Search Results: "N.B. Edge"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MANY SHADES OF INDIGO by N.B. Edge
Released: Sept. 29, 2011

"An intriguing, if at times too-vivid, depiction of abuse."
In his debut novel, Edge tackles abuse, homosexuality and heartbreak in hopes of championing the cause of abused kids. Read full book review >

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EDGE by Nick Oldham
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2015

"The fat, jaded Christie is far from the eager rookie of Judgement Call (2014). And this time, Oldham (Low Profile, 2014, etc.) seems bent on upping the bloodshed in a grim Keystone Kops gavotte of capture and escape."
Henry Christie returns to face a psychopathic killer and a serious contemplation of retirement. Read full book review >

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EDGE by Jeffery Deaver
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

Deaver's latest nail-biter features a blank-faced hero from a shadowy federal agency whose job is to protect menaced innocents from kidnappers and killers who don't want them to be protected. Read full book review >

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EDGE by Michael Cadnum
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"This haunting, life-affirming novel further burnishes Cadnum's reputation as an outstanding novelist. (Fiction. 12+)"
What begins as a portrait of a high-school drop-out is transformed into a fascinating study of the human spirit in this latest and mesmerizing novel by Cadnum (Zero at the Bone, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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EDGE by M.E. Kerr
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Expertly crafted, with enduring relevance. (Short stories. 12-18)"
Family, honesty, and status emerge as themes in a collection of prolific author Kerr's short stories for teens. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIFE ON THE EDGE by Johnjoe McFadden
NON-FICTION
Released: July 28, 2015

"McFadden and Al-Khalili give sure footing to the anything-goes bafflement of quantum theory, making it approachable even for neophytes."
Notes toward an understanding of quantum mechanics' part in biological processes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE EDGE by Mark Olshaker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 31, 1994

"A gritty cop story distinguished by its original and brain-teasing ending."
Medical technology turns a standard whodunit into a grisly and satisfying thriller. Read full book review >

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SWIFT EDGE by Laura DiSilverio
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 6, 2011

"Charlie's second doesn't live up to the quirky charm of her series debut (Swift Justice, 2010) but still deserves better-than-average scores."
The case of a missing figure skater ushers a private eye into a world whose skaters' personalities are more fearsome than the investigation itself. Read full book review >

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KNIFE EDGE by Malorie Blackman
FICTION
Released: July 24, 2007

"The personal tragedies of Sephy and Jude's lives in a broken world, however, are rich and genuine. (Fiction. YA)"
Sephy is alone and pregnant living in an apartheid state. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"Best read both Ryan and Brennan for a balanced picture of a grueling yet beautiful sport. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
A mix of giddy admiration and honest reporting that's as wobbly as a junior skater attempting a triple flip. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EDGE CITY by Joel Garreau
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 1991

"Still, a provocative work that brings to popular attention a major restructuring that is, as Garreau says, all around us but largely ignored by professional architects and planners."
After the suburbanization of America in the 50's, when people followed new highways out to new one-family homes, came the malling of America in the 60's and 70's and then, in the 80's, the high- rise office buildings that brought the jobs suburb-ward and added critical mass to dozens of ``urban'' clumps now bigger than many of the major old cities they surround. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE EDGE by Dick Francis
Released: Feb. 20, 1988

"Lumpily padded, thinly plotted: a thoroughgoing disappointment for Francis fans—and not much fun even for fanciers of the luxury-train-in-jeopardy genre."
Once upon a time there was an ex-jockey named Dick Francis who wrote taut, fresh action-mysteries about racing (Dead Cert, Nerve, Forfeit, Bonecrack, etc.). Read full book review >