Search Results: "Peter Hernon"


BOOK REVIEW

THE KINDLING EFFECT by Peter Hernon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Robin Cook meets Soldier of Fortune in a gripping (if often over-the-top) thriller chock-full of medico-legal arcana."
An engrossingly macabre debut novel by St. Read full book review >

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Released: June 13, 2017

"A wise, elegant study to add to the World War I archives."
An intriguing work of World War I research resurrects the little-known history of a massive German luxury liner that was confiscated and retooled for the American war effort. Read full book review >

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8.4 by Peter Hernon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"8. (First printing of 75,000, $75,000 ad/promo, miniseries to NBC/Avent)"
A big book about big earthquakes that ought to be scarier than it is, by the author of The Kindling Effect (1996). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 24, 1991

"Adroitly told, fresh, provocative, with plenty of froth and also substance; certain to excite comment. (Thirty-two pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Fascinating, outrageous, factual saga of America's powerful beer barons—the Busch family of St. Read full book review >

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PETER WATSON
by Gregory McNamee

Five hundred-odd years ago, in the time of Leonardo da Vinci, a scientist—a term then unknown—was a person of many parts, someone who might work in fields ranging from chemistry to botany, astronomy to metallurgy, to divine the hidden order of the universe.

Even as recently as the early Victorian idea, writes British science historian Peter Watson in his new ...


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WHEN DARKNESS FALLS
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for Nightfall by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinski

Cover Story: Are We Out of the Woods Yet?
BFF Charm: Bertie Bott's Every Flavor
Swoonworthy Scale:
 0
Talky Talk: Descriptive
Bonus Factor:
 LEGO Batman
Ambivalent Factor: World Building
Relationship Status: It's Not You, It's Me

 

Cover Story: Are We Out of the Woods ...


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7 MORE TIME TRAVEL BOOKS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
by John DeNardo

If you like stories about time travel (and who doesn't?) here are seven recent time travel books you'll want to know about…

The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. by Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland 

What do you get when one of science fiction's most meticulous authors teams up with an historical novelist? You get ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE NEWBIES by Peter Catalanotto
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2015

"Comforting and reassuring. (Picture book. 4-8)"
There's a new baby coming, and Luke worries about his place in the family's changing configuration. Read full book review >

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MORE OF MONKEY & ROBOT by Peter Catalanotto
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2014

"A strong second outing in this new series for new readers. (Early reader. 6-8)"
Odd-couple friends find the best in each another. Read full book review >

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MY TEACHER IS A MONSTER! (NO, I AM NOT.) by Peter Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2014

"Here's hoping readers who are similarly challenged in the behavior department will get both messages: Teachers are people, and they give back what they get. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A behaviorally challenged little boy for whom paper airplanes are a particular weakness learns to see his teacher as a person when he meets her outside the classroom. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"Grown-ups beware. Youngsters might have their own questions and answers after this romp. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An irresistible force meets an immovable object with hilarious results. Read full book review >

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I'M HERE by Peter Reynolds
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"Overall, an excellent selection, replete with warmth, originality and the promise of good things to come. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Eloquent, fanciful text and illustrations that sparkle with clarity combine to perfectly portray a solitary boy's flight of imagination. Read full book review >