Search Results: "Scott Garrett"


BOOK REVIEW

SECRET AGENT GADGET BATTLE by Bob Pflugfelder
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 6, 2014

"Hot-glue-gun fans will barely need the story that surrounds this new set of do-it-yourself gadget projects, but the continuing mystery will keep readers wanting more. (Adventure. 9-13)"
Determined to uncover the identity of the secret agent who seems to be right inside their uncle Newt's house with them, 11-year-old twins Nick and Tesla construct a variety of spy-revealing gadgets in this third of an ongoing mystery-and-how-to series. Read full book review >

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BOOKMARKS ARE PEOPLE TOO! by Henry Winkler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2014

"An uncomplicated opener, with some funny bits and a clear but not heavy agenda. (Fiction. 7-9)"
Hank Zipzer, poster boy for dyslexic middle graders everywhere, stars in a new prequel series highlighting second-grade trials and triumphs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Another fast-paced mystery and treat for technophiles. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Gadget-happy twins Nick and Tesla return to build some robots and solve a series of burglaries. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"Readers looking for easy money may be discouraged by Sutton's demonstration of just how complex real estate money can be, but others will find helpful guidelines, tips and tricks presented in a clear, engaging style."
Investing in real estate is as easy as understanding the tax code and personal-injury law, according to this informative but daunting primer, part of the Rich Dad Advisors series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN THE BALLS DROP by Brad Garrett
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2015

"Garrett's celebrity status and comic take on the second half of life will draw readers in, but his occasionally hateful diatribes might put some of them off."
A clarion call to men pushing 50 from "an optimistic pessimist." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Part survival guide, part cautionary tale, a volume in which every aspiring entrepreneur should invest."
Accomplished attorney and author Sutton (Start Your Own Corporation, 2012, etc.) presents a second volume on how to build a well-protected business from the ground up. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FREE BIRD by Greg Garrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 2002

"Flashbacks to Forester's marriage are compelling, but they get lost in the overwritten and overemotional drama of the whole."
Predictable debut in which an attorney turned soul musician who blames himself for the tragic accident that killed his wife and young son hits the road in search of—yes—his soul. Read full book review >

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CUTIE BEAR by Garrett Hedman
by Garrett Hedman, illustrated by Garrett Hedman, developed by Garrett Hedman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2013

"Not quite ready for prime time, but with major revisions to the text, this could be an Appus cutimus. (iPad storybook app. 5-7)"
A teddy bear's search for self leads to encounters with three real bears. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SWEET TRADE by Elizabeth Garrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"Not much nuance: action heroes in camouflage clothing."
An overheated debut inspired by two real-life bad girls who sailed under the skull and crossbones. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 11, 1994

"Sheds more light on our health care problems than many a weightier tome and is a joy to read."
A hospital administrator with a novelist's gifts creates a keen and witty portrait of a small Maine hospital struggling to find its niche in a changing world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Toxic Client by Garrett Sutton
NON-FICTION
Released: May 17, 2016

"An engaging, empowering business protection guide."
Corporate attorney and prolific author Sutton (Finance Your Own Business, 2016, etc.) discusses how to identify, sidestep, and untangle oneself from problem customers in his latest entrepreneurism manual.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Half Faerie by Heidi Garrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2014

"Melia isn't the only character who can carry her own series in a mythical tale as appealing as it is impressive."
A half-faerie teenager struggles to stop a malicious entity from destroying both the mortal and enchanted worlds in this YA fantasy. Read full book review >