Search Results: "William Bunting"


BOOK REVIEW

Tip Of The POTUS Spear by William Bunting
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2016

"An adventure featuring able characters immersed in full-tilt action, with an open ending that promises even more.
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The U.S. president's newly formed anti-terrorist group pits former Navy SEALs against South American cartels and assassins in Bunting's (Maiyun, 2016, etc.) latest thriller.Read full book review >

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Tip Of The POTUS Spear: THE COMPLEX by William Bunting
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"A slick spy novel and stealthy Navy SEAL thriller."
Two Navy SEALs survive a botched mission that may be part of a coverup to blame terrorists for a U.S.-sanctioned attack in Bunting's (Welkin, 2012) thriller. Read full book review >

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THE VOYAGE OF THE <i>SEA WOLF</i> by Eve Bunting
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"'Listen now, ye belly-whackers,' pirate fans are sure to savor this seafaring adventure and crave another in the series. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
Ahoy ye mateys! Clamber on board the Sea Wolf for a salty adventure. Read full book review >

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THE PIRATE CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER by Eve Bunting
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"A salty tang pervades this fast-paced pirate yarn, which provides a sometimes swashbuckling—but more often believably disgusting—perilous cruise across the high seas. (Historical fiction. 11-15)"
After her mother's death, 15-year-old Catherine's pirate-captain father allows her to cut her hair and pretend to be his son in order to join the crew of his ship. Read full book review >

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SHARING SUSAN by Eve Bunting
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 1991

"A gripping but flawed story, then, to provoke vigorous discussion. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Bunting explores what happens after two couples learn that their daughters were switched as babies in the hospital. Read full book review >

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COFFIN ON A CASE by Eve Bunting
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 1992

Here, Bunting brings a glib, easy style to the tale of Henry Coffin, son of a partner in the detective agency "Coffin and Pale." Read full book review >

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THE CLOVERDALE SWITCH by Eve Bunting
Released: Oct. 24, 1980

"Run-of-the-pod."
This begins with the world flashing negative (black is white, etc.), as in a scarier Shirley Jackson story; then it has robot duplicates from space replace John's girlfriend and seven other people in Cloverdale (a motif familiar from some well-known blockbusters and less-known duds); and it ends with a simple tribute to love that could only mark a juvenile version. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOVE OF COUNTRY by Madeleine Bunting
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2017

"In the end, it is clear from Bunting's lively, literate book why, in the words of an Irish poet, the Hebrides might become part of one's 'soul territory.'"
Touring the northwest quadrant of the "damp Atlantic archipelago of the British Isles." Read full book review >

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THE MAN WITH THE RED BAG by Eve Bunting
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A perceptive reader will anticipate the sad and simple answer long before the tidy ending reveals the reason that the contents of his bag are so important to him. (Fiction. 9-11)"
Bunting tackles a distasteful subject—the power of suspicion and prejudice over the minds of otherwise ordinary people—through the eyes of a 12-year-old on a post-9/11 spring-break bus tour with his grandmother. Read full book review >

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I HAVE AN OLIVE TREE by Eve Bunting
Released: May 31, 1999

"The double-page opening of Sophia and her mother before the olive tree vibrates with emotion—a passionate marriage of word and text. (Picture book. 4-10)"
Both language and image are gorgeous in this affecting story of generations from Bunting (Some Frog!, 1998, etc.) and Barbour. Read full book review >

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BARNEY THE BEARD by Eve Bunting
Released: March 1, 1975

"A fluffy diversion, light as those drop biscuits Barney has to weigh down to keep them from floating away."
In the town of Conn in the County of Cork there lived two bakers and both were named Barney. Read full book review >