Search Results: "Nick Lyons"


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FULL CREEL by Nick Lyons
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Fishing addicts and non-fishing enthusiasts will feel the ever-possible pull at the end of the line, and revel in all of Lyons's nontechnical and passionate 'fish talk.'"
A lifetime of fishing adventures and reflections is encapsulated in one enjoyable volume. Read full book review >

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A FLYFISHER'S WORLD by Nick Lyons
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1996

"For Lyons, fishing is a matter of the heart, and to fishing he has blissfully lost his."
How Lyons (Fishing Widows, 1974, etc., and president of Lyons & Burford publishers) manages, year after year, to wrest fresh, hugely entertaining material from the world of fly-fishing is a mystery. Read full book review >

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MY SECRET FISHING LIFE by Nick Lyons
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1999

"The thought of it is outrageous—the world needs more, not less, of so generous a soul."
Broadsides from the fishing stream, with the appealing qualities of both an informal chat and a polished etude, from Lyons (A Flyfisher's World, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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SOMEONE IS KILLING THE GREAT CHEFS OF AMERICA by Nan Lyons
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 30, 1993

"Bring mints."
SoufflÇ sequel to Someone is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe (1976)—just as brainlessly brilliant, sustained, and instantly dated in its trendiness as the Lyonses' somewhat better last outing, The President is Coming to Lunch (1988). Read full book review >

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THE DROWNING OF ALISON ALYWARD by Genevieve Lyons
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2001

"Veteran Lyons (Green Years, 1989, etc.) turns in a performance as low-key, neatly written, and steadily entertaining as ever."
Mark Dangerfield, antique-book dealer and sometime detective in Maggie Thatcher's London, is asked by socialite Wendy Cadbury, a friend of his mother's, to investigate the drowning death of her young friend Alison Alyward, officially a suicide. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 22, 1995

"The book is rounded off with an essay by art historian Gail Levin (CUNY) that discusses, fittingly, Hopper's influence on other contemporary artists."
Loneliness and quiet desperation pervade these stories and poems inspired by, or reminiscent of, the paintings of Edward Hopper. Read full book review >

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BIOHAZARD LEVEL 4 by David Lyons
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A tightly packed bioweapon story provides momentum and plenty of obstacles for the recurring protagonist to overcome."
The latest in Lyons' (Waters of Oblivion, 2014, etc.) Jock Boucher thriller series finds the retired judge facing off against his nemesis, who plans to unleash plague-infested mosquitoes in the United States.Read full book review >

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DATING DOWN by Stefanie Lyons
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 8, 2015

"Turbulent love via turbulent poems. (Verse fiction. 14-18)"
A teen falls into a damaging romance. Read full book review >

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WATCHED by C.J. Lyons
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"A high-speed thriller elevated by its unflinching focus on the harrowing effects of online bullying. (Thriller. 14-18)"
After suffering unthinkable trauma at the hands of an online criminal mastermind, two teens join forces to fight back. Read full book review >

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THE LAST GOOD MAN by Daniel Lyons
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"There's more—all of it rich in detail and theme."
A gripping and remarkably fine first collection of 11 stories, mapping the changing moral byways of a dying New England mill-town and angling inside the lives of the town's often warring Irish, Italian, Wasp, and newer Puerto Rican inhabitants. Read full book review >