Search Results: "Marianne Leone"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"Heartwarming."
A mother's passion-filled memoir of her fight to give her disabled son the life he deserved. Read full book review >

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CALL ME MARIANNE by Jen Bryant
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Though a sample of poetry would have made a better sendoff than Bryant's biographical afterword, this does provide a tantalizing glimpse into one writer's creative process. (Picture book. 7-9)"
A Brooklyn lad finds common ground with an oddly dressed lady in this fictional but not unlikely zoo encounter. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 4, 2003

"Provocative—and timely in these France-bashing days, certain to prompt learned commentary."
A searching inquiry into the behavior of ordinary French people under Vichy and Nazi rule—behavior that defies the easy categories of "collaborator" and "resister." Read full book review >

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THE SELECTED LETTERS OF MARIANNE MOORE by Marianne Moore
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 14, 1997

"A dramatic and witty revelation. (24 photos, not seen)"
A massive literary treasure trove. Read full book review >

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Mysterious Albion by Paul Leone
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 14, 2013

"A well-plotted vampire novel with an unusually self-aware protagonist."
Ancient undead, dark prophecies and the Catholic Church collide in Leone's taut thriller, the first in a planned series. Read full book review >

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THE BOOK OF THOTH by Paul Leone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 5, 2013

"A solid vampire yarn for readers who've had enough of moping, love-struck bloodsuckers."
A bored socialite joins a small band of vampire hunters in Leone's (Mysterious Albion, 2013) latest thriller, the second in the Vatican Vampire Hunters series. Read full book review >

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ORANGE LAUGHTER by Leone Ross
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Strong and weak, imitative and authentic, by turns."
British author Ross debuts with a Faulkner-like saga of love and hate in a racially divided South—ending it in melodrama staged with blood, tears, and tricks. Read full book review >

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Calling Tower by Josh Leone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2015

"A promising start to a serious-minded space-opera epic."
In a far-future empire known as the Primacy, elites and spacefaring rogues are ensnared in a conspiracy by a top-tier mystic to elevate himself to godhood. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 18, 2014

"A welcome, rigorous contribution to Kierkegaard-ian scholarship."
A searching account of the self in Kierkegaard's work. Read full book review >

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TRAVELING WITH GHOSTS by Shannon Leone Fowler
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"A courageous and finely crafted account soaked in tears of love and loss."
A marine biologist who suffered a grievous loss when she was in her 20s debuts with a wrenching account of that loss, her ensuing suffering, and her attempts to regain a sense of purpose. Read full book review >

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MR. POSTMOUSE TAKES A TRIP by Marianne Dubuc
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"This one's playfulness invites repeat readings, and like Mr. Postmouse, it delivers consistently. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The dedicated postal worker who first appeared in Mr. Postmouse's Rounds (2015) returns with his entire family for a much bigger adventure. Read full book review >