Search Results: "Christa Hook"


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THE OWL WHO LIKED SITTING ON CAESAR by Martin Windrow
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 10, 2014

"Delightful and informative reminiscences of one man's life with his pet owl."
The life of a man and his feathered friend. Read full book review >

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Radical Islam: Never Subdued II by Franklin Hook
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A vividly drawn history of the clash between the United States and the Barbary states."
A lively history—with fictional elements mixed in—of fledgling America's first clash with the Islamic world. Read full book review >

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SUBSTANCE by Peter Hook
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"A well-written and brutally honest remembrance of the glory days of rave culture."
Life after Joy Division: an insider offers a comprehensive history of New Order. Read full book review >

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UNKNOWN PLEASURES by Peter Hook
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Electric transmissions from a bygone era, etched in blood by someone who was there in body and spirit."
The propulsive bass guitarist for Joy Division puts his fingers on the beating pulse of one of the U.K.'s most influential bands. Read full book review >

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BREAKFAST AT SOTHEBY'S by Philip Hook
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2014

"A winner. Readers will learn more about the modern art market in this simple book than in any college course."
Hook (The Ultimate Trophy: How the Impressionist Painting Conquered the World, 2009, etc.) uses his years of experience to explain why paintings succeed or fail. Read full book review >

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YANKEE GONE HOME by Franklin Hook
Released: March 24, 2017

"A sweeping and heartbreaking story of modern war and its personal costs."
A book examines a 20th-century American military campaign and one man who endured it. Read full book review >

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Released: June 10, 2012

"Sensible tools to help achieve your dreams."
A well-articulated guide to identifying and mastering personal goals. Read full book review >

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DID YOU KNOW THAT I LOVE YOU? by Christa Pierce
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 23, 2014

"An overlong greeting card. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Debut author/illustrator Pierce matches a litany of loving expressions to illustrations. Read full book review >

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THE HIDDEN DEEP by Christa Kinde
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 23, 2013

"A slow but ultimately successful installment in a serviceable Christian fiction series aimed at middle-grade readers. (order of angels, discussion questions) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
This second volume in the Threshold series stands, as did the series debut, with one foot in the clouds—amid an epic battle of angels and demons—and another planted firmly on the Earth, entrenched in the ordinary lives of the Pomeroy family. Read full book review >

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WHAT REMAINS by Christa Wolf
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1993

Ten years' worth of stories by (formerly East) German writer Wolf (Accident, 1989; No Place on Earth, 1982; etc.), with the title novella being of most interest: a woman writer is being followed closely by secret police, with her own internal censor in full gear as well. Read full book review >

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UNCLE RABBIT'S BUSY VISIT by Christa Kempter
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Kemper's clever premise is undermined by a vague and unsatisfying ending; Weldin's soft illustrations have more warmth than the story. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Can the bustling Rabbit and the laid-back Bear share a house? Read full book review >