Search Results: "Michael Schofield"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"An unflinching portrait of the scourge of mental illness."
A father descends into the emotional depths of his daughter's schizophrenia. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"A moving look at a shameful period in American history."
British journalist Schofield debuts with a finely detailed history of the Nez Perce tribe. Read full book review >

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STORM RISING by Douglas Schofield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"Schofield continues the unlikely merger of hard-boiled and fantasy he launched in Time of Departure (2015, etc.). There's probably more here for detective fans than paranormal buffs but still enough for both camps."
A cop's widow tries to clear her late husband's name. Read full book review >

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ANCIENT GREECE by Louise Schofield
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Little is covered in this volume that is not available in dozens of better books for this age group. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 8-13)"
A collection of information organized into four sections: ``The Greek World,'' ``Living in Ancient Greece,'' ``Arts and Sciences,'' and ``Foreign Affairs.'' An entry in the Nature Company Discovery Series, the book is a visual feast, full of images and beautifully designed, and some of the clearest illustrations found in any book in a very crowded field. Read full book review >

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TIME OF DEPARTURE by Douglas Schofield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"There's little new ground trodden in this debut, and the jarring narrative shifts do the paper-thin plot few favors."
A tough Florida prosecutor trying to prove herself in a male-dominated environment finds unsettling personal connections to a 1970s cold case involving eight abducted women. Read full book review >

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THE PEGASUS FORUM by David Schofield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Only if following money-market interest rates quickens the pulse."
A prosaic financial thriller about an Oxford economics professor whose students plot to destroy the free world's banking institutions. Read full book review >

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TELLURIDE by Susan Clark Schofield
Released: Sept. 26, 1993

"Stark, unadorned prose—a pleasure to read and a perfect match for this western's captivating setting."
Schofield's first novel (Refugio, They Named You Wrong, 1991) was set in 1880's Texas; this powerful second book begins a decade earlier—in the rich, muddy boomtown where a lonely gold-miner's daughter and her lover, an itinerant blaster, are forced to face off against the Machiavellian owner of two local mines. Read full book review >

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TROPHY by Paul M. Schofield
Released: Feb. 16, 2012

"Ideal for young-adult readers who enjoy strong female heroes, kindness to animals, a respect for nature and a bit of romance."
Schofield launches his epic saga with unabashed gusto, creating a story that's part pulp space fiction and part Philip K. Dick. Read full book review >

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Confederates in Canada by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2016

"A compelling and historically sound tale that follows a Union spy.
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A Civil War-era thriller that revolves around espionage and romance. Read full book review >

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I GOT THE RHYTHM by Connie Schofield-Morrison
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2014

"A lively celebration of music and expressive dance. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The beat is all around her when a girl takes a walk in the park with her mother. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL NESMITH
by Nick A. Zaino III

Michael Nesmith’s first big job in the music industry didn’t make much sense to him. He was hired—along with Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, and Peter Tork—to be part of a rock and roll band on television called the Monkees. It would change his life in ways he couldn’t quite comprehend. He addresses this in his new memoir, Infinite Tuesday: An ...


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