Search Results: "C.S. Jennings"


BOOK REVIEW

C.S. LEWIS by Michael White
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"A readable, balanced portrait of a great humanist."
Prolific English biographer White (Leonardo, 2000, etc.) delineates in lively fashion the less than saintly life of the Christian apologist, children's author, Luddite, and fuddy-duddy Oxford don. Read full book review >

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PETER JENNINGS by Kate Darnton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Evocative glimpses of a sorely missed class act."
A warm tribute to the Canadian high-school dropout who anchored ABC's World News Tonight for 22 years. Read full book review >

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JACOB WONDERBAR AND THE INTERSTELLAR TIME WARP by Nathan Bransford
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2013

"Steer newbies to the first in the series so they can experience the whole goofy tale. (Humorous science fiction. 8-12)"
Space is huge, but Jacob and his friends are about to find out that time is even huger. Read full book review >

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JACOB WONDERBAR FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSE by Nathan Bransford
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2012

"The final pages definitely set up volume three, so a sequel can't be far... far away. (Science fiction/humor. 8-12)"
What do you do after nearly breaking the universe? Run for president! Read full book review >

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JACOB WONDERBAR AND THE COSMIC SPACE KAPOW by Nathan Bransford
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"There's plenty of set-up for future volumes; fans will hope they won't have to wait long. (Science fiction/humor. 9-12)"
Bransford's debut and the first of a series is an outer-space comedy of errors. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 13, 2013

"Dense for general readers but an excellent scholarly read encompassing new ideas for Lewis devotees or those interested in religious argument."
Christian theologian McGrath (Theology and Ministry/King's College London; Mere Apologetics, 2012, etc.) dissects the life of C.S. Lewis 50 years after the author's death, focusing on how his life was impacted by theology and vice versa. Read full book review >

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GARY JENNINGS’ AZTEC RAGE by Robert Gleason
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2006

"If the Aztecs are enraged, it's because one of them read this improbable mess."
Answer "no" immediately if someone asks, "Would you like to know . . . about the men I have killed, the women I have loved, the fortunes I have made . . . and stolen?" Read full book review >

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C.S. LEWIS'S <i>MERE CHRISTIANITY</i> by George M. Marsden
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2016

"A clear and deeply informed account of a religious work that seems to have no expiration date."
A scholar of religious history rehearses the story of C.S. Lewis' influential disquisition on the commonalities among all Christian believers. Read full book review >

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MURDER OF THE BRIDE by C.S. Challinor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 8, 2012

"Rex's fifth case (Murder on the Moor, 2011, etc.) is a derivative but pleasant classic English mystery."
Why wouldn't your wedding day be one of the happiest of your life? Read full book review >

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WHAT REMAINS OF HEAVEN by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 3, 2009

"The mystery includes a smattering of political and church intrigue among a welter of family ties so intricate that a scorecard might have helped."
Who killed the cleric in the crypt? Read full book review >

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WHY MERMAIDS SING by C.S. Harris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2007

"Harris's third Regency mystery (When Gods Die, 2006, etc.), suspenseful and meticulously researched, should garner this excellent series more devoted fans."
Aristocratic Regency detective Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, solves a series of grisly murders. Read full book review >

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LITTLE TENEMENT ON THE VOLGA by C.S. Walton
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 2001

"Maintaining a detailed, personal view, Walton captures much that's vivid about the hardships, ironies, and small victories of life in the far-flung territories of contemporary Russia."
An unusual personal narrative that captures a human portrait of one of the former Soviet Union's castoff satellites. Read full book review >