Search Results: "Dustin Thomason"


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12.21 by Dustin Thomason
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"A winning book."
Thomason (The Rule of Four, 2004) delivers a fast-moving tale that weaves ancient Mayan predictions of the end of the world with modern science. Read full book review >

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THE RULE OF FOUR by Ian Caldwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 4, 2004

"Scholarship as romance: intricate, erudite, and intensely pleasurable."
A Renaissance mystery rattles the lives of four Princeton roommates—in an astonishingly good debut by a young team of writers who have put their expensive educations to much better use than classmates who keep screwing up governments. Read full book review >

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THE GOSPEL IN BRIEF by Leo Tolstoy
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 2011

"Fresh translation destined to introduce a new generation to a fuller understanding of Tolstoy's mind."
A new translation of Tolstoy's rewriting of the Christian Gospels, first completed in 1881. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 6, 2014

"For fans of Hamilton or those looking for spiritual guidance with their health advice, this guide will fill the bill. (author's note) (Nonfiction. 14-18)"
While this guide offers good information and an attractive layout, its focus is narrow. Read full book review >

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KEY GRIP by Dustin Beall Smith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 5, 2008

"Slim—in every way."
Veteran film hand/hard drinker/coke sniffer/celebrity wannabe/Kerouac emulator/skydiver/Lakota sweat-lodger/adjunct undergraduate instructor Smith (English/Gettysburg Coll.) tells all. Read full book review >

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MOONRUNNER by Mark Thomason
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2009

"Horse lovers will gulp this down, but for most the ride will be a walk instead of a gallop. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
It's the 1890s, and Casey and his family have just moved to the Australian outback from Montana. Read full book review >

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ICELANDER by Dustin Long
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 10, 2006

"An overcooked, incoherent stew of references."
A debut work crammed with metatextual trickery, references to everything from Nabokov to Pynchon to Scandinavian mythology, and thickly ironic humor—a literary-gamesmanship machine kicked into overdrive. Read full book review >

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A SOUNDLESS DAWN by Dustin LaValley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2017

"Persistently engrossing tales, even at their grimmest."
Characters experience loss and death and suffer isolation and insomnia in this bleak collection of flash fiction and short stories. Read full book review >

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Truth Evolves by Dustin Arand
NON-FICTION
Released: April 11, 2015

"An accessible, enlightening rumination on the nature of truth."
Arand discusses the relative nature of truth in this work of nonfiction. Read full book review >