Search Results: "Zizou Corder"


BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Skimpy black-and-white drawings don't heighten the drama; maps would have sufficed. (Fiction. 9-12)"
In the third and final installment of the trilogy, it's Charlie—lion-rescuer, shipwreck survivor, circus veteran, son of asthma-cure-inventing scientists—who is kidnapped. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Fast-paced cinematic action will leave readers panting for the next installment. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Readers who sank their teeth into the first of the Lionboy trilogy will lick their chops over the second. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LION BOY by Zizou Corder
ADVENTURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Intriguing. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Panicked, Charlie sets off to find his kidnapped scientist parents in this adventurous romp set in a future England when pollution has banned cars, closed schools, and created an asthma epidemic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YONDER by Jim W. Corder
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1992

"Subliminal grieving for a life lived in ribs of dust."
Tobacco chaw and human weighings by a professor of English (Texas Christian Univ.) who wonders whether he exists, and who finds the greater public crises of past decades writ small in his own life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST RESORT by Carmen Posadas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 9, 2005

"The model is clearly Agatha Christie, yet the excruciatingly woolly dialogue reads more like George V. Higgins inexplicably passing the time at a Moroccan spa."
Posadas pushes the high-concept whodunit pastiche of Little Indiscretions (2003) a step further into high comedy, without a single laugh. Read full book review >