Search Results: "N.D. Wilson"


BOOK REVIEW

THE DOOR BEFORE by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2017

"A journey worth more than the characters it contains. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
An ancient evil is unleashed in this opener of a prequel series to the 100 Cupboards series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILSON by David Mamet
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Well, folks, we're here to tell you—Wilson isn't even half-vast."
You'll want to clear your sinuses by renting a video of Glengarry Glen Ross or American Buffalo after wrestling with this unruly anti-novel by the noted playwright and remarkably unremarkable writer of fiction. Read full book review >

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WILSON by A. Scott Berg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Readable, authoritative and, most usefully, inspiring."
Accomplished biographer Berg (Lindbergh, 1998, etc.) emphasizes the extraordinary talents of this unlikely president in an impressive, nearly hagiographic account. Read full book review >

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THE DROWNED VAULT by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"For die-hard fans only. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Cyrus and Antigone continue the adventures begun in The Dragon's Tooth (2011), as the Order of Brendan and its fearless leader, Rupert Greeves, experience a rebellion that threatens the future of the world. Read full book review >

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100 CUPBOARDS by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 26, 2007

"The ending concludes the adventure satisfactorily but leaves plenty of room for a sequel. (Fantasy. 9-14)"
Henry York awakens one night to find that two knobs have popped out of the plaster at the head of his bed. Read full book review >

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EMPIRE OF BONES by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"This middle volume of a planned five is for fans only. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
From the Everything but the Kitchen Sink genre of fantasy, this third volume of the Ashtown Burials continues its breakneck pace with myriad characters and plotlines. Read full book review >

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DANDELION FIRE by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2009

"Still, it is a memorable sequel and fans will look forward to Henry's future adventures, wherever they might lead. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Picking up where 100 Cupboards (2006) left off, this new adventure finds young hero Henry York back in Kansas, sleeping fitfully next to a wall of doors that lead to secret worlds. Read full book review >

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THE SONG OF GLORY AND GHOST by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2017

"Action-packed though sometimes murky in mechanics; not so murky is its free-and-easy use of indigenous tropes. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Sam and Glory are back, pinballing among time periods to defeat evil. Read full book review >

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THE LEGEND OF SAM MIRACLE by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2016

"Catchy tall tale, violent Western, and time travel, wrapped around inexcusable indigenous tropes. (Western fantasy. 9-12)"
Starting with a ragtag bunch of boys, sweltering desert, and tall-tale sensibility reminiscent of Louis Sachar's Holes (1998), this fantasy quickly becomes a time-hopping shoot-'em-up.Read full book review >

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THE DRAGON'S TOOTH by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"Blissfully free of any deeper message, the adventures will continue in future volumes. (Fantasy. 10-15)"
A wild fantasy romp through a creatively imagined alternative world takes a classic quest format. Read full book review >

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THE CHESTNUT KING by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 26, 2010

"The story moves at a fast clip and doesn't bother to catch newbies up. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
This refreshingly American fantasy trilogy plants one of its feet squarely in Kansas and the other in magical realms. Read full book review >

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LEEPIKE RIDGE by N.D. Wilson
ADVENTURE
Released: May 22, 2007

"While not the best option for reluctant readers, this is still a strong choice for every type of library. (Fiction 10-14)"
Eleven-year-old Tom Hammond is not happy with his mother's choice of a possible future fiancé; Mr. Veatch is not only a teacher, but he's pretty gross. Read full book review >