Search Results: "Ty Drago"


BOOK REVIEW

THE UNDERTAKERS by Ty Drago
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

"The elements of a good action novel are here but are assembled into a soulless shell. (Adventure. 10-14)"
More zombies doesn't necessarily equal more action. Read full book review >

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PHOBOS by Ty Drago
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"Rather too many what-ifs to swallow in one gulp; nonetheless, an intriguing whodunit with well-developed characters whose mostly stock situations Drago handles with flair and skill: a newcomer worth keeping an eyestalk canted towards."
Military murder-mystery set on Phobos, one of the hurtling moons of Barsoom—er, Mars. Read full book review >

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QUEEN OF THE DEAD by Ty Drago
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Uneven, but the quality improves as the story progresses. (Science fiction/horror. 10-15)"
Will Ritter continues the battle started in Rise of the Corpses (2011) to protect humanity from the corpse-possessing invaders from another dimension. Read full book review >

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MOCKING DESIRE by Drago Jancar
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"The book's overlong, but Gregor is in spite of himself an engagingly unlikely innocent abroad, and his embarrassed plunge into the savory grit of ordinary life is a trip well worth taking."
This intermittently entertaining Slovenian novel recounts the adventures of Gregor Gradnik, a writer from that land relocated in New Orleans as a visiting professor of creative writing. Read full book review >

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SO SHELLY by Ty Roth
FICTION
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"Lurid yet literary. (afterword, bibliography) (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Fatalistic teen narrator John Keats opens this tale with his observation that most of us don't matter. Read full book review >

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AWKWARD by Ty Tashiro
NON-FICTION
Released: April 25, 2017

"Tashiro offers little revelatory information, but it helps to know that you are not alone."
An academic and psychologist examines the "quirks and unique talents of awkward individuals" and why it's not so bad to be awkward. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"A rewarding journey across a continent and into the author's own past."
In this debut memoir, an education specialist travels across America and asks people, "If you could ask everyone you met just one question, what would you ask?" Read full book review >

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Winter by Thomas Drago
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2016

"Another surefire horror outing with realistic heroes from a new specialist in the genre."
This third installment of a series examines apocalyptic events in the heart of the American South. Read full book review >

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CROW CREEK by Thomas Drago
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2014

"A brisk, accomplished horror debut from an author to watch."
In Drago's debut novel, an insidious horror reveals itself in a small North Carolina town. Read full book review >

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QUEENSBORO by Thomas Drago
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 24, 2015

"A thoroughly effective horror page-turner from an author who's mastered the genre."
Drago follows up his debut novel (Crow Creek, 2014) with another tale of small-town horror in the tradition of Stephen King. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"Enough jaundice to turn the paper yellow, but also enough pep and advice on bar etiquette to get you on the barstool for a test drive."
A former "spineless, frustrated Islamic New Jersey girl" chronicles her decade-long bartending stint at Marion's, a "kitschy fifties knockoff" in Manhattan. Read full book review >

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MARGOT'S WAR by Ty  Knoy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 25, 2017

"A sensitive, multilayered novel about the strength of memory and the nature of fascination."
A novel about a man whose life was marked in his youth by a remarkable woman. Read full book review >