Search Results: "Chris Moneymaker"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 2005

"'There is no justice in poker,' says Moneymaker, and it's true. But bring some smarts, guile, intuition, experience—and luck—to the table, and it can be as much fun as this firsthand account."
An inexperienced Internet poker fish tangles with the best at Binion's World Series of Poker—and wins big. 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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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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MY FAIRY GODMOTHER IS A DRAG QUEEN by David Clawson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 16, 2017

"A fresh, funny, new twist on a classic fairy tale. (Fiction. 14-18)"
When Prince Charming meets his beau…. Read full book review >

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LEAP OF FAITH by Jamie Blair
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Just a marvelous debut, moving and suspenseful. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A girl struggles to escape her awful life with her abusive, drug-addicted mother, stealing her newborn sister to save the baby from the same fate in this stellar debut. Read full book review >

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HURT by Travis Thrasher
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"A fine, fitting end to a soulful series."
Teenager Chris Buckley makes his stand in the town of Solitary in the fourth and final book in Thrasher's (Temptation, 2012) Christian-oriented Solitary Tales series. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"A classy read that repays reader effort. (historical note) (Thriller. 12 & up)"
Here's something refreshing: a religious-historical thriller with a nifty Mobius strip of a plot—think Nancy Werlin channeling Dan Brown—serving up shivery suspense, sans fangs or fur. Read full book review >