Search Results: "Breaking the Silence"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Humanitarian activists and opponents of those settlements will find much ammunition in these pages."
A soldier's-eye view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A valuable handbook for any group, in or outside prison, involved in AIDS education, but even more, a testament to the humanity of a group of dedicated women. (35 b&w illustrations)"
A compelling record of how women incarcerated in a maximum-security prison developed a widely applicable model AIDS program. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 18, 1991

"Choppy and disjointed, full of Miller quoting herself, and best saved only for those collecting the complete Alice Miller."
A curiously defensive work, continuing the author's studies on child abuse and how it molds tyrants. Read full book review >

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BREAKING SILENCE by Linda Castillo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 21, 2011

"Kate's third (Pray for Silence, 2010, etc.) offers plenty of violence, a surprise ending and some insight into the Amish way of life.

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A series of hate crimes against an Ohio Amish community turns deadly. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1998

From Hansen (Between Two Fires, 1993, etc.) and McGowan, a moving and enriching story of the discovery of an African burial ground located in lower Manhattan. Read full book review >

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THE SILENCE by Sarah Rayne
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2013

"Rayne's third Nell West ghost story perfects the craft of deftly chosen details, simmering suspense and chilling surprises, all woven into a quiet, elegant narrative."
Beautiful music lulls and lures the unsuspecting listener to the brink of danger and the secret of a century-old crime. Read full book review >

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THE SILENCE  by J. Sydney Jones
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Jones' measured, stately prose is perfectly in tune with his period setting and his hero's intense intellectual curiosity. Though sometimes he strains to shoehorn in period detail, his intricate plot unfolds with suspense and style."
In turn-of-the-century Vienna, the disappearance of a wealthy heir is only the beginning of a complex case of government corruption and murder. Read full book review >

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THE SILENCE by Jens Bjorneboe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2000

"Readers who don't know the earlier volumes, however, are likely to dismiss it as overheated, redundant ranting."
The final volume of Norwegian writer Bjørneboe's bleak History of Bestiality trilogy (first published in 1973, and preceded by Moment of Freedom and Powderhouse) is a discursive, accusatory lamentation (marginally reminiscent of Camus's The Fall) for "man the incomprehensible—endlessly evil, endlessly good—all-renewing, all-destroying." Read full book review >

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BREAKING THE MALE CODE by Robert Garfield
NON-FICTION
Released: May 12, 2015

"Informative but hardly groundbreaking."
Methods for fostering and enhancing relationships between men. Read full book review >

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THE RULES FOR BREAKING by Ashley Elston
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 20, 2014

"Like a good roller-coaster ride: adrenaline-fueled and terrifying with an underlying feeling that everything will end as it should. (Suspense. 12-18)"
Anna Boyd finally has her name—and her life—back, and she won't give either up without a fight. Read full book review >

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BREAKING THE RULES by Glen Ebisch
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 6, 2012

"A cozy with a fun and flirty edge, the latest from Ebisch (When the Last Dance is Over, 2012, etc.) is a deft balance of mystery and romantic comedy."
An advice columnist learns the hard way that sometimes it's easier to mind your own business. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Not the most elegant memoir, but a genuine tale told from the heart."
Debut memoirist Fisher-Alaniz offers a sensitive account of how she helped her war-veteran father confront a traumatic memory he had carried with him for more than 50 years. Read full book review >