Search Results: "Michael J. Kolinski"


BOOK REVIEW

BARELY BREATHING by Michael J. Kolinski
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 2013

"Readers will eagerly follow the reckless, entertaining protagonist as he navigates LA and Vegas in this sinuous mystery."
In the author's debut thriller, a man's Los Angeles vacation takes unexpected turns when he realizes that the cousin he's come to visit has gone missing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS by Michael J. Rosen
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 20, 2000

"Definitely yes. (Fiction. 9-11)"
The author of Elijah's Angel: A Story for Chanukah and Christmas (1992) takes another careful, penetrating look at cultural and religious boundaries. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 26, 2013

"An engaging, if occasionally disjointed, memoir."
A proud father shares correspondence with his son, who served in the Peace Corps in Fiji. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 2006

"Too bad, as the language and characterizations are vivid and rich. (author's notes) (Fiction. 10-14)"
A promising first novel falls utterly to pieces about halfway through. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LAST DANCE IN REDONDO BEACH by Michael J. Katz
Released: April 19, 1989

In the late 1970's, Katz made a promising mystery-comedy debut with Murder off the Glass, featuring the Chicago sleuth-team of wry sportscaster Andy Sussman and shopping-mall shamus Murray Glick ("a true sleazoid"). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1997

"Not the sensationalistic diatribe you expect to see in April, and for that reason well worth reading."
Angry taxpayers may be disappointed that Graetz (Law/Yale) does not jump on the anti-income-tax bandwagon, but they would do well to ponder his reservations about where taxation is headed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 28, 2015

"Great depth and breadth for subject matter that calls for nothing less."
Far-reaching exploration of science, the mind, and the meaning of life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MIKE NELSON’S MIND OVER MATTERS by Michael J. Nelson
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 1, 2002

"From someplace called Minnesota comes a Nelson funnier than Ozzie, Ricky, Lord or Half. Nimble foolery packed in minipieces."
The author of Mike Nelson's Movie Megacheese (not reviewed) and quondam host of Comedy Central's Mystery Science Theater 3000 offers some small, comic essays. The result is, happily, laughable. Read full book review >