Search Results: "Michael G. Montgomery"


BOOK REVIEW

FINDER, COAL MINE DOG by Alison Hart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Well-told and entertaining, a solid dog story. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
A dog becomes a hero to trapped coal miners in this third book of Hart's Dog Chronicles series (Mercy, Gold Rush Dog, 2014, etc.).Read full book review >

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MURPHY, GOLD RUSH DOG  by Alison Hart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"An adventure-filled tale set within a fascinating period of history. (historical note, bibliography, further reading) (Historical fiction. 7-10)"
Historical fiction for dog lovers. Read full book review >

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LEO, DOG OF THE SEA by Alison Hart
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"Frank history, attention to factual detail, and vivid adventures make this a standout. (bibliography, further reading.) (Historical fiction. 7-12)"
Magellan's 16th-century circumnavigation of the globe is told through the eyes of a ship's dog in this latest installment of the middle-grade Dog Chronicles. Read full book review >

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FIRST DOG FALA by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Taken together, an engaging package. (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
Fala has to be one of the best known of presidential pets, the dedicated companion of Franklin Roosevelt throughout the World War II years of his presidency. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Diary of a Broken Mind by Sean Michael Montgomery
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 21, 2016

"A tragic, yet unconvincing, account of the author's visionary gifts."
Montgomery (The Prophecies of the Apocalyptic Son, 2009) shares his autobiography and divine revelations in this spiritual work.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INSIDE by Michael G. Santos
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"Not first-rate literature, but eye-opening."
Incarcerated for drug-trafficking since 1987, Santos documents the tedium and brutality of prison life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 17, 1994

"Kenny provides a well-researched and readable biography of a man who helped democratize religion and in the process created a truly American Christianity."
An in-depth look at a little-known American religious radical. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"Credibly optimistic scenarios on what it will take for the US and wider world to realize the promise of bright tomorrows that lie within their reach."
An exuberantly upbeat and beguilingly plausible guide to the brave new world that sociologist Zey believes could eventuate from what he views as a macroindustrial era, i.e., one in which planet earth's inhabitants have the means and opportunity to gain full control over forces that previously have buffeted them. Read full book review >

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JUMPING THE LINE by Michael G. Harpold
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 19, 2013

"A debut novel about a timely issue elucidated with an insider's understanding and sensitivity."
A heart-rending novel by a former U.S. Border Patrol agent that explores how Mexican migrant workers are willing to endanger their lives for the prospect of better ones in America. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2007

"Raises more questions than it answers about a courageous man."
Correspondence on social issues to and from the former Brooklyn Dodger who broke the race barrier in major league baseball. Read full book review >