Search Results: "J. D. Alt"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ARCHITECT WHO COULDN'T SING by J. D.  Alt
Released: Nov. 22, 2011

"A crusading novel that blends architectural elements with the beauty of nature to evoke the benefits of sustainable development."
A young man receives a mysterious letter and map from the father he once thought dead in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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TIFFANY D. JACKSON
by Alex Heimbach

What happens when a child is charged with murder? Well, it depends. Salacious procedural episodes aside, these cases are so rare that there’s little precedent for how to proceed. When Tiffany D. Jackson came across one such story, of a 10-year-old girl in Maine charged with manslaughter for allegedly shoving pills down the throat of an infant her mother was ...


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7 FANTASY BOOKS HEADING TO FILM AND TV
by John DeNardo

As readers, the idea of our favorite books being turned into film and television production frightens us and excites us. It's scary because so many things can go wrong that could result in – gasp! – an unfaithful adaptation. Yet that doesn't stop us from being excited because we get to re-experience the stories we love. Here are ...


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FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE
by Leila Roy

It took the state six long years to realize I wasn’t a threat to society before they ripped me out of baby jail and put me with Ms. Stein. From one prison to another, that’s all it was. Understand, there’s a big difference between baby jail and juvie, where the rest of the girls in the house come from. Juvie ...
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DAVID GARROW
by Gregory McNamee

Barack Obama has been portrayed as being many things over his life and political career. Some have thought him flippant, coasting by on charm and glibness. Others have thought him suspect. Admirers and detractors both have found him aloof, though very few have doubted the fact of his formidable intelligence.

And admirers and detractors alike have also found Barack Obama ...


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JUAN RULFO
by Richard Z. Santos

Douglas Weatherford, translator of the first English-language version of Juan Rulfo’s second novel The Golden Cockerel, knows that Rulfo isn’t a household name. And Weatherford thinks that’s a tragedy.

“It’s important for English speaking readers, especially in the U.S., to discover Juan Rulfo. For some unfortunate reason he never reached the same acclaim as Jorge Luis Borges, Isabel Allende ...


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BOOK REVIEW

A WITCH IN TIME by Madelyn Alt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 6, 2010

"Maggie's sixth (Where There's a Witch, 2009, etc.) is for those who like a little mystery with their romance."
Though Maggie O'Neill isn't overly impressed by her witchlike powers, she can't help but be pleased when a little voice in her ear helps solve a murder. Read full book review >

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HOME FOR A SPELL by Madelyn Alt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"Fans of Alt's Bewitching Mysteries will enjoy an unanticipated ending along with the eminently predictable continuing romance."
Maggie O'Neill's search for a new apartment in Stony Mill, Ind., leads her to yet another murder. Read full book review >

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JUST A LITTLE MIRACLE by D. J. Irwin
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 7, 2013

"A familiar boy-meets-girl romance with a trouble-free storyline that may find many fans."
A traditional, uplifting debut romance novel about a widow who finds love again. Read full book review >

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FEVER RUN by J. D. Proffitt
Released: Oct. 11, 2013

"An average story on an impressive canvas."
Proffitt (Manchester Bluff, 2011) highlights forgotten aspects of local and national history in his second competent work of Civil War-era fiction. Read full book review >

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OUT OF THE RABBIT HOLE AND INTO LIFE by J. D. Bankfarm
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"A middle-aged, male Bridget Jones survives cancer and seeks his soul mate."
In Bankfarm's memoir, he describes his life as a newly divorced banker who entered the world of online dating and was diagnosed with melanoma and successfully survived both ordeals. Read full book review >