Search Results: "Reg Keeland"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST by Stieg Larsson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 27, 2010

"Patented Larsson, meaning fast-paced enough to make those Jason Bourne films seem like Regency dramas."
Lisbeth Salander is in big trouble. Again. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE by Stieg Larsson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Fans of postmodern mystery will revel in Larsson's latest. Those who prefer the old Jason Bourne (or Mr. Ripley, for that matter) to the Matt Damon variant may not be quite as wowed."
Tangled but worthy follow-up to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2008), also starring journo extraordinaire Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander, the Lara Crofts of the land of the midnight sun. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO by Stieg Larsson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 19, 2008

"Juicy melodrama obscured by the intricacies of problem-solving."
First U.S. publication for a deceased Swedish author (1954-2004); this first of his three novels, a bestseller in Europe, is a labored mystery. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 21, 2016

"Comprehensive data backs up a much-tested system that assists parents in getting their children to a calmer state of mind."
Helping your child destress. Read full book review >

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WHAT WE DO by Reg Cartwright
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2005

"In the end, a boy and girl appear—'We are children and we play'—which is what youngsters will likely want to do, mimicking each animal's movement, while hearing this story read aloud. (Picture book. 2-5)"
In rhyming text, Cartwright describes the movement of several different animals. Read full book review >

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THE LOST LAGOON by Reg Down
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 3, 2010

"Sweet stories to share with children while storms rage outside."
A fierce storm visits a magical farm where fairies, gnomes and mice freely mingle with a few chosen humans. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNCOMMON SENSE by Reg Murphy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 27, 1999

"Griffin Bell has lived a complex life; it deserves a more thoughtful assessment."
Although marketed as a "balanced biography," this effort reads more like an extended piece of promotional material paid for by either the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce or Griffin Bell's law firm for distribution to potential clients. Read full book review >

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REACHING KEET SEEL by Reg Saner
NON-FICTION
Released: March 31, 1998

"Only for readers who like their deserts with a soft edge."
A journey into the homeland of the Pueblo peoples of the Southwestand into the center of the New Age. Read full book review >

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THE UNMAKING OF THE AMERICAN WORKING CLASS by Reg Theriault
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Circuitous, but all about the importance of work. Theriault understands that what removes us from our labors removes us from our lives."
Scenes from a longshoreman's—and veteran fruit tramp's—life, as told by working stiff Theriault (How to Tell When You're Tired, 1995). Read full book review >

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JUST WHEN WE ARE SAFEST by Reg Gadney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1995

"Gadney remains not only in control of his plot but demonstrates a gift for description: in all, a roller-coaster ride that carries the reader along at breakneck speed."
Intricate but entertaining page-turner about the Brits vs. the IRA, by novelist and nonfiction author Gadney (Cry Hungary!, 1986, etc.). Read full book review >