Search Results: "Sebastian Quigley"


BOOK REVIEW

SPACE by Mike Goldsmith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"A one-trick pony, grounded by uneven production values and low octane content. (index) (Novelty nonfiction. 9-12)"
Aside from a design gimmick, there's not much worth notice in this routine, scattershot history of space flight. Read full book review >

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WAITING FOR WINTER by Sebastian Meschenmoser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A perfect marriage of words and pictures. (Picture book. 4-10)"
Squirrel usually sleeps through winter, "[b]ut not this year!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON CANAAN'S SIDE by Sebastian Barry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2011

"A novel to be savored."
A masterful novel filled with the bittersweet ruminations of an 89-year-old woman as she reflects on her rich life while contemplating death. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LAST RIGHTS by Timothy Sebastian
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 24, 1994

"East and West."
The new world order as family romance—this starring a Russian ÇmigrÇ's son who struggles to honor both of his parents while keeping a step ahead of the double agents on his trail. Read full book review >

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A DEATH IN BELMONT by Sebastian Junger
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2006

"A meticulously researched evocation of a time of terror, wrapped around a chilling, personal footnote."
The author of 1997's The Perfect Storm returns to his suburban-Boston childhood home to take a harrowing family encounter with the Boston Strangler and build it into a trenchant look at an era of great unrest. Read full book review >

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SAVIOUR'S GATE by Tim Sebastian
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1991

"Well done."
Leftists and Rightists battle for the soul of Russia, while Americans and Britons squabble over the bonesin a melancholy thriller by the author of Spy Shadow and The Spy In Question. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"But he makes it clear that Mexico's transition to greater electoral democracy will be threatened if more heroes don't step forward."
Rotella, the Los Angeles Times bureau chief for South America, tells his alarming story of drug lords' domination of the US/Mexico border region by focusing on the frustrations and martyrdom of Mexican reformers. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 19, 1997

"Reading this gripping book is likely to make the would-be sailor feel both awed and a little frightened by nature's remorseless power."
The experience of being caught at sea in the maw of a "perfect'' storm (that is, one formed of an almost unique combination of factors), a monstrous tempest that couldn't get any worse, is spellbindingly captured by Junger, a journalist. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"A worthy essay in institutional dynamics as much as financial history and international development. Sure to be widely read inside the Beltway."
A swiftly moving tale of what goes on behind the vaults at the World Bank, an institution led by a vigorous, cantankerous, and polarizing boss. Read full book review >

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THE RUIN OF A RAKE by Cat Sebastian
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2017

"Sebastian upends Regency romance conventions in this sensual, emotional, and upbeat take on the rake/wallflower trope."
Two very different men, haunted by their pasts but drawn to each other, forge a future together. Read full book review >