Search Results: "Trade Loeffler"


BOOK REVIEW

DINO-STORE STORYBOOK by Roger Sedarat
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2013

"Readers will undoubtedly want to find a basket full of these silly, helpful dinosaurs at their own supermarkets. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
A trip to the grocery store leads to a whimsical tale as a family struggles to find a home for a dozen baby dinosaurs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRADE by Tareq A. Hassan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 23, 2012

"A fast, brutal thriller about manipulation, drugs and terrorism."
When the CIA cracks a local terrorist cell in Hassan's debut spy thriller, the higher-ups begin planning an international operation—then 9/11 happens. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRADE OFF by Nader Hossain Salehi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"A valiant attempt to tie together the invisible threads of modern conflict that never finds its voice."
A thoroughly current thriller in which lawyers and financiers are the manipulators of Middle East conflict. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Teacher Trade! by Jennie M. Warmouth
Released: June 7, 2013

"Younger elementary school students will enjoy this book's mostly clever wordplay while broadening their worldview."
In this debut children's picture book, American and Scottish teachers trade classes and find that the English language isn't the same everywhere—and hilarious misunderstandings ensue. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRADE-OFF by Maxine O’Callaghan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 24, 1994

"The mystery's too flat and unsurprising to provide serious competition to Kinsey Millhone, but no-nonsense Delilah turns in solid second-tier work."
Another missing daughter in Orange County—how do any of those girls live long enough to have daughters of their own?—in a case that quickly turns nasty when PI Delilah West (Set-Up, 1991, etc.), leaving Benjamin Wylie's upscale home, trips over the corpse of his next-door neighbor, Kate Sannerman. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRADE SECRETS by Holly Rozner
Released: Aug. 9, 2012

"A smart, sexy debut."
Rozner's debut novel peeks into the high-powered world of insider trading. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHINA TRADE by S.J. Rozan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 1994

"But Rozan's fast-moving first novel presents her Asian-American cast and their world with a delicacy that goes far beyond local color."
New York private eye Lydia Chin gets no respect. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CARCASS TRADE by Noreen Ayres
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 20, 1994

"Dirty Dancing with country music, scooter trash, gross-out autopsies, and all the raunchy bravado to prove that neither you nor Kay Scarpetta has half the cojones of Smokey Brandon."
When she realizes that her brother Nate's missing ex-wife, Miranda, just might be the unidentified torso in an incinerated car found in Carbon Canyon, So-Cal copper Smokey Brandon (A World the Color of Salt, 1992) takes a giant step back from forensic investigations to return to her roots as an underage stripper and goes undercover as a lingerie model in Monty's Python, a biker bar run by the man who'd worked on Miranda's cycle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FREE TO TRADE by Michael Ridpath
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"Plunging a Boy Scout into an abyss of greed, deceit, and violence is nothing new, but it's rarely this embarrassing. (First printing of 100,000; $150,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
An absolute flop as a thriller, this first novel astounds as an exercise in slowly unfolding boredom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRADE-IN MOTHER by Marisabina Russo
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 22, 1993

"Russo's simple dialogue nicely reflects a child's sense of injustice at normal constraints, while her attractive illustrations, formed of flat areas of bright, subtly harmonizing colors, reinforce the realistic story's warmth and sense of security. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Max is having a frustrating day, and it all seems like Mama's fault: she's the one who makes him wear his jacket, won't let him stay alone while she runs errands, and insists on washing his hair. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Competent but too anecdotal; a stronger grounding in the facts and figures of the illicit drug market would have given this talky narrative more context."
Close-up account of the international drug trade, seen from the point of view of its foot soldiers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CARRIAGE TRADE by Stephen Birmingham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 16, 1993

"The author's following—carriage-to-subway trade—is a given."
Latest in Birmingham's infatuations with other peoples' lives (Shades of Fortune, 1989, etc.)—here in another of his popular tales of Manhattan mensch on the move, with shaky pasts and glittery presents, their women and their well-kept secrets. Read full book review >