Search Results: "Matthew Gardner Wade"


BOOK REVIEW

Michael Stone: The Mystery Brother by Matthew Gardner Wade
Released: Dec. 7, 2013

"A novel with a worthy aim but an underdeveloped autism hook."
Michael, a Los Angeles teenager with autism, finds that his disorder is a powerful gateway to a mythic realm threatened by the sorcery of Ragnor and his vassals. Read full book review >

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BIG, BAD AND A LITTLE BIT SCARY by Wade Zahares
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Wild and wonderful. (Picture book/poetry. 5-12)"
"WARNING!" says the jacket flap; "This book contains wild animals!" Read full book review >

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OH MY GODDESS
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Freya by Matthew Laurence

Cover Story: Photo Op
BFF Charm: Natalie Imbruglia
Swoonworthy Scale: 3
Talky Talk: Modern Theology
Bonus Factor: Gods and Goddesses (+ Diversity)
Factor: Open-Ended
Relationship Status: Agnostic

Cover Story: Photo Op

Although the wings on this cover are more colorful than the DeLand Wings, everything about the image reminds me of the photos I’ve ...


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MATTHEW DOWD
by Rhett Morgan

A political analyst with ABC news, the co-author of 2006’s Applebee’s America, and the former chief strategist for the Bush-Cheney 2004 presidential campaign, Matthew Dowd has spent the last seven years ruminating on the current state of the country. Through his columns and TV appearances he sharpened his observations about leadership and what is lacking in that leadership, but it ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE WHISPERING HOUSE by Rebecca Wade
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2012

"While this isn't the strongest restless-ghost story in characterization or voice, the tidbit it reveals about Victorian history is memorable. (Ghost story. 8-12)"
Contemporary English kids and a restless Victorian ghost inhabit a mystery with an inventive reveal in this sequel to The Theft & the Miracle (2007). Read full book review >

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COMPANY MAN by Brent Wade
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"Few surprises here, but first-novelist Wade tells necessary truths sometimes eloquently, always clearly."
What timing for Wade's debut novel: a successful (and Republican) black man—accused of sexual harassment—recovers in the hospital after a suicide attempt. Read full book review >

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PRESSURE by Malik Wade
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 27, 2017

"An engaging work by a drug dealer turned advocate."
Wade explores his journey through crime, punishment, and redemption in this debut motivational memoir. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 24, 2006

"A meaty, well-written, if occasionally overenthusiastic study, filled with speculation that will leave some uncomfortable and others angry."
New York Times science reporter Wade looks at how new knowledge derived from studying the human genome is changing the way we view our species' past and present. Read full book review >

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ONE TIME IN PARIS by Wade Stevenson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2008

"A choppy but impassioned chronicle powered by a perpetual quest for love."
A Buffalo-based writer's affecting if protean memoir about Parisian life and love during the decade of liberation. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 2, 2009

"Inauthentic and overblown."
Tongue-in-cheek memoir of a middle-aged gay man who, inspired by Thoreau, moved to rural Michigan to pursue his writing and the simple life. Read full book review >