Search Results: "Bill Flanagan"


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EVENING’S EMPIRE by Bill Flanagan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Assured, often lyrical and true to the world of the star-maker machinery behind the popular song. A lively complement to Nick Hornby's High Fidelity, Mark Hudson's The Music in My Head and Laurence Gonzales's Jambeaux."
Satisfying, near-epic tale of a British rock band, from the fresh young faces of the '60s to the melting-cheese faces of today. Read full book review >

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A&R by Bill Flanagan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2000

Debut about the music industry by a writer who's in it and loves it, discords and all. Read full book review >

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NEW BEDLAM by Bill Flanagan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 6, 2007

"While Bobby Kahn isn't precisely Tom Jones, there's a correlation Fielding would have recognized and enjoyed. As will others."
After a deliciously sly novel about the dark side of the music business (A&R, 2000) comes a deliciously sly novel about the underbelly of the TV industry—from someone who's worked both vineyards. Read full book review >

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NEW BEDLAM by Bill Flanagan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 6, 2007

"While Bobby Kahn isn't precisely Tom Jones, there's a correlation Fielding would have recognized and enjoyed. As will others."
After a deliciously sly novel about the dark side of the music business (A&R, 2000) comes a deliciously sly novel about the underbelly of the TV industry—from someone who's worked both vineyards. Read full book review >

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THE MAPPING OF LOVE AND DEATH by Jacqueline Winspear
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 6, 2010

"Undemanding fare, with perhaps too many characters whose tragic episodes in their past are exacerbated by family silences."
The long aftermath of murder on a World War I battlefield. Read full book review >

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THE END OF THE HUNT by Thomas Flanagan
Released: April 7, 1994

"A nasty little war with even nastier consequences, deftly described with enough details to satisfy those who prefer their history lightly spritzed with fiction."
Award-winning novelist of Irish history Thomas Flanagan (The Tenants of Time, 1988, etc.) sets his new novel, as densely packed and relentlessly thorough as usual, in the turbulent 1920's, an era whose legacy lingers today in strife-ridden Northern Ireland. Read full book review >

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ADELE by Mary Flanagan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Henry James might have disapproved, but one suspects he would have devoured every page of Adäle with agreeably guilty pleasure."
A highly charged, deeply eroticized historical and contemporary fiction from the American-born English author of two short-story collections and the novels Trust (1988) and Rose Reason (1992). Read full book review >

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THE EMPEROR OF NIHON-JA by John Flanagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

"Here's hoping a break will restore zing to future adventures. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
The 10th and final full-length episode in an alternate-Earth series that's just about reached its sell-by date unites the five members of the central cast in yet another rescue mission to a distant land. Read full book review >

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THE BURNING BRIDGE by John Flanagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2006

"It all adds up to a winning formula that should prove out to a long, steady run for this above average series. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
More absorbing, straight-arrow adventures set in the medieval, alternate world kingdom of Araluen and featuring the three apprentices introduced in The Ruins of Gorlan (2005). Read full book review >

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EDEN SUMMER by Liz Flanagan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 27, 2017

"High drama and a breathless pace make this a riveting read. (Thriller. 14-18)"
A British teen still recovering from her own trauma is wracked with panic when her closest friend goes missing. Read full book review >