Search Results: "P.R. Schoenfeld"


BOOK REVIEW

OLIVER AND HARRIET IN THE DARK FOREST by P.R. Schoenfeld
Released: Dec. 21, 2012

"This formulaic fantasy packs plenty of adventure but not much memorable personality. "
Schoenfeld's fantasy leads teenage twins on a magic-filled adventure. Read full book review >

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WAVE TRAVELLER by P.R. Morrison
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Still, Morrison gives bad weather a whole new meaning, and avid fantasy readers may be drawn in. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
In the second episode of a probable four, Archie Stringweed, the young Curse Exterminator first awakened to his powers in Wind Tamer (2006), confronts a previous foe as well as another powerful escalation of "curse activity"—water-based this time—near the Scottish hamlet of Westervoe. Read full book review >

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WIND TAMER by P.R. Morrison
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Perhaps they'll hang together a little better. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
In this roughly hewn debut, a contemporary Scottish lad finds himself charged with confronting a huge magical whirlwind in order to break a centuries-old family curse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"Too scattered and verbose for a quality gothic. (maps, list of characters, historical note) (Fantasy. 10-13)"
This atmospheric high fantasy about two worlds and two time periods stumbles on thick, flowery language and sketchy metaphysics. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GUNS WE LEFT BEHIND by P.R. Hirsh
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: July 22, 2014

"A nostalgic, entertaining look at gun culture."
In this collection of essays and fictional stories, a hunter, gun collector and competitive shooter shares his lifelong passion for guns. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MATCH by Bruce Schoenfeld
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2004

"Sound research—but missing the personal touch."
The story of an unlikely friendship between two tennis players: a black woman from the US and a Jewish woman from England. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 24, 2010

"A timely, sure-to-be controversial take on a problem that has no easy resolution."
A Hudson Institute scholar examines the enduring tension between the government's need to preserve certain secrets and the role of a free press. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1992

Blending the passion of an enraptured fan with the measured eye of a seasoned journalist, free-lance sportswriter Schoenfeld (The New York Times, Sport, etc.) delivers a lyrical, unapologetic paean to bullfighting and its devoted followers. Read full book review >