Search Results: "Scott Garrett"


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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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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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 >

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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 >

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BOOK REPORT for Violet Grenade by Victoria Scott

Cover Story: Pretty Deadly
BFF Charm: Caution!
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: Unreliable Narrator
Bonus Factor: Mysterious Loner Dude
Anti-Bonus Factor: Awful Grownups
Relationship Status: Friends?

Trigger Warning: Violet Grenade features scenes of attempted assault, abuse, and bullying, and touches on very dark themes of death and murder. Some situations might be ...


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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 >

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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 >

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FINDING HOME by Garrett  Leigh
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 9, 2017

"Surprisingly heartwarming. (Fiction. 12-17)"
The survivors of a violent crime test the limits of their new foster family in this story set in England. Read full book review >

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IN THE COUNTRY OF DESIRE by Leslie Garrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 1992

Twenty-six years after his award-winning debut (The Beasts, 1966), Garrett delivers this grim second novel about incest and its consequences for mother and child. Read full book review >