Search Results: "Yana Peel"


BOOK REVIEW

FACES FOR BABY by Yana Peel
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 12, 2013

"While an uneven collection, this offering will do well as a gift book for artsy expectant parents. (Board book. 3 mos.-1)"
In a follow-up to the high-contrast Art for Baby (2009), this wordless, oversized board book features colorful faces from critically acclaimed visual artists. Read full book review >

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COLOR FOR BABY by Yana Peel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"While larger pages would have served these masterworks better, this set is sure to become a tummy-time favorite for baby art lovers. (Board book. 0-1)"
Four accordion-fold board books create a miniature art gallery of 20th- and 21st-century works, each book focusing on a different hue. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2010

"A gripping account of a disastrous situation in the making."
A dynamic exploration of the geopolitics of oil that link Nigeria with its two biggest customers, Great Britain and the United States, revealing the corruption and poverty—and vitality—that permeate that oil-rich country. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOW SUMMER by Kit Peel
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"A must. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
In a world that's always winter, a young girl discovers what she really is. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLOOD OF YOUR SISTERS by Colin D. Peel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 11, 1997

"Rayner takes the whole thing personally, but nobody familiar with Peel's long record (Dark Armada, 1995, etc.) should make the same mistake."
A routine assignment to trace the path of some illicit Angolan diamonds leads a freelance adventurer to the obligatory fate-of-nations scenario. Read full book review >

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ATOLL by Colin D. Peel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1992

"Action-adventure guaranteed not to raise the pulse."
Far-fetched adventure yarn from Peel (Snowtrap, 1985, etc.), this one centering on the misdeeds of the French on the Polynesian atoll of Mururoa, which, after 30-odd years of their underwater nuclear tests, has now started to leak radioactive contaminate. Read full book review >

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DARK ARMADA by Colin D. Peel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 13, 1995

"Undemandingly stripped-down intrigue with explosions obbligato, though the whole affair seems to be extruded through a time warp."
At the narrow end of the wedge, a solitary aircraft explosion over the Solomon Islands; at the other end, the balance of power in the Mideast arms race. Read full book review >

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COVENANT OF THE POPPIES by Colin D. Peel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 20, 1993

"The action is low-grade, the surprises few, and despite JARO's well-advertised ruthlessness, McConnell never seems to be in serious danger—except, like the reader, from an overdose of routine."
An arms dealer on a routine assignment in Afghanistan walks into the middle of a heroin-dealing scheme—with the usual globally monstrous implications. Read full book review >