Search Results: "John W. Pilley"


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CHASER by John W. Pilley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"A delightful memoir that offers a challenge to behavioral psychologists and inspiration for pet lovers."
The remarkable story of how a border collie achieved a mastery of human language on a par with chimpanzees and dolphins. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 1, 1990

Other illustrators (notably Galdone) have responded to this playful 1909 expansion of the familiar nursery rhyme, but Chess brings to it her unique mischievous humor and impeccable sense of design. Read full book review >

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Released: April 27, 1992

"Instead of validating the very notions he abhors, Aldridge would have done us all a favor if he'd searched out those contemporary writers who really deserve the critical ink."
As a literary and social critic, Aldridge (The American Novel and the Way We Live Now, 1983, etc.) has distinguished himself by being the first to discern a cultural trend, whether it be the similarities among postwar American writers or the tyranny of youth culture in the 60's. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 5, 2012

"A keen, lighthearted look at the human side of law."
The autobiographical remembrances of a New Jersey criminal lawyer, including his dramatic attempt to win freedom for a falsely imprisoned man. Read full book review >

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PETER JANGLE AND THE NEW MADRID DISCOVERY by John W. Marske
Released: Sept. 19, 2012

"An exceptional read; Peter Jangle could carry a third book, even without the Sandman."
Events lead a college student to accept the possibility that he must once again face an ominous genie called the Sandman. Read full book review >

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BLUE STAR by John W. Holt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 21, 2013

"A fresh, small-town take on the 'aliens among us' thriller that needs more detail."
A breezy sci-fi mystery about a covert alien invasion set in the Rocky Mountains. Read full book review >

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SHOULD I STILL WISH by John W. Evans
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2017

"Evans' poignant, authentically disjointed account offers candid insight into the baffling interplay of love, loss, and the balm of memory."
A slim but probing biography of grief and happiness. Read full book review >