Search Results: "Henriette Lazaridis Power"


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THE CLOVER HOUSE by Henriette Lazaridis Power
Released: April 9, 2013

"Well-paced and filled with likable, plausibly flawed characters."
Happily ensconced in Boston with her fiance, Jonah, Callie's only real trouble is her hesitancy about marrying him. That is, until her cousin Aliki phones from Greece to tell her that her beloved Uncle Nestor has died, and the funeral is in two days. So why didn't her mother tell her sooner? Read full book review >

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ROOFWALKER by Susan Power
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"An interesting perspective on an unfamiliar world. Tales that are well crafted but ultimately rather repetitive."
Twelve pieces, a combination of fiction and nonfiction, describe life among Native Americans who have left the reservations and entered mainstream society. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD REMAINS by Nani Power
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Adroitly told, but never quite demonstrates its relevance."
Second-novelist Power (Crawling at Night, 2001) proves resolutely that the South will never rise again. Read full book review >

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REGINE'S BOOK by Regine Stokke
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 24, 2012

"A heartfelt and visually appealing window into Regine's last year. (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
"My ultimate dream for this blog is that it will be published as a book after my death," wrote Norwegian teenager Stokke, who blogged about her experience living with leukemia. Read full book review >

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BATTLE CRY by Kris Power
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 5, 2014

"An experience-based Christian guide for overcoming turmoil through prayer and faith."
Power, a Christian mother, offers her first autobiography, a self-help book to provide solace to other Christian women in a difficult, challenging world. Read full book review >

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THE LOST SOULS’ REUNION by Suzanne Power
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2003

"A bit heavy-handed at times but affecting even so."
An ornate and moving debut about a young Irish woman's return to her ancestral home, where she attempts to make peace with her family's troubled history. Read full book review >

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DRUGS UNLIMITED by Mike Power
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"A compelling, accessible perspective on the global e-tail drug market."
A comprehensive report on how the Internet has revolutionized illicit narcotic sales. Read full book review >

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GREEN DOLL: MOTHER AMERICA'S SON by Doug Power
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 2013

"A thoughtful exploration of racism and the multifaceted characters are the biggest draws in this rigorous family melodrama."
In Power's drama (Being White: A Memoir, 2012), a black woman starts a relationship with a rich white man, who may help her and her family have a better life. Read full book review >

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THE GRASS DANCER by Susan Power
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 3, 1994

"Startling and complex, but always in the most natural way. (First serial to the Paris Review, VLS, and the Atlantic Monthly; Book-of-the-Month Club/Quality Paperback Book Club selections; author tour)"
Power's potent debut is less a novel than a multilayered portrait of a North Dakota Sioux community. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 15, 2002

"A well-reasoned argument for the moral necessity of halting genocide wherever it occurs, and an unpleasant reminder of our role in enabling it, however unwittingly."
The executive director of Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy presents a superb analysis of the US government's evident unwillingness to intervene in ethnic slaughter. Read full book review >