Search Results: "George A. Fox"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MOONHAWKER by George A. Fox
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2011

"Fox fuses tantalizing action, adventure and memorable characters with nearly three decades of real-life experience to deliver an addictive page turner with blistering intensity."
When ever-resilient, stubborn Atticus Gunner teams up with Butch Gorpon to uncover the mystery behind the deaths in an island community, the duo discovers that something far greater is in the works. Read full book review >

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HIDDEN AGENDA by George A. Mathewson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 20, 2013

"An intriguing, though slightly undercooked, post-9/11 pulse-pounder."
This political thriller examines the ethics of data collection by the U.S. government going into the 2003 Iraq War. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1999

"Readers interested in good writing to go along with their armchair travel are advised to turn to Douglas Mawson's Home of the Blizzard and Richard Byrd's Alone."
A latecomer in the recent spate of books on the history of Antarctic exploration—and one that disproves the adage "Better late than never." Read full book review >

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GEORGE SAUNDERS
by David L. Ulin

George Saunders never meant to write a novel. Or maybe he had come to a certain acceptance about his work. “I had gotten to the place,” he admits, over the phone from Santa Cruz, California, where he is on book tour, “where I was all right with not writing a novel. You know, me and Alice Munro: we don’t ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 20, 2012

"A disjointed narrative of one man's time at sea during World War II."
Capt. Dan Cornwell chronicles his memories of life at sea during World War II. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 30, 2012

"An affecting portrait of a culture as it comes to terms with class struggles and major economic change for some."
While recovering from a near fatal disease, Zhang (Strategies for Investment in the Stock Market, 2007, etc). penned this hefty but fast-paced tale of a young businessman's life during the economic reform policies of Deng Xiaoping. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1994

"High marks for being both instructive and entertaining."
A demanding but rewarding report that illuminates what neurology can now tell us about the human brain. Read full book review >

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SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for Wonderful Feels Like This by Sara Lövestam, translated by Laura A. Wideburg

Cover Story: Underbar
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale:
 7
Talky Talk: Straight Up, Swedish Style
Bonus Factors:
 Jazz, Kickass Jazz Mentor
Ambivalence Factor: Bullying
Relationship Status: 'S Wonderful

Cover Story: Underbar

The brightness! The colors! The '80s Boy George hat ...


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BAD RELIGION
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for The Violet Hour (The Violet Hour Book 1) by Whitney A. Miller

Cover Story: Smoke Gets In Your Big Face
BFF Charm: Caution
Swoonworthy Scale:
 1
Talky Talk: Figuratively Speaking
Bonus Factor:
 Cult
Relationship Status: Memorable Fling That Wants to Come Back for More

 

Cover Story: Smoke Gets In Your Big Face

A vaguely ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2015

"Although the prose can plod, the information and insights engage in a rousing race for the end zone."
Three academics from Marquette University, one of whom (Koonce) is a former NFL player, apply some sociological techniques to analyzing the situations of ex-NFL players. Read full book review >

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MOTORCYCLE MUSINGS
by Bobbi Dumas

Two fave authors have books coming out early next month, and I thought I’d make sure these titles are on your radar screen.

Laura Kaye and Julie Ann Walker always promise heart-stopping action and breathtaking romance, and if you haven’t read these two yet, then I recommend you get on that right away!

They’re both romance bestsellers, so I expect ...


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