Fred Patten
  • Fred Patten Reviews A Goofy Guide to Penguins Authors:  Jean-Luc Coudray & Philippe Coudray Publisher:  TOON Book ISBN-10:  1-9351-7996-9 ISBN-13:  978-1-9351-7996-2 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. Everyone loves […] No responses January 30, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Definitive Betty Boop: The Classic Comic Strip Collection Authors: Max Fleischer, Brian Walker Publisher: Titan Comics ISBN-10: 1-8485-6707-3 ISBN-13: 978-1-8485-6707-8 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade […] No responses January 29, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews Storm Front Author: Robert Conroy Publisher: Baen Books ISBN-10: 1-4767-8087-0 ISBN-13: 978-1-4767-8087-0 This is presumably the final novel of Robert Conroy, who died of cancer in December 2014. He was best-known for well-researched alternate-history science fiction: what if the Japanese had invaded Hawaii in World War II? What if Col. George Custer had brought Gatling […] No responses January 25, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews Oedipus: Trapped by Destiny Author: Yvan Pommaux [translated by Richard Kutner] Publisher: TOON Books ISBN-10: 1-9351-7995-0 ISBN-13: 978-1-9351-7995-5 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. This 48-page […] No responses January 23, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Real POOP on Pigeons! Author: Kevin McCloskey Publisher: TOON Books ISBN-10: 1-9351-7993-4 ISBN-13: 978-1-9351-7993-1 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. This 36-page book for first […] No responses January 21, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews Theodore Roberts & the Key to the Imaginary Door Theodore Roberts & the Key to The Imaginary Door Author:  J. R. Robinson Publisher:  London Publishing/Outskirts Press ISBN-10:  0-5781-5413-7 ISBN-13:  978-0-5781-5413-8 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade […] No responses August 18, 2015
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Temple of Doubt The Temple of Doubt Author:  Anne Boles Levy Publisher:  Sky Pony Press ISBN-10:  1-63220-427-4 ISBN-13:  978-1-63220-427-1 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. This 307-page novel introduces […] No responses August 15, 2015
  • Fred Patten Reviews Vixen Vixen: A Nameless Detective Novel Author:  Bill Pronzini Publisher:  Forge; a Tom Doherty Associates Book ISBN-10:  0-7653-3568-9 ISBN-13:  978-0-7653-3568-5 Bill Pronzini has been writing a roughly annual “Nameless Detective Novel”, narrated by his now-famous anonymous p.i., since 1971.  This 44th makes this the longest-running private investigator series currently in print.  The book’s personal subplot has […] No responses August 14, 2015
  • Fred Patten Reviews Woof Woof Author: Spencer Quinn Publisher: Scholastic Press ISBN-10: 0-545-64331-7 ISBN-13: 978-0-545-64331-3 Spencer Quinn (real name: Peter Abrahams) started the New York Times-bestselling “Chet and Bernie” humorous mystery series for Atria Books in 2009, up to eight mostly-annual books currently. They are narrated by Chet, the canine partner of Bernie Little, the human half of the […] No responses August 11, 2015
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Empress Game The Empress Game Author:  Rhonda Mason Publisher:  Titan Books ISBN-10:  1-7832-9524-4 ISBN-13:  978-1-7832-9524-1 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. “The Empress Game” is a taut space-opera […] No responses August 10, 2015
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Art of Mad Max: Fury Road The Art of Mad Max: Fury Road Author:  Abbie Bernstein Publisher:  Titan Books ISBN-10:  1-7832-9816-2 ISBN-13:  978-1-7832-9816-7 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. This is the […] No responses August 8, 2015
  • Fred Patten Reviews Who Let the Dog Out? Who Let the Dog Out? Author:  David Rosenfelt Publisher:  Minotaur Books ISBN-10:  1-2500-5533-4 ISBN-13:  978-1-2500-5533-0 This 13th in the series of Andy Carpenter murder mysteries by David Rosenfelt is both more of the same and the taut puzzler that Rosenfelt’s fans have come to expect.  Neither they, nor the readers new to this series, will […] No responses August 3, 2015