Search Results: "Mitch Daniels"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 20, 2011

"A carefully argued political treatise, but one of many similar books during these contentious political times."
Indiana's governor delivers his vision for saving America. Read full book review >

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MITCH AND AMY by Alan Tiegreen
FICTION
Released: Feb. 22, 1967

"Amy conquers multiplication and Mitch advances to Wild Bill Hickok —a successful future seems assured."
It's twins this time at Mrs. Cleary's—nine years old and doing fine, thank you, after a slow start. Read full book review >

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My Brother the Boxer: The Terry Daniels Story by Jeff Daniels
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 2015

"While the fight descriptions are vivid, the subject remains one-dimensional."
A fond recollection of the boxing career of an unlikely heavyweight championship contender. Read full book review >

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ONCE SHADOWS FALL by Robert Daniels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"The story's execution is smooth if a bit predictable; the murders, chases, and last-minute rescues all arrive like clockwork. But Daniels provides a killer with a believable back story and motive, bringing the mystery to a satisfying conclusion."
Daniels' debut is a psychological thriller, complete with a deranged but charismatic serial killer and a damaged but intrepid cop. Read full book review >

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THE GATEWAY by JoAnna Daniels
Released: Aug. 27, 2010

"Christopher's blind belief in his relatives and himself can make the exploration plot feel a bit trite compared to its many action-adventure peers, but the young man's heartfelt quest to find and create his family is richly engaging."
When a young man embarks on a quest in the South American jungle to find the physical and emotional remains of his explorer great-grandfather who disappeared 72 years earlier, he discovers an unbelievable truth. Read full book review >

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A SLIGHT TRICK OF THE MIND by Mitch Cullin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 26, 2005

"A talented writer's bold step forward. Let's hope Cullin isn't finished with Sherlock Holmes."
This wistful portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in old age is a real departure from Cullin's previous up-and-down fiction (Undersurface, 2002, etc.). Read full book review >

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WILLY SLATER'S LANE by Mitch Wieland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 3, 1997

"A modest mixture of Sherwood Anderson and Erskine Caldwell, with some perfectly observed characters in a narrative that is winningly sweet without being sentimental."
Charming, upbeat first novel set in Ohio. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Too often, though, Gelman's self-absorbed approach gets in the way of the terrific stories he has to tell; for the real moxie, read Buchanan."
A tumultuous year (1989) in the life of a cub crime-reporter for New York Newsday. Read full book review >

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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT by Roger Daniels
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 30, 2016

"An excellent resource that hews to the president's words as reflecting or obscuring his actions."
A fine, fully fleshed portrait of Franklin Roosevelt during his final years, in his own words. Read full book review >

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CLEANING NABOKOV'S HOUSE by Leslie Daniels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"Barb is fine company—blunt, mordantly funny, with a winning combination of ruthlessness and warmth."
Daniels' debut concerns Barb Barrett, a woman who's hit rock bottom. Read full book review >

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FOOLPROOF by Philip Daniels
Released: Aug. 10, 1995

"1993, etc.), aka Peter Chambersthough the snappy writing provides a certain pulpish drive."
In darkest London, two unlikely allies join forces for a big, slow score. Read full book review >