Search Results: "Logan Miller"


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LITTLE BUTTERFLY by Laura Logan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Avoid this confusing fantasy and instead seek out one of the many excellent books that directly discuss the monarch's amazing journey. (Picture book. 4-7)"
When her cat injures the wing of a monarch butterfly at the opening of this wordless story, the blonde little white girl is delighted to discover that the creature can still fly. Read full book review >

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ABSOLUTE ZERO by Chuck Logan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 6, 2002

"Good writing, colorful cast, and a thoroughly appealing protagonist: a two-fisted softy perfect for page-turning."
Darn cold in those Minnesota northwoods, but as usual the action's hot as Logan shows us for the fourth time why he's a thrillermeister to keep (The Big Law, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE LEGACY OF TWO GEMINI KNIGHTS by Geoff Logan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2014

"Requires some suspension of disbelief and an appreciation for medieval mythology."
Searching for purpose, Will McBride, a young man in 14th-century Scotland, encounters two Templar Knights and ultimately aides them as they attempt to mount a new Crusade to regain a foothold in Jerusalem with the goal of rebuilding Solomon's Temple and heralding in the "End Time." Read full book review >

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HUNTER'S MOON by Chuck Logan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 23, 1996

"Logan's language is tough-guy perfect, but too many minor characters and convolutions of plot damage an otherwise snazzy debut. ($30,000 ad/promo)"
A former Special Forces killing machine and—naturally- -tormented lonely guy goes on a hunting trip with an old AA buddy and finds himself sucked into a vortex of backwoods loathing and scheming. Read full book review >

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TRUE LETTERS FROM A FICTIONAL LIFE by Kenneth Logan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 7, 2016

"Just the right touch of humor, mystery, drama, and romance should earn this a place on every teen bookshelf. (Fiction. 14-18)"
When the truth is a secret, even friends believe the fiction. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"His stray pieces—written for newspapers as well as scholarly journals—add up to a masterful survey of contemporary verse."
An accomplished poet (Vain Empires, 1998), and Univ. of Florida professor, Logan collects his fugitive essays and reviews for a second volume of criticism that firmly establishes him as the preeminent poet-critic of his generation—with none of the back-slapping mutual-admiration-society stuff that passes for literary comment these days. Read full book review >

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AFTER THE RAIN by Chuck Logan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2004

"Overplotted and underimagined. Logan's sixth but far from his best."
Ex-soldier, ex-cop Phil Broker (Vapor Trail, 2003, etc.) is hauled out of semiretirement to chase his wife and a McGuffin, both explosive. Read full book review >

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WORLD WAR MOO by Michael Logan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 9, 2015

"If it all sounds slightly bonkers, it is—but Logan's unique combination of bombastic action sequences, off-kilter characters, and wild-eyed scenarios should please fans of speculative fiction and horror alike."
The stakes are raised when opposing forces threaten all-out war in the midst of the zombie apocalypse. Read full book review >

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VAIN EMPIRES by William Logan
Released: March 1, 1998

"And his flights of fancy, domestic and classical, represent a triumph of impersonality, a poetry of statement that harbors not a single shallow thought."
Logan's fourth book of carefully crafted verse picks up some of the themes of his last (Sullen Weedy Lakes, 1988): the folly of empire, the vanity of political ambition, the hypocrisy of established religions. Read full book review >