Search Results: "Lou Aronica"


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NON-FICTION
Released: May 21, 2013

"Mostly a rehash of The Element, but fans may glean some insight about understanding who we are as individuals and how we can have a better life that communicates our uniqueness to the world."
Another self-help book about attaining your true potential, from Robinson and co-author Aronica. Read full book review >

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FULL SPECTRUM 2 by Lou Aronica
Released: April 20, 1989

A large collection of 27 stories ranging, as the title implies, from science fiction through fantasy and magic realism to mainstream religious, and from famous names to unknowns making debuts. Read full book review >

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FULL SPECTRUM 4 by Lou Aronica
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 16, 1993

"High standards maintained: the fourth in this series is as thematically diverse, well crafted, and imaginative as ever."
Another noteworthy entry in this laudable series of original anthologies, this one comprising 19 stories—one a translation from the French—and a poem from Ursula K. LeGuin. Read full book review >

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FULL SPECTRUM 3 by Lou Aronica
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 1991

Twenty-two new variations ranging—as the title promises—from hard sf to the supernatural, and sometimes successfully blending them. Read full book review >

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NIGHTBORN by Lou Anders
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2015

"A winning testament to the value of friendship and to a surly dragon's power of persuasion. (maps, glossary, game rules, 'historical' note) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Caution: a wyvern's talons might pluck you up and drop you smack in the middle of a legendary quest. Read full book review >

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420 CHARACTERS by Lou Beach
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 6, 2011

"An adroit experiment that marries linguistic restraint to literary cool."
Eclectic, vivid moments in time, delivered in the exacting limits of social media. Read full book review >

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RIZZO'S DAUGHTER by Lou Manfredo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 13, 2012

"Good cops, bent cops, tormented and demented cops, cops of every description inhabit Rizzo's world, all of them utterly believable and intensely interesting. For readers compiling a short list of crime fiction, here's an essential."
In Manfredo's tender and terrific latest, a burned-out cop can't quit because he's also a devoted dad. Read full book review >

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MAN OF THE YEAR by Lou Cove
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 9, 2017

"While references to sexual acts, male anatomy, and drug use may put off some readers, most who either recall or are curious about this free-loving period of history will find themselves satisfied by Cove's re-creation of his journey out of boyhood."
Fundraising adviser Cove recalls with humor and understanding a pivotal year in the life of his family. Read full book review >

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CABIN by Lou Ureneck
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 19, 2011

"Ureneck's story is simple, but it rewards abundantly by affirming the unexpected possibilities for renewal that life offers."
A modern-day Walden with a midlife twist. Read full book review >

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THE LONG AND FARAWAY GONE by Lou Berney
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"A mystery with a deep, wounded heart. Read it."
Twenty-five years after a devastating shooting and the unrelated disappearance of a teenage girl, the survivors of both events struggle to find out what really happened so they can move on with their separate lives. Read full book review >

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FROSTBORN by Lou Anders
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Future fans of Tolkien and George R.R. Martin can happily cut their serial-fantasy teeth on this first book of an eventual series. (map, illustrated guide to the Thrones and Bones game) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
An obsessive gamer and a sassy half-giant affirm that power lies in being underestimated. Read full book review >