Search Results: "Hannah Luce"


BOOK REVIEW

FIELDS OF GRACE by Hannah Luce
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"A tender, Christian-based memoir of love and friendship."
One young woman's struggle with her faith. Read full book review >

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WOLVES IN THE WALLS
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Of Scars and Stardust by Andrea Hannah

Cover Story: Sisterly Flub

BFF Charm: Nope

Swoonworthy Scale: 5

Talky Talk: Where Is My Mind?

Bonus Factors: Unreliable Narrator

Relationship Status: Visiting Privileges

 

Cover Story:  Sisterly Flub

These (brunette, not blonde) girls are in a snowy forest, not a cornfield. Why they are holding each other (and ...


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FICTION & LITERATURE

"A complex, sometimes-muddled novel but one that's worthy of comparison to Pynchon's work."
Luce's (The Mount of Meggido, 2013) latest installment of the Blue Battalion Chronicles. Read full book review >

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Released: March 20, 2012

"A thorough treatment from an atheistic perspective, with numerous examples but few original hypotheses."
Luce sets out to explain why only science and logic are reliable guides for morality. Read full book review >

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Released: June 13, 2012

"Frequently silly and violent though occasionally insightful, the plot can be difficult to follow though by no means impossible. Rooting for characters who, for instance, respond to an 'air-head' driver by saying 'Yah…and she's obviously got air-brakes too' proves much more difficult."
Luce's zany, near-future adventure (Chasing Davis, 2012). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 16, 2007

"Clearly, India will occupy an ever-greater place on the world stage in the coming years, and Luce's well-written account provides useful notes on that growth."
Illuminating survey of modern India, a state struggling to take its place among world leaders while battling structural inequalities that impede its progress. Read full book review >

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LIFE IN THE BIG EASY
by David Rapp

Novelists love New Orleans. Its hot, humid summers, dazzling architecture, unique gastronomical delights, and diverse culture have proven irresistible, providing the colorful backdrop for a wide range of fiction—from literary classics, such as John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces and Walker Percy’s The Moviegoer, to such popular genre outings as Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles series and John Grisham’s ...


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THE RETREAT OF WESTERN LIBERALISM by Edward Luce
NON-FICTION
Released: June 13, 2017

"Learned and well-considered, but if indeed Western liberal values are in danger of extinction, readers may seek more urgency."
Trump, Putin, Kim, Xi: given the current lineup, can the ideals of the Enlightenment endure? Read full book review >

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PULL ME UNDER by Kelly Luce
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"A potentially interesting story sapped of interest by slow pacing and lack of character development."
Debut novel from the award-winning author of the story collection Three Scenarios in Which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail (2013). Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 18, 2017

"A cogent work that displays some rough edges while exploring a dizzying breadth of material on lawmakers and religion."
A debut book presents a wide-ranging critique of America's problems—and the world's—both political and spiritual. Read full book review >

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THE RED BOAT by Hannah Cumming
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"A deftly delivered lesson on facing life's little challenges. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A "magic" boat offers a lonely girl a whole new world...of imagination. Read full book review >