Search Results: "Stephen Cope"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"An engaging exploration into living fully."
The director of the Institute for Extraordinary Living at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health inquires into the dharma—vocation or calling—of a selection of both illustrious and ordinary individuals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON THE TRAIL OF GENGHIS KHAN by Tim Cope
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"An exciting, detailed account of man versus adversity."
Call him crazy but determined: the story of Australian adventurer Cope (Off the Rails: Moscow to Beijing on Recumbent Bikes, 2004), who jettisoned his bike for a horse to gallop across Mongolia. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PINK MARINE by Greg Cope White
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"A readable, inspiring memoir that displays a balanced, surprisingly reverent view of the Marine Corps and military service."
TV comedy writer White recalls the grueling yet confidence-building three-month Marine Corps boot camp training he endured as a still-closeted teenager in 1979. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 1993

"Solid criminology, weak sociology, and just compelling enough to satisfy hungry true-crime fans. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
The cocaine-and-cash-fueled high life of South Florida in the 1980's serves as glittering backdrop for this ambitious, if uneven, true-crime debut from Miami attorney Cope. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 16, 2009

"Skillfully written account of finding hope after grief."
A Missouri hair-salon owner confronts personal tragedy by rescuing at-risk children overseas. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Countryside by J.T. Cope IV
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"The glimmering continuation of a detailed, emotionally rich saga.
"
Cope's sequel to Countryside: The Book of the Wise (2014) sees young Luke and his friends try to outwit a villainous hunter to find the location of a magical artifact.Read full book review >

BLOG POST

27 SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR BOOKS TO READ IN SEPTEMBER
by John DeNardo

Is your bookshelf feeling lonely? Here are 27 titles that will make it happy again! This month's batch of tantalizing science fiction and fantasy includes stories about guilt-ridden robots, witches, magic hair, designer drugs, time travel and cloud cities.

Magicians Impossible by Brad Abraham

Brad Abraham serves up a cocktail of magic and intrigue in this fast-paced debut. Twenty-something ...


Read the full post >

BLOG POST

PLANES, TRAINS, AND AUTOMOBILES
by Julie Danielson

Well, maybe not exactly planes, trains, and automobiles. But you know those children who get really fired up reading books about things that go vroom? There’s a reason you can throw a rock and hit a children’s book about transportation: they are loved by many a child. Today, I’ve got three new ones worth your time, one an arrival from ...


Read the full post >

BOOK REVIEW

COUNTRYSIDE by J.T. Cope IV
Released: Aug. 14, 2014

"Solid introduction to a potentially vast magical world."
In this YA fantasy debut, dark forces target a young man after learning he has roots in a magical community. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALPHABET SCHOOL by Stephen Johnson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Not only does Johnson once again take something simple and make it extraordinary, but he will inspire readers to do the same. (Alphabet book. 4-8)"
The multiple-award-winning illustrator takes a page from his own book—Alphabet City (1995), that is—and creates a graphic-alphabet book that will have students searching their own schools for letters. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE THREE TRICERATOPS TUFF by Stephen Shaskan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 2, 2013

"Dino lovers will be charmed; others may want to stick with the more traditional goats, like those of Mary Finch's 2001 title. (Fractured fairy tale. 3-7)"
This version of "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" will satisfy dinosaur lovers who just cannot get their fill of their favorite prehistoric beasts. Read full book review >