Search Results: "Jena M. Steinmetz"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 14, 2013

"A grand tale told well."
In this notable debut penned by his granddaughter, a World War II veteran recalls action in the Pacific fleet. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A fascinating supplement to the typical maternity guide."
Popular-science writer Pincott (Do Gentlemen Really Prefer Blondes?, 2008, etc.) provides a lively, accessible romp through the science of pregnancy. Read full book review >

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MOURNING WARS by Karen Steinmetz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 17, 2010

"As such, her leisurely paced narrative with its poetic attention to detail and insight into character may serve interested readers with a more contemporary and respectful perspective than older 'Indian Captive' stories. (Historical fiction. 11-14)"
Eunice Williams lives the strictly controlled life of a seven-year-old Puritan child in 1704 Deerfield, in colonial Massachusetts. Read full book review >

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JOHN NEWMAN
by Rhett Morgan

In 1992, John Newman prepared to celebrate finishing his Ph.D., securing a book deal with Warner Books for the release of his dissertation, JFK and Vietnam, and having worked directly with Oliver Stone as consultant on the film JFK. But a brief call from the National Security Agency put all of that in jeopardy. Newman was warned that his ...


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HISTORY
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Index. (Nonfiction. 7+)"
Joseph Janney Steinmetz, a well-known photographer who worked for Life and The Saturday Evening Post, lived in Sarasota, Florida, where the circus in its winter quarters was a favorite subject. Read full book review >

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CHOOSING YOUR OWN PATH
by Leila Roy

Everyone wants something different from me. It’s like one second, I should be a better dude. I should stop being such a girly douche, and I should just man up. Then, it’s the opposite: I’m too much of a guy, and it’s not right. I should be a girl, because that’s what I’m supposed to be.

The thing is, I’m ...


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TRY SOMETHING NEW: DEBUT SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY NOVELS
by John DeNardo

Are you feeling stuck in a literary rut? Dr. John has the cure!

OK, I confess. I am not an actual doctor, but I do have a tempting selection of notable debut novels that just hit the bookstore shelves. If you're looking for something new, read one of these and call me in the morning...

 

Like a Fly ...


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ALL IS NOT LOST
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Teach Me to Forget by Erica M. Chapman

Cover Story: In the Clouds
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale: 8
Talky Talk: Heavy, Yet Hopeful
Anti-Bonus Factor: Suicide
Relationship Status: Here For You

Trigger Warning: Teach Me to Forget deals with attempted suicide, suicidal thoughts, cutting, severe depression, how suicide affects the people who are ...


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BOOK REVIEW

MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 6, 2011

"A well-constructed story that lays a promising foundation for the rest of the series."
Silva's thriller introduces Meagan Maloney, a private investigator whose search for a missing person draws her into a deeper mystery than she ever imagined. Read full book review >