Search Results: "Lorenza Garcia"


BOOK REVIEW

THE THINGS WE DON'T DO by Andrés Neuman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Even with the slightest of flourishes, Neuman demonstrates a marvelous gift for the medium of short stories, infusing each with equal parts compassion and conflict."
Thirty-four short fictions from a splendid practitioner of the craft. Read full book review >

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THE DISAPPEARANCE AT PÈRE-LACHAISE by Claude Izner
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 15, 2009

"The chief pleasures here are the densely woven web of period details and anecdotes and the chance to rub shoulders with characters who casually embody the most piquant contradictions of a culture both foreign and oddly familiar."
Bookseller Victor Legris's second case begins with the vanishing of a recent widow from Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris and ends half a world away. Read full book review >

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TALKING TO OURSELVES by Andrés Neuman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"A slight work, on both the personal and metaphysical level."
This fifth novel, and second in an English translation (following Travels of the Century, 2012), from the Spanish author, born in Argentina, explores an impending death from cancer and how it affects three family members. Read full book review >

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BOOK REPORT for Unbreakable (Legion #1) by Kami Garcia

Cover Story: Grunge Big Face Meets Gothic Big Letter

BFF Charm: Yay

Swoonworthy Scale: 7

Talky Talk: Grimoire for Dummies

Bonus Factors: Supernatural

Anti-bonus Factors: Love Triangle, Cliffhanger

Relationship Status: Hunting Buddies

 

Cover Story: Grunge Big Face meets Gothic Big Letter

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BOOK REVIEW

TIP TIP DIG DIG by Emma Garcia
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"With its arresting design and simple repetition, Garcia's bright book is perfectly pitched to its target audience, who will really dig it. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A colorful tour through a variety of construction vehicles. Read full book review >

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MATCHSTICK MEN by Eric Garcia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 10, 2002

"Great grifter dialogue, loopy dupes, and world-class conniving—not to mention more twists than a corkscrew and a truly poignant character in Roy, soon to be played by Nicolas Cage in the forthcoming Ridley Scott film."
Garcia, whose loony imagination previously conjured up herb-eating dinosaur private eyes (Casual Rex, 2001, etc.), now produces a pair of foible-rich bunco artists. Read full book review >

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WHITE LIGHT by Vanessa Garcia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2015

"A lush, vibrant portrayal of the creative process, a daughter's love, and the unstoppable maelstrom of grief."
A young painter on the verge of success is waylaid by the sudden death of her complicated father in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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UNBREAKABLE by Kami Garcia
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"This vivid, thoroughly imagined paranormal world will draw readers into its icy realm. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
In a fast-paced series opener, Kennedy Waters encounters a ghost, loses her mother and meets a love interest—all in the first few pages. Read full book review >

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CASUAL REX by Eric Garcia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2001

"In between satirizing mind-control, herd behavior, mass stupidity, dumb fashions, bloodlust, sex, and noir conventions, Garcia will have you panting over the veggie and spice displays for intoxicating, mood-altering whiffs of basil, cilantro, and even fenugreek."
A prequel that's as daringly, darkly loopy as Anonymous Rex (1999) in which dinosaurs are buckled and strapped into latex "guises" and roam the mean streets pretending to be the human kings and queens of the food chain. Read full book review >

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Swarm by Guy Garcia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2016

"A white-hot ingot of daring, disciplined storytelling that focuses on a dangerous military project."
A sci-fi thriller explores stolen technology and a hacktivist determined to guide humanity's evolution. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 30, 2012

"Meticulous and timely, but the story of the movement falls just short of moving readers' emotions."
A thorough history of the rise and fall of Cesar Chavez's United Farm Workers labor union. Read full book review >