Search Results: "Gerry House"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 4, 2014

"House doesn't take himself, country music or his book too seriously. Pass."
A veteran country broadcaster mixes memoir with anecdotes and corny jokes. Read full book review >

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BESTIAL NOISE by Tin House
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2003

"Sexy and worthwhile."
Tin House has quickly become one of the country's most noticed literary magazines—and herewith some of its contributors. Read full book review >

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HOME BODY by Gerry Boyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2004

"Complex characters and strong storytelling remain staples of this sturdy, worthwhile series (Borderline, 1998, etc.)."
Reporter Jack McMorrow, soon to be a dad, confronts another dad who may be a murderer. Read full book review >

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NO PLACE TO HIDE by Gerry Carroll
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Still, the intense drama of a nation's collapse, combined with jolting action scenes, carries you through the polemical discourse."
A gritty, realistic, and sometimes preachy final installment in the late Carroll's Vietnam War trilogy (North S.A.R., 1991; Ghostwriter One, 1993). Read full book review >

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LIFELINE by Gerry Boyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 16, 1996

"For all his manly virtue, you can't help liking the guy."
In his first day on the job as court reporter for the Kennebec Observer, former Times newsman Jack McMorrow (Bloodline, 1995, etc.) files a story featuring battered Donna Marchant. Read full book review >

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OCTAVIA E. BUTLER by Gerry Canavan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2016

"Scholarship for science-fiction scholars."
A deep reading of the work of the late science-fiction master. Read full book review >

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ELI THE GOOD by Silas House
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Readers will want to keep an eye out for future works by this talented writer. (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
The summer of 1976 was when ten-year-old Eli Book first knew his father, when he "first saw the war inching its way beneath his skin, behind his eyes." Read full book review >

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UNINVITED by Richard House
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"The heady first days of a relationship and the daily hardships of a life on the edge create narrative tension that builds steadily but in unexpected ways: the result is a story memorable in its complexity and depth."
Second novel from British author House (Bruiser, not reviewed): an intricate, tangled tale about two weeks of romance and violence in squatters' London. Read full book review >

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FRANCIS OF ASSISI by Adrian House
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 23, 2001

"A labor of love, but hagiography nonetheless. (4 maps; 14 color illustrations)"
An admiring biography of the medieval Italian saint. Read full book review >

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THE KILLS by Richard House
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Ambitious and often brilliant. But, as one character says, 'It's confusing.' And so it is."
A sprawling, subterranean, sometimes-surreal novel of the new world order, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, in which Bolaño and Pynchon wave in passing as we dodge between IEDs and sinister plots. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 1989

From the crusading author of Murder and Madness (1983) and Trial by Fire (1986), an entertaining indictment of the American legal system. Read full book review >