Search Results: "Paul A. Myers"


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A Farewell in Paris by Paul A. Myers
Released: Nov. 28, 2012

"A historical novel that's more interested in famous names than emotional resonance."
In Myers' (Paris 1935: Destiny's Crossroads, 2011, etc.) latest novel, a veteran literary agent makes his way through the literary scene of interwar Paris. Read full book review >

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Fast Money and French Ladies by Paul A. Myers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 20, 2015

"An enjoyable novel based on a piece of recent economic history."
A fictional account of the Greek financial crisis. Read full book review >

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Betrayal in Europe by Paul A. Myers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2015

"An intriguing, historically grounded imagining of behind-the scenes machinations during a crucial moment in European history."
Myers' (Greek Bonds and French Ladies, 2013) historical novel explores Parisian politics on the eve of the Second World War.Read full book review >

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GREEK BONDS AND FRENCH LADIES by Paul A. Myers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2013

"A contemporary story of romance and greed, told with humor and sophistication."
A dramatic tale of secrets and lies set against the backdrop of a devastated Greece. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1992

"Uneven, then, but generally solid, shrewd, short on jargon, and long on common sense—with a powerful message: all therapists, even drug-dispensing psychiatrists, need to have as much therapy as possible before practicing on the rest of us."
Don't be put off by the lurid title, the occasionally sensationalistic material, or Myers's clunky prose. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1994

"Though some readers may be confused by the way the real and spirit worlds shift and shift again in this primeval tale of passage, it offers fascinating insights into a little-known culture. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Kenchendai, a young Iban of Borneo, has turned his back on his people's traditional teachings. Read full book review >

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FISHNET by Paul A. Toth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2005

"Second-timer Toth (Fizz, 2003) tries for a metaphysical leap into contemporary ennui, but his prose is so choked in metaphor that the slender novel feels denser than it is, stoically literary but fairly unreadable. A self-conscious work offering little pleasure, much stylistic angst."
A writerly, claustrophobic story about the collapse of a California marriage. Read full book review >

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STORM ON THE HORIZON by Paul A Winters
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A sleek sci-fi novel packed to the brim with rewarding surprises."
This charged sci-fi debut finds the U.S. military desperate to outmaneuver a strange, violent force of alien invaders in the American Southwest. Read full book review >

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IN HARM'S WAY by Paul A. Breeze
Released: July 1, 1995

"Breeze's clichÇ-free style promises even richer harvests ahead."
Realistic first novel by a British chemist and bio-researcher now turned to suspense fiction, specifically a medical detective thriller. Read full book review >

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McCREPHY'S FIELD by Christopher A. Myers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

After 24-year-old Joe McCrephy leaves his Ohio cornfield to go to Wyoming, nature takes over: weeds and field flowers replace the corn, attracting birds; then young trees begin to grow, providing cover for a different range of wildflowers and creatures. Read full book review >

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GÁLAPAGOS by Lynne Born Myers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Well done. (map, diagrams, glossary) (Nonfiction 10-14)"
Subtitled ``Islands of Change,'' this highly readable introduction to the Gal†pagos Islands and the unique plants and animals found there is enhanced by vivid full-color photographs. Read full book review >