Search Results: "J.C. Weeks"


BOOK REVIEW

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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NON-FICTION
Released: May 16, 2003

"Historians will take issue with some of the interpretations, but general readers will find this a lucid introduction to the days before the tide was turned."
Absorbing day-by-day account of the dark time when Britain seemed certain to go down in defeat to Nazi Germany. 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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FOUR WEEKS, FIVE PEOPLE by Jennifer Yu
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 2, 2017

"Though not perfect, moving and of interest to teens experiencing similar stresses. (Fiction. 14-16)"
Five teens work on their mental health during four weeks at a wilderness-therapy camp. Read full book review >

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Seven Weeks to Forever by Jennifer Farwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2015

"Appealing characters and a warm, sparkly love story tinged with wish fulfillment."
In this YA paranormal romance, a teenage girl has just a few weeks to live—and now a handsome stranger needs her help or he'll die too. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"Little of what's included seems like more than a one-time experience, providing diversion rather than transformational depth."
A blog sparks more of a self-help attitude than a book. Read full book review >

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THREE WEEKS IN DECEMBER by Audrey Schulman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2012

"Advocacy fiction—a little preachy and obvious but also genuinely passionate about both the cause of African wildlife and the sensory experience of Africa, which Schulman brings to tactile life."
Two Americans have life-altering experiences in Africa a century apart in this environmentalist adventure novel from Schulman (A House Named Brazil, 2000, etc.). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2008

"A powerful mix of opinion, reporting and poignant recollection."
Newsweek columnist and McLaughlin Group pundit Clift combines a journalist's account of the political circus surrounding Terri Schiavo's death with the personal story of the death of her husband, Tom Brazaitis. Read full book review >

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Twelve Weeks in Spring by James Montgomery
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 3, 2014

"Eloquent meditations on the healing power of Christian community, offered in the sobering aftermath of a church community's dissolution."
A series of hopeful messages for a church in crisis. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 6, 2011

"Andrew's intentions are beyond reproach, but his tendency to preach his lessons learned without allowing readers to experience the learning alongside him makes the memoir less effective and memorable than if he were to detail in more depth the recovery he helped advance."
Andrew's memoir of time spent as an independent aid worker in earthquake-stricken Haiti details the red tape faced by large aid organizations. Read full book review >