Search Results: "C.E. Morgan"


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THE SPORT OF KINGS by C.E. Morgan
Released: May 3, 2016

"Vaultingly ambitious, thrillingly well-written, charged with moral fervor and rueful compassion. How will this dazzling writer astonish us next time?"
Morgan follows up her slim, keening debut (All the Living, 2009) with an epic novel steeped in American history and geography.Read full book review >

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ALL THE LIVING by C.E. Morgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 7, 2009

"Wearying."
A somber, heartfelt and flawed debut from Kentucky resident Morgan. Read full book review >

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PRODIGAL OF THE PECOS by C.E. Edmonson
Released: April 23, 2008

"A fast-paced historical western lively with high adventure, sharp dialogue and a stand-up hero."
The second-born son of a prominent Texas rancher returns home to catch his brother's killers in this tight, action-packed historical western. Read full book review >

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SKIN by C.E. Poverman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 16, 1992

"At its best, and that's often, a powerful group of stories: one of the finest collections since Christopher Tilghman's In a Father's Place."
Poverman's fifth book (My Father in Dreams, 1989, etc.) and second collection of stories (The Black Velvet Girl, an Iowa Award- winner in 1976) is a dazzler: Wide-ranging—from sexual abuse to psychosis, Vietnam nightmares, and the inner lives of drag queens- -Poverman consistently holds anguished lives up to the light and unsentimentally offers the possibility of redemption. Read full book review >

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PEACEMAKER OF THE PECOS by C.E. Edmondson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 21, 2007

"All-in-all, an enjoyable ride."
A former gunslinger must revisit his past to save his family. Read full book review >

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Miles Arthur and the Quest for the King's Scabbard by C.E. Zyburo
Released: April 10, 2015

"A somewhat gangly YA tale that has definite appeal but doesn't fully grow into its heritage."
Zyburo's debut novel is a modern-day retelling of the Arthurian myth for a YA audience. Read full book review >

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ON THE EDGE by C.E. Poverman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 27, 1997

"A better-than-average mystery-adventure somewhat awkwardly recast as a journey to personal redemption."
A slow start stalls this literate, intricate trenchcoat tale of San Francisco marijuana smugglers and other assorted Bay-area bottom-dwellers. Read full book review >

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TARTESSUS WAS ATLANTIS by C.E. Albertson
Released: Jan. 24, 2008

"Hums along at a breakneck pace but loses readers along the way."
A fast-moving archaeological thriller finds its intrepid hero on a less-than-mysterious quest to uncover the lost city of Atlantis. Read full book review >

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C. MORGAN BABST
by Megan Labrise

New Orleans native C. Morgan Babst evacuated one day before Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. Three post-apocalyptic images never left her: a grim waterline, pervasive gray mud, and spray-paint X-codes tattooed by rescue crews—declaring how many saved, how many dead in every building. These visions haunt her eloquent, elegiac debut novel, The Floating World.

“I couldn’t not write this book ...


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BENJAMIN'S BUGS by Mary Morgan
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1994

"With its delicate grounding in the real behavior of its humanized animals, this is a charming Beatrix Potter descendant, a perfect stepping stone to Potter's more demanding texts. (Picture book. 1-6)"
A small, sweet book that describes, with disarming simplicity, a little porcupine's adventures on a walk with his mama, a motherly animal person who much resembles Mrs. Tiggy Winkle. Read full book review >