Search Results: "Darryl Hagar"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 25, 2009

"A compelling account of painful addiction and steely resolve."
A former Merchant Marine's harrowing and ultimately inspiring tale of addiction, loss and spiritual redemption. Read full book review >

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WORKING THE DEVIL by John Hagar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2015

"Violent and satirical, a cynically entertaining look at the challenges of law and order."
From debut author Hagar comes a novel about war crimes on a small island and the challenge of bringing the perpetrators to justice. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"The illustrations are compelling throughout, but the narrative is more powerful when it is more personal and specific."
An illustrated primer on mental illness that builds to personal revelation. Read full book review >

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DEVIL'S SLEW by Darryl Wimberley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"Wimberley knows his weaponry, swamp terrain and small-town prejudices better than most. If hard-boiled is what you're after, Raines qualifies as the black hero du jour."
A special-ops cadre kicked out of Afghanistan resurfaces in northwestern Florida. Read full book review >

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A TINKER’S DAMN by Darryl Wimberley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 23, 2000

"Wimberley turns from mysteries (A Rock and a Hard Place, 1999, etc.) to mainstream fiction with fine results: characters to empathize with, and the kind of solid, no-nonsense storytelling altogether too rare these days."
A moving, deeply felt story about fathers and sons, sin and redemption. Read full book review >

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The Care Card by Darryl Bollinger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2014

"A nightmare scenario of an insurance industry run amok that makes for often entertaining—and troubling—reading."
A hotshot hedge fund manager uncovers an insurance industry conspiracy in this gripping medical thriller. Read full book review >

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The Hobbyist by Darryl Shelly
Released: March 13, 2013

"An honest, often hilarious and occasionally sluggish tale of a man who loves sex too much.
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The fictional account of a self-confessed sexaholic reviewing the path that led to his addiction. Read full book review >

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PEPPERFISH KEYS by Darryl Wimberley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 12, 2007

"If Black Mask magazine were still around, that's exactly where you'd expect to find Wimberley (Strawman's Hammock, 2001, etc.), who pumps up his overloaded plot with some supremely grisly set pieces."
A hardboiled potboiler set in the Florida Keys. Read full book review >

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DOING HER BIT by Erin Hagar
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Crisp dialogue and small dramas propel this story of a young woman's summer of service in wartime and women's emerging power on the homefront. (author's note, web search ideas, bibliography, period posters and photographs) (Picture book. 6-9)"
Based on real events and people, Hagar's story follows college student Helen Stevens during the summer of 1917 as the white "New York City college girl" learns farming to support the war effort. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLACKBALLED by Darryl Pinckney
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Not a manifesto but a thoughtful examination of ideas that others have been circulating."
A slim volume of two essays that challenge the very notion of a "post-racial" America. Read full book review >