Search Results: "Tim Green"


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FIRST TEAM by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"An exciting continuation of Brock's adventures on and off the field. (Fiction. 10-13)"
In this sequel to New Kid (2014), Brock discovers real life isn't all it's cracked up to be.Read full book review >

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EXACT REVENGE by Tim Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 11, 2005

"Green (The First 48, 2004, etc.) craftily attenuates the suspense and works some nice wrinkles into a familiar formula."
After almost 20 years in prison, an innocent man escapes to hunt down the cabal that framed him. Read full book review >

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THE FIRST 48 by Tim Green
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 2, 2004

"Suspense 101 from the prolific Green (The Fifth Angel, Feb. 2003, etc.): slight, swift, and moderately involving. Much of its success with readers will rest on affinity for the woebegone duo of Tom and Mike, who could use more dimension."
An offbeat pair of investigators scrambles to find a kidnapped Washington Post reporter, in that proverbial race against the clock. Read full book review >

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LOST BOY by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"Those who appreciate consistency are the most likely to welcome Green's latest. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Life for Ryder and his mother isn't perfect, but they manage by facing the world together, until a freak accident leaves Ryder alone with a lot of problems. Read full book review >

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FOOTBALL HERO by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2008

"Ty has one, maybe even two, too many obstacles to overcome, and Thane is such a paragon of goodness that it almost defies reality, but these are minor quibbles in a work that is sure to have a great many fans. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Instantly gripping, this fast-paced middle-grade thriller set in the worlds of football and professional gambling, puts its 12-year-old protagonist, Ty Lewis, between a rock and a hard place and then proceeds to squeeze. Read full book review >

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BASEBALL GREAT by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"A cut above the usual baseball novel. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Josh is a hugely talented player who loves baseball and is destined for greatness. Read full book review >

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DOUBLE REVERSE by Tim Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 24, 1999

"As ever, Green shines in depicting strategies of the playing field while his stereotypical characters have only enough life to generate a plot of mild entertainment value."
Brainy trial lawyer and sports agent Madison McCall (Marauders, 1997, etc.) returns, this time to defend a football player accused in the murder of a Hollywood beauty. Read full book review >

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MARAUDERS by Tim Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1997

"Green does offer a few exciting scenes of football action, but they sink in a dim swamp of gratuitous bloodshed and interracial fury. (Radio satellite tour)"
Stumbling, overplotted female-lawyer-in-peril tale continues the adventures of the beautiful but brainy Madison McCall (Outlaws, 1996), from former Atlanta Falcons footballer Green. Read full book review >

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KID OWNER by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"A wish-fulfillment fantasy pleasingly complicated by real emotional journeys. (Fiction. 8-14)"
An undersized middle school football player inherits an NFL team. Read full book review >

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PINCH HIT by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 20, 2012

"Pure, escapist fluff. (Sports fiction. 10-14) "
Two boys decide to trade places prince-and-pauper style. Read full book review >

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UNSTOPPABLE by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A predictable, fast-paced sports tale with some unexpected heart. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Harrison has led a hard-knock life up until he's taken in by loving foster parents "Coach" and Jennifer. Read full book review >

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NEW KID by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 4, 2014

"Exciting, romantic and thought-provoking, this book scores a home run. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A teenage baseball star struggles not only with game-day stress, but also with the ever-present fear that his world is about to end. Read full book review >