Search Results: "Edward Packard"


BOOK REVIEW

NOTES FROM THE AFTERLIFE by Edward Packard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 8, 2013

"Slow at times, though the heartfelt glimpse of the afterlife and fears of judgment will strike a chord with many readers."
Packard's (All it Takes, 2011) novel imagines an atheist's experience in the afterlife. Read full book review >

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UNDERGROUND KINGDOM by Visual Baker
developed by Visual Baker, by Edward Packard, illustrated by Karla Díaz, by Edward Packard, illustrated by Karla Díaz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"A nifty digital exploitation of a tried-and-true franchise. (iPad book app. 7-10)"
An extended version of a Choose Your Own Adventure episode from 1983 features more possible endings, color illustrations and melodramatic sound effects. Read full book review >

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FALL ASLEEP FORGETTING by Georgeann Packard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2010

"At times appealingly earnest, at others clumsy and mystic."
A terminally ill restaurateur and amateur poet meticulously plans his end on a late-summer morning on a Long Island beach—but a last-second intervention by another causes collateral damage in the community. Read full book review >

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PAINT THE BIRD by Georgeann Packard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 28, 2013

"Brilliantly imagined and rendered."
Packard (Fall Asleep Forgetting, 2010) searches the shadowy landscape of love and family. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 18, 2009

"An innovative, ingenious update."
A smart, contemporary translation of Erasmus' timeless text, Packard's renovation of Folly is a welcome tribute to the master's brilliance. Read full book review >

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NEW RULES OF THE GAME by Susan Packard
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"A straightforward guide to success that deserves a prime spot on the bookshelves of career women aspiring to reach the highest corporate ranks."
A variety of no-nonsense strategies for women who aspire to be leaders in business. Read full book review >

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LITTLE WOLF GOES TO SCHOOL by Mary Packard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Sweet and comforting, as intended. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The first two in Packard's new Watch Me Grow series address first-day-of-school fears and the welcoming of a new baby. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 9, 1995

"Queen Victoria's life defined an age; unfortunately for this intelligent chronicle, the events of her death were not all that exciting."
This account of Queen Victoria's last two weeks of life is narrated in a candid, practical voice of which the common-sense queen would heartily have approved. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 14, 1992

"Within this long but well-told cliffhanger, Packard weaves a message: that neutrals are not mere cowardly inconveniences to the great powers, but are nations with cultures and agendas (and diplomatic know-how) of durable value. (Maps.)"
Unpretentious, well-developed history of WW II from the viewpoints of the European neutrals, by Packard (History/Univ. of Portland; Sons of Heaven, 1987, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Credible and poignant history limning the dark side of America's racial past."
From popular historian Packard (Victoria's Daughters, 1998, etc.), a chronicle of the growth and decline of America's infamous Jim Crow laws, which enforced racial segregation. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

EDWARD JAY EPSTEIN
by Clayton Moore

Getting the attention of investigative journalist Edward Jay Epstein (The JFK Assassination Diary, 2013, etc.) is no small feat. Having profiled everyone from Lee Harvey Oswald to CIA chief James Jesus Angleton, Epstein has had a front row seat to the spy game for more than 40 years. So in May, 2013, when NSA contractor Edward Snowden disclosed mass surveillance ...


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