Search Results: "Joe A. Stannard Sr."


BOOK REVIEW

Beyond Courage by Joe A. Stannard Sr.
Released: March 13, 2013

"A YA adventure that overcomes its shortcomings with edgy forest scenes and a remarkable protagonist."
A teenage girl must fend for herself in a forest miles from civilization in this debut young-adult dramatic thriller. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE

"A highly readable, authentic Southern story."
Stannard's first novel in a planned trilogy navigates the nuances of human nature in small-town Alabama. Read full book review >

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The Dash to Significance by Robert A. Melone Sr.
NON-FICTION
Released: May 8, 2013

"A book rich in wisdom that provides an approachable path toward achieving something more out of life."
Melone, previously a school superintendent, offers a game plan for achieving a meaningful life. Read full book review >

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MODERN MYTHOLOGY WITH JOE TODD-STANTON
by Julie Danielson

Debut author-illustrator Joe Todd-Stanton, who lives in the UK, brings readers the first in a new series called Brownstone’s Mythical Collection. Arthur and the Golden Rope—complete with a daring young protagonist; a monstrous, hand-chomping wolf; and “artefacts of great power and rarity”—is based on Norse mythology. This first volume of the series opens with a Professor Brownstone, welcoming readers ...


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MOTORCYCLE MUSINGS
by Bobbi Dumas

Two fave authors have books coming out early next month, and I thought I’d make sure these titles are on your radar screen.

Laura Kaye and Julie Ann Walker always promise heart-stopping action and breathtaking romance, and if you haven’t read these two yet, then I recommend you get on that right away!

They’re both romance bestsellers, so I expect ...


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SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for Wonderful Feels Like This by Sara Lövestam, translated by Laura A. Wideburg

Cover Story: Underbar
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale:
 7
Talky Talk: Straight Up, Swedish Style
Bonus Factors:
 Jazz, Kickass Jazz Mentor
Ambivalence Factor: Bullying
Relationship Status: 'S Wonderful

Cover Story: Underbar

The brightness! The colors! The '80s Boy George hat ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Driven by Rick Jacobs, Sr.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2015

"A straightforward crime thriller with a few additional layers of powerful emotion."
A police detective pursues a dangerous gang leader in Jacob's debut thriller. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"A no-holds-barred yet ultimately moving portrait of a major literary talent. (Photographs—not seen.)"
The second and final installment of Stannard's monumental, definitive biography (Evelyn Waugh, 1987) of one of the 20th century's most accomplished—and, apparently, misanthropic— writers. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 20, 1998

"There is no doubt that Woodson is genuinely concerned with looking for new, more effective ways to alleviate the scourge of poverty—and that his efforts are accompanied by considerable political naãvetÇ."
Inspiring subject matter, disappointing book. Read full book review >