Search Results: "T. Neill Anderson"


BOOK REVIEW

OCEAN OF FIRE by T. Neill Anderson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"The awkward combination of facts and fiction fails to adequately inform or engage readers, despite the dramatic topic. (author's note) (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
Only readers with a strong knowledge of and interest in the Civil War will persist in reading this grim, stilted novel about the burning of Columbia, S.C. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PEOPLE OF THE PLAGUE by T. Neill Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Although it colorfully examines a horrific disease, only devoted horror enthusiasts are likely to savor this story. (nonfiction epilogue, author's note) (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
Horror is the dominant feature of this entry in the aptly named Horrors of History series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MASSACRE OF THE MINERS by T. Neill Anderson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 12, 2015

"This novel neither elucidates nor entertains; it's hard to see a reason for it. (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
A fictional account of a real, deadly day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CITY OF THE DEAD by T. Neill Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Not for the fainthearted but likely to appeal to disaster fans. (Historical fiction. 11-14)"
A quick-paced novel about one of the worst disasters in American history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Seeking Heaven's Gate in L.A. by William T. Anderson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 25, 2013

"Sometimes harrowing, this striking account of an African-American's life in Los Angeles delivers powerful moments."
In a debut book about growing up black in California in the 1970s, a teenager attempts to avoid violence despite racism and gang warfare. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUNNY MAN'S BRIDGE by Ted Neill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 27, 2017

"Addictive tales that read smoothly while aiming for the gut."
A collection features a mix of fantasy and coming-of-age stories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MAGUS by Ted Neill
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"A finale that delivers on the series' promised action and emotional grandeur."
The final installment of Neill's (The Journey to Karrith, 2016, etc.) baroque fantasy series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE DARKNESS VISIBLE by Ted Neill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 10, 2016

"The start of what promises to be a tumultuous, visionary fantasy series."
Neill's (City on a Hill, 2014) fantasy features a teenage girl on a quest to save her island tribe from the designs of a militant fleet.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AN UNCONVENTIONAL LEADER by Neill Wallace
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Deftly written, thought-provoking, and pointed; a refreshing challenge to conventional business thinking."
Applying his experience in business as an "unconventional leader," debut author Wallace offers his insightful personal perspective in a book that is as much about a life philosophy as leadership. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOUSE RULES by Chloe Neill
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"As Willow of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (a series at least partly responsible for kick-starting this genre) says, 'Bored now.'"
Merit, Sentinel of one of Chicago's vampire enclaves, Cadogan House, and her boyfriend, Ethan, co-Master of that House, face murder, dastardly politicking and romantic discord in the seventh Chicagoland Vampires (Biting Cold, 2012, etc.) novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CITY ON A HILL by Ted Neill
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 2, 2014

"A notable, impressive debut for sci-fi fans."
Neill's debut novel is a sci-fi tale, spanning four short volumes, about a future society that outlaws religion and all things supernatural after a near apocalypse. Read full book review >