Search Results: "John M. Bredehoft"


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NON-FICTION

"Stay tuned for the third installment: a treatment of WWII (here the 'Third Alliance War')."
In an alternative history sequel, King and Bredehoft (Democracy's Missing Arsenal, 2013) chart the solidification of a Great Power Alliance and envision a subtly different 1914-18 war. Read full book review >

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Democracy's Missing Arsenal by Michael B. King
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"A flawless blending of actual and potential events, aided by an engaging narrator."
In the first of their planned three-volume alternative American history, King and Bredehoft expertly plot the effects of the South's victory in the Civil War. 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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BOOK REVIEW

CHERRY MONEY BABY by John M. Cusick
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Smart and often funny but ultimately overly complicated. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A small-town girl is tempted by money and status in this intriguing, character-driven work. Read full book review >

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Released: March 24, 1989

First-rate, engrossing instruction on how the body defends itself against disease, from a knowledgeable practitioner and investigator. Read full book review >

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SAM AND THE O'MALLEY BROTHERS by John M Sloke
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"A touching story with a preference for the wistful side of life—a preference many readers will readily embrace."
Sloke's debut, a coming-of-age drama, follows the three O'Malley brothers and Sam, the young boy they help raise later in life in the fictional town of New Dublin. Read full book review >

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BREATHE ONLY LOVE by John M. Coles
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 28, 2016

"A patient, cerebral approach for Christians looking to eliminate the stresses that keep them from what they truly want."
A psychological exploration of Christian faith. Read full book review >

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LIGHT by M. John Harrison
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 7, 2004

"A profoundly thoughtful, complex, fascinating, and sometimes bewildering mosaic. Does it all add up? Well, objectively speaking, not altogether—and perhaps that's the point. It was worth the wait since Harrison's last (Signs of Life, 1997)."
Harrison's new SF yarn—quantum space opera? science fiction serial-murder mystery? pyrotechnically paranoid projected physics?—arrives two years after its original British publication. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

Why do gay men so love musical theater? Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Useful and easy reading, this evaluation of Lee as a gifted soldier and a Christian gentleman of character and humility does not provide many new insights nor convincingly refute the claims of Lee's critics."
A new study that defends the South's greatest icon against the negative assessment promulgated by such revisionist biographies as Thomas Connelly's The Marble Man (1977). Read full book review >

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Seafoam Wavefollower and the Mysterious Ghost  by John M. Briley
Released: April 15, 2012

"An imaginative, if uneven, YA story with a praiseworthy message."
Briley's debut young-adult novel weaves an exciting undersea tale of a boy and a whale. Read full book review >

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THE MILLIONAIRE AND THE MUMMIES by John M. Adams
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 25, 2013

"Adams presents Davis warts and all, as a callous, scheming tycoon who amassed a fortune and then did an about-face and behaved with honesty, responsibility and generosity as he transformed archaeology from glorified grave robbing to a science."
Long before Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter discovered King Tut's tomb, Theodore Davis (1837-1915) was the driving force in the exploration of the Valley of the Kings. Adams vividly portrays the unlikely robber baron who set the standards for archaeology. Read full book review >