Search Results: "Gabriel Zubizarreta"


BOOK REVIEW

DANCING HOME by Alma Flor Ada
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 12, 2011

"Although sometimes wise beyond their years, Margie and Lupe will charm readers as each girl struggles for belonging and acceptance in this realistic novel. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Two cousins, one born in Texas and the other in Mexico, learn the importance of family and friendship. Read full book review >

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LOVE, AMALIA by Alma Flor Ada
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 10, 2012

"A charming story, especially for children facing the loss of grandparents. (recipes) (Fiction. 8-12)"
Ada and Zubizarreta (Dancing Home, 2011) reunite to focus on a young Latina girl coping with loss. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER CENTURY OF WAR? by Gabriel Kolko
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"'The United States itself is now on war's front line—and it will remain there'—until unilateral military adventurism and skullduggery are replaced by a just, thoughtful political agenda, which, the author suggests, may be never."
An intelligent, if windy and repetitive, critique of US foreign policy and the pox it has brought upon the American people. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 1997

"Well aware that his call for increased sexual restraint will be seen as reactionary and homophobic by those who cling to an orgiastic view of gay liberation, he anticipates their arguments and answers them persuasively in this impressive analysis of a pressing social problem. (Author tour)"
A compelling warning about gay culture and the imperative need for a change in beliefs and behavior, issued by a gay activist and journalist. Read full book review >

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NEPTUNE AVENUE by Gabriel Cohen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 5, 2009

"An impeccable procedural plus a poignant love story, intelligent, understated and refreshing."
A murdered friend, a beautiful widow and the borough of Brooklyn loom large in this superb installment from NYPD Detective Jack Leightner (The Graving Dock, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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WILLIAM WYLER by Gabriel Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 22, 2013

"A welcome addition to the literature of filmmaking."
Comprehensive biography of the pioneering Hollywood director, whose oeuvre included such diverse films as Wuthering Heights (1939), Mrs. Miniver (1942) and Funny Girl (1968). Read full book review >

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TEMPLE SECRETS by Susan Gabriel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2015

"Savannah's atmosphere, culture, and history flavor this often-engaging tale of intertwined families."
The secrets and lies of Savannah, Georgia's upper crust come to light in Gabriel's (Circle of the Ancestors, 2014, etc.) Southern Gothic novel. Read full book review >

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A STORY OF SCORPIONS by Gabriel Everett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Not bad for a first novel."
A minister seeks to forge a relationship with the rapist who killed his wife and son: Dead Man Walking recast as a searing psychological thriller. Read full book review >

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HOUSE OF MANY ROOMS by Marius Gabriel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 11, 1998

"Well-written and perfectly paced: a sexy, gripping thriller that doesn't miss a beat."
Gabriel's third romantic suspenser (The Mask of Time, 1994, etc.) is a taut—and tense'story of a woman who must choose between a man she loves and a long-lost daughter, a choice complicated by the fact that either one of them may be a murderer. Read full book review >

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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 5, 2005

"One to avoid."
Would-be SF thriller posits H.G. Wells as having actually experienced the adventures he wrote about. Read full book review >