Search Results: "Patrick T. Leahy"


BOOK REVIEW

THE OLD NIGHT OF YOUR NAME by Patrick T. Leahy
Released: Sept. 28, 2012

"A great read, full of local color, from an author to watch."
In Leahy's intriguing debut mystery, an officer searches for a missing hunting guide in the wilderness of southeastern Alaska and uncovers secrets and lies among a village's residents. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 20, 2012

"Effectively establishes the ideological bona fides of a movement too easily caricatured."
A prominent Tea Party voice examines the roots of modern conservative populism. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 5, 1997

"Short and pungent, designed to be controversial, here's a blow at the child protection system from a knight who's been in the fray a long time and knows the enemy."
Blunt and authoritative, another indictment of a child welfare system that jumps abused children from home to foster care to mental institution to jail like pieces in a manic game of checkers. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 24, 2012

"Full of captivating characters and well-staged battles that should keep readers engaged and make them look forward to further Progenitor tales."
In German's sci-fi debut, the first of a proposed series, humanoids and wild creatures band together to prevent the destruction of their planet. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"A heavy flood of information better suited as a resource for study and reports than an immersive consciousness-raiser. (index, bibliography) (Nonfiction. 14-18)"
Leahy drops a tsunami of sobering facts and infographics on the heads of readers who take what comes out of their faucets for granted. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"The self-immolating trajectory of a display of hubris worthy of Aristophanes' contempt, complete with the inevitable fall from grace."
Washington Post reporter Leahy sees the legendary player's sad return to professional basketball as a parable of all that is wrong with an industry that milks players of iconic status. Read full book review >

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ONLY YESTERDAY by Syrell Rogovin Leahy
Released: May 3, 1989

Another wispy romance from Leahy (Love Affair, 1986; Family Truths, 1984; etc.), this one involving a double-pronged, transatlantic search for two men—still lost, after 20 years, from postwar Germany. 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

THE CONSERVANCY by T. T.  Escurel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 11, 2013

"Suspenseful, efficiently written YA."
Entertaining, plot-driven YA sci-fi that blends time travel with ethics and humor. Read full book review >