Search Results: "Geore R.R. Washington"


BOOK REVIEW

A GAME OF GROANS by Geore R.R. Washington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 27, 2012

"A featherweight lampoon that could amuse Martin fans with a sense of humor. More obsessive followers may well go medieval."
A pseudonymous author delivers the inevitable satire of George R.R. Martin's epic fantasy (now a hit HBO series). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 10, 2014

"For a picture of strict belief in class distinctions and the stupidity of the fools who accede to the good of the whole, please step this way. For anyone else, take a pass."
As the great-nephew of the first president, Washington writes about a forgotten book he claims molded the Founding Father's personality: H. de Luzancy's A Panegyrick to the Memory of His Grace Frederick, Late Duke of Schonberg (1690). Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 6, 2011

"A well-written, inspirational, uplifting book with spiritual overtones that should spur readers to achieve better things in life."
Advice for succeeding in life, packaged in an easily digestible format. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"A plain history that doesn't take up the social and intellectual issues that drew so many to Theosophy and continue to draw people to its descendant—the New Age movement. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
With healthy skepticism and heavy-handed irony, Washington chronicles the tortuous history of the Theosophic movement. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WE DREAM OF AFRICA by Mimi Washington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 30, 2017

"A turbulent, exciting story of West African revolution."
In Washington's debut novel, a young woman flees racial violence and becomes embroiled in a coup d'état. Read full book review >

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THE UNICORN THIEF by R.R. Russell
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2014

"But readers of the first will need to read this effort, and a third part seems sure to follow. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
In the sequel to Wonder Light (2013), Twig and Ben continue to protect the last free unicorn herd, on Washington's Lonehorn Island. Read full book review >

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THE WONDERFUL PEN OF MAY SWENSON by R.R. Knudson
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 29, 1993

"B&w photos & index not seen. (Biography. 10- 14)"
As Swenson's longtime companion and literary executor's title suggests, this biography centers on the poet's literary evolution. Read full book review >

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ECHOES FROM THE GHETTO by B.W. Washington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 21, 2008

"A thrilling read for fans of gritty fiction."
Debut author Washington's suspense novel, with strong street-lit overtones. Read full book review >

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THE EXILE by Craig Washington
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 4, 2013

"A worthy twisting of fantasy and history."
A masterful melding of fantasy, history, thriller and full-throttle action. Read full book review >