Search Results: "Russell F. Moran"


BOOK REVIEW

JUSTICE IN AMERICA by Russell F. Moran
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 16, 2011

"A lively, brash, illuminating insider's look at the law, by a compelling expert witness.
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The goddess of justice is blind—and deaf and very often dumb—according to this savvy critique of the American legal system. Read full book review >

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THE GRAY SHIP by Russell F. Moran
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 29, 2013

"A rare read that's not only wildly entertaining, but also profoundly moving."
In this stellar time-travel novel, a modern-American nuclear-powered cruiser sails through a time portal and goes back 152 years to the days just before the beginning of the Civil War. Read full book review >

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THE THANKSGIVING GANG by Russell F. Moran
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 19, 2014

"A time-travel adventure with well-developed characters, but more than a few (worm) holes."
The second volume of Moran's (The Gray Ship, 2013) Time Magnet series continues the adventures of Jack Thurber, an investigative journalist who has a knack for finding time portals.Read full book review >

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TERRY AND THE PIRATES by Julian F. Thompson
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Comments like these, combined with shallow characters, a weak premise, and outlandish situations make this an unappealing book in any case. (Fiction. YA)"
This latest from the author of The Grounding of Group 6 is a confusing jumble—hard to follow and based on an unlikely premise. Read full book review >

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BLOODLINE RISING by Katy Moran
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"Grim, lyrical and unforgettable. (Historical fantasy. 12 & up)"
A boy becomes entangled in his family's mysterious past in this stand-alone sequel to Bloodline (2009). Read full book review >

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ALL THE RAGE by Martin Moran
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 17, 2016

"A courageous release from the pain, guilt, and fury of sexual abuse."
A sexually abused man addresses his residual unprocessed anger. Read full book review >

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RETURN TO ME by Kelly Moran
ROMANCE
Released: March 3, 2015

"Moran's ability to create romantic and psychological tension makes us care about the characters and root for their happily-ever-after."
Two star-crossed lovers are reunited when she's hired to help him recover from war injuries, allowing them to revisit their past and start over. Read full book review >

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THE MAN IN THE BOX by Thomas Moran
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 26, 1997

"A commendable first effort, then, but flawed by some flat secondary figures and a rather slow pace.(Book-of-the-Month Club alternate selection)"
First-novelist Moran, who edits W magazine, has chosen an unconventional debut subject: a childhood encounter with the shadow of Nazism and the consequences of ethnic prejudice, set in Austria during WW II. Read full book review >

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MADAME TUSSAUD by Michelle Moran
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 2011

"Mannered and elegant; reminiscent in many ways of novels of days long past, particularly the Baroness Orczy's swifter-paced Scarlet Pimpernel."
Well-plotted if sometimes slow-moving novel of the French Revolution and one now-famous survivor of that heady (or, perhaps, be-heady) time. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 10, 2012

"For policy and financial wonks, a smart, bracing and sobering read; for voters, fair warning about possible outcomes of the looming November elections."
The fiscal sky is falling, and it's George W. Bush's fault. Read full book review >