Search Results: "Patrick Creed"


BOOK REVIEW

PATRICK by Geoffrey Hayes
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

"For the most part, though, the format, vocabulary and art work well here to encourage kids to read on their own and have fun doing it. (Graphic early reader. 4-6)"
Hayes, the Geisel Award-winning creator of the Benny and Penny stories (Benny and Penny in the Big No-No, 2009, etc.) introduces a new character in this collection of short graphic stories. Read full book review >

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PATRICK by Stephen R. Lawhead
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2003

"A straightforward Celtic paperback yarn, but this one is blessedly short on the talking trees, magic swords, and warrior maidens that clutter up so many from Lawhead (Mystic Rose, 2001, etc.). Still, you'll still need to be a serious Celt-ophile to get through it."
A fictionalized biography of St. Patrick, circa a.d. 400, concentrating on the "lost years" of the famous Irish patriarch. Read full book review >

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PATRICK by Tomie dePaola
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 15, 1992

"An excellent contribution. (Biography/Picture book. 4-8)"
A brief, straightforward summary of the known facts about the saint's life, illustrated in dePaola's usual accomplished manner with simple, stylized figures and a pleasing variety of frames bordered with gold bands that unify the whole. Read full book review >

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CREED by Trisha Leaver
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 8, 2014

"Undemanding suspense. (Thriller. 14-18)"
Three teens become trapped by a terrifying cult when they stumble into a strange town after breaking down in a remote area. Read full book review >

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THE CREED by Vivi Stutz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2016

"A multilayered blend of romance and suspense with the right amount of paranormal intrigue for fans of the genre."
The return of a mysterious man from her past upends a ballerina's life in this paranormal tale. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 27, 2008

"A remarkable piece of journalism, and a service to history."
An intimate, almost minute-by-minute account of the emergency response to the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon. Read full book review >

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THE CREED OF VIOLENCE by Boston Teran
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"As always, Teran's prose (The Prince of Deadly Weapons, 2002, etc.) has an unfortunate way of turning purple, but the man can flat out spin a yarn."
Father and son do that Oedipal thing in turbulent 1910 Mexico. Read full book review >

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PATRICK HENRY by Jon Kukla
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 4, 2017

"A skilled historian, Kukla has done his homework and written a detailed, lively, probably definitive biography of a revolutionary figure who merits more recognition but perhaps not promotion beyond the second tier of Founding Fathers."
A new biography of the American statesman who Thomas Jefferson said "was our leader in the measures of the Revolution in Virginia." Read full book review >

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PATRICK HENRY by Thomas S. Kidd
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Kidd's biography awakens us to the depths of Henry's devotion to liberty and small government."
A deeper look at Patrick Henry. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LEAVING PATRICK by Prue Leith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"Diverting light fare that entertains agreeably."
One of England's most noted chefs (two television shows, twelve cookbooks) offers up a delicious debut novel of love gone cold but then reheated. Read full book review >