Search Results: "S.T. Underdahl"


BOOK REVIEW

NO MAN'S LAND by S.T. Underdahl
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 8, 2012

"Learning to focus on others, even in times of stress, Dov shows that bravery comes in many forms. (author's note) (Fiction. 13 & up)"
When survival seems worse than death. Read full book review >

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THE OTHER SISTER by S.T. Underdahl
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2007

"Gently touching and ultimately hopeful, Underdahl lets the reader know that while the past can't be erased, a new and loving present can be created. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Based on her own experience, though told from a different point of view, Underdahl offers a vivid and moving story about an unusual family reunion. Read full book review >

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THE DARK SIDE OF DEATH by S.T. Phillips
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Jack's not the most memorable protagonist, but if his future books are as sturdy as this one, his fan base will grow."
In Phillips' debut thriller, a man falsely accused of murder is forced to seek justice by tracking down those who framed him. Read full book review >

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BY A BLAZING BLUE SEA by S.T. Garne
Released: May 1, 1999

"In vivid colors, Lohstoeter's artwork captures the best qualities of both the Caribbean seascapes and the old-soul image of the man in his shanty on a strand out of time. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Garne's idyll by the sea makes a sensible, though backhanded point on the dignity of work and of stepping lightly upon the earth. Read full book review >

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THE QUIVERING TREE by S.T. Haymon
Released: Dec. 14, 1990

"Great fun."
The second installment of childhood recollections (after Opposite the Cross Keys, 1988) by mystery writer S.T. Haymon, who here evokes a sheltered 12-year-old's further encounters with life's earthier side. Read full book review >

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ONE WHITE SAIL by S.T. Garne
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 6, 1992

"Not essential, but a striking tribute to the island experience. (Picture book. 3-8)"
``Nine steel drums sing a soft sweet tune,/While ten boats sleep 'neath a pale island moon'' concludes the fifth (and last) couplet in Garne's handsome book. Read full book review >

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THE BOY WHO KNEW TOO MUCH by Commander S.T. Bolivar, III
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"A mildly creepy premise, lots of clueless adults, and teens who are more pranksters than toughs keep the tone light. (Science fiction/suspense. 11-13)"
A reform school's rehab program turns out to have a disturbing biological component in this satiric series opener. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A HERO by S.T. Haymon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 17, 1996

"She will be missed."
The eighth and, sadly, the last of the late British author's works featuring Ben Jurnet of the Angleby CID (A Beautiful Death, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >

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A BEAUTIFUL DEATH by S.T. Haymon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 17, 1994

"She recognizes none of the preconceived limitations of the genre in which she works, simply adding a lyrical prose style, a fine sense of irony, and emotional depth to the elements of tension, plotting, and mystery—all of them executed here with wit and verve."
Detective Inspector Ben Jurnet of the Angleby CID (Death of a Warrior Queen, 1992, etc.), has lost his beloved Miriam to a car bomb obviously meant for him. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A WARRIOR QUEEN by S.T. Haymon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 6, 1992

"A dazzling performance."
Another gem in the author's series of novels featuring Detective Inspector Ben Jurnet (A Very Particular Murder, 1989, etc.) of the Angleby CID. Read full book review >