Search Results: "Lou Sahadi"


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AFFIRMED by Lou Sahadi
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"Engaging history of perhaps horse-racing's finest moment."
Sports historian Sahadi (One Sunday in December: The 1958 NFL Championship Game and How It Changed Professional Football, 2008, etc.) tells the story of Affirmed's 1978 Triple Crown triumph. 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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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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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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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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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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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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A LITTLE LEARNING IS A MURDEROUS THING by Lou Allin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 15, 2005

"The staccato, herky-jerky prose is distracting, but the quirky humor and red herrings—or quail, as the case may be—are thoroughly enjoyable."
A professor's toil in the mines of Copper University's English department is unpleasantly relieved when a student falls from a library window to her death at the teacher's feet. Read full book review >

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Bless Me Father by Lou Saulino
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 10, 2015

"A solid crime story sharing the spotlight with a priest's family and nagging doubts."
A man of God debates his next course of action when a penitent's confession reveals startling information regarding a woman's unsolved murder in this quiet mystery. Read full book review >

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NAPOLEON'S MARE by Lou Robinson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1991

"The intentions are clear, the images vivid, but the cumulative effect is that of a dense piece of pretentious writing accessible to only the most persistent."
A collage of images and ideas—which both reconstruct and deconstruct as feminist writer Robinson's protagonist searches for identity and meaning through words. Read full book review >