Search Results: "Dorothy Hines Weaver"


BOOK REVIEW

CALIFORNIA A TO Z by Dorothy Hines Weaver
Released: March 1, 1999

"With such exhaustive detail, this outwardly simple book is packed with a wealth of information, blending art, history, marine and animal life, while providing a stimulating and colorful introduction to the alphabet. (map) (Picture book. 3-7)"
In this alphabetic tour of the golden state, alliterative phrases illuminate the featured letter and relay pertinent facts about California, while colorful illustrations form the centerpiece of each page. Read full book review >

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WAKING LAZARUS by T.L. Hines
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2006

"A workmanlike thriller with a touch of the Divine."
Faith conquers psychosis in this engaging Christian-themed thriller. Read full book review >

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NO WAY BUT GENTLENESSE by Richard Hines
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 24, 2016

"A delightful story of a boy, his birds, and his pursuit of knowledge in spite of society's dictates."
How catching and training a kestrel changed the life of a young British boy. Read full book review >

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2017 YOUNG EXPLORER'S ADVENTURE GUIDE by Corie Weaver
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2016

"Offering just the right amount of imagination, humor, and contemporary nuances to engage young readers, this is a must-have in science-fiction collections serving middle graders and teens. (Science fiction/short stories. 10-16)"
A diverse collection of futuristic stories set within contemporary emotional landscapes, tailor-made for millennials. Read full book review >

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THE FIFTH SECRET by Joanna Hines
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Hines's first US publication is just the thing for readers who've found Barbara Vine's last few forays into a troubled past a little flat emotionally."
Nursery owner Jane Baer's life with her oppressively perfect husband Owen and their equally perfect children is already fraying around the edges when Jane gets a call invoking the childhood password (``Urgently Derby'') that sends her racing across England to Berkshire and a rendezvous with Rob Hallama glamorous crusader for the homeless whose recent return to his childhood sweetheart, Esme Drummond, has been shattered by an attack that's left Esme near death. Read full book review >

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Released: June 28, 2012

"An informed, articulate conservative manifesto that will shed light even for those who disagree."
A semiretired systems engineer and former Air Force officer with ties to the Conservative Christian Liberty Institute calls for sweeping reductions in the size and scope of the federal government. Read full book review >

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Shining Ones by Sanna Hines
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An entertaining, well-crafted story with unusually complex and entrancing characters."
Hines' (Stealth Moves, 2015) latest explores the world of modern Fair Folk and their struggle for supremacy against their longtime enemies, the Formorians.Read full book review >

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LITTLE ONE by Jo Weaver
Kirkus Star
by Jo Weaver, illustrated by Jo Weaver
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Quietly stunning. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A mother bear and her newborn cub move through the seasons in this British import. Read full book review >

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CHECKERED FLAG CHEATER by Will Weaver
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2010

"There's no drag here. (Fiction. YA)"
Weaver extends his Motor Series with this full-throttle, stand-alone sequel. Read full book review >

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FOUR DECADES by Gordon Weaver
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1997

"Whiskey, Whiskey, Gin, Gin, Gin,'' are unpersuasive), this nonetheless should serve to direct readers back to Weaver's large, often somber, and distinguished body of work."
Weaver is a prolific short-story writer (seven volumes, including, most recently, The Way We Know in Dreams, 1994) and, as this sampler of nine tales drawn from his collections and three previously uncollected stories makes plain, he's also an extraordinarily skilled craftsman. Read full book review >