Search Results: "Tim Cope"


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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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.
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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

Grant Me Timely Grace by Tim
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 26, 2010

"A moderately entertaining but wrongheaded Civil War thriller."
Loyalties are tested in Woods' (Never Trust a Hero, 2011, etc.) novel, set in Civil War-era Washington, D.C. Read full book review >

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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

IS THAT A CAT? by Tim Hamilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Even the endpapers are in on the fun. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Will this series of mistaken identities have a happy ending? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MONKEY ME AND THE GOLDEN MONKEY by Tim Roland
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"While this series doesn't have aspirations to high literature, it does fulfill an important developmental reading need with high-interest humor and adventure. (Adventure. 6-8)"
Monkey business allows young children to make a serious transition from early readers to chapter books. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THIS LITTLE PIGGY by Tim Harrington
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"The shoe is on the other foot when these talented piggies get their due, so consider this for storytimes or households that need an extra kick. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The lead singer of the indie rock band Les Savy Fav takes some time to consider the secret lives of toes. Read full book review >