Search Results: "Robb N. Johnston"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"Gorgeous illustrations, humorous dialogue and a moving narrative make this a stunning debut."
As the seasons pass, a wise and beautiful tree must persuade a jolly woodcutter not to chop her down. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Lelani and the Plastic Kingdom by Robb N.  Johnston
Released: Sept. 25, 2014

"A sensitive, thoughtful book that effectively conveys the impact each person has on the environment."
In Johnston's (The Woodcutter and the Most Beautiful Tree, 2011) latestenvironmentally conscious tale, a young girl is inspired to become an activist after visiting an island made of plastic refuse. Read full book review >

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YOU ARE NOT ALONE
by Leila Roy

I didn’t used to overthink my choices quite so much. Then someone made what I’ve always been told is a very important choice for me, and now I tend to overthink everything else.

Exit, Pursued by a Bear, by E. K. Johnston

It’s the beginning of Hermione Winters’ senior year in high school, and she and her best friend ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Following in the Footsteps of God by Robb F.
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 7, 2011

"Contains some big ideas, but not the best place to start for spiritual enlightenment."
Robb F.'s fourth book continues his series of spiritual insights. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

APPRENTICE IN DEATH by J.D. Robb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Not much state-of-the-fantasy-art high-tech this time, and no wonder: shaken readers will instantly recognize the contemporary American landscape, filled with trigger-happy vigilantes and the firepower they need to make themselves famous, beneath the futuristic trappings."
Lt. Eve Dallas, of the New York Police Security Department, celebrates January 2061 by tangling with an unusually well-organized mass murderer. Make that murderers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ECHOES IN DEATH by J.D. Robb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"Robb knows her audience will be highly sympathetic to a police heroine who has to walk a crime scene in uncomfortably fashionable stiletto heels, but along the winding trail to the easily spotted villain, she's not afraid to throw in some descriptions that will earn this installment an R for serious sexual violence."
The winter of 2061 finds New York still with no cure for blizzards, or for serial felonies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A TWISTED VENGEANCE by Candace Robb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 9, 2017

"The heroine's second adventure, a complicated mystery set against the turmoil that led to the War of the Roses, is most likely to appeal to fans of serious historical intrigue."
As King Richard II and his cousin Henry of Lancaster jostle for power, a widow caught between them struggles to support her family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TREACHERY IN DEATH by J.D. Robb
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"The futuristic technology isn't the only thing that's stalled in this 32nd installment of Robb's venerable series."
Could real-life high-tech be catching up with Robb's future-crime scenarios? There's barely a single development in 2060 transportation, communications or research in this tale of dirty New York cops. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THANKLESS IN DEATH by J.D. Robb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"Considering how few complications the chase offers, Robb does a fine job of keeping up the tension. Both the cops and the killer make use of more futuristic gadgets than usual."
Lt. Eve Dallas goes up against a spoiled kid who's suddenly developed a taste for killing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CALCULATED IN DEATH by J.D. Robb
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"On the plus side, Dallas and her zillionaire husband, Roarke, continue to enjoy a great sex life, including one interlude only moments before the denouement. It's enough to make you nostalgic for the 2060s."
Beautiful people meet unlovely numbers in Lt. Eve Dallas' 36th case. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RIVER GHOSTS by B.R. Robb
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 16, 2008

"The pseudonymous Robb, an attorney, writes with the chilling clarity of Alice Sebold. Read it and weep."
Which is right: the eyewitness testimony of an eight-year-old boy or exculpatory DNA evidence? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A SPY FOR THE REDEEMER by Candace Robb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2002

"Now that Owen is home, pray that Robb (A Gift of Sanctuary, 1998, etc.) will find less distracting and complicated plots for her heroic pair."
Robb should have subtitled her seventh medieval puzzler "An Owen Archer and Lucie Wilton Mystery," as husband and wife face an equal number of trials and tribulations. Read full book review >