Search Results: "Nate Christopherson"


BOOK REVIEW

THINGS THAT ARE by Amy Leach
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: July 3, 2012

"The work as a whole, despite its occasional similarities to essays by Thoreau, likely won't appeal to many general readers, but for those interested in looking at the natural world through the lens of a fairy tale, this is a bonbon of a book."
Quirky, poetic essays about elements of the natural world. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"In the main, Blakeslee's well-rendered story will be familiar to anyone who has followed the Yellowstone wolves, but those who have not will find this a solid overview of recent events—evenhanded but clearly and rightly on the side of the wolves."
On-the-ground reporting on the fate of Canis lupus as a creature once nearly extirpated struggles to regain a home in the Rockies. Read full book review >

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SURVIVE by Nate Hardcastle
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

"Rattling stories that repel and attract the reader like natural forces, dreadful and irresistible."
A discomforting collection of stories of people in extremely straitened circumstances, stranded and often with nothing to eat but their deceased comrades, assembled by Hardcastle (Deep Blue, not reviewed). Read full book review >

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BLOODSTONE by Nate Kenyon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 30, 2006

"Ghostly cackles that will raise few hackles."
A debut horror novel saddled with by-the-numbers spooks. Read full book review >

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DAY ONE by Nate Kenyon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Occasionally thrilling but not very credible and full of blunders."
Malevolent computer intelligence aims to take down humanity in this apocalyptic thriller set in New York City, from the author of Diablo III: The Order (2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE INTERNET POLICE by Nate Anderson
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 19, 2013

"A thought-provoking primer on the state of cybercrime."
A nuanced study of crime on the Internet and how government and law enforcement agencies have been tackling it. Read full book review >

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THE THINGS THAT MATTER by Nate Berkus
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"A rewarding book about the stuff that fulfills us."
An intimate examination of the meaning of material possessions. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 2012

"Some of the sections of the book are best understood by readers with mathematical reasoning skills, but the author is mostly accessible and enlightening."
An anointed wunderkind explains his own success as a prognosticator and explains why so many self-anointed "experts" are often wrong about winners in politics, sports and other realms. Read full book review >

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NOT QUITE A GENIUS by Nate  Dern
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"In his first book, Dern shoots for the easy laughs, some of which he hits; however, he falls short of creating the lasting ones.
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A collection of stories, essays, and sketches from the senior writer of Funny or Die. Read full book review >

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BLAST OFF! by Nate Ball
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"A pleasing combination of fact and fancy, the Alien in My Pocket series will be welcomed by science-minded middle-grade readers. (Science fiction. 7-11)"
Fourth-grader Zack McGee's plans for his new school year change drastically when a 4-inch-tall blue alien crashes into his bedroom and asks for help to return to his home world. Read full book review >

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COUSIN JOHN IS COMING! by Elise Broach
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2006

"A mixed message, at best. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The pictures tell the story here. Read full book review >

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10 LITTLE NINJAS by Miranda Paul
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"A lightweight offering undermined by awkward writing. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The familiar ditty about little monkeys jumping on a bed is reimagined with a racially diverse group of 10 children going to imaginative lengths to resist bedtime. Read full book review >