Search Results: "J.W. Ironmonger"


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COINCIDENCE by J.W. Ironmonger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 18, 2014

"Weighty topics are seamlessly woven into this fast, captivating read."
Ironmonger (The Notable Brain of Maximilian Ponder, 2012, etc.) spins another nimble tale set on two continents, this one exploring the impact of coincidence by following a woman whose life is saturated by it and a man who studies it for a living. Read full book review >

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Guns for Judea by J.W. Yanowitz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2013

"A poignant, if sometimes cloying, marriage of wartime fiction and fact."
A debut novel about a boy's all-too-quick passage into manhood during World War I. Read full book review >

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VERSES IN RED by J.W. Berry
Released: Jan. 3, 2013

"A long, rich and theologically astute epic that dramatizes the challenges of faith."
A panoramic saga of three troubled people and their search for God. Read full book review >

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Forces From Within & Without by J.W. Amran
Released: Feb. 11, 2013

"A solid, if occasionally awkward, thriller."
In this debut alternate-history novel, the U.S. government schemes to destabilize the Soviet Union by supporting a religious revolution in Iran, which causes concern in the U.S. oil industry—and wreaks havoc on a love affair between an American and an Iranian oil executive. Read full book review >

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ALEMETH by J.W. Carvin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2017

"A philosophically challenging look at the inner turmoil of the American South in the 19th century."
A bildungsroman follows a troubled boy's upbringing in a politically charged antebellum South. Read full book review >

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Gol by J.W. Webb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 28, 2015

"An appealing tale set in an enchanted realm offers blunt prose and vivid characters in constant motion."
A complex fantasy novel combines a young man's quest, a noblewoman's nightmare, and a long-slumbering demon. Read full book review >

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Bi by Lawrence J.W. Cooper
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 2, 2015

"A thoughtful retrospective offering an unusual look at bisexuality from a poetic and historic angle."
Cooper pours his heart onto the page in this debut, which is unequal parts autobiography, poetry, and self-help aimed at those who have struggled or are struggling with questions of sexuality, love, and belonging. Read full book review >

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WOODROW WILSON by J.W. Schulte Nordholt
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 15, 1991

"Schulte Nordholt's perceptive focus on Wilson's volatile mind- set—which equated esthetics with ethics and poetics with politics- -is a refreshing change from the more familiar portraits such as August Heckscher's Woodrow Wilson (p. 909). (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs-not seen.)"
From Dutch historian Schulte Nordholt, an evenhanded look at the 28th President. Read full book review >