Search Results: "Michael Kinch"


BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL by Henry Flesh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Amen."
Flesh's X-rated debut novel, the Lambda Award-winning Massage (1999), told of life at the bottom of Manhattan's gay subculture. Read full book review >

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THE REBELS OF NEW SUN by Michael Kinch
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"A satisfying conclusion. (Dystopian adventure. 12-16)"
This conclusion to an exciting dystopia morphs from shoot'em-up into spy thriller as the titular rebels try to bring down the corporate tyranny established in their African territory. Read full book review >

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THE BLENDING TIME by Michael Kinch
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Full of action, this is a compelling, realistic and exciting thriller for more mature young readers. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
A well-realized, harsh dystopia provides the setting for this exciting debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FIRES OF NEW SUN by Michael Kinch
Released: Jan. 8, 2012

"For some great action, this can't be beat. (Dystopian action. 12 & up)"
Three teens fight bandits in a future Africa as they attempt to rebuild civilization on the continent. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHANGING MICHAEL by Jeff Schilling
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"Like the main character, not as smart as it thinks it is. (Fiction. 12-16)"
A teen provocateur decides to befriend and help a social outcast. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL JORDAN by Robert Lipsyte
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 30, 1994

"Kids are lucky to have Lipsyte writing on their side. (Biography. 10-14)"
According to New York Times sportswriter Lipsyte (Arnold Schwarzenegger, 1993, etc.), Michael Jordan is a master of timing not just in his game but in his whole involvement with basketball and advertising. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL JORDAN by Roland Lazenby
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2014

"Studded with insights but unnecessarily long—though, given the continued aura of Jordan, likely to sell well."
An exhaustive—and exhausting—biography of the greatest player in NBA history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL COLLINS by James Mackay
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 15, 1997

"Despite minor shortcomings, this is the best life of Collins now available, published just in time to coincide with Neil Jordan's film Michael Collins, with Liam Neeson in the lead role."
A stirring, comprehensive life of the great Irish patriot. ``If you think you understand what's going on, you're just confused,'' says a graffito current in Belfast. Read full book review >