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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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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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 >

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THE PAINTED GUN by Bradley Spinelli
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"'I keep meeting people who wind up dead,' aptly observes the narrator/hero, in a fair epitome of this retro pastiche's style. If you'd like more where that came from, Spinelli (Killing Williamsburg, 2013) is your man."
An unofficial San Francisco shamus whose tale is set in 1997 but whose heart is stuck in 1947 hunts for the world's most elusive missing person. Read full book review >

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LAST CHAIN ON BILLIE by Carol Bradley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 22, 2014

"A moving and informative account of the plight of trained elephants in the U.S. and the efforts of those who have created an asylum for them."
A behind-the-scenes look at the life of circus and zoo elephants. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2005

"With its bit of Teutonic flavor, this isn't the story of a typical Jersey Girl—nor is it the most unusual or gripping of revelatory journeys."
The spouse of the former senator from New Jersey speaks about her history and emotional life. Read full book review >

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SEEKING THE FACE OF LOVE by Hadrian Bradley
Released: Nov. 6, 2014

"Passionate writing on a plethora of topics that might have delved deeper into its positive philosophy."
A searing indictment of the heterosexual patriarchy and evangelical institutions that posits that true spirituality is found through love, not religion. 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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SURREALITY by J.D. Bradley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 21, 2014

"A work by a down-to-earth writer who tells it like it is, even when life seems harsh, unfair, or downright bizarre."
A gritty collection of true-life stories featuring themes of retribution and comeuppance. Read full book review >

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WRACK by James Bradley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1999

"Bradley is talented, but this outing, masquerading as high literature, is plain unoriginal."
An archeologist searches for a Portuguese shipwreck in this young award-winning Australian writer's American debut. Read full book review >