Search Results: "Diane Coyle"


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GDP by Diane Coyle
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 23, 2014

"Coyle does good work explicating a topic that few understand, even if it affects each of us daily. A pleasure for facts-and-numbers geeks, though accessibly written and full of meaningful real-world examples."
It's inadequate and misleading, but it's the best we've got. No, not Congress—we're talking about gross domestic product, the measure that economists use to tell us how we're doing. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"Tough trekking but well worth the journey for this top-rank economist's view from the summit."
A grim view of the economic future and suggestions on how to sway the outcome, one penny at a time. Read full book review >

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VIVIAN APPLE NEEDS A MIRACLE by Katie Coyle
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A distinctive, complex, and thoughtful page-turner certain to leave readers clamoring for more. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Vivian Apple survived one Rapture in Vivian Apple at the End of the World (2015); now, can she survive a second?Read full book review >

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UNTIL THE END by Harold Coyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A haunting, human-scale account of a cruel war."
The concluding work in Coyle's splendid two-volume series on America's Civil War. Read full book review >

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TRIAL BY FIRE by Harold Coyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1992

"It's a sensible and worthwhile compromise."
Hypothetical-war specialist Coyle (Bright Star, 1990; Sword Point, 1988) takes his recurring cast of characters to the Mexican border, where a coup d`Çtat to the south and the usual political bungling to the north make armed conflict inevitable. Read full book review >

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BILLIONAIRE BLEND by Cleo Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"Coyle's long string of coffeehouse mysteries (Holiday Buzz, 2012, etc.) are always good value for the coffee lore and appended recipes. This is one of her best."
A coffeehouse manager's opportunity to expand her business starts with a bang. Read full book review >

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THE INFINITY OF YOU & ME by J.Q. Coyle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Science-fiction fans will say 'You had me at ‘multiverse,' ' while those seeking an alternative to near-future dystopias will find plenty to entertain them here. (Science fiction. 13-18)"
A teen's hallucinations signal the dawning of a genetically inherited, critically important gift for navigating the multiverse. Read full book review >

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THEY ARE SOLDIERS by Harold Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"As always, the build-up is long and problematic, but the battle scenes save the day."
Army Reservists patrol a border zone between Israel and the new Palestinian state: another slow starting, torpidly written, but shatteringly suspenseful tale of near-future military engagement. Read full book review >

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THE ROBERTS COURT by Marcia Coyle
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 7, 2013

"A careful, informed analysis of the origins, progress and disposition of the complex, high-stakes legal disputes that find their way to the court."
In her first book, the National Law Journal's longtime chief Washington correspondent examines the jurisprudence of the Supreme Court, seven years after the appointment of the youngest chief justice since John Marshall. Read full book review >

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ESPRESSO SHOT by Cleo Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 30, 2008

"A realistic depiction of New York City high and low life. The smattering of recipes, romance and caffeine-fueled detection add up to a lively tale."
Bridal jitters are the least of the problems for an amateur sleuth trying to smooth a path for her ex-husband's second wedding. Read full book review >

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THE TEN THOUSAND by Harold Coyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 14, 1993

"In the meantime, Coyle has fully integrated women into the combat forces, which may broaden readership a bit."
A US Army trapped in Central Europe slugs its way to the sea through Germany, where that pesky, recurrent national personality problem prevails. Read full book review >

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VIVIAN APPLE AT THE END OF THE WORLD by Katie Coyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"For readers who like their realistic fiction with a whopping side of satire. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
It's the end of the world as she knows it, but Vivian Apple does not feel fine. Read full book review >