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 >

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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 >

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THE WEIGHT OF NOTHING by Steven Gillis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 28, 2005

"Meandering and sophomoric."
A tedious second outing from Gillis (Walter Falls, 2003), who drags us along to North Africa with two young American slackers, each of them running away from something. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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

NON-FICTION
Released: July 31, 1996

"In all, though, a useful contribution to the history of the family, accessible to general readers."
A thoughtful debunking of the American family's mythic past. Read full book review >

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THE ACCIDENTAL GENIUS OF WEASEL HIGH by Rick Detorie
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2011

"No accidental work of genius, this—Detorie's carefully crafted novel is an engaging experience. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Fourteen-year-old aspiring filmmaker Larkin Pace is documenting his daily life to prepare for the big screens of Hollywood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 19, 2014

"A compelling, if at times digressive, business autobiography and strategy guide."
A seasoned corporate executive shares his story to showcase key principles of business success. Read full book review >