Search Results: "Bradley Malkovsky"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 7, 2013

"Refreshingly free of self-serious dogmatism, the author's study of other religions shows how it deepened his commitment to his Christian faith."
An American Catholic theologian offers a candid memoir about his unusual spiritual journey and a plea for ecumenical tolerance. Read full book review >

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I KNOW SASQUATCH by Jess Bradley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"Despite its clever multimedia illustrative style reminiscent of the Knuffle Bunny books, this forgettable story lacks the substance to recommend it beyond a cursory source of cuteness. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The truth about Sasquatch is revealed. Read full book review >

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The Gambit by Bradley Carlson
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A briskly paced thriller that deftly imagines a nightmare scenario."
A debut political thriller that pits Israeli and U.S. military forces against an Iranian government on the verge of obtaining a nuclear weapon. Read full book review >

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STAND-IN FOR MURDER by Lynn Bradley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 30, 1994

"After a promising opening, first-novelist Bradley settles down to a retro canter through familiar climes before finally rewarding her hero's limited detective skills by delivering him to the love of a good woman."
Houston insurance-fraud investigator Cole January rolls out of bed one morning and steps on the dead body of a comely young woman new to his acquaintance. Read full book review >

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WILDER'S FOE by Diane Bradley
Released: March 1, 2014

"More enjoyable escapades for Henry and company in this delightful summertime series."
In Bradley's (Wilder's Edge, 2013) YA sequel, a summer of adventure continues for cousins Henry and Dylan and their friend Arla when a job of running supplies on a lake near the U.S.-Canada border puts them in the middle of some shady goings-on. Read full book review >

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RAISON D'ETRE, I by bradley james
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2014

"A free-form, often thought-provoking verse confessional in the tradition of Leaves of Grass. "
An epic, multipart poetry cycle about the nature of life and the transience of relationships. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 31, 2011

"Built as solidly as the 'legendary stone culverts' that tunnel through the landscape of Granite Creek; an engaging twist on the suburban-housewife mystery."
In a rustic New Hampshire town, a young mother and a disabled Iraq War veteran spark an affair that leads to an unconventional whodunit. Read full book review >

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LUNATICS by Bradley Denton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1996

"Light, eccentric, thoughtful, and endearing: Planet Denton's a weird place but well worth a visit."
Another oddball fantasy from the author of Blackburn (1993), etc.; this time, thirtysomething cuddles up with Moonstruck to revamp The Little Mermaid. Read full book review >

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BUDDY HOLLY IS ALIVE AND WELL ON GANYMEDE by Bradley Denton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 23, 1991

"The plot doesn't add up, or even make much sense: the parts of this gloriously mad, serious- hearted outing from an exceptionally promising new talent, are greater than the whole."
From the most disparate elements imaginable, Denton fashions an illogical, uproarious, yet ultimately memorable hardcover debut whose narrator, video salesman Oliver Vale, finds all the channels on his TV preempted by a live broadcast of long-dead legendary rocker Buddy Holly. Read full book review >

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WHEN LILACS LAST IN THE DOORYARD BLOOMED by Bradley Greenburg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"A worthy historical-fiction exploration of the African-American struggle for freedom."
In Greenburg's debut, the McGhee family wends its way from Alabama slavery to Nashville's unstable freedom to a hard-earned Indiana farm, never fully escaping Jim Crow's shadows. Read full book review >

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ONE DAY CLOSER TO DEATH by Bradley Denton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Denton's novels."
A debut collection from Denton, the author of several astonishing novels (Lunatics, 1996, etc.), comprises eight substantial if largely unclassifiable tales, seven dating from 198694, plus one original—a sort of sequel to Denton's 1993 novel, Blackburn. Read full book review >