Search Results: "Brad Lancaster"


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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2013

"Valuable environmental insight—a conservationist's delight."
Lancaster's (Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, 2007, etc.) combination reference manual, how-to guide and environmental manifesto offers a wealth of information about "water stewardship" for gardens, landscaping and everyday household use. Read full book review >

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TWISTED SISTERS by Jen Lancaster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"A meandering midsection—extended digressions on Godfather shtick, anyone?—may discourage some readers from persevering until the truly satisfying closing twist."
A TV psychologist shrinks from facing her own sibling rivalry issues. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"A quick read that tackles aging and domesticity with humor and insight."
A quirky, entertaining collection of essays about aging, drawn from the life of the author. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 7, 2006

"Alternately appalling, aggravating and amusing."
Carrie Bradshaw meets Barbara Ehrenreich in this memoir about white-collar unemployment after the dot-com bubble burst. Read full book review >

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I REGRET NOTHING by Jen Lancaster
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2015

"Occasionally entertaining yet featherweight capers of an overweight woman trying to be cheery and carefree through her middle-age years."
How one woman tackled some of the things on her mid-40s bucket list. Read full book review >

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THE FUTURE WE LEFT BEHIND by Mike A. Lancaster
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"Technology aside, this future looks unimaginatively like the present, from university curriculum to social structures. (Science fiction. 12-16)"
This sequel to Human.4 (2012) portrays a not-exactly-science-y future. Read full book review >

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HERE I GO AGAIN by Jen Lancaster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Quantum physics was never funnier. A great read."
In a whimsical twist on the Back to the Future scenario, a bully returns to her high school days to right some wrongs. Read full book review >

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CHRONICLES OF THE FALLEN by Aya Lancaster
Released: Oct. 21, 2011

"An unexpected and original take on the supernatural crime thriller."
A supernatural conspiracy thriller that offers readers a humanistic view of the spiritual realms of heaven and hell. Read full book review >

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DOTWAV by Mike A. Lancaster
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"This one's a page-turner. (Thriller. 12 & up)"
Combining a love of science fiction with modern technology and some very original thinking, this novel takes a look at some of society's preconceived notions from a slightly off-kilter view. Read full book review >

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THE WATER BEETLE by Osbert Lancaster
Released: Jan. 1, 1962

"The pleasure of her company continues and few can fail to enjoy Miss Mitford's elegant apercus and considerable charm."
These short pieces, some of which have had English newspaper and American magazine appearance, provide fastidious, casual, and altogether agreeable random reading. Read full book review >