Search Results: "Otto Stanley Wulff"


BOOK REVIEW

TROPIC OF DARKNESS by Otto Stanley Wulff
Released: Sept. 11, 2009

"A literary thriller that will leave readers breathless for more."
Rookie DEA agent Frank O'Brien must save a kidnapped boy and the world from a South American drug lord bent on gaining the formula to a compound that causes instant drug addiction in Wulff's debut. Read full book review >

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END GAME OF TERROR by Otto Stanley Wulff
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 17, 2013

"A relentless ride of mystery and suspense as good battles evil for global stakes."
An adventure that once again compels a reluctant hero to fight terrorists who, in this case, hope to destroy landmarks that include the White House and the Eiffel Tower. Read full book review >

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THE UMBER CUBE by Otto Stanley Wulff
Released: March 26, 2012

"An expertly crafted thriller that depicts personal drama amid an international scope, with intense action and relentless pacing."
Frank O'Brien seems to have it all—a beautiful wife, a new baby and a rewarding job doing counter-terrorism work for the U.S. government—but when a plane carrying his wife crashes in South America, he's forced into a dark underworld where the drug trade lords over all. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OTTO by Tomi Ungerer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Subtle changes of facial expression in Ungerer's watercolor art give the bear—stained, battered and with a clumsily repaired bullet hole—plenty of character, and there's nary a trace of sentimentality in the matter-of-fact narrative. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The first broad release of a title originally published regionally and overseas in 1999, this simply told, deeply affecting tale follows a teddy's passage from hand to hand through war and other troubles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STANLEY AT SCHOOL by Linda Bailey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"Here's hoping readers feel the same way about school as Stanley does; even if they don't, though, they are sure to laugh at the dogs' adventures. Where will they end up next? (Picture book. 4-8)"
Stanley's curiosity this time leads him to find out what all the kids do in school every day. Read full book review >

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STANLEY THE FARMER by William Bee
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Steady and bright, this will appeal to toddlers looking for comfort, not thrills. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A cartoonlike hamster named Stanley and two other small mammals demonstrate the steps used to plant, maintain and harvest wheat at a typical commercial farm. Read full book review >

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STANLEY THE BUILDER by William Bee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Nonetheless, little listeners are sure to come back to Stanley over and over, as he explores jobs and uses equipment sure to pique their interest. (Picture book. 2-6)"
In Bee's new series, Stanley the hamster explores jobs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEAR OTTO by Christopher Brookhouse
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"A slow-motion rondelet whose personal chat is as faithfully boring and exasperating, and whose incidents are served up as parsimoniously, as at a real writers' conference."
A few portentous weeks at an oh-so-intimate writers' workshop whose epigones circle around a never-been writer/editor/teacher to distressingly little effect. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STANLEY KUBRICK by Vincent LoBrutto
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 30, 1996

"A brave, and often successful, attempt to chronicle the life of a filmmaker famous for his noncooperation with chroniclers."
American cinema's least Hollywood-like director never quite emerges from the shadows in this biography, but many useful career details do. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ROYAL WULFF MURDERS by Keith McCafferty
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 16, 2012

"An entertaining debut, though less of the fishing stuff probably would have been more."
Field & Stream editor McCafferty's first novel is a fish story with a homicidal hook. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GIDEON & OTTO by Olivier Dunrea
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 6, 2012

"A lovely and comforting addition to a charming series. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Gideon the gosling loves toy Otto; Gideon loses Otto; Gideon finds Otto. Joy, oh joy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNCLE OTTO by Winifred Cook
Released: Aug. 22, 2007

"A semifictional account that presents historical truths."
Cook offers readers a complex saga detailing a generation's worth of stories about an African-American family who hopes to better their situation by moving from the rural South to a northern city. Read full book review >