Search Results: "Erin Prophet"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"A must-read for anyone seeking to understand how cults operate and view themselves in relation to the world."
Page-turning account of growing up at the heart of a fringe religion. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 30, 1998

"The result is critical but well researched and cogently argued."
An absorbing biography of the beloved poet, philosopher, artist, and author of The Prophet. Read full book review >

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BOLD SONS OF ERIN by Owen Parry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 19, 2003

"Parry clearly loves writing about earlier generations on his native turf, and this time he gives us greater suspense than in Honor's Kingdom."
Fifth in the hauntingly rich Abel Jones Civil War series, following Honor's Kingdom and the more recent non-Jones Our Simple Gifts: Civil War Christmas Tales (2002). Read full book review >

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FALSE PROPHET by Donna Banta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 2013

"This novel scores big not because of its mystery but due to its pregnant protagonist and her inexorable fortitude."
In Banta's (The Girls from Fourth Ward, 2012) second murder mystery to feature detective Matt Ryan, the murder of a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints may lead to a killer within the church. Read full book review >

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RED PROPHET by Orson Scott Card
Released: Feb. 5, 1998

The second installment of Card's Tales of Alvin Maker (Seventh Son, 1987), about an alternate frontier America where folk magic works (people have "knacks"), Red men are still very much in evidence, and numerous colonies exist alongside a fledgling US. Read full book review >

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PSYCHEDELIC PROPHET by Glenn A. Segal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 27, 2012

"An engaging, insightful satire on the place of revelation in the modern world."
The story of an unlikely modern-day messiah. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 6, 2009

"A facile retracing of American history on a Mosaic theme—which is not to say Feiler fans won't love it."
A breezy look at the story of Moses and its role in the making of America. Read full book review >

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THERE COMES A PROPHET by David Litwack
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"A must-read page turner."
In a futuristic dystopia, three childhood friends in a small village are made privy to the deceit of the Temple City elders and the existence of an outside world. Read full book review >

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FIRE PROPHET by Jerel Law
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 11, 2012

"Diverting enough as clean escapist fare, but it could have been so much more. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
The second entry in a Christian fantasy series scores high on action and adventure but strikes out when presenting the quieter aspects of religious experience. Read full book review >

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THE PROPHET by Michael Koryta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A compulsively readable novel about brothers on opposite sides of life."
Friday Night Lights meets In Cold Blood in this powerful tale of distant brothers whose torment over the murder of their sister when they were teens is compounded by the murder of another targeted teenage girl—a killing one of the brothers is determined to avenge even if that means committing murder himself. Read full book review >

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LOST PROPHET by John D’Emilio
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 11, 2003

"Eye-opening look at the personal ordeal underlying a revolutionary quest."
Sympathetic, probing biography brings homosexuality to the fore as a factor in the black activist's seminal but largely forgotten role in the civil-rights movement. Read full book review >