Search Results: "Angelo J. Guglielmo Jr."


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 3, 2012

"A disquieting retelling of 9/11 by one survivor with a surprising twist."
The story of the startling disclosure of a 9/11 survivor who wasn't actually there. Read full book review >

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PRIESTS AND WARRIORS by Walter J. Schenck Jr.
Released: Dec. 13, 2013

"A violent biblical story, slowed by awkward dialogue and underdeveloped characters."
A fictionalized epic about the Israelites' entry into the ancient Middle East. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 31, 2013

"Notable for its clear organization, though the book as a whole doesn't provide groundbreaking analysis.        "
A detailed comparison of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, with accompanying commentary by the author. Read full book review >

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FIRST VOICES by Walter J. Schenck Jr.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 2011

"Richly enjoyable biblical fiction."
Schenck (The Birdcatcher, 2013) recasts the book of Genesis as a novel. Read full book review >

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"Despite generic prose and plot, Martha the Pig contains at least a smile or two."
A mischievous pig gets into all sorts of trouble in a mildly amusing animal fantasy. Read full book review >

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THE BIRDCATCHER by Walter J. Schenck Jr.
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 3, 2013

"Often searing and always provocative even if some of the uglier words or scenes can be distracting."
A man's stories of Vietnam and his unique ability to absorb other people's personalities may help authorities locate a terrorist in Schenck's (The Dark Diceman, 2012, etc.) religious thriller. Read full book review >

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Released: April 2, 2015

"Contemplative biblical tales with rough-hewn drawings for readers young and old."
An updated, fully illustrated guide to biblical parables that distills a wide range of perplexing morals. Read full book review >

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DOWN IN LAOS by Francis J Partel Jr
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"A riveting tale of war that stumbles a few too many times."
The lives of three very different men intersect on an aircraft carrier in this Vietnam-era military thriller. Read full book review >

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THE DARK DICEMAN by Walter J. Schenck Jr.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 14, 2012

"An uneven tale of a purported extraterrestrial savior on the path to his destiny."
Schenck (Priests and Warriors, 2013, etc.) presents the picaresque adventures of a sexual messiah in this novel. Read full book review >

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Shiloh, Unveiled by Walter J. Schenck Jr.
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An ambitious novel that, despite a wide range of characters, sheds little new light on the story of Jesus' life."
Schenck (The Birdcatcher, 2013, etc.) offers a novel about the life of Jesus Christ. Read full book review >

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TWO MOMS, THE ZARK, AND ME by Johnny Valentine
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"An entertaining way to state a message that's more straightforwardly conveyed in photos of actual families in Aylette Jenness's Families: A Celebration of Diversity, Commitment and Love (1990). (Picture book. 4-8)"
While his moms chat with a friend in the park, the narrator (in spritely verse that emulates Dr. Seuss with somewhat mixed success) wanders into the zoo, where ``...I saw a tame Zark./The Zark is so rare,/They once thought it extinct./But the Zark seemed to like me./She saw me...and winked.'' After a friendly game of catch with the dinosaur-like Zark (the kid is the ball), he realizes he's lost; worse, the McFinks, who volunteer to help him find his parents, are horrified that they are both moms (``It's wrong! Read full book review >