Search Results: "Jessica Luther"


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UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT by Jessica Luther
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Highly relevant, hard-hitting, much-needed information that reveals the widespread existence of rape by sports players on college campuses."
Investigative reporting that uncovers the rape culture surrounding college sports, particularly football. Read full book review >

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Mystic Claw by Alvin Luther
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 10, 2015

"A noble effort that strains for effortless poetry."
In Luther's debut mystical fantasy, a godlike wizard returns to the world he created and abandoned to impart wisdom on the misbehaving creatures he brought to life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1996

"But, please—no books about people's personal encounters with the fallen angel."
Our communal obsessions seem to have shifted—at least in the area of supernatural beings: Angels are passÇ, the Devil is ``in.'' Andrew Delbanco calls for his resurrection; psychoanalyst Carl Goldberg uses the phrase ``speaking with the devil'' as a metaphor for his work with malevolent patients; Elaine Pagels scrutinizes Satan's roots. Read full book review >

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Released: June 17, 2011

"This collection presents a vivid, yet often simplistic, perspective on a young person's struggle with cancer.
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This debut collection of biting, unsentimental and uneven monologues unfolds into the true story of one young woman's battle with cancer. Read full book review >

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Q by Luther Blissett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2004

"A modest entertainment, holding hours of fun in ferreting out anachronisms once the voices-sorting-out is through. But surely one of the best multiauthor novels of the Reformation to appear in recent times."
A sprawling cowl-and-dagger novel-by-committee, recounting a game of theological spy vs. spy. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 10, 2012

"Solid, advanced advice from an experienced management and marketing consultant."
With the help of the accompanying Excel spreadsheets, this book offers a systematic method for analyzing a business' current and future market potential. Read full book review >

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BOOK REPORT for A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Tales of Belles, Bank Robbers, and Other Badass Girls edited by Jessica Spotswood

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WHY WE CAN'T WAIT by Martin Luther King
Released: June 8, 1964

"Well written and short, this has a great deal to say to both critics and followers."
This is a book that explains, defends and accuses: it explains the background leading to the civil rights demands of 1963; it defends the issues at stake in the Birmingham Crusade as well as the methods Rev. Read full book review >

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The Unknown Vietnam Veteran by Donald Luther Krimes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 17, 2015

"Devotion, narcotics smuggling, and traveling amid the war-torn Southeast Asia of the 1960s and '70s dispassionately recounted."
Debut author Krimes describes how a tour of duty in Vietnam brought him both love and a side career making runs to Indochina for shipments of handcrafts—and heroin. Read full book review >

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"Who Are You, Lord?" by Mark A. Luther
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 10, 2016

"A heartfelt message about one man's embrace of Christianity."
Debut author Luther offers a memoir that's also a collection of meditations on popular Christian topics. Read full book review >

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JESSICA B. HARRIS
by Maya Payne Smart

Scenic and engaging, My Soul Looks Back recounts the years author Jessica B. Harris spent on the periphery of a circle of friends that included literary powerhouses James Baldwin, Maya Angelou, and Toni Morrison. The memoir spans the globe and several decades to describe the fascinating group.

Harris was in a relationship with Baldwin’s close friend Samuel Clemens Floyd III ...


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