Search Results: "Dirk Chase Eldredge"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"Some ideas worth considering, though Eldredge's rhetoric can leave a bitter aftertaste."
A slender work that examines US immigration policies and offers suggestions on reducing legal and illegal immigration. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A good summary of and introduction to a libertarian perspective on drugs, freedom, and the role of the state."
A slim but helpful volume examining the inadequacy of current US drug policies and how these policies might be changed. Read full book review >

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BIGGER THAN THE GAME by Dirk Hayhurst
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2014

"A flawed yet unique, personal story of an athlete's anguish at the end of his career."
A revealing yet occasionally tedious, seasonlong account of a major league pitcher on the outs. Read full book review >

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PLAY MAS'! by Dirk McLean
ABC BOOKS
Released: March 1, 2000

McLean and Stone, Trinidad-born residents of Toronto, introduce Carnival in an artistically attractive picture book. Read full book review >

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WHO YOU WIT’? by Paula Chase
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"Nevertheless, this is a fresh contemporary friendship story and worth the read. (Fiction. YA)"
The latest offering in the Del Rio Bay series finds sophomore best friends Mina, Lizzie, Jacinta and Kelly facing prom season. Read full book review >

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VAN LAVEN CHRONICLES by Tyler Chase
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 29, 2014

"An intriguing study of love and trust wrapped in exhilarating adventure—a big win for sci-fi and romance fans."
Meeting when they survive a sabotaged flight, two star-crossed lovers—she the daughter of his mortal enemy—help each other through the ordeal, fall in love and pit themselves against the galactic powers that be. Read full book review >

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A SKY FULL OF STARS by Samantha Chase
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"A sweet romance that takes its time to court the reader: classic, thoughtful, and sometimes as lyrical as the stars."
An artist and an astronomer are brought together through admiration of the night sky's beauty. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 27, 1995

"Not for everyone this bitter medicine, devoid as it is of mystery and charm, but it is fascinating reading, impeccably researched, and powerful in that Chase is clearly a friend of the Earth, not another glad-tider or apologist. (Author tour)"
Environmental bad boy Chase (Playing God in Yellowstone, 1986, etc.) takes on biocentrism and the Endangered Species Act in this delightfully angry if at times snide volume. Read full book review >

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WINKIE by Clifford Chase
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 10, 2006

"Chase makes this out-of-left-field story work brilliantly; a funny and sweet yet seriously topical novel."
The emotional and moral torments of a teddy bear drive this surprisingly effective allegory of our terror-stricken times. Read full book review >

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THE WILDLING SISTERS by Eve Chase
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 27, 2017

"A bewitching gothic tale of sisters and secrets."
Newlywed Jessie Tucker hopes a move to the countryside will help her find her footing with her teenage stepdaughter, Bella, who seems haunted by memories of her late mother, Mandy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 25, 2003

"Armchair historians, San Francisco-philes, and doctors interested in their profession's past will find this particularly gripping."
Real-life medical thriller providing a slice of history we don't want to repeat. Read full book review >