Search Results: "Michael McCloskey"


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 RISE OF SARNAI by Michael McCloskey
Released: March 1, 2012

"A straightforward, imaginative tale of conquest and warfare."
In this epic story of ancient conquest, a man leads his army against several nations in order to fulfill a prophecy of greatness. Read full book review >

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TRILISK RUINS by Michael McCloskey
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"Telisa and Magnus could carry a series with their entertaining if somewhat predictable smuggling adventures."
An otherworld adventure featuring a military brat turned smuggler. Read full book review >

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SLAVE OF CHU KUTALL by Michael McCloskey
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 19, 2005

"Can't break the chains of Dungeons and Dragons, Lord of the Rings and every other fantasy forerunner to which it's beholden."
A half-orc warrior escapes the shackles of his captors and his heritage to become a hero. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE OF YEEL by Michael McCloskey
Released: April 7, 2012

"A fairy tale for discerning adults who appreciate solid story structure, compelling human characters and inventive fantasy."
A fantasy tale from McCloskey that fleshes out the archetypal hero's journey with interplanetary travel, fearsome nemeses and one delightfully logical wizard. Read full book review >

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INSIDIOUS by Michael McCloskey
Released: Jan. 8, 2010

"Weapons-laden action, corporate nastiness, incipient robot rebellion and deep-space mystery mesh nimbly in a great ride for sci-fi fans that seldom lets up."
In McCloskey's (Slave of Chu Kutall, 2005, etc.) latest sci-fi novel, a sexy corporate spy, a rising executive and an intergalactic law enforcer intertwine in a conspiracy that rocks the deep-space outposts of tomorrow. Read full book review >

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HELL ON A LEASH by Michael McCloskey
Released: Jan. 26, 2011

"A hard-nosed medieval tale, recommended for readers serious about their action."
In the author's (Insidious, 2010, etc.) action-packed fantasy, a troupe of thieving bandits is on the run with the latest plunder, while the fiercest of the bunch—the Four—must battle an army and cater to the will of a dragon. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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 >