Search Results: "Harlow Giles Unger"


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JOHN QUINCY ADAMS by Harlow Giles Unger
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"A fine examination of a life, well deserving a place alongside David McCullough's study of Adams père."
A neglected president receives his due as a statesman and practical politician. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 15, 2011

"Well-delineated, contrarian history—though it may disappoint readers looking for an inspiring tale of freedom lovers thumbing their noses at despotism."
A solidly researched account of the 1773 Boston Tea Party. Read full book review >

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HENRY CLAY by Harlow Giles Unger
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"In this lucid, exemplary biography, Unger focuses on not just Clay, but also on the formation of the early republic, a time too little studied today. An excellent introduction to a turbulent era."
A comprehensive biography of the statesman whom Abraham Lincoln called "the ideal politician." Read full book review >

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MR. PRESIDENT by Harlow Giles Unger
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"A highly focused book concentrating on a small but significant part of the evolution of American government."
What starts out as a hagiographic testimony to George Washington matures into the thorough treatment readers expect from prolific history writer Unger (John Quincy Adams, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"A worthy attempt to rescue Monroe from obscurity for a mainstream audience."
Cogent reexamination of a relatively neglected American icon. Read full book review >

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JOHN MARSHALL by Harlow Giles Unger
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"A vigorous account of an influential American life."
A cradle-to-grave biography of the U.S. Supreme Court's longest-serving chief justice. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 15, 2010

"A fine appreciation—and explanation—of freedom's champion."
A veteran biographer specializing in the Founding Fathers offers a short, sharp life of the Virginia patriot. Read full book review >

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FIRST FOUNDING FATHER by Harlow Giles Unger
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"A sturdy, instructive biography of the 'first of the Founding Fathers to call for independence, first to call for union, and first to call for a bill of rights.'"
In public awareness, Richard Henry Lee (1732-1794) has slipped into the cracks of historical anonymity; this book pulls him back into the light. Read full book review >

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LAMAR GILES
by Megan Labrise

Lamar Giles knows how to write fun, feisty, and fully realized female protagonists.

In Overturned, poker prodigy Nikki Tate lives in a Las Vegas casino, kicks butt on and off the soccer field, and cunningly pursues a murder suspect the police don’t seem to want to find.

“The key—and this is the approach the first time I wrote a female ...


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DON'T LOOK DOWN
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for The Edge of Everything (Untitled #1) by Jeff Giles

Cover Story: Bring an Extinguisher
BFF Charm: Meh
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Paranormal Boy Meets Girl
Bonus Factor: Bounty Hunter From Hell
Factor: Series Starter
Anti-Bonus Factor: Instalove
Relationship Status: I’ll Be Back


Cover Story: Bring an Extinguisher

Is that snow on fire? Something tells me this ...


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DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY by Jennifer Harlow
Released: Aug. 8, 2013

"Though the vampire and werewolf love triangle Harlow (What's a Witch to Do?, 2013, etc.) presents has recently become a familiar trope, her crime-fighting spin adds something new."
A telekinetic crime fighter finds a visit home for the holidays just as dangerous as her day job. Read full book review >