Search Results: "Matthew Lee Anderson"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2011

"Not for the general reader, but good debate fuel for pastors, theologians and seminary students."
A blogger and Christian scholar investigates how spirituality manifests itself in our physical selves. Read full book review >

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GUERRILLAS by Jon Lee Anderson
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1992

"It took guts to research and write this; relentlessly grim— not through Anderson's fault, since he does a superb reporting job- -it's no picnic to read either."
The bloody world of the modern revolutionary, as seen by free- lance writer (Harper's, etc.) and documentary filmmaker Anderson. Read full book review >

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BORDER CROSSING by Jessica Lee Anderson
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"A sad and thought-provoking exploration of mental illness. (Fiction. YA)"
The poignant story of Manz, a 15-year-old boy trying to cope with a dysfunctional relationship with his alcoholic mother and the humming noises, whispering voices and scary visions that only he perceives. Read full book review >

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CHE GUEVARA by Jon Lee Anderson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1997

A sweeping biography of the Latino revolutionary and pop-culture hero. Read full book review >

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THE LION’S GRAVE by Jon Lee Anderson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"An important and eminently readable account from the heart of chaos."
Intense, immediate reporting from the front lines in Afghanistan. Read full book review >

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THE MENTOR by Lee Matthew Goldberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2017

"As often happens in satire, the characters quickly become caricatures, but the deeper implications about our society's obsession with violence are resonant and disturbing."
A book editor confronts the darkness of his past in Goldberg's (Slow Down, 2015) psychological thriller, a savvy parody in the vein of American Psycho. Read full book review >

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THE IRON BRIDGE by Lee D. Anderson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2011

"An earnest, if slow-paced, historical novel of Midwesterners."
Anderson offers a debut novel about life in northern Wisconsin in the early 1960s. Read full book review >

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THE FALL OF BAGHDAD by Jon Lee Anderson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"First-rate frontline reportage, full of luminous and eye-opening details."
A reporter's notebook documents life in Iraq before and during the current war. Read full book review >

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CALLI by Jessica Lee Anderson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"This story about an average girl who rises to some unusual challenges in steady fashion makes for comfortable middle-of-the-road fare. (Fiction. 12-16)"
When one of her two moms is diagnosed with lupus and a new foster sister her own age moves in, things become complicated for Calli. Read full book review >

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UNCERTAIN SUMMER by Jessica Lee Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Comfortably typical kids on the cusp fumble toward coming-of-age with the odd cryptid and charging boar for thrills. (Fiction. 11-13)"
Four young people stumble into both danger and adolescence while searching for Bigfoot near their East Texas town. Read full book review >

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Bloody Lane by Martin E. Lee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 26, 2015

"A slow-building murder tale, but the complicated hero and serpentine wrap-up make it a worthy mystery."
A Justice Department investigator's latest case is the killing of a Civil War re-enactor, his body cropping up on Maryland's Antietam Battlefield in this debut thriller. Read full book review >

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THE UNLUCKY LOTTERY WINNERS OF CLASSROOM 13 by Honest Lee
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 6, 2017

"The ongoing hardships of Classroom 13 hammer home teachable moments with humor. (Fiction. 8-12)"
What would you do if you won the lottery? Read full book review >