Search Results: "John Geiger"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"An intelligent rendering of a chilling phenomenon."
An award-winning Canadian author uncovers spiritual guardians who aid those in states of crisis. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1992

"Time Quest'' series: a fresh, vividly illustrated look at modern methods of archeological research. (Fiction/Nonfiction. 11-14)"
In 1845, famed explorer Sir John Franklin set out with two ships in search of the elusive Northwest Passage; the expedition vanished, leaving only a few artifacts and several lonely graves for subsequent searchers to find. Read full book review >

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WILDMAN by J.C. Geiger
Released: June 6, 2017

"A thought-provoking, hilarious, eloquent story of a young man realizing that the world is much larger than the one set up for him. (Fiction. 14-adult)"
A high school valedictorian takes a madcap left turn in life. Read full book review >

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Prime Directive by Alexander Geiger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2013

"Pop-edutainment; a clever reliving of ancient Mediterranean history."
With a stranded time traveler in the fourth century B.C. as his narrator, author Geiger brings a fresh take to the rise of Prince Alexandros of Macedonia. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 26, 2012

"Authentic insights into the day-to-day operations of a psychiatric institute, told in broad strokes."
A group of doctors and patients at a psychiatric hospital scramble through each day in this meandering sequel (Kinzua State: Earthshine, 2010). Read full book review >

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PEARLS OF ASIA by Lee Geiger
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"An enjoyable, intelligent read that triumphs over its minor shortcomings."
An unexpected romance blossoms during a murder investigation in Geiger's debut mystery. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 9, 2014

"A well-researched, detailed tome probably best consumed at the rate of one chapter per day."
Geiger (Higher Education/Penn State Univ.; Tapping the Riches of Science: Universities and the Promise of Economic Growth, 2007, etc.) offers an encyclopedic history of American colleges and universities, ending as the United States entered World War II.Read full book review >

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ROAD TRIPPIN’ IT WITH JOHN BURNINGHAM
by Julie Danielson

The holidays are nigh. I wrote this time last year about my favorite holiday picture book of all time – John Burningham’s Harvey Slumfenburger’s Christmas Present, originally published back in 1993.

I’m a big Burningham fan. (If you are, too, and you’ve not yet read this, run to your nearest bookstore or library.) And in thinking about Harvey, I was ...


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FOLLOW ME BACK by A.V. Geiger
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 6, 2017

"A dysfunctional romance about a dysfunctional romance. (Thriller. 12-16)"
Two teens develop a Twitter relationship. 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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JOHN T. EDGE
by Megan Labrise

John T. Edge’s The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South is no mere paean to peanuts, homage to hominy, and laudation to lard. Like the nutritive broth for which it’s named, this title is more substantive than it appears at a glance.

“One the primary aims of my book,” says Edge, a native Georgian who lives ...


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SUMMER POTPOURRI
by Bobbi Dumas

Over the past month I’ve had the opportunity to listen to a bunch of books that came my way, and a couple of them were just terrific, so I thought I’d share.

Adriana Anders’ Under Her Skin (February ’17) launched an intense contemporary romance series Blank Canvas which has a very interesting spin on the tattoo theme. (It got a ...


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