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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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 >

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SKYBORN by Lou Anders
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A throneworthy consort in a series forged in fantasy. (maps, glossary) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Friends are the family you choose, and family is the enemy you combat in an oppressive empire ripe for rebellion. Read full book review >

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HEART OF THE HIDE by Lou Petrucci
Released: Feb. 20, 2006

"A lengthy yet endearing treat for young sports fans."
Elementary-school teacher and former sports reporter Petrucci weaves a poignant tale of a young boy with a cleft palate, who finds respite from the harsh realities of small-town life by playing baseball. Read full book review >

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RIZZO'S FIRE by Lou Manfredo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2011

"Bar none, Joe Rizzo is the most authentic cop in contemporary crime fiction."
In the gripping sequel to Rizzo's War (2009), maverick Detective Sergeant Joe Rizzo investigates the murder of a man too unimportant to murder. Read full book review >