Search Results: "J.E. Thompson"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GIRL FROM FELONY BAY by J.E. Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 2013

"A successful turn by a promising new author. (Mystery. 9-12)"
A tale bursting with intrigue and adventure finds its setting deep in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DISAPPEARANCE AT HANGMAN'S BLUFF by J.E. Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Nail-biting suspense, distinctive yet realistic characters and an abundance of local color will win this one lots of fans. (Mystery. 9-12)"
Intrepid sleuths and best friends Abbey Force, descendent of the former owners of Reward Plantation, and Bee Force, descendent of slaves on that same plantation, set out to solve another mystery in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TITANIC THOMPSON by Kevin Cook
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 22, 2010

"Whether a colorful trickster or amoral predator, Thompson becomes an irresistible folk legend in Cook's capable hands."
Former Sports Illustrated editor Cook (Driven: Teen Phenoms, Mad Parents, Swing Science and the Future of Golf, 2008, etc.) provides a raucous retelling of the life of a consummate gambler, grifter and quintessential American character. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KAY THOMPSON by Sam Irvin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"An extremely entertaining chronicle of one of the most distinctive and absurdly gifted personalities in the history of show business."
Funny-faced girl makes good: the extraordinary career of Kay Thompson (1909-1998). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANK THOMPSON by Bryna Stevens
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 1992

"List of sources; period photos & prints; index. (Biography. 10-14)"
Facing an unwanted marriage, Emma Edmonds ran away, escaping pursuit by donning man's clothing and joining the Union army. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RICHARD THOMPSON by Patrick Humphries
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 24, 1997

"Unable to keep his critical eye in soft focus, Humphries finally offers a work that could as easily be produced by stitching together a dozen record reviews and a Rolling Stone interview. (30 photos, not seen)"
This biography of the quintessential ``musicians' musician'' by Englishman Humphries (Small Change: A Life of Tom Waits, 1990, etc.) is too much the work of a music critic and too little the work of an accomplished biographer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOWSHOE THOMPSON by Nancy Smiler Levinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 1992

Based on a historical character, a Norwegian who came to 1850's California, a story about some of the earliest skis in the US. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ZEKE THOMPSON, AMERICAN HERO by Rosa C. Scoushe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2011

"Fun and educational—a unique look at post-Civil War America."
A righteous man traverses Civil War era America and fights for the causes in which he believes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 8, 2005

"A minor footnote in Civil War history."
A modest tale of an immodest 19th-century woman who crossed both enemy and gender lines. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >