Search Results: "Jeffrey L. Williams"


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NON-FICTION
Released: May 9, 2013

"Accessible and cogently written, this slim volumewould be right at home in a cardiologist's office."
Williams, a cardiologist, details what a pacemaker is and the process of its implantation. Read full book review >

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UNSETTLE THE SCORE by Jeffrey L. Hollman
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An ambitious thriller, successful in nearly every respect."
In Hollman's debut thriller, a car accident leaves a young girl dead, spurring the girl's gangster father, a dormant serial killer and multiple government agencies into action. Read full book review >

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The Buried Symbol by Jeffrey L. Kohanek
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 26, 2016

"While it shows potential, this tale lays the groundwork for future installments instead of delivering a rousing adventure."
A poor young man strives to rise above his station in a rigid society stratified into strict castes in this debut fantasy novel, the first in The Runes of Issalia series.Read full book review >

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UNIT 400 by T. L. Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 30, 2013

"A worthy follow-up espionage tale."
Ex-Navy SEAL Logan Alexander returns in the sequel to Williams' 2012 novel Cooper's Revenge. Read full book review >

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FAITHLESS by John L. Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1998

"Set wisely if plotted none too well, Williams's US debut has just enough true London grit to be engaging as a map of city life, a kind of nostalgic clubbers' A to Z in which intersections of style within the demimonde are artfully done."
An earnest postmortem on the early '80s London club and music scene, framed in a somewhat formulaic murder mystery and narrated by a sadder-but-wiser punk band washout. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 11, 2013

"Good basic guidance and encouragement for those interested in stock trading and real estate."
A debut filled with broad advice, from how to achieve dreams to how to navigate beginner investment deals. Read full book review >

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ROGUE PROGENY by Rolland L. Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2009

"A fun, thoughtful novel that will please fans of more than a few genres."
A virus turns utilitarian androids into sentient beings, heroic and otherwise, in this science-fiction novel. Read full book review >

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THE SILVER TREE by Ruth L. Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 1992

"Meanwhile, the point about responsibility for unforeseen consequences of rash acts is gently but firmly delivered. (Fiction. 10-13)"
When Micki Silver—a moody 11-year-old—stands in what she discovers too late is a magic room and wishes she'd never been born, she's cast back 100 years to when Gregory, a boy who would become her great-great-grandfather, lies dying from an accident. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Unquestionably uneven, but if only 10 percent of the author's claims are true, his report is still quite damning."
A scathing examination of the Roman Catholic Church. Read full book review >

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Quite Happy by L. C. Williams
Released: June 12, 2015

"Williams picks up the baton from Maya Angelou, raising her voice to decry racism and sexism in America."
In her debut chapbook of 18 timely poems, Williams (Humanities/Forsyth Technical Community Coll.) illuminates the African-American condition. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 11, 1994

"Worthwhile if only for Phebe Davis's pungent observations, but also for framing historic patterns of abuse of the mentally ill."
A hundred years of first-person reports from women committed to mental institutions that seem no less distressing in the 20th century than in the 19th. Read full book review >