Search Results: "Alexandria Steele-Morgan"


BOOK REVIEW

FIND-A-SAURUS by Mark Sperring
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"Sure to be a hit with young children, but fun for adults as well. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Marty's mom has told him all about dinosaurs and now he wants to find one to be his pal in Sperring's highly imaginative picture book debut. Read full book review >

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ALEXANDRIA by Peter Stothard
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Don't try to categorize this book; just read it and let it flow over you."
A thoroughly enjoyable combination of history, autobiography, travel and general musings about Alexandria. Read full book review >

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ALEXANDRIA by Lindsey Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 12, 2009

"Like watching a slideshow of vacation photos narrated by your most pompous relative—predictable, condescending and clichéd."
The 19th adventure of Marcus Didius Falco, the Roman imperial agent and informer (Saturnalia, 2007, etc.), takes him to Alexandria in 77 CE. Read full book review >

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ALEXANDRIA by Theodore Vrettos
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 6, 2001

"Still, a fine portrait of a city long overshadowed by its Italian master."
What Rome was to politics and war, Alexandria was to scholarship and culture—or so contends Vrettos (The Elgin Affair, 1997) in this rather disjointed history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MORGAN by Jean Strouse
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1999

"Especially at a time when American wealth and monopoly again reign, this life of a notable dollar-diplomat is most welcome. (b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
A superbly researched, well-written biography of a great—and, in the author's view, somewhat misrepresented—figure in American history. J. Pierpont Morgan's (1837—1913) every touch, it seemed, yielded pure gold. Read full book review >

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JANE STEELE by Lyndsay Faye
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2016

"A novel that explores great torment and small mercies."
Jane Steele seeks retribution and redemption in Faye's latest novel, an homage to Jane Eyre. Read full book review >

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JOE MORGAN by Joe Morgan
NON-FICTION
Released: April 26, 1993

"A winner all the way. (Photographs)"
Acutely intelligent baseball memoir by retired second-baseman Morgan, now a commentator for ESPN, and freelance baseball writer Falkner (The Short Season, 1986). Read full book review >

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BILLIE MORGAN by Joolz Denby
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"Stunningly original, this is amphetamine fiction—crazy, fast and addictive."
A gloriously written tale about decidedly inglorious goings-on—mayhem and murder among Brit biker gangs. Read full book review >

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MAD MORGAN by Kerry Newcomb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 18, 2000

"Flagrant overwriting, derivative plotting: a swashbuckler indeed."
Once again, the prolific Newcomb (coauthor: The Ghosts of Elkhorn, 1982, etc.) rounds up black-hearted villains, lionhearted heroes, and bosomy beauties for his 30-plus action-adventure tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 21, 2012

"Give this one to kids struggling with a new school or to anyone interested in animal rescue."
Starting middle school can be tough, so Madison Morgan doesn't think she can handle it without a dog, but her stepfather has other ideas. Read full book review >