Search Results: "Larry M. Edwards"


BOOK REVIEW

DARE I CALL IT MURDER? by Larry M. Edwards
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 9, 2013

"A powerful testament to a son's unyielding determination to tell his parents' story."
A chilling memoir of a family tragedy and its painful aftermath. Read full book review >

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THE CONSTANT CHILD by K. M.  Edwards
Released: Feb. 8, 2012

"Best suited for readers who enjoy getting to know people through long, pleasant, one-sided exchanges over food and wine."
In Edwards' debut novel, 62-year-old Marion von Muellerstahl relocates from Chicago to Berger, Mo., after the death of her husband to reconnect with family she hasn't seen in nearly half a century. Read full book review >

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THE CHANGEABLE CHILD by K. M.  Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2013

"A slowly paced entry in a trilogy that deals with the aftermath of abuse."
The second volume of Edward's (The Constant Child, 2012) trilogy follows Joy Chambers, nee Martina Cambridge, who has moved to Berger, Mo., after fleeing her abusive husband. Read full book review >

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JUGGLER OF WORLDS by Larry Niven
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"The book's first half rehashes, from another point of view, several of Niven's Known Space stories from way back, and the rest isn't much better: slow-turning wheels within wheels within wheels."
Another collaborative prequel (Fleet of Worlds, 2007) to Niven's enduringly popular Ringworld yarns. Read full book review >

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THE CAPABLE CHILD by K. M.  Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 11, 2014

"A fairy tale wrap-up to a small-town series."
In the concluding volume of Edwards' (The Changeable Child, 2013) trilogy, a newly divorced mom returns to Berger, Missouri, handling fortune, revelations, and romance. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 15, 2011

"A unique, humorous way of viewing financial folly."
Edwards presents a novel approach to the financial debacle by analyzing the expressions we've come to associate with fraud and dishonesty. Read full book review >

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BLOODROOT by Larry M. Arrowood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"A moving tale of personal and social reform."
A young black boy's death shines a spotlight on the Civil Rights-era South in this subtle, gripping racial drama. Read full book review >

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DESTROYER OF WORLDS by Larry Niven
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"Old-fashioned cerebral science fiction, with a huge array of fascinating aliens, subtle interactions between them and knotty problems for them to solve."
Wrap-up of the far-future trilogy (Juggler of Worlds, 2008, etc.) set 200 years before the discovery of Niven's ever-popular Ringworld. Read full book review >

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FATE OF WORLDS by Larry Niven
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"A book best appreciated by fans who relish the minutest details of the Ringworld universe."
The next addition to the increasingly abstract and abstruse prequel to the Ringworld saga (Betrayer of Worlds, 2010, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2016

"A comprehensive analysis that lays the foundation for a discussion of necessary reforms and how they can be achieved."
Why the theories used to rationalize our beliefs in democracy are broken beyond repair and must be replaced. Read full book review >

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JOHN NEWMAN
by Rhett Morgan

In 1992, John Newman prepared to celebrate finishing his Ph.D., securing a book deal with Warner Books for the release of his dissertation, JFK and Vietnam, and having worked directly with Oliver Stone as consultant on the film JFK. But a brief call from the National Security Agency put all of that in jeopardy. Newman was warned that his ...


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BOOK REVIEW

UNNATURAL SELECTIONS by Wallace Edwards
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"An imaginary zoo that will set readers to chortling. (key to smaller creatures) (Picture book. 6-8)"
A gallery of chimerical critters that Darwin himself would be hard put to justify. Read full book review >