Search Results: "Robert Gleason"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 2014

"A tiresome and tendentious book that destroys its own credibility through hyperbole and careless composition."
Confidently predicting nuclear annihilation and the worldwide destruction of civilization as we know it, Tor/Forge executive editor Gleason (End of Days, 2011, etc.) accuses American political leaders from both parties of treason. Read full book review >

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GARY JENNINGS’ AZTEC RAGE by Robert Gleason
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2006

"If the Aztecs are enraged, it's because one of them read this improbable mess."
Answer "no" immediately if someone asks, "Would you like to know . . . about the men I have killed, the women I have loved, the fortunes I have made . . . and stolen?" Read full book review >

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THE SPIRITGLASS CHARADE by Colleen Gleason
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"The girls' mismatched partnership could be a pleasure, if only Evaline could stake the excruciating dialect as easily as she skewers vampires. (Steampunk/mystery. 12-14)"
A second steampunk adventure of the great detective and the vampire slayer, proper young ladies (The Clockwork Scarab, 2013).Read full book review >

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THE CLOCKWORK SCARAB by Colleen Gleason
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"The mishmash of popular tropes (steampunk! vampires! Sherlock Holmes!) will bring readers in, but it's the friendship between the two girls that will keep them. (Steampunk/mystery. 12-16)"
A vampire slayer and a great detective (-in-training) fight baddies in a steam-powered London. Read full book review >

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THE CHESS QUEEN ENIGMA by Colleen Gleason
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"These squabbling BFFs will continue to please their fans, though they are unlikely to win new ones. (Steampunk. 12-14)"
The intrepid detective/vampire-slayer team of Stoker and Holmes returns for a third diverting steampunk mystery (The Spiritglass Charade, 2014, etc.).Read full book review >

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MURDER IN THE LINCOLN WHITE HOUSE by C.M. Gleason
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 28, 2017

"Prolific Gleason (Amazon Roulette, 2015, etc.) kicks off a new series with an adequate mystery and more than adequate descriptions of the nation's capital at a critical moment in history."
The first major task for a jack-of-all-trades assistant to President Abraham Lincoln is to solve a murder with the utmost discretion. Read full book review >

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RAVAGERS by Clint Gleason
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 24, 2015

"A short, bloody, and energetic military sci-fi dispatch."
In Gleason's (Molters, 2015, etc.) new sci-fi novel, a military vanguard, tasked with preparing the Earth-like world of Tuhrelevim for colonization, finds lethal and relentless opposition in the form of vicious packs of predators.Read full book review >

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Molters by Clint Gleason
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 13, 2016

"A fast-paced, light read likely to appeal to fans of the walking dead and post-apocalyptic action thrillers."
Gleason (Ravagers, 2016, etc.) splices together adventure, horror, and a threat to the survival of humanity in this novel.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1995

"An essential, fascinating, and thought-provoking work of intellectual history."
A fundamental work that reflects on the history of the past half century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FARMYARD WORDS by Julia Seal
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 2016

"An uneven introduction to the barnyard. (Board book. 1-3)"
Little readers learn about the farm. Read full book review >