Search Results: "Urban Waite"


BOOK REVIEW

THE CARRION BIRDS by Urban Waite
Released: April 16, 2013

"Fierce and lyrical."
Wild West noir from Waite (The Terror of Living, 2011), his second literary effort. Read full book review >

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SOMETIMES THE WOLF by Urban Waite
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"A tale of greed and violence and loyalty and of fathers and sons who communicate in silences, 'fearful of what response might come, of what truths might be revealed.'"
Wild things haunt the Northern Cascades' evergreen slopes and valleys in Waite's (The Carrion Birds, 2013, etc.) third novel. Those most feral walk on two legs.Read full book review >

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THE TERROR OF LIVING by Urban Waite
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 7, 2011

"Parts of the book are somewhat obvious. But the meticulously calibrated prose, rushing narrative and sympathetic protagonists mark Waite as a rewarding, promising writer."
After a drug drop goes awry, ex-cons, drug lords, a psychopath and law officers play seek and maim in the Pacific Northwest in this debut thriller. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"A passionately presented book full of intriguing revelations."
A spirited portrait of life during the American Revolution from the perspective of the British army, with a particular focus on a regiment known as the Royal Welch Fusiliers. Read full book review >

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TRICK OF THE MIND by Judy Waite
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Magic itself becomes a character as neither Matt nor Erin explains the secrets behind the tricks that continuously emphasize the untrustworthiness of reality. (Fiction. YA)"
Illusion battles truth as two teen narrators take turns describing events in a contemporary British import. Read full book review >

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A BEAUTIFUL, TERRIBLE THING by Jen  Waite
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 11, 2017

"A frank and visceral dual timeline shows the romance and failure of a woman's marriage to a psychopath."
A woman discovers her husband is not whom she thought he was. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RED HENRY by Linda Urban
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 28, 2015

"A story that humorously but gently reminds overprotective families that it is natural and necessary and healthy for a child to learn to do for himself. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A picture book about a youngest child who wants to grow up...but the rest of the family isn't ready to let him. Read full book review >

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MILO SPECK, ACCIDENTAL AGENT by Linda Urban
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Imaginative, kooky, but too devoid of reality to be fully engaging, this story is likely to score with its demographic but will not find converts outside it. (Adventure. 8-12)"
When a boy is magically transported to Ogregon, a world of gigantic but mostly small-brained ogres, he must figure out not only how to escape before being eaten, but also how to rescue a group of captives and plug the hole between worlds. Read full book review >

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HOUND DOG TRUE by Linda Urban
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 19, 2011

"This outstanding, emotionally resonant effort will appeal to middle-grade readers. (Fiction. 8-12)"
With a little help from a caring adult, a child crippled by shyness begins to bloom. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 14, 2009

"As revealing as it is entertaining."
A laugh-out-loud debut about humanitarian work in Ecuador and Uganda during the 1980s and '90s. Read full book review >

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WALKING ON TRAIN TRACKS by Lesley Meirovitz Waite
Released: May 16, 2013

"A well-meaning effort that squanders a chance to tell a cohesive story about an ebbing youth culture."
Waite's debut YA novel tells the story of teenage girl embarking on an unforgettable road trip during the tumultuous summer of 1978. Read full book review >

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THE LANGUAGE OF LIGHT by Meg Waite Clayton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 2003

"A horsy soaper."
First-timer Clayton takes a decorous stroll down memory lane. Read full book review >