Search Results: "Nate Lilly"


BOOK REVIEW

COUSIN JOHN IS COMING! by Elise Broach
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2006

"A mixed message, at best. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The pictures tell the story here. Read full book review >

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SLOW GETTING UP by Nate Jackson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"Jackson was never a household name, but his memoir is better than any ghostwritten self-homage from a superstar."
An insightful memoir of an unlikely NFL career. Read full book review >

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THINGS THAT ARE by Amy Leach
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: July 3, 2012

"The work as a whole, despite its occasional similarities to essays by Thoreau, likely won't appeal to many general readers, but for those interested in looking at the natural world through the lens of a fairy tale, this is a bonbon of a book."
Quirky, poetic essays about elements of the natural world. Read full book review >

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MADNESS, ADDICTION & LOVE by Lilly White
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"An earnest attempt to share hard-won lessons about addiction, mental illness, family relationships, and the power of love."
This memoir by a spiritual coach reflects on a life full of hardship and offers insights to readers who may be struggling themselves. Read full book review >

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INVASION AI by Derek Lilly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 11, 2017

"An entertaining yarn that delivers a curious mix of science and sci-fi."
An astrophysicist discovers an artifact from outer space containing a cryptic message that may be a precursor to an alien attack in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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IN PRAISE OF MOTHERS by Lilly Golden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1994

"There are also pieces by Pearl S. Buck, Bertolt Brecht, Michael Dorris, and Louise Erdrich, among others."
An anthology about something we all have. Read full book review >

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THE LITERARY HORSE by Lilly Golden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 31, 1995

Anthologist Golden (In Praise of Mothers: A Literary Anthology, 1994, etc.) here takes on horse stories- -22 in all: the kind written by John Steinbeck (``The Red Pony'') and William Saroyan (``The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse''), not by such penmen of the purple plains as Louis L'Amour and Zane Grey. Read full book review >

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LIGHT'S RESERVOIR by Rebecca Lilly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2013

"Muses on small natural objects but produces big ideas."
A poetry collection that considers the splendor and significance of wildflowers. Read full book review >

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SURVIVE by Nate Hardcastle
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

"Rattling stories that repel and attract the reader like natural forces, dreadful and irresistible."
A discomforting collection of stories of people in extremely straitened circumstances, stranded and often with nothing to eat but their deceased comrades, assembled by Hardcastle (Deep Blue, not reviewed). Read full book review >

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BLOODSTONE by Nate Kenyon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 30, 2006

"Ghostly cackles that will raise few hackles."
A debut horror novel saddled with by-the-numbers spooks. Read full book review >

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DAY ONE by Nate Kenyon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Occasionally thrilling but not very credible and full of blunders."
Malevolent computer intelligence aims to take down humanity in this apocalyptic thriller set in New York City, from the author of Diablo III: The Order (2012, etc.). Read full book review >