Search Results: "Nicholas Lamar Soutter"


BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 23, 2012

"Profound, provocative and sure to spark a reaction."
In a world ruled by capitalism, an empathetic corporate worker questions the principles upon which the society functions. Read full book review >

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CONFESSIONS OF A SIN EATER by Jack McClintock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2014

"A finely crafted, thoughtful look at the modern-day morass of America's prison system."
McClintock and Soutter's novel follows John Greaney, a psychotherapist working in Pennsylvania's violent prison system. Read full book review >

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FAKE ID by Lamar Giles
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"Fast action, judicious plot twists, and sufficiently evil teens and adults should keep thrill-seeking readers awake long into the night. (Thriller. 13-18)"
It's not easy being a teen. But what if that fake ID in your pocket isn't just a convenient way to score beer; it's your key to survival in a witness protection program? Read full book review >

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CLOSE TO THE BONE by Jake Lamar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 1999

"What remains, then, is the search for satisfying sexual relationships, and, in exploring this, the author takes few risks—and offers few insights. (Author tour)"
iece places five men—Hal Hardaway, Walker Dupree, Jojo, Dr. Emmett Mercy, and Charlie Beers—at Dr. Mercy's Black Pride seminar. Read full book review >

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IF 6 WERE 9 by Jake Lamar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 23, 2001

"But the real strength here lies in his often feckless, always candid, deeply unheroic hero, hollow yet irresistibly human."
Even before his 34th birthday, Professor Clay Robinette is a happily married, safely tenured black professor at a better-than-average university. Read full book review >

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THE LAST INTEGRATIONIST by Jake Lamar
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1996

"A compelling, controversial political thriller, part A Clockwork Orange, part The Manchurian Candidate."
First-time novelist Lamar (the memoir Bourgeois Blues, 1991) expertly lays down a dystopian view of America's future, particularly in matters of race. Read full book review >

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FRACTURES by Lamar Herrin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 12, 2013

"While fracking is a foregone conclusion in this beautifully crafted novel, the riveting drama lies in the buried emotions that are unearthed for better and worse."
Novelist, memoirist and short story writer Herrin (Romancing Spain, 2006, etc.) has managed to transform the high profile, politically divisive issue of fracking into a thoroughly human, moving family drama. Read full book review >

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GHOSTS OF SAINT-MICHEL by Jake Lamar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 5, 2006

"Lamar (Rendezvous Eighteenth, 2003, etc.) writes of Paris with charm and authority, but his storytelling tends to waver."
Hugger-muggery and some heavy breathing among the African American ex-pats in Paris's lively 18th Arrondissement. Read full book review >

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Charcot's Genius by M.C. Soutter
Released: Dec. 17, 2011

"A refreshing change from the usual madman-turned-murderer storyline."
A tense psychological thriller about the human mind. Read full book review >

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RENDEZVOUS EIGHTEENTH by Jake Lamar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 24, 2003

"Lamar (If 6 Were 9, 2001, etc.) breathes life into his Paris, but not into his Candide-like protagonist. And his plot's a muddle."
Love, perversion, and murder among the African-American ex-pats in today's Paris. Read full book review >

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LAMAR GILES
by Megan Labrise

Lamar Giles knows how to write fun, feisty, and fully realized female protagonists.

In Overturned, poker prodigy Nikki Tate lives in a Las Vegas casino, kicks butt on and off the soccer field, and cunningly pursues a murder suspect the police don’t seem to want to find.

“The key—and this is the approach the first time I wrote a female ...


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