Search Results: "Geoffrey Girard"


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PROJECT CAIN by Geoffrey Girard
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Stick with Wells and Lyga; this muddle is just plain insulting. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
Weaponized serial-killer clones are on the loose, and one of their own teams up with the agent who's hunting them down. Read full book review >

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TRUTHERS by Geoffrey Girard
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"No truth here. (author's note, selected bibliography, websites) (Fiction. 14-18)"
A white, teenage girl is drawn into the shadowy world of 9/11 conspiracy theorists when her PTSD-afflicted veteran father gives her a cryptic set of clues. Read full book review >

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CAIN'S BLOOD by Geoffrey Girard
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Mostly suited for horror fans with an interest in real-life serial killers and with exceptionally strong stomachs."
A former Black Ops soldier with a troubled history is called in after a deranged geneticist creates multiple clones of famous serial killers and then releases them into the world. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1997

"Alternately infuriating and engrossing, this messy little book is worth reading for its scattering of imaginative, challenging, and fruitful insights."
A literary critic explores ``mimetic desire'' and the sacred in Dostoevsky's novels. Read full book review >

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HIS OLDEST FRIEND by Sonny Girard
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 7, 2005

"At times trite and a tad portentous, the writing nonetheless reveals two sincere souls."
A Latino teenager and an old woman wrestle with angels and demons during a four-year friendship at the nursing home where she lives and he works. Read full book review >

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TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE by Philippe Girard
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 22, 2016

"A groundbreaking biography that underscores the difficulties of leading slaves to freedom and avoiding violent extremes."
A biography of the man who challenged the power of the leading empires of his day and led the only successful slave revolt in human history. Read full book review >

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STORIES FROM THE BLUE MOON CAFÉ by Sonny Girard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 19, 2002

"Eschewing most of the usual clichés of southern writers—but not self-consciously trying to avoid them either—Blue Moon Café is a decidedly tasty buffet."
The satisfying result of a bunch of southern writers deciding: "Hey! Let's put out an anthology!" Read full book review >

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THE POET OF TOLSTOY PARK by Sonny Girard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2005

"More pleasures here from the novel's moral clarity than from those traditional sources, plot and character."
How do you prepare for death? With bare feet and a head full of precepts, if you're the protagonist of Brewer's didactic first outing. Read full book review >

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BLOOD OF OUR FATHERS by Sonny Girard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 4, 1991

"Strong storytelling that lacks the originality of The Godfather but has many writerly touches and a wonderful bloom of authenticity."
Entertaining Mafia reprise, written by the pseudonymous Girard while serving a seven-year prison sentence for racketeering. Read full book review >

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MADAME PICASSO by Anne Girard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A visionary artist and his muse deserve an equally visionary portrait; instead, Girard offers a canvas of the thinnest watercolor."
The romance between Pablo Picasso and the mysterious muse of his early Cubist period, Eva Gouel, inspired several of the master's convention-defying works, including Ma Jolie, and is now the subject of this novel. Read full book review >

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CHOOSING YOUR OWN PATH
by Leila Roy

Everyone wants something different from me. It’s like one second, I should be a better dude. I should stop being such a girly douche, and I should just man up. Then, it’s the opposite: I’m too much of a guy, and it’s not right. I should be a girl, because that’s what I’m supposed to be.

The thing is, I’m ...


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