Search Results: "Paul Cornell"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SEVERED STREETS by Paul Cornell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 20, 2014

"Gripping enough if insufficiently original to be a major standout."
The follow-up to London Falling (2013), an odd book that morphed from police procedural into urban-fantasy thriller. Read full book review >

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LONDON FALLING by Paul Cornell
Released: April 16, 2013

"As soccer fans might say, Cornell's first touch lets him down, but as the game progresses, his play grows in confidence and stature."
Oddball yarn that begins, adequately, as a police procedural and morphs, more or less successfully, into an urban fantasy thriller, from the author of DC and Marvel comics, Doctor Who novels and scripts, and other scripts for popular U.K. TV series. Read full book review >

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WHO KILLED SHERLOCK HOLMES? by Paul Cornell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2017

"Though each character is given an individual storyline and a connection to the larger movement of the plot, readers new to the series may find little reason to invest in their fates. Fans who have done their homework are likely to come away with a more rewarding experience."
The discovery of Sherlock Holmes' murder leads an investigator of London's true nature to seek out its meaning in the supernatural world. Read full book review >

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WHERE SHERLOCK HOLMES MEETS FANTASY
by John DeNardo

If Benjamin Franklin were alive today, he'd say that nothing in the world is certain except death, taxes, and Sherlock Holmes stories. Sherlock Holmes, the iconic consulting detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, is a perennial mainstay in the literary world. What's not to like? Holmes' methods of investigation and deductions are flawless and the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

GO TO SLEEP, MONSTER! by Kevin Cornell
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"A lovely, humorous exploration of all the things that keep us up at night. (Picture book. 4-8)"
George can't seem to go to sleep. Read full book review >

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A Life Shared by Margaret Cornell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 5, 2013

"Well-written memoir covering the founding of an unconventional church that might not appeal to the majority of Christian readers."
Cornell's debut memoir recalls her and her husband opening their home while finding their own ways to worship and spread the Gospel. Read full book review >

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HEATHER HAS TWO MOMMIES by Lesléa Newman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2015

"Welcome back to Heather and her mommies. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Heather has two mommiesand a new look!Read full book review >

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THE TROUBLE WITH CHICKENS by Doreen Cronin
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Fast and funny. (Comic mystery. 8-11)"
Popular farmyard chronicler Cronin (Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, illustrated by Betsy Lewin, 2000, etc.) makes the jump to middle-grade fiction in this faux-hard-boiled mystery featuring talking animals. Read full book review >

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MUSTACHE! by Mac Barnett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"The king can't beat them, so he joins them, clueless until the end, and kids will giggle all the way. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Barnett delivers a sweet slap to vanity. Read full book review >

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LULU'S MYSTERIOUS MISSION by Judith Viorst
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Great fun for Lulu fans old and new. (Fiction. 6-10)"
Another wild adventure featuring the exasperating and inexplicably lovable Lulu (Lulu and the Brontosaurus, 2010; Lulu Walks the Dogs, 2012). Read full book review >

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THE CASE OF THE WEIRD BLUE CHICKEN by Doreen Cronin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"New readers have a terrific new series to laugh over. (Mystery. 6-9)"
Chickens Dirt, Sugar, Poppy and Sweetie are back! Read full book review >