Search Results: "Seth Patrick"


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REVIVER by Seth Patrick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 18, 2013

"This first installment in a planned trilogy is great in the setup and not so great in the home stretch, which may not bode well for Books 2 and 3."
In Irish-born Patrick's tantalizing debut sci-fi thriller, criminal investigations feature a new breed of specialists with the ability to briefly resuscitate murder and accident victims and ask them whodunit (or what-dunit). Read full book review >

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WIMBLEDON GREEN by Seth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2005

"A humble hobby is pursued with Indiana Jones-style vigor."
How did the world's greatest comic collector get to be so great? And what's with the hats? Read full book review >

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PUPPY POOL PARTY! by Seth Casteel
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2016

"These precocious pups will appeal to a wide audience of dog lovers, including beginning readers and older readers. (Picture book. 3-10)"
A passel of pups play underwater at their own pool party in this simple story illustrated with high-quality photographs. Read full book review >

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RENEE PATRICK
by Gerald Bartell

Reach for the popcorn. The silver screen sleuths from Paramount Pictures, one-time would be actress Lillian Fox and costume designer Edith Head (based upon the real life Oscar winner) team up for their second case in Renee Patrick’s Dangerous to Know. With Marlene Dietrich, Errol Flynn, Jack Benny, and George Burns firing off great lines, the caper is as much ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE DARK WATER by Seth Fishman
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 3, 2015

"Those who started with the first should be satisfied with this conclusion. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
The sequel to The Well's End (2014) takes the action into a mysterious underground city.Read full book review >

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MY AWESOME/AWFUL POPULARITY PLAN by Seth Rudetsky
FICTION
Released: Jan. 24, 2012

"Not much style, not much substance, but suitable for younger readers. (Romance. 12 & up)"
Chubby, Broadway-obsessed gay goofball Justin Goldblatt pines after swoony, blond, blue-eyed Chuck, the douchebag quarterback of the football team who's dating the school's hottest girl, Becky. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 19, 1999

"Dark Age'), Shulman points to real dangers as knowledge seems, more and more ominously, to equal power."
An effective polemic against those seeking any monopoly on knowledge in the information age. Read full book review >

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VANISHING ACT by Seth Margolis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 25, 1993

"The messy mystery—felonies swarm like big city roaches, and nearly everybody's responsible for one or another of them—never lives up to its promising opening; but Joe and his mate, Alison Rosen, are as charming as ever, if not much smarter."
The night after merchandising king George Samson offers New York private eye Joe DiGregorio (False Faces, 1991) a million dollars to help him fake his death, he's murdered, shot in the face in the back of a cab, and Joe lands a job investigating his death. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2009

"An essential primer for tournament junkies, and ideal reading material for TV timeouts."
Sports Illustrated writer Davis chronicles the 1979 NCAA basketball championship game, which featured two future legends: Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird. Read full book review >

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THE RISE OF ABRAHAM CAHAN by Seth Lipsky
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"A straightforward narrative of the public life of a complex, commanding newspaperman."
A seasoned newsman reports on the life of one of America's great newspaper heroes, a writer and editor who practiced his craft in Yiddish. Read full book review >

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THE WELL'S END by Seth Fishman
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Good entertainment. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
This debut science-fiction series opener relies on the standard mad-scientist scenario, which provides plenty of action. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Enjoyable, if not particularly enlightening, take on the new economy."
Popular business writer Godin (Whatcha Gonna Do with that Duck?: And Other Provocations, 2006-2012, 2012, etc.) offers a self-help guide to surviving and thriving in the new, postindustrial economy. Read full book review >