Search Results: "Matthew Palmer"


BOOK REVIEW

ENEMY OF THE GOOD by Matthew Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 23, 2017

"A fine read with a heroine too honorable to shoot the dog."
Katarina Hollister is a second-generation U.S. foreign service officer who's been expelled from Cuba on her first tour and sent to Kyrgyzstan, her late mother's homeland. Read full book review >

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THE AMERICAN MISSION by Matthew Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2014

"This is first-rate fiction. Let's hope Palmer has a sequel in the works."
A captivating debut thriller by a longtime foreign service officer explores the complicated politics of the Congo. Read full book review >

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THE WOLF OF SARAJEVO by Matthew Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 24, 2016

"Well-written, exciting, and fast-paced fiction by a diplomat with deep knowledge of the Balkans."
A suspenseful Balkans thriller by the author of The American Mission (2014).Read full book review >

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SECRETS OF STATE by Matthew Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 26, 2015

"A well-written imagining of how India and Pakistan could be pushed to the brink of nuclear disaster."
A rogue nuclear weapon and a ticking clock lie at the heart of this engaging thriller by the author of The American Mission (2014).Read full book review >

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THE WOMPANANNY WITCHES MAKE ONE MEAN PIZZA by Jennie  Palmer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Pair with a pie for one mean—er, make that nice—storytime. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Two recluse witch chefs with a passion for pizza come out from behind their pizza oven…and survive the wild neighborhood kids. 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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BOOK REVIEW

DEATH by Greg Palmer
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"A scrapbook of tidbits rather than a thought-out narrative; still, an enjoyable scamper through undiscovered country. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
A sprawling survey of death practices around the world; a companion volume to a forthcoming PBS series. Read full book review >

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THE GOLDEN RULE by Elizabeth Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 9, 1998

"A fine balm for winter."
The charm and surefire wit of Palmer's previous work (Flowering Judas, 1997, etc.) rise to the occasion once more, as a tangled web of London high society has at its center two sisters of vastly differing sensibilities—two now-grown women whose approaches to matters of the heart make life interesting for their men, their friends, and each other. Read full book review >

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DESIRE by Thom Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 13, 2007

"A novel of brilliant turns."
A tour de force of erotic intellectualism. Read full book review >

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THE DREAM OF PERPETUAL MOTION by Dexter Palmer
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 2, 2010

"A novel of ideas that holds together like a dream."
An intoxicatingly ambitious debut novel that somehow seems to encapsulate everything the author believes about everything. Read full book review >