Search Results: "Jeffery Lay"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"A different view of the financial crisis that raises important questions about business ethics and personal responsibility."
A former Navy fighter pilot and 24-year veteran of the armed forces applies lessons he learned from the Navy to Wall Street. Read full book review >

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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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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"A good true-crime story, with far-reaching implications. (12 b&w photos, not seen)"
Freeman's first book has a subtitle calculated to bring readers up short. Read full book review >

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LAY THE MOUNTAINS LOW by Terry C. Johnston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2000

"You are there, you are really there in Johnston's largest, most complex work: an apt hardcover debut in the series."
A sequel to the paperback Cries from the Earth from the vastly prolific Johnston, whose Plainsmen novels always offer more than just pulp-style rehashes of American history. Read full book review >

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Lay Me Down by L. Marie Cook
Released: July 19, 2011

"An entertaining, cheeky and simple memoir of a rogue teenage girl."
An erotic adventurer and former arts and culture editor debuts with a brusque, unabashed sexual memoir. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A concise, solid biography of 'the first revolutionary abolitionist,' a diminutive man who was decades ahead of his time."
A biography of a nearly forgotten Quaker whose life still resonates. Read full book review >

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Released: June 1, 2010

"Uninspiring but sure to receive media attention."
An impulsive young female boxing enthusiast stumbles through the sordid milieu of professional compulsive gambling. Read full book review >

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WHERE THE DEAD LAY by David Levien
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 7, 2009

"A gifted writer's sophomore slump. Wait till next year."
Indianapolis private eye Frank Behr, who debuted so memorably in City of the Sun (2008), juggles a caseload of felonies that all lead to the same perps. Read full book review >

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LAY IT ON MY HEART by Angela Pneuman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2014

"Both a compassionate and uncompromising coming-of-age tale."
Pneuman's latest raises a tantalizing question about a 21st-century man of faith: How do you know if he's a prophet of God or just in need of some lithium? Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"A plum pudding stuffed with cynical disillusionment, organized and disorganized crime, two Santas, a seasonal miracle, and an ending that earns every bit of its uplift."
An unexpectedly rich Christmas gift: the chance to spend the holidays in a fading suburban Los Angeles shopping mall with Junior Bender, the burglar who moonlights as a "detective for crooks." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 11, 2003

"An unusual tale of war and remembrance, with particular appeal—but perhaps disturbing undertones—for Vietnam and air-combat buffs."
Solidly detailed amalgam of military history and contemporary archaeology, tracing American attempts to recover fallen soldiers. Read full book review >