Search Results: "J.C. Hallman"


BOOK REVIEW

B & ME by J.C. Hallman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 10, 2015

"There are only occasional insights in this frenzied, unabashedly self-indulgent book."
Recounting a literary obsession. Read full book review >

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WM & H'RY by J.C. Hallman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 15, 2013

"A readable treatment of a scholarly subject."
A short critique of the letters between the famous James brothers provides an engaging footnote on the relationship and occasional rivalry between two of the finest minds of modern times. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 23, 2006

"Interesting, but not insightful."
A quirky, ultimately unsatisfying investigation of religious belief. Read full book review >

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LOOKING FOR J.C. by John D. Fitzmorris
Released: Dec. 1, 2008

"Swift and satisfying."
A missing priest incites a search party of businessmen and clergy to his rescue. Read full book review >

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WINK: THE NINJA WHO WANTED TO NAP by J.C. Phillipps
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: March 1, 2011

"Like its predecessor, definitely not a snoozer. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Ah, the price of fame. Read full book review >

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WINK, THE NINJA WHO WANTED TO BE NOTICED by J.C. Phillipps
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Better illustrated than plotted, but entertaining and accessible. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Flamboyant Wink, a flawed but talented young Ninja student, shows that finding one's true calling is as important as working hard. Read full book review >

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WILDMAN by J.C. Geiger
Released: June 6, 2017

"A thought-provoking, hilarious, eloquent story of a young man realizing that the world is much larger than the one set up for him. (Fiction. 14-adult)"
A high school valedictorian takes a madcap left turn in life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 3, 2014

"A vigorously written must-read for exercise enthusiasts primed for the ultimate fitness challenge."
Former New York Times columnist and Rolling Stone rock critic Herz (Joystick Nation: How Videogames Ate Our Quarters, Won Our Hearts, and Rewired Our Minds, 1997, etc.) shares her enthusiasm for the CrossFit strength and conditioning movement. Read full book review >

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Ramedio and the Strangers by J.C. Menapace
Released: Dec. 6, 2012

"Well-crafted and honest."
Menapace (Letting Go of Mama, 2011) crafts a coming-of-age story that builds slowly but unfolds profoundly. Read full book review >

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SEASON OF EVIL, SEASON OF DREAMS by J.C. Weeks
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 16, 2011

"Not much mystery or real suspense, but Weeks shows a nice feeling for her people and their town in this modest series kickoff."
A grisly discovery in South Dakota's Black Hills reveals a series of crimes against children and lays the groundwork for more of the same. Read full book review >

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7TH SON by J.C. Hutchins
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 27, 2009

"For the teenager/conspiracy-theory audience, some good ideas and plenty of action. For more wary, reflective readers, preposterous twaddle."
Seven clones created by a top-secret government program attempt to stop their evil progenitor's insane plans—first of a trilogy developed from a popular podcast. Read full book review >