Search Results: "John M. Heisman"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"An uncritical text so inflated with celebration that it nearly floats out of readers' hands."
The man behind the trophy—John William Heisman (1869-1936)—had surpassing talents and a character as spotless as burnished bronze. 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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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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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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BANCO DE ALABAMA by John M Sloke
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 12, 2016

"A sharp mystery with a bevy of complicated characters and puzzle pieces."
A private investigator trying to prove the innocence of a woman charged with murder in Mobile, Alabama, finds himself unwittingly caught in a conspiracy leading to further deaths in Sloke's (Sam and the O'Malley Brothers, 2013) thriller.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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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

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

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TUNNEL RAT by John M. Ward
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 3, 2017

"A nautical adventure bolstered by its immensely likable and earnest hero."
In this debut thriller, a former U.S. Army captain, after thwarting men trying to abduct his granddaughter, protects his family from terrorists' retaliation by taking his fight to the open seas. 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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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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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"A top-notch intellectual biography."
Biography of Roger Williams (1603-1683), the 17th-century rebel whose ideas led to the formation of the Rhode Island colony on the American continent. Read full book review >