Search Results: "John Chase"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"An exhaustively detailed, definitive account of one of America's most morally reprehensible political-corruption sagas."
In-depth investigative report on the rise and fall of the embattled former governor of Illinois. Read full book review >

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LULU'S PARTY by Kit Chase
by Kit Chase, illustrated by Kit Chase
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"Adorable. (Picture book. 2-5)"
What's the best thing to do on a rainy day? Read full book review >

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OLIVER'S TREE by Kit Chase
Kirkus Star
by Kit Chase, illustrated by Kit Chase
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 20, 2014

"As gentle and unassuming as Oliver, this story thoroughly charms. (Picture book. 2-5)"
It's no fun for anyone when someone is left out! Read full book review >

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CHARLIE'S BOAT by Kit Chase
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"A pleasant tale with realistic and lovable characters successfully delivers subtle lessons couched in warmth and playfulness. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Everyone needs a little help from their friends. Read full book review >

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THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY by Bethany Chase
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 7, 2015

"This utterly enjoyable romance will have readers swooning, sobbing, and eagerly anticipating Chase's next book."
A woman is torn between her dependable boyfriend and a former fling in this sparkling debut from Chase. Read full book review >

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DUKES PREFER BLONDES by Loretta Chase
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 29, 2015

"Chase retains her well-earned star status."
Beautiful heiress Lady Clara Fairfax is getting tired of proposals from men she doesn't want, so when she meets brilliant, compelling barrister Oliver Radford, she is intrigued, then enthralled as the two attempt to save an urchin and survive the dangerous aftermath of their benevolent alliance. Read full book review >

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CAT GOT YOUR CASH by Julie Chase
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2017

"Chase's loyalty to her damsel in distress-turned-hero pattern makes this sophomore outing more or less indistinguishable from her debut and from many other entries in its subgenre."
A New Orleans pet clothing designer has her hands full balancing a murder investigation with the well-being of two Siamese cats who come into her care. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2003

"Worthy examination of our 'smartest' serial killer."
Sprawling cultural history attempts to link the Unabomber's crimes to his educational background. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 9, 2015

"A provocative discussion of how public investment and private entrepreneurship can combine to shape future advantages from existing used and unused capacities."
Drawing on her business success, Internet entrepreneur and internationally respected transport expert Chase details how digital infrastructure can be used to organize excess capacity and generate profit in service businesses. Read full book review >

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BONNEVILLE BLUE by Joan Chase
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"Once again, Chase brings extraordinary elegance and imagination to everyday realism."
Chase's first collection displays the same subtlety and grace that distinguish her lyrical novels (During the Reign of the Queen of Persia, 1983; The Evening Wolves, 1989) from most other fiction about domestic life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2002

"Perhaps best enjoyed by those who regard movies as objects of cultural study—film fans may be put off by the many spotlights on middling films."
A left-leaning survey of "how motion pictures fit into our history, our politics . . . our legal values and assumptions," with a little philosophy and film theory added. Read full book review >