Search Results: "Matthew L. Hunter"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 31, 2005

"Hollywood can't touch the ravishing horror portrayed here. (But should they decide to try, let's hope they consult Hunter first."
A brilliant retelling of this timeless classic about the insatiability of human desire. Read full book review >

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THE KREMLIN ARMOURY by Matthew Hunter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1992

"An average thriller made somewhat more interesting by the hero's tortured personal dilemma and moral quandary."
Hunter (the paperback Comrades) makes his hardcover debut with the familiar story of an ordinary man caught up in the intrigues of international spymasters, a scenario that he makes secondary to the hero's effort to save his faltering marriage and reclaim his estranged wife while struggling with his feelings for a beautiful would-be Russian defector. Read full book review >

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THE GIBRALTAR FACTOR by Matthew Hunter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 5, 1993

"Melrose and his CIA colleagues, who all talk like characters from a WW II comic book or third-graders imitating Clint Eastwood."
An American freelance intelligence operative has to bust up an Anglo-Spanish parliamentary plot that would shuffle Great Britain's political management and possibly return Gibraltar to its previous owners—in another imported thriller by the author of The Kremlin Armoury (1992). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Your Soul Was Made For Mine by C. L. Hunter
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Over the top and frequently under it; might please fans looking for another shade of gray."
A tragic death opens a door to the spirit world, offering a new chance for two broken hearts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"Packed with vital, timely information about the future of the earth—deserves our full attention."
A look at a new kind of capitalism that can save the planet from climate chaos while creating jobs and uplifting economies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE BABYMOUSE AND THE CHRISTMAS CUPCAKES by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Little Babymouse will win new fans among younger readers, who will hope to see what dragons Babymouse fights next. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Babymouse moves from graphic fiction to the full-color picture-book world with a Christmas story about the popular character at an earlier age. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUNNY SIDE UP by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Funny, poignant, and reassuringly upbeat by the end but free of glib platitudes or easy answers. (afterword) (Graphic historical fiction. 9-11)"
Family troubles temporarily strand 10-year-old Sunny in a Florida retirement community. Imagine the recreational possibilities. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIGHTS, CAMERA, MIDDLE SCHOOL!  by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2017

"A smooth transition into a fresh format that should both resonate with existing fans and entice new ones. (Graphic fantasy. 7-12)"
With her trademark sassy panache, Babymouse embarks on a new adventure: middle school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BRAVE NEW POND by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"Any day there's a new Squish (or Babymouse, for that matter) is Pizza Day. (Graphic novel. 7-9)"
The single-celled everylad who oozed from the Babymouse series to start one of his own in Squish#1: Super Amoeba (2011) tries hanging with the cool crowd. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE POWER OF THE PARASITE by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2012

"More evidence that Squish is anything but a Wimpy Kid, for all his diminutive size. (science demo, drawing page) (Graphic novel. 7-9)"
Summer swim camp and a reckless new friend test a young amoeba's courage and moral compass alike. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GAME ON! by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 28, 2013

"Funny and snarky as ever, with a cautionary but reassuring message that this common malady will, like most childhood colds and fevers, run its course naturally without outside intervention. (science project, drawing page) (Graphic novel. 7-9)"
School assignments, sleep and even Super Amoeba comics go by the wayside when protozoan protagonist Squish is "infected" by a video game. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EXTREME BABYMOUSE by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Extremely entertaining. (Graphic fiction. 7-12)"
Babymouse + snowboard = many faceplants on the way to wisdom and cupcakes. Read full book review >