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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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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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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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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OUR CHANGING WHITE HOUSE by Wendell Garrett
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 18, 1995

"A pleasant volume that does perhaps all it needs to do, which is pique curiosity about the dignified building that symbolizes so much to the American peopleand that, with growing security concerns, may become less and less accessible."
This collection of papers on historical aspects of the White House suffers from both a surplus and a deficit of information. Read full book review >

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The Port Fee by Garrett Dennis
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Plentiful action and a protagonist who unflinchingly braves villains and moral quandaries."
The discovery of two bodies and the possibility of sunken treasure thwart retiree Storm "Ketch" Ketchum's plans for a relaxing trip in this thriller. Read full book review >

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BECAUSE I WANTED YOU by Annie Garrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1997

"Others might find it thin and unsurprising stuff. (Literary Guild alternate selection)"
Garrett's second novel (Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground, 1988) is more polished and less flaky than her debut, though still basically predictable, fun-loving fluff. 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 >

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Half Mortal by Heidi Garrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 21, 2015

"Dynamic characters choose sides on the battlefield and in their hearts, aptly setting the stage for the next book."
In this second installment of a YA fantasy series, a half faerie must decide whether incarnating a wicked entity will stop a fiendish princess from seizing the throne in the Realm of Faerie. Read full book review >

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Released: June 22, 1992

"A cranky test, celebratory of the writer's art, to which some attention may be paid."
The author of more than two dozen works of fiction (Entered From the Sun, 1990, etc.), biography (James Jones, 1984), criticism, poetry, and drama now turns his considerable powers to studied introspection. Read full book review >