Search Results: "Patrick M. Edwards"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 15, 2011

"A unique, humorous way of viewing financial folly."
Edwards presents a novel approach to the financial debacle by analyzing the expressions we've come to associate with fraud and dishonesty. Read full book review >

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THE CONSTANT CHILD by K. M.  Edwards
Released: Feb. 8, 2012

"Best suited for readers who enjoy getting to know people through long, pleasant, one-sided exchanges over food and wine."
In Edwards' debut novel, 62-year-old Marion von Muellerstahl relocates from Chicago to Berger, Mo., after the death of her husband to reconnect with family she hasn't seen in nearly half a century. Read full book review >

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THE CHANGEABLE CHILD by K. M.  Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2013

"A slowly paced entry in a trilogy that deals with the aftermath of abuse."
The second volume of Edward's (The Constant Child, 2012) trilogy follows Joy Chambers, nee Martina Cambridge, who has moved to Berger, Mo., after fleeing her abusive husband. Read full book review >

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THE CAPABLE CHILD by K. M.  Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 11, 2014

"A fairy tale wrap-up to a small-town series."
In the concluding volume of Edwards' (The Changeable Child, 2013) trilogy, a newly divorced mom returns to Berger, Missouri, handling fortune, revelations, and romance. Read full book review >

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DARE I CALL IT MURDER? by Larry M. Edwards
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 9, 2013

"A powerful testament to a son's unyielding determination to tell his parents' story."
A chilling memoir of a family tragedy and its painful aftermath. Read full book review >

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Released: July 1, 2014

"A fast-paced, wryly humorous read for those who are looking for entertainment first, political edification second."
A disillusioned conservative delivers a spirited critique of the Republican Party's deterioration since George W. Bush's presidency. Read full book review >

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PLEASE BURY ME IN THE LIBRARY by J. Patrick Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"Finishing with 'Acknowledgements' to 'Shel and Jack and Myra Cohn,' plus other 'word wizards,' this offering from the prolific Lewis won't stay buried long, no matter where it's planted. (Poetry. 8-10)"
In 16 poems, all but two appearing here for the first time, the Midwest's cleverest living comic poet enjoins readers, "Please bury me in the library / With a dozen long-stemmed proses." Read full book review >

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RENEE PATRICK
by Gerald Bartell

Reach for the popcorn. The silver screen sleuths from Paramount Pictures, one-time would be actress Lillian Fox and costume designer Edith Head (based upon the real life Oscar winner) team up for their second case in Renee Patrick’s Dangerous to Know. With Marlene Dietrich, Errol Flynn, Jack Benny, and George Burns firing off great lines, the caper is as much ...


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BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 2, 2010

"A well-reported, densely written saga with a gigantic cast of characters that becomes difficult to track through the ever-shifting narrative."
Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists explore the world of a lawyer who became wealthy by representing plaintiffs against multinational corporations committing fraud, but who simultaneously defraded the legal system. Read full book review >

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UNNATURAL SELECTIONS by Wallace Edwards
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"An imaginary zoo that will set readers to chortling. (key to smaller creatures) (Picture book. 6-8)"
A gallery of chimerical critters that Darwin himself would be hard put to justify. Read full book review >

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PAINTED CIRCUS by Wallace Edwards
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Enhanced by a surprise or two in the page corners, this offers plenty of potential for enjoyable browsing. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Illustrated in rococo, circus-poster style, the 22 acts presented in this gallery each feature a visual effect or illusion, introduced by florid commentary from mouse ringmaster P.T. Vermin. Read full book review >