Search Results: "Walter Mears"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"A feast for political junkies."
Seamlessly combining sound reportage with perceptive insights, AP veteran and Pulitzer -winner Mears recalls the 11 presidential campaigns he covered. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Tommy's Song  by Michael Mears
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 5, 2014

"A fun, light trip into the dark side of the '60s."
In Mears' retro thriller set in the late 1960s, a man searches for his friend's killer with only the lyrics to his final song as clues. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 12, 2011

"A solid, page-turning throwback to the golden age of detective novels."
In his debut novel, Mears introduces Pinkerton detective Michael Temple, a man sent to Berlin in 1934 with one goal: bring back American film star Sara Potter. Read full book review >

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Lost Among the Dead and Dying by Michael Mears
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 15, 2012

"A solid historical detective story with a tenacious detective, unanticipated twists and an ample supply of suspects."
A search for a wayward daughter in 1927 Paris leads to an investigation into a series of murders in Mears' (Chasing Dietrich, 2011) latest mystery featuring Pinkerton detective Michael Temple. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAN YOU SEE WHAT I SEE?  TOYLAND EXPRESS by Walter Wick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"No puzzle here—these well-designed scenes are another success from the picture-challenge master. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Complex seek-and-find images provide an intriguing backdrop for the story of a tenacious toy train. Read full book review >

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WALTER WICK'S OPTICAL TRICKS by Walter Wick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A book to elicit appreciative murmurs at story hours, and return visits for closer looks. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-10)"
This challenging book of optical illusions from Wick (A Drop of Water, 1997, etc.) will leave some readers gasping in awe, and others befuddled, as they ought to be by such visual trickery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIRST SHOT by Walter Sorrells
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Exciting but ultimately unsatisfying. (Fiction. YA)"
David Crandall thinks his father murdered his mother in this taut but rather trite boarding-school thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ENTERTAINMENT by Walter Oleksy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"With a combination of current information that will soon be dated in the fast-moving world of technology and some mild predictions, this seems headed for a short shelf life. (b&w photos, index, not seen, glossary, bibliography) (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
An installment in the Information Revolution series provides an overview of current and predicted advances in technology as applied to the entertainment field. Read full book review >