Search Results: "Chris DeRose"


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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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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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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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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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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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A SEASON TO DIE by Michael Mucci
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 23, 2016

"A measured pace as methodical and practical as the murder story's diplomatic protagonist."
Philadelphia Sheriff Chris DeAngelo returns to solve the killing of a political candidate's wife, complete with a plethora of suspects and motives, in this thriller. Read full book review >

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THE LITTLEST TRAIN by Chris Gall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"A modern-day book with a classic feel that is delicately flavored with a sweet undercurrent of everyday compassion. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A bildungsroman for the toy locomotive set. Read full book review >

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ALEX AND THE WATERMELON BOAT by Chris McKimmie
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2016

"Readers may find this book confusing and difficult to follow, though it does effectively evoke the turbulence of both a cityscape and a child's emotions after a flood. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Rabbit, Alex's "most favourite stuffed toy," has hopped out the window and is now gone. In a city flooded after days of endless rain, Alex sets out to rescue Rabbit. Read full book review >