Search Results: "Rick Gillis"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 15, 2012

"An upbeat yet realistic aid for job hunters."
Employment guru Gillis (The Real Secret to Finding A Job?, 2009, etc.) presents an easy-to-read guide for the 21st-century job seeker. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WEE GILLIS by Munro Leaf
Released: Sept. 30, 1938

"So when the chance came, he proved himself as a topnotch bagpiper and acceptable to both sides."
Wee Gillis' father's people were Highlanders; his mother's people were Lowlanders, and he was faced with the problem of which he should be. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RICK IS SICK by David McPhail
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2004

"This format seems intended for classroom use and includes guided reading and Reading Recovery levels for teachers. (Easy reader. 5-7)"
Rick the bear and his pal, Jack the rabbit, star in their second emergent reader, featuring just one or two short and simple sentences per page. Read full book review >

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JACK AND RICK by David McPhail
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Children who are just learning to sound out basic vocabulary will enjoy this amusing tale, one of several that McPhail has created for the Green Light easy reader series. (Easy reader. 5-7)"
No one can beat McPhail (I Love You Because You're You, 2001, etc.) at illustrations of bears, and Rick the bear joins a long list of the artist's ursine charmers who can't fail to win over young readers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE EDUCATION OF RICK GREEN, ESQ. by Harvey Sawikin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1995

"Sharply rendered snapshots of the Decade of Greed, then, marred by the front-and-center presence of the snail-witted and insufferable Rick Green, Esq."
A competent but irritating debut tracks an obtuse lawyer's clumsy fall from grace. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WALTER FALLS by Steven Gillis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2003

"Forced events and a lackluster cast undermine an otherwise entertaining first novel."
Sins of the father visit the son in paranoia, hubris, violence and corruption. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CAPTAIN MYTH by Richard Gillis
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Published to coincide with this year's competition, viewers/critics will be quick to place blame (yet again) on the losing captain."
How important is a Ryder Cup captain? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 30, 2012

"Not for everyone, but readers who appreciate the author's particular sensibilities will find plenty to enjoy."
This short novelty book features a collection of amusing one-liners about age and aging. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BENCHERE IN WONDERLAND by Steven Gillis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"At times there are simply too many ideas here for a short novel to juggle. Despite some touching passages, Gillis seems uncertain where to take his story and winds up trying with limited success to take it everywhere at once."
A visionary artist battles human, natural, and political elements in this offbeat novel. Read full book review >