Search Results: "Lance Marcum"


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THE COTTONMOUTH CLUB by Lance Marcum
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2005

"Here are adventures worthy of Peck's Soup for a new generation. (Fiction. 10-14)"
It's summer, 1963, and Air Force brat Mitch Valentine is glad to bid adieu to sixth grade. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2009

"Serviceable but not definitive."
Detailed, hagiographic biography of one of the world's most inspiring athletes. Read full book review >

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BLOOD LANCE by Jeri Westerson
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Guest's fifth adventure (Troubled Bones, 2011, etc.) again provides a lively tale of historical interest smoothly combined with a worthy mystery."
Despite being disgraced and living by his wits, a former knight cannot forget his vows. Read full book review >

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THE IRON LANCE by Stephen R. Lawhead
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1998

"Familiar fare for Lawhead fans, watery gruel for outsiders or newcomers."
Historical fantasy and first of a "generational epic," so the publisher informs us, from Lawhead (Byzantium,1996, etc.), etc. Things get off to a poor start as Lawhead employs a trite, clumsy framing device. Read full book review >

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LANCE IN FRANCE by Ashley MacEachern
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2008

"A dynamic book that succeeds on many levels with a giddy warmth that is both inspirational and a great ride. (author's note, biographical note) (Picture book. 3-8)"
Barbera's robust, hyper-bright, digitally rendered graphics nab the reader's attention in this uplifting encapsulation of Lance Armstrong's seven Tour de France victories. Read full book review >

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FER-DE-LANCE by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 15, 1934

A Nero Wolfe mystery in which the huge sybarite sits behind his desk and plays his hunches in a disappearance case, a golf course murder, and produces incontrovertible evidence in the mysterious golf club and snake poison. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 15, 2010

"Cycling fans will probably get more out of the book than a general audience, but diligent readers will be rewarded with an enjoyable read about a private journey to understand an enigmatic public figure and his place in sport and culture."
Bicycling magazine editor Strickland (co-author: We Might As Well Win: On the Road to Success with the Mastermind Behind Eight Tour de France Victories, 2009, etc.) examines Lance Armstrong's remarkable comeback at the 2009 Tour de France. Read full book review >

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THE LANCE AND THE VEIL by Kevin Rush
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2014

"A big, bold biblical saga to fire the Christian imagination."
A Roman princess and a Roman soldier live through some of the most pivotal moments in Christianity in this richly imagined novel. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 22, 1993

"The new standard against which all future lives of Sitting Bull will be measured. (Thirty-two b&w photographs, three maps) (History Book Club Main Selection)"
Enormous, groundbreaking biography of the great Lakota Sioux war chief (c. 1831-90). Read full book review >

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LANCE OF EARTH AND SKY by Erin Hoffman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 24, 2012

"Highly entertaining and baffling in equal measure."
Sequel to Sword of Fire and Sea (2011), video-game designer Hoffman's venture into text fantasy. Read full book review >

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Released: March 5, 2014

"Thoughtfully counsels readers to find the complements to their strengths: to be direct and adaptable, passionate and compromising, and decisive and thorough."
Smith and Marcum submit a work in progress that seeks to define genuine confidence. Read full book review >