Search Results: "Chris Bellamy"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 3, 2007

"A welcome corrective to the idea that the Western Allies fought it out alone, as books such as Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns's The War (2007) might suggest to novice readers."
A suitably massive, thoroughly impressive history of Stalinist Russia's central role in defeating Nazi Germany over five long years of war. Read full book review >

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The Body of Chris by Chris Cole
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A colorful, faith-based memoir of recovery."
In his debut memoir, Cole recounts his struggles with eating disorders, substance abuse, and mental illness. Read full book review >

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MONOGRAPH BY CHRIS WARE by Chris Ware
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"This collection has a last-word feel to it, offering a delightful summation of a fruitful and very busy last few decades. Fans, of course, will want much more, but this makes a great start."
The noted artist, collector, and visionary offers a personal anthology/memoir, complete with junior high photos and memories of the cul-de-sacs of Omaha. Read full book review >

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THE CHRIS FARLEY SHOW by Tom Farley Jr.
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2008

"Essential for Farley and SNL fans, and a sterling example of oral biography—well-structured, consistently engaging and simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking."
Family, friends and colleagues remember the late Saturday Night Live star. Read full book review >

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COLLIDING WITH CHRIS by Dan Harder
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"A small dog that appears on the copyright page joyfully keeps pace with Chris to the satisfying conclusion in this small but funny episode. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Harder's first book is aimed at bicyclists, including those still soldiering on with training wheels. Read full book review >

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SUZI SINZINNATI by Joe David Bellamy
Released: March 20, 1989

The winner of the sixth annual Editors' Book Award is a boy-meets-girl novel with effortful twists and period detail (cars and music of the late 50's) that fail to keep it from resting on the surface most of the time. Read full book review >

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TWO WORLDS COLLIDED by Karen Michelle Nutt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 26, 2016

"Time travel and late-1990s rock add a twist to a standard good-woman/bad-boy romance."
A woman travels back in time to prevent a self-destructive rock star from committing suicide in Nutt's (Stake and Dust, 2015, etc.) romance.Read full book review >

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THE SLEEPWALKER by Chris Bohjalian
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 10, 2016

"Sensational subject matter aside, this thriller is a sleeper."
Bohjalian's latest considers the impact of a sleepwalker's disappearance on her husband and children. Read full book review >

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ESCAPING INDIGO by Eli Lang
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 17, 2017

"A pair of pretty musicians, a hesitant attraction that flowers on a concert bus tour, and sophomoric sensibilities trying to grapple with existential questions. For fans of boy manga and K-pop."
A young, burned-out musician finds himself drawn to the talented frontman of the band that's employing him as a roadie. Read full book review >

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DAY 21 by Kass Morgan
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 25, 2014

"A logic-light, romance-heavy novel that evidently has no aspirations beyond accompanying the CW series. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
The 100 teenage convicts sent to recolonize Earth (a need more pressing than they know) in The 100 (2013) discover just how inhabited the planet really is.Read full book review >