Search Results: "A.J. Baime"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 3, 2014

"A complex and worthy story reduced to a beach read."
The Ford Motor Company goes to war. Read full book review >

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THE ACCIDENTAL PRESIDENT by A.J.  Baime
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"A warmly human portrait of an unlikely president."
A man unprepared for the presidency faces dire challenges. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 9, 2009

"The ultimate speed-read"
Turbo-charged look at the heated race-car rivalry between Ferrari and Ford. Read full book review >

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'74 AND SUNNY by A.J. Benza
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 21, 2015

"A warm and honest memoir."
A sometimes-abrasive radio and TV personality's unexpectedly touching memoir about "the best summer of [his] life." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"A biblical travelogue—and far funnier than your standard King James."
Esquire editor-at-large Jacobs, who read the entire 2002 Encyclopedia Britannica for The Know-It-All (2004), embarks on his second lofty exploit: a year of living the Bible "as literally as possible." Read full book review >

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OUR VIETNAM by A.J. Langguth
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 15, 2000

"A grimly powerful procession of folly and tragedy."
An epic account of America's involvement in Vietnam by a historian who covered much of the war for the New York Times. Read full book review >

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STEALING FROM THE DEAD by A.J. Zerries
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"Zerries (The Lost Van Gogh, 2006) keeps both great matters and small moving along smartly courtesy of what may be New York's toughest female cop."
An NYPD detective incongruously juggles a gang of murderous swindlers whose ill-gotten gains are financing international terrorism and a more traditional kind of gang that operates considerably closer to the streets of New York. Read full book review >

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MINDWALKER by A.J. Steiger
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 9, 2015

"An intriguing read that sets genre fans up neatly for its sequel. (Dystopian romance. 12-18)"
A girl living in a dystopic future United States divided into castes has the ability to enter other people's brains and erase selected memories. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2006

"A promising set-up, conveyed with above average skill. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
A disguised young prince and a mariner's daughter survive shipwreck, relentless pursuit, a power-hungry sorcerer and dragon attacks in this well-knit series opener. Read full book review >

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FIREBRAND by A.J.  Hartley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 6, 2017

"Readers who come for the tightly plotted mystery will stay for the heroine who does all she can to resist. (Mystery/fantasy. 14-adult)"
Three months after the events of Steeplejack (2016), Anglet Sutonga investigates an elite social club to uncover the identity of a thief and traitor. But as she follows each clue, the Lani girl discovers that wealth, bigotry, and political power intersect to deplorable effect. Read full book review >