Search Results: "Leon de Winter"


BOOK REVIEW

GOD’S GYM by Leon de Winter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Fast-paced and pretty ingeniously plotted."
Spycraft, reincarnation, tragic death, organ donation and old love apparently renewed all intersect on one fate-drenched day in Los Angeles. Read full book review >

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HOFFMAN’S HUNGER by Leon de Winter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Hopefully the first of many works in English from this talented novelist."
Food is a symbol for emotional hunger in Dutch writer de Winter's first novel to be translated into English. Read full book review >

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JONAH WINTER
by Alex Heimbach

In November 1942, the U.S. Department of Energy bought a boys school in Los Alamos, New Mexico, and turned it into the site of a top-secret project. Scientists from all over the world gathered at the lab to build a weapon that would end the war. Almost two years later, they took their new weapon out into the desert ...


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BOOK REVIEW

LADY OF THE BEASTS by Arione de Winter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 16, 2013

"A psychological novel that will appeal mainly to advanced Jungians."
In de Winter's fiction debut, a woman's 20th-centurylife unfolds in a multiplicity of selves. Read full book review >

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Released: June 15, 2014

"A resounding success that will have audiences begging for more."
In this YA fantasy debut, a lonely boy discovers that his fate is tied to a hidden realm. Read full book review >

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Released: March 27, 2014

"Mature YA fantasy full of wondrous themes and characters."
The sequel to Peter Huddleston & the Rites of Passage (2014) finds its hero learning behaviors suitable for a prince, including staying alive. Read full book review >

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WISE LATINAS by Jennifer De Leon
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 1, 2014

"The abundance of high-quality material makes the book hard to put down. While it focuses on Latina experiences, the emotional truths these writers express have a broader resonance."
This aptly named collection of essays lives up to its title, a reference to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's quote that a "wise Latina woman, with the richness of her experiences, would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life." Read full book review >

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FORTUNATE SON by Charles Ponce de Leon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"Nothing revelatory here, but a thoughtful synthesis of the most intelligent writing on the Presley phenomenon."
A surprisingly worthwhile addition to the groaning shelf of Elvis books, emphasizing the historical and cultural context for his music and celebrity. Read full book review >

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Galadria by Miguel Lopez de Leon
Released: March 27, 2014

"A grand finish to a YA trilogy that never fails to challenge audience expectations."
The final chapter in a YA fantasy trilogy about a boy who learns that he's the prince of a magical, parallel world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 1, 1994

"More than an account of hardships endured or individual histories, this is a meditation on man's age-old dream of eluding death and leaving his mark on the world as he journeys through life."
The Uruguayan literary critic's stunning first novel: a lyrical, powerful recreation of Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan's historic search for the Spice Islands and his expedition around the globe. Read full book review >