Search Results: "A. Victoria Chance"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 2012

"Believers and nonbelievers alike will appreciate this light, modern-day approach to understanding the Bible."
Chance's step-by-step introduction to biblical scripture breaks down ambiguous, abstract concepts—like righteousness and faith—into friendly, interpretable bits. Read full book review >

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NIGHT BITES by Victoria A. Brownworth
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 14, 1996

"Strong and satisfying, even when coasting."
Sixteen original queer, bi-, and hetero tales of blood and lust: the first vampiric sheaf ever solely by women, with a feminine and feminist view of the genre. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 15, 1996

"Not always original, but for anyone trying to understand the political landscape of the late 20th century, Brownworth's observations are worth a look."
A veteran journalist reflects on politics—queer, feminist, and global—with sporadic clarity, insight, and creativity. Read full book review >

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Warrior Heart, Pilgrim Soul: An Immigrant's Journey by Maria Victoria A. Grageda-Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 13, 2013

"A forceful poetic examination of art and the self."
A cohesive poetry collection that traces one woman's physical and psychological journey through immigration, love, motherhood and artistic ambition. Read full book review >

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BAD HOUSEKEEPING by Maia Chance
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2017

"Chance once again battles the balance between wit and overkill (Teetotaled, 2016, etc.), unfortunately erring on the side of the latter."
Dumped and depressed, a young woman must team up with her troublemaking great-aunt to solve a crime. Read full book review >

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SUSANNAH MORROW by Megan Chance
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 28, 2002

"Melodrama on the loose: neither entertaining nor persuasive."
An overwrought debut revisits the Salem Witch trials. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 10, 1997

"That the book provokes such thoughts is its best quality."
Believing ``the history of women in cinema has yet to truly be written,'' filmmaker Redding and Brownworth (Too Queer: Essays from a Radical Life, 1996) begin the task with 33 profiles of female filmmakers and moguls. Read full book review >

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BEHIND THE CURVE by Steven Chance
Released: Dec. 30, 2004

"A fast-paced, multidimensional good ride-shaved just a hair, it has all the makings of a successful screenplay."
A bi-coastal nautical thriller with some surprise punches. Read full book review >

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STRONGER THAN DEATH by M.D. Chance
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1992

"But they would help the reader to feel it more."
An unsatisfying account by psychiatrist Chance of her six-year process of coming to terms with the suicide of her only son, Jim, in his early 20s. Read full book review >

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CITY OF ASH by Megan Chance
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2011

"With an Art-Nouveau-and-absinthe sensibility, tight plotting and stagecraft complete with traps and twists, Chance (Prima Donna, 2009, etc.) breathes a vitality into her frontier characters á la David Milch's Deadwood."
The fates of an ambitious young actress and an exiled society lady intertwine in 1889 Seattle when the Great Fire nearly burns the fledgling city to the ground. Read full book review >