Search Results: "Brian M. Wiprud"


BOOK REVIEW

RINGER by Brian M. Wiprud
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 19, 2011

"Wiprud (Buy Back, 2010, etc.) even provides a wholesome moral lesson for 'others who have been framed by two insane rich people who were hell-bent to kill each other.'"
Morty Martinez, Brooklyn's wealthiest ex-housecleaner, returns from Bolivia for another round of criminal mischief and belly laughs. Read full book review >

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Linsenbigler by Brian M. Wiprud
FICTION & LITERATURE

"While this book delivers an engaging, occasionally silly pleasure cruise, the crime-fighting protagonist remains an indelible character, worthy of sequels."
A novel propels a reluctant liquor pitchman into a maelstrom of perilous situations populated by Drug Enforcement Administration agents, Mexican cartel kingpins, Guatemalan military honchos, and random beautiful women. Read full book review >

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BUY BACK by Brian M. Wiprud
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 8, 2010

"Wiprud (Feelers, 2009, etc.) whips up an unbeatable mix of violence, double-crossing, tantric-breathing exercises and deadpan aphorisms: 'The truth is like a cat. If you want it to sit on your lap, you just have to stay long enough in the same room.'"
Art theft, catnapping and other seriously negative energy on the mean streets of Brooklyn. Read full book review >

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FEELERS by Brian M. Wiprud
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 3, 2009

"Wiprud (Tailed, 2007, etc.) switches his point of view so often and suddenly that you'll risk whiplash. But you'll gasp with laughter and surprise all the way to the hospital."
A guy who cleans out dead people's houses turns up $800,000 worth of trouble. Read full book review >

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M by Peter Robb
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 2000

"A compelling portrait of the painter as outsider and provocateur; a first-rate evocation of both a genius and the violent times in which he lived. (16 pages illus.)"
An exuberant attempt to penetrate the mysteries surrounding the astounding paintings and brief, turbulent life of the Italian artist who has come to be known as Caravaggio. Read full book review >

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M by Andrew Cook
NON-FICTION
Released: July 15, 2005

"For Bond fans and true-crime buffs, especially, a leisurely excursion into the early days of modern espionage."
A beat cop makes good, and anarchists quake. Read full book review >

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BRIAN NINE by Craig L. DeLue
Released: Dec. 12, 2011

"DeLue proves to be a wizard of his craft as he builds Carpella into a world imbued with natural human emotion, savory plotlines, memorable characters, history-changing situations, a fight for freedom and everlasting glory in this epic page-turner."
In DeLue's debut, teenagers Brian Nine and Will Star are onboard a spaceship when a bolt of lightning causes an accidental launch and the subsequent discovery of a new, inhabited planet. Read full book review >

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BRIAN BORU by Morgan Llywelyn
FICTION
Released: June 1, 1995

"A satisfying tale of majesty and magic. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 12+)"
Adapted from the author's bestselling adult title Lion of Ireland (1980), about the charismatic man who united the Irish under his rule in the tenth century. Read full book review >

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BRIAN JONES by Paul Trynka
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 9, 2014

"An intimate portrait of the multifaceted and beguiling Jones, who forever changed popular music and culture."
A lively biography of the enigmatic founder of the Rolling Stones, who was dethroned and died just as the band approached its artistic peak. Read full book review >

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THE M&M BOYS by Lara Reznik
Released: Nov. 8, 2014

"Just like its heroes, what this book lacks in sophistication it makes up for in heart; a warm, enjoyable baseball story."
A troubled kid learns valuable lessons about love, honor and friendship during the home-run race of 1961. Read full book review >

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M TRAIN by Patti Smith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Not as focused as Just Kids, but an atmospheric, moody, and bittersweet memoir to be savored and pondered."
Iconic poet, writer, and artist Smith (Just Kids, 2010, etc.) articulates the pensive rhythm of her life through the stations of her travels.Read full book review >

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M and M by John A. Peak
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"An accomplished actioner with unfulfilled hints of something deeper."
What could be worse than a 17-week-old infant admitted to Gunnison Memorial Hospital showing signs of traumatic brain injury from grabbing, shaking, and banging? Dr. Vicki Shea, who's returned to medicine and finished a pediatric residency since last seen as a medical malpractice attorney (Mortal Judgment, 1999), finds out when she's assigned the case of Charlotte Sanderson, stilled by injuries her mother, Julia Wilkins-Sanderson, insists are the result of a highly improbable accident. Read full book review >