Search Results: "Eric Lyle Stilson"


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O.C.R. Observer Created Reality by Eric Lyle Stilson
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 25, 2013

"Theoretical and philosophical musings that present food for thought but fall short of being truly educational."
A layman's guide to one aspect of quantum mechanics. Read full book review >

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GOOD LOOKIN' MAN LIKE ME by Lyle Jacobson
Released: Aug. 25, 2011

"A luminous portrait of a life that transcends constraints."
A mentally disabled man feistily perseveres in this wry, heartwarming memoir. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 29, 2011

"An endearing retrospective, beginning and ending as one man's examination of a tragic segment of his life, which comments meaningfully on addiction and the unpredictable nature of bureaucratic systems."
More than two decades after his prosecution and imprisonment for operating an aircraft while intoxicated, a Northwest Airlines captain breaks from the media frenzy surrounding his firing and public humiliation to offer his own version of events. Read full book review >

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TOM by Lyle Leverich
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Affectionate and affecting, dense with arresting detail, likely to be definitive. (50 b&w photos, not seen) (First printing of 50,000; first serial to the New Yorker)"
Artistically and psychologically acute biography of the great American poet-playwright. Read full book review >

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CHAZZONOS by Lyle Rockler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 20, 2011

"A thoughtful, entertaining look at the ties—music, community, family—that bind."
In this novel, a middle-aged Jewish cantor's life changes after an unexpected inheritance gives him new freedom. Read full book review >

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A DEADLY TAIL by Dixie Lyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"This fourth outing for Whiskey, Tango, and Foxtrot (Marked Fur Murder, 2015, etc.) isn't much of a mystery, but it's a witty, zany story whose delightful animals are vastly entertaining."
Scene-stealing animals are the stars of this ghostly mystery. Read full book review >

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THE MIDA by Lyle Ernst
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2014

"An engaging, complex introduction to a charming supernatural series."
Time-traveling carnies, malevolent spirits, and a triple homicide rock a small Midwestern town in the first volume of Ernst and Sigafus' (Native Elders: Sharing Their Wisdom, 2014) Mida series. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Best here are the period photographs: Allow them to transport you, put grit in your teeth, chill in your bones. (90 full-color illustrations, 150 b&w illustrations, 10 maps) (Book-of-the-Month Club dividend selection; Natural Science Book Club main selection)"
The golden age of expeditions sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History has more than enough potential to be a riveting picture-book topic, but it gets curiously wooden treatment from freelancers Rexer and Klein. Read full book review >

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THE COLONEL AND HUG by Steve Steinberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2015

"A top-notch sports biography."
Many baseball fans think it was Babe Ruth who elevated the fledgling (and flagging) New York Yankees team. In this authoritative new work, Steinberg and Spatz (1921: The Yankees, the Giants, and the Battle for Baseball Supremacy in New York, 2010) shine a light on the indispensable contributions of two behind-the-scenes magicians.Read full book review >

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The Long Home by J.T. Stilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2016

"A sequel presents an ample and pronounced Christian doctrine but has a tale of individuals protecting their home against malicious baddies at its core."
Mortals and immortals reintroducing science and technology to New Earth have their peaceful realm threatened by evil beings planning an uprising in this second installment of a fantasy series. Read full book review >

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LETHALLY BLONDE by Patrice Lyle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 1, 2012

"Like cotton candy, this is fun even if it isn't filling. (Paranormal chick lit. 14 & up)"
A pact with the Devil leads to trouble for one teenage demon. Read full book review >

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Released: April 11, 1985

"Lewis' grave, cheery, heartfelt replies may be a special treat to the reading-and-writing child, as well as to the adult Lewis flock."
This small selection of letters from Lewis to child-readers of the Narnian tales is slight in inself—mainly gratitude for their responsiveness, explanations of the books' order, bits of nature-observation, personal congratulations and regrets—but it is also expressive throughout of his identification with childhood thoughts and feelings, and his sense of literary and religious vocation. Read full book review >