Search Results: "Carissa Phelps"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 9, 2012

"A genuinely important book that casts the problem of sex trafficking in America into stunning, heartbreaking relief."
A California attorney and youth advocate's rivetingly raw account of the years she spent as a runaway, juvenile delinquent and prostitute. Read full book review >

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A GIRL NAMED 
CHARLIE LESTER by Carissa Halston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 29, 2007

"A lovely piece of female confessional."
The razory hip Charlie sallies forth from a hateful adolescence to find sex, self-awareness and then, in its many guises, the thing called love. Read full book review >

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A HOUSE IN SICILY by Daphne Phelps
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"A charming memoir that only begins to uncover the myriad facets of life and culture in Sicily. (8 pages color photos, not seen)"
Another memoir by a British subject extolling the virtues of Italy and the Italians. Read full book review >

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NEVER SEE THEM AGAIN by M. William Phelps
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2012

"A thoroughly reported procedural too much repetition and heavy-handed foreshadowing."
Thorough account of a quadruple murder in a Houston suburb in 2003. Read full book review >

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"An annotated innovation on the psalms of King David."
A short, passionate "psalm" of one Christian's personal faith. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2009

"A methodical, sober eyeful for Times devotees and a guiding light for aspiring journalists."
Phelps looks back on a long journalistic career, focusing on his 20 years at the newspaper industry's famous Gray Lady. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 18, 2008

"Phelps provides useful perspective on 18th-century mores that made spies like Hale initially reviled by both sides, but his narrative could use more depth."
A new look at the Connecticut preacher's son who became an icon of patriotic sacrifice. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"The period detail, poignant story and credible characters make this a pleasurable, satisfying read."
Phelps and Grimes' debut tells the story of how Charles Knight, the heir apparent to Coffin Point, a large South Carolina plantation, was raised during the supposedly idyllic years before the Civil War. Read full book review >

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THE COACH'S WIFE by Teresa Godwin Phelps
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 24, 1994

"A fine memoir-cum-defense, told from a fresh perspective. (Photographs—not seen)"
Phelps (Law/Notre Dame), wife of ex-Notre Dame basketball coach ``Digger'' Phelps, pulls no punches in this intelligent, skillful account of her family's 20 years in South Bend. Read full book review >

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JUDAS HORSE by April Smith
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 14, 2008

"Smith creates an undercover training regime for Ana that the FBI might do well to emulate. She's so expert at implanting stress that you could become bipolar just from reading one chapter. Feisty, disturbing and exceptionally well done."
A demonic ride through undercover terrain with FBI agent Ana Grey. Read full book review >