from traditional to industrial agriculture threatens the diversity and integrity of seeds. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOUNTAIN PERIL by Tom Eslick
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 28, 2005

"Unlike Nevada Barr, Eslick seems uncomfortable with mystery and uninterested in developing his characters; he gives his killer a motive that would have taken a lot more preparation to be convincing. But when school's out, he runs some great field trips."
Science teacher Will Buchanan meets more murder in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FAME'S PERIL by Martha Smilgis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 5, 1992

"Doni's progress is certainly overshadowed but still involving."
A noisy, gut-punching first novel by a magazine journalist (Time, Sports Illustrated, People) who's covered enough of the celebrity scene to background this kidnapping-suspense tale with plenty of star-parading grounds and hilarious in-chat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LYNN AND JOE by Lynn Danielle Sugayan
NON-FICTION
Released: May 17, 2013

"An engaging story of a mother, divorcee, dancer, poet and student looking to find peace."
A woman's memoir of her journey from bad marriages to independence and love. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1997

"His thesis that an unregulated health care system will ultimately provide better care and better access to greater numbers of people is, if not disingenuous, certainly disputable."
A legal scholar's densely written argument that the good old days of laissez-faire were better. Read full book review >

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PLESIOSAUR PERIL by Daniel Loxton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"Go, Cryptoclidus! (Picture book. 6-9)"
Another prehistoric predicament from the creators of Ankylosaur Attack (2011) and Pterosaur Trouble (2013), with similarly nongory but otherwise photorealistic illustrations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 16, 2010

"Worthwhile reading for policy wonks and general readers who can soldier through the technical jargon."
"Two of the most underappreciated (and terrifying) facets of global nuclear proliferation are how much it has depended on nuclear smuggling to thrive, and how inadequate our ability is to detect or prevent the construction of secret nuclear facilities." Read full book review >

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PENGUIN IN PERIL by Helen Hancocks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2014

"The penguin in peril prevails in this fresh and funny English import. (Picture book. 4-7)"
It is a truth universally acknowledged that cats in possession of a penguin must be in want of fish. Read full book review >