Search Results: "Rev Run"


BOOK REVIEW

MANOLOGY by Tyrese Gibson
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Entertaining and enlightening for suspicious minds."
An unlikely bromance between two reformed playas becomes the source of an in-depth look at the ways of philandering men. Read full book review >

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REV GIRL by Leigh Hutton
Released: May 24, 2014

"A coming-of-age tale that's perfect for sophisticated teenagers with an interest in sports."
An action-packed debut YA novel about a teenage girl who dreams of becoming a professional dirt-bike racer. Read full book review >

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RUN by Andrew Grant
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"So go ahead, read and enjoy this one. Like a cone of cotton candy, it's fast, fun and forgettable."
A fast-moving thriller with a plot no thicker than a thumb drive. Read full book review >

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RUN by Kody Keplinger
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 28, 2016

"An ambitiously structured road-trip novel stumbles a bit but gets a lot right. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Two small-town Kentucky high school girls run away together. Read full book review >

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RUN by William Sleator
Released: April 17, 1973

"In the rush towards a dramatic ending, somehow an innocuous message about irrational fears and sympathy for the underdog turn into a liberal guilt fantasy, and Sleator's inability to give speech or substance to non-middle class characters — whether junkie or cop — becomes painfully obvious."
Sleator did so well with the medieval haunted house Blackbriar (KR, 1972) that it's a shame to see him fumble in an attempt to inject some contemporary relevance into a well paced suspense melodrama. Read full book review >

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RUN by David Skuy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Lionel's determination to go the distance will inspire others to take their marks. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Thirteen-year-old Lionel has perfected the art of dodging, escaping, and running away. But while he may have adapted his behavior as a means of self-preservation, his plan has left him lonely, angry, and afraid. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RUN by Ann Patchett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 2, 2007

"Compelling story but thematically heavy-handed."
A family-of-man fable that reads a little too pat to ring true. Read full book review >

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RUN RUN RUN by Jack Hoffman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 21, 1994

"Nevertheless, this is the forceful story of an American original."
A touching portrait of a complex and tortured soul, written by his brother. Read full book review >

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RUN, BROTHER, RUN by David Berg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 11, 2013

"Engrossing family history and an appealingly salacious tale, related in a bemused tone that does not hide the social ugliness and personal heartbreak underneath."
Gritty memoir with unusual connections to the criminal underworld, the legal world and Hollywood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RUN OKIE RUN by Hoyt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"While the execution often stumbles, this tale of a remarkable bull raises important ideas about animal abuse and cruelty."
Hoyt's debut novel uses touches of magical realism to describe a bull's adventures. Read full book review >