Search Results: "Marione Ingram"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 14, 2015

"A freedom fighter's passionate memoir from the trenches."
A victim of Nazi terror who became a Freedom Summer volunteer in rural Mississippi re-creates the conviction of the activists' early civil rights struggles. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2013

"A well-honed tale of momentous courage and strength."
A Holocaust survivor's novelistic account of persevering through the horrendous firebombing of her hometown of Hamburg, Germany. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 13, 2016

"A slender book about hunting and gathering that should be useful for those preparing to go out in the field and delightful for those just dreaming about it.

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A husband-and-wife team shares methods and recipes for those who want to catch, grow, and cook their own food. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 2005

"A collection of mildly inspiring snapshots of the Christian life-a good gift for those who participate in devotional sessions."
A new voice in Christian inspiration offers quaint glimpses of a devoted life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 2000

"It's hard to believe serious researchers spent so much time on these odd subjects, but their findings are not only understandable but fascinating. The secret is good science writing, and this is a fine example."
Entertaining essays on how scientists approach a score of familiar but peculiar phenomena. Read full book review >

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All Good Children by Dayna Ingram
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2016

"An absorbing and poignant YA dystopian fantasy with a convincing heroine."
A teenager works through her emotional turmoil while waiting to become a sacrificial offering to aliens in this sci-fi melodrama. Read full book review >

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THE END OF MEMORY by Jay Ingram
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 25, 2015

"In clear, accessible, and upbeat prose, Ingram demonstrates his optimism about the possibility of aging with an agile mind, and he is hopeful about finding an effective treatment for sufferers."
What science has learned about the brain, aging, and Alzheimer's disease. Read full book review >

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THE LAST MESSAGE RECEIVED by Emily Trunko
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"The emotional gravitas on display is not to be denied. (Nonfiction. 13 & up)"
An anthology of final communications. Read full book review >

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THE NEPTUNE STRATEGY by John J. Gobbell
Released: April 5, 2004

"Gobbell is, as always, at home at sea (When Duty Whispers Low, 2002, etc.); it's those ho-hum home-front scenes that persist in gumming up the works."
Back to WWII and the Navy's Todd Ingram confronting his usual sea of troubles—but finding it doubly hard to keep his head above water. Read full book review >

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THE LAST LIEUTENANT by John J. Gobbell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 14, 1995

"Lacking Frederick Forsyth's alchemical ability to transform the minutiae of military intrigue into high-voltage suspense, Gobbell is left with a million dramatic details that never quite catch fire."
The fact-based epic of an unconquerable WW II skipper's determination to escape the surrender of Corregidorpublished to coincide with the 50th anniversary of V-J Day. Read full book review >

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"An impressive companion for advanced studies in visual arts, accessible enough for general-interest readers."
A seasoned art scholar, editor and author presents an overview of art history with a suggested approach for identifying "true" visual art. Read full book review >