Search Results: "J.E. Poulson"


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PARADOX by J.E. Poulson
Released: Aug. 16, 2012

"A gripping mystery with sci-fi elements and an endearing protagonist."
In Poulson's debut novel, a London inspector searches for an elusive serial killer who seems to have been killing for nearly a century. Read full book review >

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The Summertime  Adventures of the Seward School Bombers by J.E. Tooley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 18, 2013

"A robust and often hilarious, if somewhat slow-paced, bildungsroman."
Tooley's comic debut novel follows the anarchic misadventures of a gang of boys coming-of-age in Arizona's Sonora Desert in the late 1960s. Read full book review >

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Crossing Borders by J.E. Wells
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 18, 2016

"An ambitious and topical story about a courageous Southern lawyer."
A Mexican drug cartel and a U.S. senator target an attorney after he takes a case involving illegal immigration in this debut thriller. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1997

"Muddled intentions, combined with the unconvincing specter of a world full of HALs controlling their makers, diminish Rawlins's latest effort to enlighten us about our future."
An uninspiring review of the history of the computer, and an evaluation of its impact on our society today and in decades to come. Read full book review >

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Jesus Delayed by J.E. Gulbrandsen
NON-FICTION
Released: July 25, 2016

"An important contribution to Evangelical thought."
A radical reinterpretation of the Bible and the core of mainstream Evangelical theology. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER IS ACADEMIC by Christine Poulson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 7, 2004

"Poulson's debut offers charming proof of Raymond Chandler's remark about the viciousness with which academics pursue their careers."
Even if you feel that your professor has the power of life and death over you, is that any reason to drown her while she's grading your work? Read full book review >

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STAGE FRIGHT by Christine Poulson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 16, 2005

"Poulson deftly keeps up the tension while manipulating the roles characters play on and off the stage: an academic cozy with attitude."
Professor Cassandra James (Murder Is Academic, 2004), adapting the Victorian warhorse East Lynne for the stage, discovers that the real melodrama is happening behind the scenes. Read full book review >

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THOR SPEAKS! by Vicky Alvear Shecter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Showing uncommon foresight, Thor bids adieu with a 'See ya next time, kid!' Return trips are definitely in the offing. (list of gods and monsters, glossary, sources, map, index) (Mythology. 10-13)"
Mortals, do you dare follow the god of "strength and weather and mighty muscles" on a tour through Norse mythology? Read full book review >

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HADES SPEAKS! by Vicky Alvear Shecter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"'I'll see you on the other side,' Hades leers—'sooner or later.' At least the terra won't be completely incognita. (index) (Mythology. 10-13)"
A tour of the ancient Greek (and Roman) underworld, squired by Hades and his lovely wife, Persephone. Read full book review >