Search Results: "Gian Sardar"


BOOK REVIEW

YOU WERE HERE by Gian Sardar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2017

"An impressive if flawed debut with a touch of the otherworldly."
A woman, haunted by terrible dreams, digs into her grandmother's past, uncovering a tragic love triangle and a stunning crime. Read full book review >

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PSYCHIC JUNKIE by Sarah Lassez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 11, 2006

"Entertaining fluff."
Just when you'd think memoirs couldn't get more self-parodying, a first-time author spills all about her obsession with psychics. Read full book review >

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WRONG TURN by Gian Gentile
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"A forcefully presented, corrective analytical approach to today's headline-grabbing orthodoxy."
"The story on which the current practice of [counterinsurgency] depends…is a myth [and] a recipe for perpetual war," insists Gentile (Securing the Snake's Head: The Question of Air Power as a Political Instrument in the Post Cold-War Security Environment, 2012, etc.), a former Iraq War commander and director of the military history program at West Point. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOVE, THE APP by Lowell A. Siff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2014

"Visually distinctive and emotionally atmospheric, but the perfunctory storyline limits its audience appeal. (iPad storybook app. 6-8, adult)"
Sophisticated animation and understated music complement a poignant if truncated tale first published in 1964. Read full book review >