Search Results: "Nora Gallagher"


BOOK REVIEW

CHANGING LIGHT by Nora Gallagher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 13, 2007

"Still, a vivid, thoughtful book that earns the reader's attention and respect. And the story of Los Alamos cannot be told too often."
Three hopeful souls from different worlds hesitantly confront their destinies in Californian Gallagher's earnest, carefully patterned debut. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 25, 2003

"In Gallagher's inspiring account, faith challenges and confuses as well as consoles."
A call to the Episcopalian priesthood initiates a period of grieving and a test of vocation. Read full book review >

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THINGS SEEN AND UNSEEN by Nora Gallagher
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"A beautifully rendered fusion of the transcendent and the day-to-day. (Author tour)"
A reflective, honest journey through the liturgical year with essayist Gallagher, whose writing has appeared in the New York Times, Mother Jones, and elsewhere. Read full book review >

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THE MOONLIGHT SONATA AT THE MAYO CLINIC by Nora Gallagher
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 22, 2013

"A poetic tale of a personal medical crisis."
Memoirist, essayist and novelist Gallagher (The Sacred Meal, 2009, etc.) explores the series of events set into motion by the startling diagnosis that she suffered from a condition causing blindness. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1992

"A thumbtack on the chair seat for moral equivocators, whatever their faith."
The impassioned, sometimes holy, sometimes holier-than-thou world of Catholic political activists. Read full book review >

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NIGHTMARE, WITH ANGEL by Stephen Gallagher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"As in disaster movies, whatever may happen to the good guys, the bad guys are sure to be punished in this swift- moving, professional midbrow pulp."
British TV writer Gallagher makes his US debut in this neo-gothic tale of an unhappy girl who's neglected by her often absent father, who's bent on returning to her highly unsuitable mother—and who runs away from home in the company of a child killer. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 9, 2008

"Enthusiasts will love it; others may grow bored."
The editor in chief of Living Bird magazine writes about his favorite feathered friends. Read full book review >

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RIVER'S END by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1999

"If the conventional wisdom is true, that romance readers never tire of reruns of the same old same old, then Roberts won't have disappointed them."
Though Roberts (The Reef, 1998, etc.) never writes badly, her newest mystery romance is more inconsistent than most. Read full book review >

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THE INSUFFICIENCY OF MAPS by Nora Pierce
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2007

"A promising debut."
You can go home again, a young Native American girl discovers, even when there's no home to go to. Read full book review >

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THE WAR AT HOME by Nora Eisenberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Painful to read, yet hard to put down: a family drama akin to those of Eugene O'Neill."
No punches are pulled in this gritty "memoir novel" by Eisenberg, who draws on her own Bronx upbringing to depict a nightmare with two ghoulish faces: those of an abusive father and a pill-popping mother. Read full book review >

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BAD CHEMISTRY by Nora Kelly
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 17, 1994

Back in Cambridge visiting her lover, Inspector Edward Gisborne, Vancouver history professor Gillian Adams tussles with a double murder. Read full book review >

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HONEST ILLUSIONS by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 17, 1992

"Good escape reading."
Suspenseful, glamorous story of love, blackmail, and magic, set in New Orleans and Washington, D.C., about a family of high-class magicians practicing the time-honored profession of thievery. Read full book review >