Search Results: "Breaking the Silence"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Humanitarian activists and opponents of those settlements will find much ammunition in these pages."
A soldier's-eye view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A valuable handbook for any group, in or outside prison, involved in AIDS education, but even more, a testament to the humanity of a group of dedicated women. (35 b&w illustrations)"
A compelling record of how women incarcerated in a maximum-security prison developed a widely applicable model AIDS program. Read full book review >

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BREAKING SILENCE by Linda Castillo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 21, 2011

"Kate's third (Pray for Silence, 2010, etc.) offers plenty of violence, a surprise ending and some insight into the Amish way of life.

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A series of hate crimes against an Ohio Amish community turns deadly. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 18, 1991

"Choppy and disjointed, full of Miller quoting herself, and best saved only for those collecting the complete Alice Miller."
A curiously defensive work, continuing the author's studies on child abuse and how it molds tyrants. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1998

From Hansen (Between Two Fires, 1993, etc.) and McGowan, a moving and enriching story of the discovery of an African burial ground located in lower Manhattan. Read full book review >

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THE SILENCE by Sarah Rayne
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2013

"Rayne's third Nell West ghost story perfects the craft of deftly chosen details, simmering suspense and chilling surprises, all woven into a quiet, elegant narrative."
Beautiful music lulls and lures the unsuspecting listener to the brink of danger and the secret of a century-old crime. Read full book review >

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THE SILENCE  by J. Sydney Jones
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Jones' measured, stately prose is perfectly in tune with his period setting and his hero's intense intellectual curiosity. Though sometimes he strains to shoehorn in period detail, his intricate plot unfolds with suspense and style."
In turn-of-the-century Vienna, the disappearance of a wealthy heir is only the beginning of a complex case of government corruption and murder. Read full book review >

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THE SILENCE by Jens Bjorneboe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2000

"Readers who don't know the earlier volumes, however, are likely to dismiss it as overheated, redundant ranting."
The final volume of Norwegian writer Bjørneboe's bleak History of Bestiality trilogy (first published in 1973, and preceded by Moment of Freedom and Powderhouse) is a discursive, accusatory lamentation (marginally reminiscent of Camus's The Fall) for "man the incomprehensible—endlessly evil, endlessly good—all-renewing, all-destroying." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 6, 2006

"An intriguing argument, but one not likely to persuade any but the most heterodox of religious adherents."
An exploration of modern scientific theories of religion, framed by an argument that society must overcome its "spell" against studying religion as a natural, evolutionary occurrence. Read full book review >

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THE BREAKING JEWEL by Makoto Oda
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2003

"The climactic 'war of attrition' that demands the anticipated and foreshadowed ultimate sacrifice is depicted in unflinchingly graphic detail that makes this excellent little tale very much something of an Asian Red Badge of Courage."
A 1998 novel about the defense of a small South Pacific island against American invasion—its Japanese author's first in English translation—displays a riveting economy and intensity. Read full book review >

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BREAKING THE MALE CODE by Robert Garfield
NON-FICTION
Released: May 12, 2015

"Informative but hardly groundbreaking."
Methods for fostering and enhancing relationships between men. Read full book review >

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THE RULES FOR BREAKING by Ashley Elston
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 20, 2014

"Like a good roller-coaster ride: adrenaline-fueled and terrifying with an underlying feeling that everything will end as it should. (Suspense. 12-18)"
Anna Boyd finally has her name—and her life—back, and she won't give either up without a fight. Read full book review >