Search Results: "Sal Murdocca"


BOOK REVIEW

DANGER IN THE DARKEST HOUR by Mary Pope Osborne
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"It appears there is nowhere Osborne's Magic Tree House cannot take readers, as this successful foray suggests. (Adventure. 7-10)"
Jack and Annie go to Normandy on June 4, 1944. Read full book review >

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DINOSAURS BEFORE DARK by Mary Pope Osborne
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1992

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction/Young reader. 6-9)"
In classic E. Nesbit tradition, Jack's wishes go awry while he and his sister Annie, seven, are time traveling. Read full book review >

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The Millionaire's Cross by Sal Nudo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 24, 2014

"Like a familiar roller-coaster ride; readers may see where the story's headed but that doesn't make it any less exhilarating.
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In Nudo's (Phantom Reunions, 2005, etc.) thriller, three men need only do a small favor to win a big fortune; unforeseen consequences ensue.Read full book review >

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A REASON TO DIE by Sal DeStefano
Released: Oct. 30, 2006

"A well-paced, enjoyable thriller."
A secret government organization sends a terminally-ill demolitions expert to assassinate a dictator. Read full book review >

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A PEBBLE CAST by Sal Biondello
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Well-meaning but awfully depressing (and amateurish) debut novel."
Disabled child works minor miracles. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"Simple stories that remind readers there is more to Christmas than the stress of shopping, partying and striving to make everything perfect."
Pleasantly amusing and tender stories of holiday cheer from the man in the red suit. Read full book review >

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My Name is Cinnamon by Sal Maa Neco
Released: Feb. 9, 2015

"A captivating account of a boy's friendship with a charismatic loner who may be much more than he seems; an enticing, page-turning read."
A man reflects on the remarkable best friend he had when he was a boy in Istanbul. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Too smug for its own good."
True-crime drama featuring a natural-born grifter who ingeniously scammed his way across the country. Read full book review >

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BRING ME THE BRAIN OF NIKOLA TESTA by Sal Restivo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 12, 2007

"Hyper-indulgent and random, but also, often enough, gleamingly chromatic, providing mild entertainment."
An international thriller devolves into a fitful intellectual digression in Restivo's rapidly changing story. Read full book review >

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DANCING GRANNY by Elizabeth Winthrop
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Lighthearted and fun, Winthrop's whimsical tale will set little toes to tapping. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A grandmother in purple sneakers and a waltzing bear trip the light fantastic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 4, 2013

"An easy-to-follow guide for serious handcrafters."
An experienced artisan offers step-by-step instructions, including more than 400 drawings and photographs, for creating decorative trees out of wire. Read full book review >