Search Results: "Tucker Max"


BOOK REVIEW

HILARITY ENSUES by Tucker Max
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"The 18-year-old fraternity pledge's guide to life."
Expensively educated child-of-privilege-turned-professional-asshole Max (Assholes Finish First, 2011, etc.) ends his "fratire" series with another memoir full of binge drinking, upchucking and general unhinged misanthropy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

1 2 3 COUNT WITH ME by Sian Tucker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Should the sturdy little doors and flaps fall off— as inevitably they will—the book still works. (Lift-the-flap. 2-4)"
1 2 3 Count With Me ($12.95; Sept. 1, 1996; 24 pp.; 0-689-80828-3): From one to twenty, this bright, basic counting book puts forth a given number of items for each number, e.g., four ponies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HOOKUP ARTIST by Tucker Shaw
FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Many young readers will find the story funny and sweet. (Fiction. YA)"
Lucas, openly gay, adores his two best friends, Sonya and Cate, and delights in setting them up with boys. Read full book review >

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THE CURE FOR MODERN LIFE by Lisa Tucker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2008

"Not the prescription for what ails the modern reader."
Love triangle among three overachieving schoolmates. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 2, 2006

"Sheds welcome light on a little-known historical event and on the role of conscientious objectors in WWII."
Workmanlike account of a scientific study on the effects of starvation on the human body and mind, conducted in Minnesota in 1944 and 1945. Read full book review >

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COLD FEET by Kerry Tucker
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 8, 1992

"Despite a so-so mystery, Libby's even more appealing in her hometown than out in the sticks (Still Waters, 1991); Tucker's light touch with urban angst makes this a treat."
N.Y.C. photographer Libby Kincaid's good news—her on-again-off- again father Max has just won a million-dollar lottery—is overshadowed by her bad news—she's arrested for complicity in the snakebite murder of tap-dancing great Hank Monsell, supposedly killed by a legless accomplice of ill-tempered snake-keeper/tap-dancer Silver Gaines, whom Libby had spent the afternoon photographing. Read full book review >

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THE PROMISED WORLD by Lisa Tucker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"If the characters had as much depth as the plot, this would be a very satisfying novel."
The death of her beloved twin provokes a woman to excavate the fragments of a long-buried past. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 3, 2009

"Cliché-filled take on a compelling story."
Romance, intrigue and science converge in an interesting though blandly told tale of the first fatal nuclear accident in the United States. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Our House in Arusha by Sara Tucker
Released: Feb. 22, 2011

"A well-written story set against colorful backgrounds."
This debut memoir recounts freelance-writer Tucker's journey from New York to Africa and back to the United States. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 2003

"He neglects to reveal if his signature bow tie is a clip-on."
A print journalist and genial cable-TV pundit, spins the story of his public career so far—and gives the once-over to the green-room regulars, the C-list guests, the spin doctors, and the true believers. Read full book review >

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FOOTBALL WIDOWS by Pat Tucker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Payback may be dirty, nasty and mean, but all dressed up, it provides a guilty pleasure for the reader."
Hell hath no fury like a scorned woman who finds out that all her friends knew her shame. Read full book review >