Search Results: "Sean M. Maloney"


BOOK REVIEW

FIGHTING FOR AFGHANISTAN by Sean M. Maloney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2011

"A book by a specialist that will be best appreciated by other specialists, but Maloney also provides general readers with a bird's-eye view of how the war in Afghanistan has been fought."
A personal but technical account of Canada's Task Force AEGIS and TF Orion during the battles in Afghanistan's Helmand province in 2005-06. Read full book review >

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Kokopelli's Thunder by Sean M. Cordry
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 27, 2014

"A dark, engaging fantasy tale."
In this debut fantasy novel, vengeance drives a deathless witch and her cursed son across the ages in search of the missing pieces of a magical tablet. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 2, 2016

"An important book that not only shows how the slave trade operated, but also provides a clearer picture of the victims' origins, language, and methods of survival."
A history of how captives purchased in Africa for transport on the slave ship Hare managed to maintain a community after being sold into slavery.Read full book review >

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FREEDOM SONG by Sally M. Walker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"The desire to live free is powerful, and this story celebrates one man's amazing journey to achieve that end. (author's note) (Picture book/biography. 5-10)"
When his wife and children are sold away, an enslaved man devises an extraordinary means of escape to the North and succeeds. Read full book review >

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READY RABBIT GETS READY! by Brenna Maloney
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 5, 2015

"Kids might want to make stuffed rabbit toys of their own after meeting this beguiling bunny. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In this quirky story illustrated with photographs, a stuffed toy named Ready Rabbit invents wildly imaginative activities to delay getting ready for school. Read full book review >

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THE BRUSH-OFF by Shane Maloney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1998

"The best news of all may be Murray's hint that plenty of bodies remain buried for the sequel."
Melbourne, 1989. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 24, 2011

"The book tells the story of a young man's life in a way that will make readers almost forget his cerebral palsy—but they'll want to remember."
An engaging memoir from a man who has lived 26 years with cerebral palsy. Read full book review >

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NICE TRY by Shane Maloney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2000

"Tight pace, believable dialogue, terrific puzzle: Melbourne may have missed the Olympics, but they have a first-rate amateur sleuth."
Labor Party electorate officer Murray Whelan thinks he's got it made in the Australian shade. Read full book review >

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STIFF by Shane Maloney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1999

"Americans willing to take in the dirty linen of the political system Down Under will come away with a middling mystery, some finely honed action scenes, and an earful of Maloney's lovely epitomes of the Australian Labor Party, 'an organization which, next to itself, loves the working man best.'"
It's no skin off Murray Whelan's nose when gargantuan Ekrem Bayraktar, shift supervisor at the Pacific Pastoral meat-packing plant in Coolaroo, is found squeezed among the higher-grade meats in Pacific's #3 freezer. Read full book review >