Search Results: "Diane Gage Lofgren"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 19, 2012

"A compassionate, helpful book about the power of female friendships."
In their first collaboration, Gage Lofgren (Change Your Child's Behavior by Changing Yours, 1996) and debut author Bhola make a case for strong female friendships. Read full book review >

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THE WAYS OF EVIL MEN by Leighton Gage
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"Mario's seventh is a solid procedural with a huge cast of economically drawn characters, sharp dialogue, a vigorous pace, and a welcome twist or two."
Sensitive cultural issues are engaged when dozens of members of an Amazon tribe are apparently poisoned. Read full book review >

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BURIED STRANGERS  by Leighton Gage
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"A gritty police procedural that benefits from its offbeat locale and an impressive tapestry of believable characters."
When a secret cemetery baffles São Paulo police, their investigation sends one of their own to the graveyard. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A VINE IN THE BLOOD by Leighton Gage
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 27, 2011

"A brisk, colorful police thriller with much interesting information about contemporary Brazil. As usual, the strong and disparate personalities of Silva's detectives add spice to their fifth case."
A high-profile kidnapping captures national attention and puts a spotlight on the detectives trying to rescue the victim. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 6, 2012

"A well-argued call for more sanity in American politics."
Lofgren draws on 28 years as a professional staff member in Congress to expose deep, disturbing trends in Washington. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLOOD OF THE WICKED by Leighton Gage
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Gage's debut builds a compelling foundation for future Silva cases."
Multiple cross-currents complicate a high-profile Brazilian murder investigation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Mostly intriguing in its historical analysis but lacking in useful countermeasures or solutions."
An insider's account of the "secret and unaccountable shadow government" that really runs the country. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 25, 1993

"Well intentioned, but Gage is no James Herriot, and this may appeal primarily to those interested in the field of veterinary medicine."
A graphic, sometimes gruesome account of the training, both theoretical and hands-on, that Loretta Gage (coauthor Nancy Gage, her sister, is a freelance writer) received during her four-year stint at veterinary school. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"An excellent introduction that will lead older children (and adults) to the music. (author's notes, chronology, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 6-10)"
At three, Mozart heard his older sister play the clavier and copied her. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SIGNED, ABIAH ROSE by Diane Browning
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 25, 2010

"America. (author's note, further reading) (Picture book. 6-10)"
In a book that instantly evokes and sustains old-fashioned charm, readers meet young Abiah Rose, who lives in the Genesee River Valley sometime in the 18th century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THANKSGIVING IS HERE! by Diane Goode
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Sure to please families of any size at harvest season. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A large extended family comes together at Grandma's house for an old-fashioned Thanksgiving. Read full book review >