Search Results: "Dayna Ingram"


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All Good Children by Dayna Ingram
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2016

"An absorbing and poignant YA dystopian fantasy with a convincing heroine."
A teenager works through her emotional turmoil while waiting to become a sacrificial offering to aliens in this sci-fi melodrama. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 13, 2016

"A slender book about hunting and gathering that should be useful for those preparing to go out in the field and delightful for those just dreaming about it.

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A husband-and-wife team shares methods and recipes for those who want to catch, grow, and cook their own food. Read full book review >

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THE WINGS THAT FLY US HOME by Dayna Dunbar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2006

"Appealing characters and humor help balance the farfetched New Age hokum."
Single Oklahoma mom with psychic abilities journeys to Santa Fe in this sequel to The Saints and Sinners of Okay County (2004). Read full book review >

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NO DAWN WITHOUT DARKNESS by Dayna Lorentz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 17, 2014

"Though readers will need to have read (and possibly recently reread) the previous two to understand this conclusion, it provides a thoughtful and broad-reaching ending to a tale of surviving dire circumstances. (Thriller. 14-18)"
This final novel in a trilogy about teens quarantined in a mall after their exposure to a virus is realistic in its portrayal of the lasting effects of the ordeal for the survivors. Read full book review >

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THE END OF MEMORY by Jay Ingram
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 25, 2015

"In clear, accessible, and upbeat prose, Ingram demonstrates his optimism about the possibility of aging with an agile mind, and he is hopeful about finding an effective treatment for sufferers."
What science has learned about the brain, aging, and Alzheimer's disease. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2013

"A well-honed tale of momentous courage and strength."
A Holocaust survivor's novelistic account of persevering through the horrendous firebombing of her hometown of Hamburg, Germany. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 14, 2015

"A freedom fighter's passionate memoir from the trenches."
A victim of Nazi terror who became a Freedom Summer volunteer in rural Mississippi re-creates the conviction of the activists' early civil rights struggles. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 2000

"It's hard to believe serious researchers spent so much time on these odd subjects, but their findings are not only understandable but fascinating. The secret is good science writing, and this is a fine example."
Entertaining essays on how scientists approach a score of familiar but peculiar phenomena. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 2005

"A collection of mildly inspiring snapshots of the Christian life-a good gift for those who participate in devotional sessions."
A new voice in Christian inspiration offers quaint glimpses of a devoted life. Read full book review >

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NINTH GRADE BLUES by Bruce Ingram
Released: Sept. 15, 2017

"An author deftly mines his own experiences as a teacher to create diverse and relatable characters facing their first year in high school."
Four ninth-graders navigate demanding teachers, family conflicts, and new relationships in a debut novel for young teens. Read full book review >

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THE SAINTS AND SINNERS OF OKAY COUNTY by Dayna Dunbar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"A very appealing debut from Dunbar, an Oklahoma native, whose tough-minded tenderness and authentic voice make the most of a slight plot."
Oklahoma psychic, in an impressive first from screenwriter Dunbar. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 19, 2011

"This may be a nuts-and-bolts primer on fashioning the architecture and words for your marriage, but Reid keeps it sweet as the cake and smooth as the silk."
A how-to guide for choosing the words that mean the most to you for your wedding ceremony, as well as designing the event. Read full book review >