Search Results: "M. Wesley Swearingen"


BOOK REVIEW

FBI SECRETS by M. Wesley Swearingen
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1995

A 25-year FBI veteran makes convincing claims that the agency has been waging a secret war on the citizens of the United States for more than half a century. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 20, 2008

"For a bone so well gnawed, Swearingen surprises with unexplored pockets of meat."
Ex-FBI agent and whistleblower Swearingen details his research and suspicions behind the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Read full book review >

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THE FEROS by Wesley King
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2013

"Ultimately forgettable. (Adventure. 10-14)"
The lukewarm sequel to the tepid supervillain series opener The Vindico (2012) underwhelms. Read full book review >

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DRAGONS VS. DRONES by Wesley King
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2016

"Neither the premise nor some decently limned dragons give wings to this pedestrian clunker. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
Magic and technology square off as fire-breathing dragons on a parallel Earth face extinction from heavily armed military drones designed on this one. Read full book review >

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PART OF THE FURNITURE by Mary Wesley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1997

"An elegant, satisfying entertainment."
A tart and persuasive portrait of an uncertain young woman's discovery of her heart's true needs. Read full book review >

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AN IMAGINATIVE EXPERIENCE by Mary Wesley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1995

"Afloat on the cresting awfulness (and pathos) of human muddles, love—as Wesley finds it—is all the more luminous."
A love story that's simply, grandly, satisfying. Read full book review >

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BY GEORGE by Wesley Stace
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 22, 2007

"An unconvincing mishmash."
In this second novel about different generations of British entertainers, family secrets loom large, as they did in Stace's debut Misfortune (2005); Stace is the pseudonym of singer/songwriter John Wesley Harding. Read full book review >

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A DUBIOUS LEGACY by Mary Wesley
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"For Wesley fans: another bright and biting novel."
The English author of A Sensible Life (1990) and other witty, elegant novels continues her cheerful splaying out of human rottenness, eruptions of goodness, and general asininity—all with a faint brushing of enchantment. Read full book review >

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THE PLANET OF THE ETERNALS by James Swearingen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 22, 2016

"Politics makes for a profound and enjoyable sci-fi tale with all the genre ingredients."
In this series opener, a teen on a newly inhabited planet fights for a way to expand a colony more organically than industrial advancement. Read full book review >

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THE DRAGONS OF ORDINARY FARM by Tad Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 2, 2009

"Implausibilities and simplified stereotypes of foreigners add to this series opener's mediocrity. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
An unremarkable fantasy dabbles in several genres as contemporary kids visit a strange farm. Read full book review >

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WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE? by Valerie Wilson Wesley
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Readers may like contrasting her story with Woodson's Maison at Blue Hill and its sequel (below). (Fiction. 12-15)"
The unsubtle story of a high-schooler facing racial tension and hard choices. Read full book review >