Search Results: "Jean Wong"


BOOK REVIEW

SLEEPING WITH THE GODS by Jean Wong
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"A playful collection for romance readers who may wonder what the Greek gods are up to these days."
A slim but passionate debut story collection about modern men and women having passionate affairs with human incarnations of ancientGreek gods. Read full book review >

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QUACKERS by Liz Wong
by Liz Wong, illustrated by Liz Wong
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 22, 2016

"Both relevant and adorable. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A cat who thinks he's a duck learns about himself. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 17, 1996

"Tellingly detailed recollections of the journeys of an observant and engaged traveler through interesting times. (Author tour)"
A crackerjack journalist's (she's a George Polk Award winner) immensely entertaining and enlightening account of what she learned during several extended sojourns in the People's Republic of China. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 6, 2012

"Required reading for those interested in the Green Berets or life in the U.S. Army."
More accounts about the life and making of a U.S. Special Forces officer from author Wong (Yellow Green Beret: Volume I, 2011). Read full book review >

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SWEARING OFF STARS by Danielle Wong
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"An engaging romantic tale that also calls for equality."
An American student at the University of Oxford in 1919 falls in love with a dynamic women's rights activist in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"A joyful return to the paroxysms of laughter lurking in the American Midwest."
Violence, soy sauce and zombie survivalists abound in this clever and funny sequel to John Dies at the End (2009). Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"While not as action-packed as the first two Yellow Green Beret books, this third certainly holds its own for readers interested in the U.S. military and life at West Point."
The third installment from author Wong (Yellow Green Beret Vol. II, 2012, etc.) about the nitty-gritty realities of life as a U.S. Special Forces officer. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2003

"Despite the often grim developments, energetic and upbeat reportage from the parental frontlines."
Unabashedly emotional, at times cloyingly cute memoir of how Chinese-American actor Wong and his partner became parents. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN KNEES by Shawn Wong
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 23, 1995

"Sadly, the reader has no such blinders on. (An excerpt appeared in the anthology Charlie Chan is Dead, 1993.) (Author tour)"
Seattle poet/essayist Wong's second novel (after Homebase, 1991, not reviewed): a satirical exploration of ethnic-American love whose characters' addiction to sociological rhetoric gets in their (and their readers') way. Read full book review >