Search Results: "Candida Moss"


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NON-FICTION
Released: March 5, 2013

"A strongly worded polemic on the dangers of defensive exceptionalism."
A prickly, uneven survey of Christian persecution that delves into modern-day fundamentalist intolerance. Read full book review >

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Kane Moss by C.D. Tuttle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 24, 2015

"A real treat for Western fans in need of a new fix."
Tuttle uses all the elements of classic Westerns and revenge stories in his debut novel about a Wyoming posse. Read full book review >

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MOSS HART by Jared Brown
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2006

"Anyone seeking real insight into Hart's life and work would be better advised to pick up Dazzler or his delightful 1959 memoir, Act One."
Pedestrian biography utterly lacking the wit and charm that made the writer/director one of mid-20th-century Broadway's most beloved figures. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"An impressive monograph by two scholars well-positioned to examine the impact of religion on secular life."
Two biblical scholars combine to dig into the actions and words of the billionaire Green family, founders of the Hobby Lobby chain of craft stores. Read full book review >

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THAT’LL DO, MOSS by Betty Levin
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2002

"The leisurely pace notwithstanding, dog lovers and fans of the series will find much to enjoy here. (Fiction. 8-12)"
For animal lovers or shepherds, this third in Levin's dog series (Look Back Moss, 1998; Away to Me Moss, 1994) continues her slice-of-life-on-the-farm saga. Read full book review >

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LOOK BACK, MOSS by Betty Levin
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"Readers attracted by the strongly drawn main characters will find the author's unusually even-handed treatment of a sensitive issue worth pondering. (Fiction. 10-12)"
The sheep-herding border collie of Away To Me, Moss (1994) changes another life after being mauled by coyotes and stolen by animal rights extremists. Read full book review >

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AWAY TO ME, MOSS by Betty Levin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A thoughtful, satisfying novel; wayward, gifted Moss is entrancing. (Glossary) (Fiction. 10-14)"
Levin (Starshine and Sunglow, p. 702, etc.) can be relied on for multidimensional stories. Read full book review >

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BONES GATHER NO MOSS by John Sherwood
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"As usual, Sherwood (Creeping Jenny, 1993, etc.) doesn't shirk the plot complications, though botanical amateurs may find those last revelations at once shrill, unconvincing, and anticlimactic."
Stricken with guilt and pity over the disappearance of Jane Greenwood, the acquaintance she recommended to take the job of cataloguing the late Paul-Henri de Fleury's samples of French wildflowers, Celia Grant agrees to travel to the ChÉteau de Fleury herself to goad the police into action—and drops into the maw of a famille de l'enfer. Read full book review >

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THE ASTONISHING MISTAKES OF DAHLIA MOSS by Max Wirestone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2017

"Endorsed by Charlaine Harris, another author in love with her feisty female lead, Wirestone's franchise will appeal to those willing to fall for his heroine as hard as he has."
A decidedly twitchy personality finds herself investigating the geek-gamer world of a video game tournament, with only her roommate's boyfriend and some highly questionable followers to give her support. Read full book review >

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THE UNFORTUNATE DECISIONS OF DAHLIA MOSS by Max Wirestone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"A clever mystery featuring a delightful amateur detective. Or, in online parlance: Dahlia Moss FTW!"
A hapless 20-something is surprised to find that online gaming is good for something after all—and that something is catching a real-world murderer. Read full book review >

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BRIDGE OF THE SINGLE HAIR by Candida Pugh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2011

"A sharp coming-of-age story that makes history come alive."
In Pugh's debut novel, a young woman from California joins the Freedom Riders in 1961, gets arrested and jailed in Mississippi, and learns that not everyone appreciates a hero. Read full book review >