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: April 5, 2010

"A trenchant philosophical essay reminiscent of the best of Garry Wills; smart moralizing in a time governed by its archly stupid variant."
A study of three intersecting political lives in the annus mirabilis of 1948, when Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson "committed themselves to a mature and focused political ruthlessness." Read full book review >

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DEVIL'S GARDEN by Lance Tuck
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 21, 2015

"A darkly satisfying novel by a writer with an eye for action and unnerving detail."
In Tuck's debut fantasy thriller, a spiritual crisis unfolds involving infernal antagonists. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 3, 2006

"For fans of economical language and thoughtful journalism, a pleasure."
Journalist and essayist Morrow (Evil, 2003) gathers the work of four decades, most from the pages of Time. Read full book review >

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SHADOW DRAGON by Lance Horton
Released: May 2, 2012

"The gripping story of a shadowy killer, especially thrilling for sci-fi fans."
In Horton's hard-hitting debut, a realistic thriller with sci-fi elements, vicious murders and a possible government coverup bring the FBI to sleepy Montana. Read full book review >

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EVIL by Lance Morrow
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"In all this, the author fails to provide a specific mailing address for evil, whose image remains a bit fuzzy. Even so, this is a good—and readable—selection from its résumé."
Impressionistic, sometimes glancing ponderings on evil as theological construct, historical fact, and journalistic staple. Read full book review >

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THE DISCRETIONIST by Lance Hawvermale
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 16, 2014

"Luckily, Hawvermale (The Tongue Merchant, 2008), balancing suspense with character study, includes enough pauses between the adrenaline-pumping scenes to give his leads the time they need to grow."
A Las Vegas chauffeur's well-regulated life veers off track when he makes a dangerous enemy. Read full book review >

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EXCELSIOR HOUSE by Lance Lund
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 2013

"A vast, ambitious and highly personal portrait of an often forgotten demographic, rendered with attention and sensitivity."
In Lund's debut novel, the streets aren't a safe place for anyone to live—especially not a kid. Read full book review >