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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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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BOMBS OVER LONDON by Marissa Moss
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Lively writing and a smattering of line drawings make for an enjoyable adventure that will entice readers to go along with Mira. (author's note, bibliography) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
In the latest installment in the Mira's Diary time-travel series, Mira pursues her missing mother, Serena, to 1917 London. Read full book review >

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TRUE HEART by Marissa Moss
Released: March 1, 1999

"A rousing and romantic tale. (Picture book. 5-10)"
A deeply satisfying story of longing and hard work fulfilled, inspired by an obscure historical photograph. Read full book review >

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FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER by Miriam Moss
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: April 30, 1991

"Of some limited use as a vocational introduction; anyone interested in hard information of any depth will need to go elsewhere. (Nonfiction. 10+)"
In the new ``Fashion World'' series—brief overviews of aspects of the fashion industry—an introduction to what it takes to begin and carry on this career, with sharply reproduced color photos and the outlooks of some important photographers presented in brief quotes. Read full book review >

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CARAVAGGIO by Marissa Moss
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Overall, Moss tells an absorbing, informative story set in a fascinating time replete with political intrigue, bustle, and corruption. (author's note, timeline, bibliography) (Historical fiction. 12-17)"
A fictionalized account of the Italian painter's tumultuous life hews to the historical timeline. Read full book review >

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THE AGE OF ELEPHANTS by Peter Moss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 27, 2006

"A romanticized, tragic remembrance of well-loved experiences."
A graceful, elaborate and dizzying tale of innocents yearning for home. Read full book review >

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FIRE ALONG THE SKY by Robert Moss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 20, 1992

"Tom Jones as The Deerslayer."
A handsome young Irishman with theatrical leanings abandons the delights of George III's London to follow a melancholic friend to the Colonies, where he visits a kinsman and the restless Mohawks in upstate New York. Read full book review >

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VANISHING NEW YORK by Jeremiah  Moss
Released: July 25, 2017

"Maddening if you're not mega-wealthy, and a vigorous, righteously indignant book that would do Jane Jacobs proud."
The Big Apple is morphing into a class-war amusement park for the very rich. Thus this irate argument for remaking it into a city for the rest of us. Read full book review >

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WOMEN AND HORSES by Candida Baker
Released: April 13, 1992

"Good-natured, then, but strictly old hat—at least in this hemisphere."
Australian journalist Baker's first novel tells the tale of 35-year-old Deborah Jefferies's breakdown—but it does so jauntily, as if to keep one giggling through the worst, as Deborah climbs under her desk at the magazine where she works and determines to stay there. Read full book review >

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CHANGE OF CIRCUMSTANCE by Candida Lawrence
NON-FICTION
Released: May 31, 1995

"These revelations challenge credulity, but they remain relevant due to the persistent newspaper headlines over vicious custody battles."
An autobiographical saga by a pseudonymous woman who kidnaps her children from their father and escapes with them into hiding. 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 >