Search Results: "Janice T. Connell"


BOOK REVIEW

The Spiritual Journey of George Washington by Janice T. Connell
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 30, 2013

"A heartfelt exploration of Washington's Christianity that will find an appreciative audience among both the faithful and the patriotic."
George Washington: soldier, patriot, president—saint? This book parses the founding father's achievements through the lens of Christian theology, making some surprising observations along the way. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1998

"But the impact of the book as a whole is held back by the small size of its color reproductions, which assigns to the hugeness of California a mincing, unconvincing Victorianism."
paper 0-520-21432-3 A tad predictably, this survey of works on paper that emerged from California at around the time of the gold rush (1848) abounds in picturesque views of duly mountainous landscapes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Analogies for Young Kids Book 2 by Jan Zebrack
Released: Dec. 15, 2014

"An engaging, imaginative way to teach critical thinking to kids."
Zebrack (Analogies for Young Kids: Book 1, 2014, etc.) illustrates simple analogies to further a child's analytical and critical thinking skills. Read full book review >

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THE HIGH HUNT by Adam Connell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 24, 2013

"Explosive action in the far future."
Energetic, edgy sci-fi with a Game of Thrones bent. Read full book review >

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JOHN T. EDGE
by Megan Labrise

John T. Edge’s The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South is no mere paean to peanuts, homage to hominy, and laudation to lard. Like the nutritive broth for which it’s named, this title is more substantive than it appears at a glance.

“One the primary aims of my book,” says Edge, a native Georgian who lives ...


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BOOK REVIEW

LAY SAINTS by Adam Connell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 23, 2012

"A stylish reimagining of the psychic mystery genre."
Influence peddling—the telepathic kind—fuels the big city in this hard-boiled but soulful fantasy thriller. Read full book review >

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TOTAL SECESSION by Adam Connell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Full of fury and feeling, sure to interest fans of crime novels, thrillers and alternate futures."
Connell (Lay Saints, 2012) offers a tough but touching futuristic thriller. Read full book review >

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BRINGING IN FINN by Sara Connell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Noteworthy mainly due to the remarkable circumstances of Finn's birth."
The story of a 61-year-old woman who served as the gestational carrier for her grandson. Read full book review >