Search Results: "Garrett Hongo"


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VOLCANO by Garrett Hongo
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 23, 1995

"Lyrical and aching in all the right measures, a finely crafted piece of work distilled to its essence."
A strikingly elegant family history, shot through with a poet's appreciation of Hawaiian geology. Read full book review >

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GARRETT IN WEDLOCK by Paul Mandelbaum
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 7, 2004

"Stories that, like Garrett and his new family, work better together."
It's her domestic turmoil—he's just in it—in this deft debut by Mandelbaum. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 24, 2012

"Plain Janes and lovelorn teens will appreciate the sound self-help tips and be inspired by the stronger, deserves-better Sadie who emerges, ready to give love another chance. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
A story about creating one's own identity is as common as a cup of joe but this is a bolder brew than most. The natural sweetener: Love is on the horizon for Sadie. Read full book review >

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WHEN THE BALLS DROP by Brad Garrett
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2015

"Garrett's celebrity status and comic take on the second half of life will draw readers in, but his occasionally hateful diatribes might put some of them off."
A clarion call to men pushing 50 from "an optimistic pessimist." Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"Readers looking for easy money may be discouraged by Sutton's demonstration of just how complex real estate money can be, but others will find helpful guidelines, tips and tricks presented in a clear, engaging style."
Investing in real estate is as easy as understanding the tax code and personal-injury law, according to this informative but daunting primer, part of the Rich Dad Advisors series. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Part survival guide, part cautionary tale, a volume in which every aspiring entrepreneur should invest."
Accomplished attorney and author Sutton (Start Your Own Corporation, 2012, etc.) presents a second volume on how to build a well-protected business from the ground up. Read full book review >

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FREE BIRD by Greg Garrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 2002

"Flashbacks to Forester's marriage are compelling, but they get lost in the overwritten and overemotional drama of the whole."
Predictable debut in which an attorney turned soul musician who blames himself for the tragic accident that killed his wife and young son hits the road in search of—yes—his soul. Read full book review >

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CUTIE BEAR by Garrett Hedman
by Garrett Hedman, illustrated by Garrett Hedman, developed by Garrett Hedman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2013

"Not quite ready for prime time, but with major revisions to the text, this could be an Appus cutimus. (iPad storybook app. 5-7)"
A teddy bear's search for self leads to encounters with three real bears. Read full book review >

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THE KING OF BABYLON SHALL NOT COME AGAINST YOU by George Garrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 1996

"A provocative riff on the not-so-distant past, though more an entertaining colloquium on the state of the nation than a page-turning investigative yarn. (Author tour)"
Trying to make sense of the then and now, a journalist revisits his Florida hometown to investigate the mayhem that occurred there in April 1968, the same week that Martin Luther King was assassinated, and turns in a story whose denouement is secondary to the always engaging storytelling. Read full book review >

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ANGEL FLYING TOO CLOSE TO THE GROUND by Annie Garrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"No dissonant notes or other clunkers here, just a rather monotonous, predictable melody. (First serial to Good Housekeeping)"
Love lost, love regained is really the only theme of this remarkably slight romance debut from celebrity journalist Garrett (a.k.a. Read full book review >

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THE LAST TO DIE by Kelly Garrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2017

"Garrett's failure to produce any sympathetic characters makes her debut tough going."
Burglaries turn deadly for a group of spoiled teenagers. Read full book review >