Search Results: "Mike Bond"


BOOK REVIEW

Killing Maine by Mike Bond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2015

"Another stellar ride from Bond; checking out Pono's first adventure isn't a prerequisite, but this will make readers want to.
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In Bond's (Tibetan Cross, 2014, etc.) thriller, Hawaiian surfer Pono Hawkins books a flight to Maine to help a fellow Special Forces vet duck a murder conviction.Read full book review >

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Saving Paradise by Mike Bond
Released: Nov. 20, 2012

"A complex, entertaining whodunit."
In the latest thriller from Bond (The Last Savanna, 2013, etc.), an Afghanistan War veteran-turned-surfer risks his life and freedom to search for a journalist's murderer. Read full book review >

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HOLY WAR by Mike Bond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2014

"An unyielding tension leaves a lasting impression, though Rosa could easily carry her own series."
In Bond's (House of Jaguar, 2013, etc.) latest thriller, two men—one seeking information, the other vengeance—enter war-torn Beirut to find a Muslim who may be behind the bombing of a Marine compound. Read full book review >

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ASSASSINS by Mike Bond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2016

"An exhilarating spy novel that offers equal amounts of ingenuity and intrigue."
In Bond's (Killing Maine, 2015, etc.) latest thriller, an intelligence operative spends decades immersed in America's struggle with Islamic terrorists.Read full book review >

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THE LAST SAVANNA by Mike Bond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2013

"Will make readers sweat with its relentless pace and blistering descriptions of the African sun."
A special unit of soldiers in East Africa tracks down elephant poachers and searches for a female archaeologist who's been kidnapped in Bond's latest adventure (Saving Paradise, 2013, etc.). Read full book review >

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HOUSE OF JAGUAR by Mike Bond
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 25, 2013

"A high-octane story rife with action, from U.S. streets to Guatemalan jungles."
In Bond's (The Last Savanna, 2013, etc.) military thriller, a former U.S. Army pilot witnesses soldiers slaughtering a village in Guatemala and makes himself a target when he starts asking questions. Read full book review >

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SNOW by Mike Bond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"An often captivating story of three friends on opposing sides of a betrayal."
Bond (Assassins, 2016, etc.) tells the story of three friends who become divided over an unexpected temptation in this thriller. Read full book review >

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MIKE WALLACE
by Megan Labrise

When it comes to chronicling turn-of-the-twentieth-century New York City, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Mike Wallace takes a novel approach.

“History is written in the grooves,” says Wallace, author of Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898-1919. “There are economic historians, political historians, cultural historians, social historians, gender historians, African-American historians...and people who are specializing in ...


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SIGHTSEEING WITH MARGARITA ENGLE AND MIKE CURATO
by Julie Danielson

In Margarita Engle’s All the Way to Havana, illustrated by Mike Curato, a young boy in Cuba sets out with his parents in their noisy old family car to visit his new cousin on his “zero-year birthday.” Driving down potholed streets, beside the farms and beaches and forests of Havana, readers join the boy in taking in the sights ...


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TAKING THINGS SLOW WITH ADAM RAPP
by Julie Danielson

Adam Rapp is no stranger to the arts. He is a novelist, playwright, film director, screenwriter, and musician. He is a Pulitzer Prize finalist (2005’s play, Red Light Winter), and his young adult novel Punkzilla was awarded a 2010 Printz Honor. Kirkus reviewers over the years have noted his talents in “pushing the boundaries of fiction for teens,”as well ...


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TUMBLE BUMBLE by Felicia Bond
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Delicate, jaunty pictures make a companionable match. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A sly caper with a merry cast and fun that readers can count on. ``A tiny bug went for a walk./He met a cat and stopped to talk.'' Bug and cat bump into a crocodile, her friend the bee, and a baby pig (`` `Oink!' he squealed. `That was my tail!'/They apologized to no avail.''). Read full book review >

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ROBOFICTION
by Leila Roy

This marks the very last week of my library’s Summer Reading Program, and I’ve been so busy working on all of the details—making lists of kids who’ve earned various merit badges, making lists of books to buy to celebrate said merit badges, printing out and personalizing a billion bookplates, etc—that reading has been ENTIRELY off the table.

That doesn’t mean ...


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