Search Results: "Sam Hart"


BOOK REVIEW

EXCALIBUR by Tony Lee
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: March 1, 2011

"Masterful adaptation of medieval material. (Graphic fantasy. 12 & up)"
The author of Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood (2009) proves once again that he's a master of graphic-novel adaptations. Read full book review >

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MESSENGER by Tony Lee
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Striking visuals augment an already-captivating tale. (Graphic historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Having tackled Robin Hood in Outlaw (2009) and King Arthur in Excalibur (2011), Lee now envisions Joan of Arc's humble beginnings to her inevitable martyrdom. Read full book review >

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OUTLAW by Tony Lee
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"This modern reincarnation of one of history's most beloved outlaws is sure to become the stuff of legend. (Graphic fiction. 10 & up)"
The legend of Robin Hood is ever evolving, reinvented by each generation in its own likeness. Read full book review >

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BEFORE YOU by Amber Hart
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 29, 2014

"This riff on West Side Story is torrid and heartfelt if not at all subtle, with a sequel featuring Faith's best friend still to come. (Romance. 14-18)"
The daughter of a pastor and a young man on the run from a Cuban drug cartel get past their initial animosity to fall in love in this sexy romance. Read full book review >

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CRIME ON HER MIND by Carolyn Hart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Don Brown—are joined by two cases for Death on Demand bookstore owner Annie Darling (Mint Julep Murder, 1995, etc.) and two non-series mysteries in this varied, but uniformly genteel, collection."
Eight adventures of retired journalist Henriette O'Dwyer Collins (Scandal in Fair Haven, 1994, etc.)—including Henrie O's historic first meeting with Lt. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 5, 2006

"Some penetrating insights, particularly regarding the tension between libertarianism and civic duty. But this is really a think piece padded with cliché and bombast."
A former senator exhorts the Democratic Party to lead the recovery from the catastrophic Bush years by returning to its core principles. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 14, 2002

"Chillingly evocative of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring."
Washington-based journalist Hart, who has tracked the genetic altering of grains and plants for years, argues that this branch of biotechnology has in effect used American consumers as the subjects of perhaps the biggest food experiment ever. Read full book review >

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THE OLD DEEP AND DARK by Ellen Hart
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"The Deere family has to carry much of the weight of the narrative. That's great for readers who buy into their family gossip but less great for those who'll miss the sharp wit Cordelia displays in Hart's ongoing Jane Lawless series (Taken By the Wind, 2013, etc.)."
Two old friends work together to make connections between a historic mystery emerging from a theater renovation and a modern-day murder. Read full book review >

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APRIL FOOL DEAD by Carolyn Hart
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2001

"But devotees of the Death on Demand series (Sugar Plum Dead, 2000, etc.) will probably adore the mystery quizzes, the suggested reading titles, and the serene hubris that lets amateurs believe they can outsolve the pros."
Having plastered teensy Broward Rock, South Carolina, with flyers announcing local super-author Emma Clyde's upcoming book signing at Death on Demand, proprietor Annie Darling is extremely agitated when someone cribs her style and issues similar-looking flyers that accuse locals of hit-and-run driving, adultery, the wrongful incarceration of wife-killer Jud Hamilton, the inappropriately accidental verdict assigned to Emma's second husband's drowning, and the fatal mishap of a tipsy heiress aboard a yacht. Read full book review >

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GHOST IN TROUBLE by Carolyn Hart
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"Delightful Bailey Ruth solves the tough case with panache."
The latest case for one of Heaven's cleverest sleuths forces her to break a lot of rules. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Those with a thing for physics and an openness to Eastern philosophy will appreciate the vigor and the clarity of Hart's ideas about how we simulate reality, create time, and shape the world with our thoughts."
Former exploration geophysicist and adventurer Hart explains how our consciousness participates in the creation of reality and the elements it draws on to fuel its vision. Read full book review >