Search Results: "Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A scholarly treatment of a fascinating subject that nonacademic readers may find difficult to follow."
A deconstruction of current preconceptions about sleep. Read full book review >

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Citadel of Fire by Matthew Wolf
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 30, 2014

"An impressive, page-turning adventure for fans of the series."
A diverse band of magical and mundane people tries to save the world of Farhaven in the second volume of Wolf's (The Knife's Edge, 2014) epic-fantasy series. Read full book review >

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ZENDOSCOPY by J. Allan Wolf
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 22, 2014

"A respectable batch of entertaining anecdotes, mostly bawdy and occasionally moving, mixed with moments of human connection and philosophical musing."
In this memoirlike novel, a self-described nerd fond of ham radio and the accordion comes of age in the 1950s and '60s. 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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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Rarely reaches searing heat or soaring heights, but Means manages to sustain interest and energy throughout. (32 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
An overlong but often riveting account of the life of perhaps the most compelling American Indian of this century. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 29, 1993

"A complex tale lacking in narrative drive—but of interest for its Oresteian picture of a family bent on self-destruction. (Photos)"
Lackluster, overcomplicated chronicle of patricide and matricide in southern California. Read full book review >

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BE GENTLE WITH THE DOG, DEAR! by Matthew J. Baek
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"Empathy well taught. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Based on the author's own family's experiences, this is sure to strike a chord with anyone who has both small children and a furry pet. Read full book review >

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THE ARCTIC CODE by Matthew J. Kirby
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 28, 2015

"A confused jumble of fantasy and science-fictional elements make a notably unsteady foundation for Kirby's newest series. (Science fantasy. 11-13)"
A sudden ice age has near-future humanity on the ropes, but neither glaciers nor a vast conspiracy to hide their cause stops a preteen from heading into the Arctic in search of her missing mother. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 5, 1996

Underneath the usual authorial complaints about royalties and editorial requests for finished manuscripts, Hemingway's dedication to his craft, and Perkins's to Hemingway, come through in this carefully abridged selection. Read full book review >

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Daddy Versus The Suck Monster by J. Matthew Nespoli
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 2013

"An engaging, if occasionally uneven, memoir of being a new parent."
A guy's guide to all that's gross, humorous and surprising about fatherhood, from the perspective of a first-time dad. Read full book review >

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A TASTE FOR MONSTERS by Matthew J. Kirby
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A lovely, suspenseful, lyrical, imperfect paranormal mystery. (Historical paranormal. 13-15)"
A down-on-her-luck white girl with facial scars seeks safety (both physical and metaphysical) in a story framed by two unrelated true events that occurred in 1888: the Jack the Ripper murders and the decline of Joseph Merrick, known as the Elephant Man. Read full book review >