Search Results: "Speed Vogel"


BOOK REVIEW

SPEED by Ted Staunton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"An average mystery for an uncertain audience. (Mystery. 8-12)"
A budding filmmaker finds opportunity and mystery on a camping trip with his family. Read full book review >

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NO LAUGHING MATTER by Speed Vogel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1985

"Beneath its sarcasms, then, an enjoyable, life-affirming account of friendship and courage."
Leave it to Heller to have a bout with paralysis and death that brims with life and humor. Read full book review >

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SPEED by Nathan Clement
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Fans will race to share this with their favorite racers-to-be, though they will need to fill listeners in on all the specific whys and hows. (Picture book. 4-7)"
With the same attention to detail as his Drive (2008) and Job Site (2011), Clement brings stock-car racing to life for armchair drivers. Read full book review >

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Vogel House by John Forrester
Released: May 29, 2013

"A thrilling romance about what happens when rich people lose almost everything."
In Forrester's (Shadow Mage, 2012, etc.) young-adultnovel, a teen finds herself in over her head as she tries to save her home and family from personal and financial destruction. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 23, 1971

"And if you enjoy watching him mapping the strategies and choosing the rhetorical weapons for his duels, Cruising Speed will provide an airy outing."
Bill Buckley, columnist, editor, lecturer, TV moderator, bon vivant spokesman of "constructive conservatism" is a busy, busy, busy gadfly among the knee-jerk liberals — as this characteristically self-important, and uncharacteristically introspective journal of one week's hobbings and nobbings will show. Read full book review >

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NIGHT SPEED by Chris Howard
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 3, 2016

"Occasionally illogical and often trippy, a 'high' adventure for young adrenaline junkies. (Adventure. 14-18)"
A world-weary teen faces the end of her superpowered-cop career. Read full book review >

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SPEED KINGS by Andy Bull
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"A flawed but well-written and entertaining sports story."
Guardian senior sportswriter Bull recounts the history of modern bobsledding and the four men who led the American team to victory at the 1932 Winter Olympics. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1994

Delving into sordid and ruthless lives at the bottom of Japan Inc.'s social ladder, this whirlwind odyssey in search of Japan's current under-25 generation is a mixed bag. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 1991

Canadian track coach Francis offers a decidedly defensive version of events surrounding the 1988 Seoul Olympics, when his star sprinter, Ben Johnson, was stripped of his 100-meter gold medal. Read full book review >

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MAX SPEED by Stephen Shaskan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Great gadzooks! This book is a winner. (Picture book. 3-6)"
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a black boy with a big imagination! Read full book review >

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SPEED SHRINKING by Susan Shapiro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Disposable, ephemeral navel-gazing."
Chatterbox self-help whiz melts down when her shrink blows town. Read full book review >

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OFF SPEED by Terry McDermott
NON-FICTION
Released: May 16, 2017

"The book will likely bore or baffle those not already passionate about baseball, but it will please die-hard fans."
Former Los Angeles Times national reporter McDermott (101 Theory Drive: A Neuroscientist's Quest for Memory, 2010, etc.) changes pace with a book about baseball focused on the craft of pitching. Read full book review >