Search Results: "Tim Lebbon"


BOOK REVIEW

REAPER'S LEGACY by Tim Lebbon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 2, 2013

"For fans who can't be persuaded to read something better. (Post-apocalyptic adventure. 12-14)"
Now that Nomad the supermutant has left a seed of power in Jack, will his growing superpowers be enough to save his family and what's left of post-apocalyptic London? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DUSK by Tim Lebbon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 31, 2006

"A promising departure for horror novelist Lebbon (Desolation, 2005, etc.)."
Dark, gripping swords-and-sorcery noir, first in a promised fantasy series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LONDON EYE by Tim Lebbon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"A potentially interesting setting is wasted with shoddy characters, derivative content and dull action. (Science fiction. 12-16)"
A band of orphans travels into a post-apocalyptic London and finds horror. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WILD by Christopher Golden
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"Sloppy plotting and a slow setup make this whitewash of randy, alcoholic, socialist London unsatisfying; let's hope future volumes show improvement. (Historical fantasy. YA)"
Seventeen-year-old Jack London heads to the Yukon Territory in search of gold, adventure and his place in the world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SEA WOLVES by Christopher Golden
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"An odd but well-executed idea. (Paranormal adventure. 10-16)"
Young Jack London continues his supernatural adventures as the authors soup up London's original The Sea Wolf to fit the current paranormal craze. 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 >

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

ROASTED PEANUTS by Tim Egan
by Tim Egan, illustrated by Tim Egan
ANIMALS
Released: April 3, 2006

"Dead-pan humor with a pitch-perfect aim. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Sam and Jackson love to sit and watch baseball at Grant's Field. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TRIAL OF CARDIGAN JONES by Tim Egan
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Not Egan at his best, though this may have some potential as a discussion starter on the idea of 'innocent until proven guilty.' (Picture book. 6-8)"
Only hints of the deadpan humor that made Egan's Serious Farm (2003) and other tales so droll come through here. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHRISTMAS AT THE TOP OF THE WORLD by Tim Coffey
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"The engaging story has a calm, reassuring quality about it, and the well-integrated text and art flow seamlessly toward the quiet ending with Little Reindeer and his mother asleep on Christmas Eve. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The main characters of this gentle story are three sweet, appealing reindeer: Papa, Mama, and their son, Little Reindeer. Read full book review >