Search Results: "Jon Savage"


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SAVAGE by Thomas E. Sniegoski
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 31, 2016

"Think of Hitchcock's The Birds, only more intense and with many more animals. (Thriller. 12-18)"
Three teens are trapped when a hurricane hits their New England island with more than just wind and water. Read full book review >

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JON FIXX by Jason Squire Fluck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 2014

"An exciting, comical page-turner about the gritty underbelly of love."
Fluck follows the adventures of a romance writer for hire in his debut novel. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"And next time, with luck, will."
At their best, Laymon's cackling horrors (The Stake, 1991; Night Visions 7, 1989) are the nastiest around—sleek, black- humored, skirting (if not slipping over) the edge of pornoviolence. Read full book review >

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SAVAGE by Nick Hazlewood
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 15, 2001

"An intriguing account of Button's troubled life, told with skill and grace."
Imaginative reconstruction of a lost but strangely influential episode in the history of British colonialism. Read full book review >

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"Real passion and outrage on subjects public and private; less-than-stellar execution."
Ironies abound in this collection of poems on war, politics, history and society. Read full book review >

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TEENAGE by Jon Savage
NON-FICTION
Released: April 23, 2007

"Slow going at times, but with some fascinating characters and anecdotes."
From the author of England's Dreaming (1992), a dense cultural history of adolescence from 1875 to 1945. Read full book review >

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ENGLAND'S DREAMING by Jon Savage
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 3, 1992

"Though at times overly detailed and wordy, still a compelling and intelligent narrative that's as much about the nature of anarchy as about the Sex Pistols and punk rock. (Sixteen-page color insert.)"
In an account packed with incisive social analysis, a London- based writer who contributes regularly to US music magazines (Spin, Rolling Stone, etc.) chronicles the lurid yet surprisingly complex rise and fall of Britain's quintessential punk band, the Sex Pistols. Read full book review >

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Jon Hersey - Industrial Spy by Leo N. Ardo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2012

"A thrilling, adventurous novel that will appeal especially to readers interested in business recon."
Debut novelist Ardo offers a unique, concise novella about a young widower who finds redemption through politically motivated corporate espionage. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"The combination of high-energy artwork and exuberant characters are sure to make the Trucktown series a necessary purchase for every garage library. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The irrepressible Scieszka has set his sites on entertaining a younger crowd and getting them (boys especially) hooked on the joys of reading. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN SAVAGE by Dan Savage
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 28, 2013

"At turns serious and humorous, this multifaceted collection of essays will entertain both longtime Savage fans and new readers."
Personal and political essays from the columnist and gay rights advocate. Read full book review >

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SAVAGE MESSIAH by Robert Newcomb
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 27, 2005

"Yet another Goodkind/Jordan clone that aspires to the heights of George R.R. Martin or Tolkien, but falls far short of the mark."
Mediocre first entry in a swords-and-sorcery trilogy, set in the same world as The Chronicles of Blood and Stone (The Scrolls of the Ancients, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >

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OUR SAVAGE by Matt Pavelich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2004

"A fine mess."
Balkan attitudes and American possibilities mingle successfully in a first novel picked from the slush pile. Read full book review >