Search Results: "Sam Angus"


BOOK REVIEW

A HORSE CALLED HERO by Sam Angus
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2014

"Adventure, a horse, faithfulness and truth—an arresting combination. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
A horse named Hero inspires his young owner to heroics in this suspenseful coming-of-age novel. Read full book review >

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IN SEARCH OF GOLIATHUS HERCULES by Jennifer Angus
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"An uneven effort, but bug enthusiasts may latch on. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
In this Victorian adventure, Henri discovers that he can talk to insects and decides to travel to British Malaya to find his father and capture the elusive, man-eating insect, Goliathus hercules. Read full book review >

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SCARECROW NIXON by Angus Krieg
Released: July 26, 2010

"Unwieldy back stories and grammatical errors hobble an ambitious story of love and war."
A love affair turns into a deadly link to terrorism in Krieg's slim debut novel. Read full book review >

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WARLORD by Angus Donald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 12, 2013

"A fast-paced and exciting story unsuitable for the squeamish."
Part of Donald's Robin Hood series (King's Man, 2012, etc.), this book is a bloodcurdling tale of medieval greed, cruelty and honor. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FINGER by Angus Trumble
NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 2010

"Intelligent, passionate and amusing—though Trumble's old-fashioned voice may not appeal to some readers."
Museum curator Trumble (A Brief History of the Smile, 2004) renders an adept cultural tour of our fingers. Read full book review >

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KING'S MAN by Angus Donald
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"A fast-moving, thoroughly enjoyable yarn."
The rip-roaring tale of a young follower of Robin Hood and their mission to rescue King Richard from captivity in A.D. 1192. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FAMOUS TIMES by Angus Gordon
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 20, 2017

"An idiosyncratic but lovely collection of shed photographs."
Gordon (In the Shadow of the Cape, 2004) documents century-old woolsheds of New Zealand's Hawkes Bay in this photography book.Read full book review >

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EXILE'S CHILDREN by Angus Wells
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"A great big lumbering ox of a yarn, predictable and overweight, with nothing fresh or new to attract uncommitted readers."
In Wells's huge new fantasy (the paperback Lords of the Sky, etc.), the Amerindian-like People live harmoniously with the land and each other—until young warrior Rannach's rivalry with Vachyr over the beautiful Arrhyna causes fighting among the tribes. Read full book review >

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SECRETS by Angus Mackenzie
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"But his charges ring true, and civil-liberties advocates will find much of interest in his pages. (11 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A muckraking adventure in the violation of First Amendment rights. Read full book review >