Search Results: "John Wayne Falbey"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 16, 2012

"Tighten up this thriller and you've got a contender."
In this thriller, an inadvertent car accident involving a former CIA agent and a top-secret black ops agent believed to be dead starts a firestorm that has the CIA and FBI frantically searching for answers. Read full book review >

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ARE YOU LAUGHING AT ME? by John Wayne Sears
Released: Jan. 24, 2012

"In this chronicle of humorous adventuring, Sears could use more adventure."
A disaster-prone adventurer gets into various predicaments at home in British Columbia and the far-flung locales of Hawaii, Costa Rica and Mexico in Sears' debut memoir. Read full book review >

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ARCTIC A TO Z by Wayne Lynch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

This entry in a limited series that offers surveys of various topics in abecedarian form focuses on the adaptations that allow the people, animals and plants that make their home in the Arctic to survive, as well as on the natural phenomena that make this such a special place, from the Aurora Borealis to zooplankton. Read full book review >

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DRAGON by Wayne Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 1992

Once again, a creature hatches, seeks its mother among unlike animals, and eventually finds her. Read full book review >

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THE LITTLE YOKOZUNA by Wayne Shorey
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2003

"It's a brave effort to impart information in both direct and indirect ways—but the author is so intent on instruction that his plot ends up buried beneath the load. (Fiction. 11-13)"
Six American siblings on the trail of a kidnapped little sister get a rich dose of Japanese culture and philosophy in this adventuresome fantasy. Read full book review >

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THOR by Wayne Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 23, 1992

"Drive-in movie fare with no escape to the snack bar."
Man bites dog repeatedly in a first novel about canine loyalties and supernatural terror in the suburbs. Read full book review >

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF ROCK by Wayne Robins
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 8, 2007

"A rehash, sure, but if you're going to cover ground that's already been covered, this is the way to do it."
With approximately three zillion available books on the history of rock, why should anybody bother banging out another one? Read full book review >

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THE LOVE SONG OF JONNY VALENTINE by Teddy Wayne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A very funny novel when it isn't so sad, and vice versa."
A provocative and bittersweet illumination of celebrity from the perspective of an 11-year-old pop sensation. Read full book review >

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JACKIE UNDER MY SKIN by Wayne Koestenbaum
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1995

"Whether rhapsodizing about the size of Jackie's head or sharing the reasons Jackie reminds him of Chiclets, Koestenbaum makes connections so personal that they provoke nothing more than wonder that an associate professor at Yale has so much time on his hands. (photos, not seen)"
The author of National Book Critics Circle Awardwinning The Queen's Throat (1993) embarks on another self-indulgent adventure in cultural criticism. Read full book review >

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HUMILIATION by Wayne Koestenbaum
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"Insightful and blissfully free of jargon, Humiliation may not be the last word on the subject, but it's an accessible introduction."
A series of meditations on the concept of humiliation. Read full book review >