Search Results: "Lauren Weber"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 7, 2009

"Welcome reading for a newly frugal world."
Entertaining history of scrimping and saving in America. Read full book review >

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THE WAR GOD'S OWN by David Weber
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 1998

"Long on chat and backdrop detail, short on action and plot, padded with idiotic badinage—not to mention the lead character's embarrassing stage-Irish accent: numbing and wearisome."
First hardcover appearance for this sword and sorcery series (Oath of Swords) by Weber (In Enemy Hands, 1997). Read full book review >

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A KILLER RETREAT by Tracy Weber
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 8, 2015

"Despite lots of red herrings, yoga lore and ways to treat EPI, Kate's second lacks a strong mystery. And sometimes you just want to shake the temperamental heroine."
A yoga teacher's romantic getaway almost gets her jailed for murder. Read full book review >

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POACHERS by Ronald Weber
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2001

"Readers not equally enamored of the niceties of fly fishing, however, may wonder if the cleverness justifies a whole novel."
Charlie Orr's been camping at the Rainbow Rapids campground since before the State of Michigan took it over and installed retirees Burt and Billie Berry (who calls Charlie simply "Tent Man") as host and hostess. Read full book review >

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CHANGER OF WORLDS by David Weber
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2001

"Another triumph for creative packaging: your move."
Four more long stories "in honor of" the genetically engineered warrior whiz Honor Harrington, who toils to keep the right-on Alliance free from the clutches of the evil-empire People's Republic, or Peeps (Worlds of Honor, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

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SILENT HEROES by William Weber
Released: Dec. 14, 2012

"A thriller with numerous intriguing elements, but one that struggles to truly engage the reader."
In this debut novel, Weber crafts a highly complex political thriller involving conspiracies in the Middle East. Read full book review >

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TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY by Joe Weber
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 24, 1993

"Weber (also Shadow Flight and Defcon One) continues to write great flight scenes for the boys—and, for the girls, some of the most wretched dialogue in the war-thriller biz, where competition for wretched dialogue is tough."
The story of Marine flier Brad Austin that began with Rules of Engagement (1991) now puts him in the cockpit of the CIA's latest weapon, a Soviet built MiG fighter. Read full book review >

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THE BULL by Matthew Weber
Released: April 20, 2012

"An upbeat, breezy read that, minus some dialogue, could just as easily be a treatise on the virtues of limited government."
In this briskly paced political drama set in Alabama, one man plays David to the corrupt local government's Goliath. Read full book review >

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THE LITTLE WOMEN by Katharine Weber
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"A novel of the old school: chockfull of know-it-all literary allusions and very hard not to like."
An Alcott-inspired, sweetly smug, old-fashioned third by Weber (Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear, 1995, etc.) about three likable sisters who reject their perfect parents after a moral slipup. Read full book review >

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ECHOES OF HONOR by David Weber
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Business as usual in the far-future military-political spaceways."
67187892.198 Weber, David ECHOES OF HONOR Addition to Weber's series about the genetically engineered space-warrior whiz Honor Harrington (In Enemy Hands, 1997, and numerous paperbacks), who serves the good-guy Alliance in its struggle against the evil-empire Peeps. Read full book review >