Search Results: "Richard H. McHugh"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"An interesting firsthand account of the physical and emotional recovery of a town."
McHugh's (Death Matters, 2009, etc.) fourth book offers a primary historical record of a small town hit by a violent and deadly tornado. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 6, 2007

"For those with a terrible thirst for foamy Hibernian whimsy."
A jolly journalist takes a junket from Down Under to the Emerald Isle in order to acquire a taste for the beverage he describes as "liquid coal." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SILENT MEN by Richard H. Dickinson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Dickinson, a 12-year Air Force veteran, writes convincingly in a debut that both stimulates and informs—though his portraits of the Times correspondent and enigmatic Viet Cong sniper are generic."
Series kickoff follows US snipers in Vietnam, a solitary breed both indispensable and expendable. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION

"A sometimes-sad, sometimes-humorous look at ballads that have preserved a part of America's crazed, violent history."
A law professor explores the real-life events behind old American murder ballads. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MISBEHAVING by Richard H. Thaler
NON-FICTION
Released: May 18, 2015

"Readers with even the remotest interest in how the world really works will enjoy this work of the dismal science pleasingly, and even exuberantly, done."
The dean of behavioral economics—the study of how people behave in practice rather than in theory when it comes to dollars and cents—gives a spry account of his field. Read full book review >

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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"A refreshingly different view of manufacturing that clearly identifies what is necessary to compete globally."
With the assistance of Cox (Lincoln and the Sioux Uprising of 1862, 2005, etc.), automotive industry veteran Dauch (Passion for Manufacturing, 1993) provides a unique view of manufacturing and its role in the future of the United States. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WEIGHT OF BLOOD by Laura McHugh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 2014

"An accomplished literary thriller."
A teenager investigates a friend's murder and learns much more than she bargained for. Read full book review >

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SILENT FURY by Linda McHugh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 1992

"A little dab of these dirty doings will do it for ya."
A first novel of suspense that splits at the seams with murders, sleaze, beatings, fraud, and even a witch hunt. Read full book review >

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ARROWOOD by Laura McHugh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2016

"Long on atmosphere, short on answers."
A troubled young woman returns home to Keokuk, Iowa, to reclaim a surprise inheritance and a tortured past in McHugh's second literary mystery (Weight of Blood, 2015). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Real help, real comfort for those personally affected."
For siblings of those with physical, mental, or emotional disabilities, here is helpful advice, comfort, and the company of others who've been there. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PETER OLAF by Richard H. Grabmeier
Released: Dec. 14, 2000

"A strong, debut historical novel."
A Swedish boy makes good in the New World in this rags-to-riches story. Read full book review >