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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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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COME HELL OR HIGHBALL by Maia Chance
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Despite her heroine's distinct lack of class, Chance (Snow White Red Handed, 2014) provides enough saucy characters and silly antics to encourage admirers, just like Lola herself."
A high-society gal who finds herself penniless turns to the odd bit of detective work in an attempt to settle her late husband's debts. 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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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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GIN AND PANIC by Maia Chance
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"Gratuitous complications weigh down the charms of this jinxed investigation, which don't ring as true as the setups of Chance's modern-day series (Bad Housekeeping, 2017, etc.)."
A socialite-turned-private eye makes waves in an investigation of a hunting trophy that turns into a murder case. Read full book review >