Search Results: "Chris DeRose"


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THE PRESIDENTS' WAR by Chris DeRose
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 17, 2014

"DeRose condenses half a century's worth of political history into an informative compendium of the political struggles leading to the Civil War."
A history of the Civil War as told through the six American presidents that experienced it firsthand. Read full book review >

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CONGRESSMAN LINCOLN by Chris DeRose
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"A knowledgeable but fairly tedious assessment of the trajectory of Lincoln's early career."
The story of Lincoln's two-year stint in Congress. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 14, 2011

"A lively, clear-cut study of the myriad hurdles and uncertainty that characterized the first attempts to form the U.S. government."
A fresh, narrow, knowledgeable-of-minutia take on a well-known friendship and rivalry during the early establishment of the U.S. Constitution. 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 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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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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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A useful health companion that focuses on hypertension."
A debut primer to tackling high blood pressure within one month covers everything from nutrition to spirituality. 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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TIME SHIFTERS by Chris Grine
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 2017

"As satisfying and enjoyable as a big-budget animated sci-fi feature. (Graphic science fiction. 9-12)"
A year after the worst day in Luke's life, a chance encounter in the forest sparks a grand adventure. Read full book review >

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ROCKET SCIENCE FOR BABIES by Chris Ferrie
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"The importance of the STEM fields in our world cannot be overstated. But the importance of understanding early childhood development when writing for preschoolers cannot be overstated either. (Board book. 2-5)"
Another board book attempts to communicate complex scientific ideas to very young children. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 31, 2015

"A worthy read for the gun lover or for someone looking to better understand military life."
A comprehensive introduction to the art of precision shooting. Read full book review >